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Why Are Manual Transmission Not Commonly Used Anymore?

Why Are Manual Transmission Not Commonly Used Anymore?

Manual transmissions were once the norm for most cars on the road. However, we've seen a shift toward automatic transmissions in the last couple of decades. Here are some of the reasons why manual transmissions are fizzling out and not commonly used anymore. Convenience - One of the most significant advantages of an automatic transmission is convenience. With an automatic transmission, drivers don't have to worry about shifting gears. This makes driving easier, especially in stop-and-go traffic. Fuel Efficiency - Manual transmissions were once known for their fuel efficiency, but that's no longer the case. Modern automatic transmissions are now just as efficient, if not more so, than manual transmissions. Performance - While manual transmissions can offer better performance in some cases, modern automatic transmissions have closed the gap. Many high-performance cars now have automatic transmissions that can shift gears faster and more precisely than manual transmissions ... read more

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