Think driving a stick shift will get you better gas mileage? Whether this common belief, along with a few others, is actually true or not, drivers are usually loyal to the type of vehicle they enjoy operating the most. For some motorists, however, safety and fuel efficiency are highly valued, which can put any transmission preference in the back burner. Some researchers decided to put the stick shift myths to test and the result may surprise a few loyal manual transmission drivers.
Find out what happens when you place the quality (and speed) of a stick shift versus an automatic transmission side by side, and see if your beliefs about a stick shift in general ring true.
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Five Myths About Stick Shifts