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Automatic transmissions vs. manual transmissions?

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Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd Hi SG, Deciding on whether to purchase a vehicle with an automatic transmission or manual transmission is really a personal preference. Most folks learn to drive on an automatic transmission because it is easier. They can focus on learning to steer, stop and go and not have to worry about the clutch pedal and shifting gears. If you don

Suzanne Grego, Technician at City of Philadelphia Fleet Management S G, A lot of people prefer to drive manual transmissions because they're more fun. I agree. However, a lot of people think they know how to drive manual transmissions and they don't. Manual transmissions are a little less in price and, if driven correctly, one can get slightly better gas mileage. For the most part though, it just depends on the driver which option suits you better. Suzanne

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