May 23, 2017

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Advantages of Driving a Manual Over an Automatic Transmission

Advantages of Driving a Manual Over an Automatic Transmission

A manual transmission car is a vehicle that not everyone has mastered driving. It takes a lot of time and patience to feel confident behind its wheel. Once conquered, you will notice that there are many advantages to driving a manual car or stick shift over an automatic car.

Price of Repairs
Manual transmission cars tend to cost a lot less to maintain than its automatic car counterpart. The main thing to remember is to take care of the clutch! If you have a faulty clutch, a visit to car shops or clutch plate suppliers will be eminent. If you instill proper upkeep to your driving regimen, you will have a car that will have a lot less problems than an automatic.

Control
Driving a manual transmission car allows for greater domination and control of the driving experience. You manually have to switch the gears versus the automatic car doing it for you. You become more in tune with your car and have an advantage when handling while driving.

Gas Mileage
There is also the advantage of greater gas mileage when driving a stick shift. A manual transmission does not use as much power as an automatic. Also, driving more efficiently and certain road conditions allows you to save a great amount on gas.

Transmission Fluids
Many transmission car experts believe that a manual transmission does not need to have its fluids changed unless there is blockage, leak or a repair. This saves greatly when it comes to the maintenance of the car. The cars fluids don’t break down as quickly as you find in an automatic car.

Anti-Theft
Manual transmission cars are stolen less than an automatic car. Many thieves or would-be-thieves have slim to no knowledge of driving a stick shift. An added bonus to driving a manual!

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