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rockhound730e
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Message Posted: Oct 27, 2005 10:42:40 PM

Is it true that a standard transmissioned vechicle gets better gas milage?
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US_ICEMAN
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2014 6:46:37 PM

automatic
april4
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2014 3:38:39 PM

both
Travelocity
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2014 7:28:10 PM

Automatic...I would go manual but stop/go traffic ruins the fun of manual. The Auto now-days gives good mileage so going manual doesn't offset it enough to go manual. And when you get tired of shifting a Auto will more then make up the value return.
rjr54
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Message Posted: Feb 19, 2014 6:45:25 PM

Neither. :-)
hpleet
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2014 10:58:03 AM

automatic
aaamanMI
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Message Posted: Feb 11, 2014 8:08:59 AM

automatic
jkje
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Message Posted: Feb 10, 2014 9:52:29 PM

auto.
Shadow135
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Message Posted: Jun 17, 2013 1:29:19 PM

Automatic
dental man
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2013 7:35:42 PM

Y
rjr54
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2013 7:25:08 PM

Manual transmissions still get the best mileage.
BadgerBoy
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2013 5:25:15 AM

automatic
hpleet
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2013 8:56:40 PM

automatic
cardjim
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2013 2:22:05 PM

automatic
nyuknyuk49
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2013 7:50:15 AM

auomatic
april4
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Message Posted: Jun 11, 2013 7:35:36 AM

automatic
snirt
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2013 12:49:00 AM

manual, isn't automatic the new standard?
cardjim
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Message Posted: May 8, 2013 12:33:29 PM

automatic
BadgerBoy
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Message Posted: May 5, 2013 7:48:03 AM

no
pkhdonovan
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Message Posted: May 5, 2013 4:37:53 AM

automatic
hpleet
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Message Posted: May 5, 2013 3:30:41 AM

Automatic
yyc2yow
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Message Posted: May 5, 2013 12:16:29 AM

standard
OilOnTheCheap
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Message Posted: May 5, 2013 12:05:29 AM

Car is automatic and my truck has a standard transmission.
ECMM
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Message Posted: May 4, 2013 9:16:37 PM

automatic
gator2002
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 9:19:54 AM

Automatic
iwannavet
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 8:54:46 AM

Standard
BadgerBoy
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2013 6:09:06 AM

no
awillisant
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2013 5:48:34 AM

auto
jimmy123NE
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Message Posted: Apr 26, 2013 5:22:45 AM

Automatic in cap, standard in my pick up.
gator2002
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2013 9:59:59 AM

Automatic
2manyfords
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Message Posted: Apr 25, 2013 8:34:32 AM

both
fiberguy
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2013 11:51:02 PM

auto
coffeebrake1015
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2013 9:33:24 PM

automatic
dental man
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 12:22:08 AM

automatic
fiberguy
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 12:21:34 AM

automatic
awillisant
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2013 11:57:03 AM

automatic
cardjim
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Message Posted: Apr 11, 2013 11:27:46 AM

automatic
coffeebrake1015
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 12:54:33 PM

both
dongo50
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 2:27:06 AM

both
igbo
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 2:14:56 AM

Auto
fiberguy
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2013 1:17:22 AM

auto
coffeebrake1015
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2013 11:26:28 AM

no
rjr54
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2013 11:23:49 PM

Yes, standards get higher mpg.
HFAJR0034
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 6:22:44 AM

n
awillisant
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 6:06:23 AM

auto
BadgerBoy
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 5:13:00 AM

automatic
BadgerBoy
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 5:13:00 AM

automatic
silvereb
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Message Posted: Mar 8, 2013 1:42:59 AM

I drive an automatic truck.
I drive a stick Jeep. Standard does get better mileage for me.

[Edited by: silvereb at 3/8/2013 1:43:37 AM EST]
rjr54
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 11:30:55 PM

Yes, standards get better milage.
ranger1169
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 10:22:12 AM

auto
awillisant
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 9:40:32 AM

auto
awillisant
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Message Posted: Dec 31, 2012 9:40:02 AM

no
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