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Unread 06-07-2013, 04:15 PM   #3
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Stick is still a staple in the subcompact class. Yes, Ford has a manual in the Focus, and Fiesta. GM has a manual in the Sonic, Cruze, Cadillac ATS, CTS, etc. Dodge has a manual Dart, the Avenger probably will when its refreshed in 2014. The Civic still has a manual, as does the Accord even.

I'd respect a 7 or 8 speed auto a ton more, not sure how it is worse. Sure, perhaps it's over complicated, expensive, over engineered, but a 4 speed automatic? This crap is straight outta 1985...it's just lazy.
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