(fast-paced bongo beats) – Oh, wow. A white guy with facial hair on a car channel loves
manual transmissions. What an original premise. Hold on, hear me out for a minute. I learned to drive in a 1986 Ford Taurus that my grandpa gave me. It had a two-tone paint job and pretty much everything in it broke. It even caught on fire at one point. It had a five-speed manual
and it was fun as hell. But there’s a big problem. Manuals are going out of style. In 1992, about 25% of car buyers chose a manual transmission. 20 years go by and in 2012, that number fell to just 6.8%. In 2018, just 3.5% of buyers drove off the lot with a manual. As a result, car makers
started offering less cars with a manual option. In 2012, there were about 117 new cars you could buy with a stick shift. It’s not a lot, but not bad. In 2018, that number fell to just 85 cars. Still not great, but it could be worse. And it did get worse. In just one year, the number of cars with a 2019 model year that you can get with a manual is just 57. That’s a 33% drop. If the trend continues at this rate, manuals could be gone in two years. People are not happy about this. You can’t go into a
comment section of a video about a new car without seeing someone say would’ve been better with a manual. (overlapping voices) Would’ve
been better with a manual. (whispering) No stick, no buy. I’m gonna find you, Toyota. I’m gonna come into your
house and murder your dog. And you know what? I don’t blame them. Take the new Supra, the
highly anticipated followup to the legendary sports car. The Mark IV has a six-speed and this new one doesn’t.
(buzzer) What the hell, Toyota? Want another example? The BMW 330i will not have a stick shift in the US this year. This is sacrilege or is it? There’s a reason automakers
are putting an end to the manual transmission. It kinda sucks. Enter the continuously
variable transmission or CVT. They aren’t like other transmissions. They don’t really have gears. It’s more of a belt
drive with two pulleys. It’s kinda complicated
and I’m not that smart but the main advantages of a CVT are super smooth acceleration and improved fuel economy
over any type of transmission. I mean, the Williams F1 team
was testing a CVT back in 1993 and that’s when they were good. Sorry, that was low. So what would happen if an automaker actually built a sweet car with
a manual transmission today like people have been begging for? How ’bout a four-door sedan with a big V8, comfy seats, undercover
sleeper looks, and a six-speed? Well, that did happen. (funk music) The Chevrolet SS debuted
in the 2014 model year. They took a Holden
Commodore from Australia, put some Chevy badges on it,
tuned the suspension a little, and pretty much called it good. Critics freaking love this thing. Comparing it other sports
sedan’s legends like the E39 M5, a car that has been haunting
my dreams for months. I want one bad. Anyway, the SS was the stuff enthusiasts had been clamoring for. It had magnetic ride suspension, 450 horsepower, a six-speed manual, and, my favorite, cooled seats. The SS was set to be an instant classic. There’s only one problem. Nobody bought one. Over the SS’s four year production, just 12,860 of them were sold. Just for comparison, Chevy sold nearly 10 times as many Corvettes
in the same period of time, while Honda sold 1.4 million Civics, and Ford sold over three million F150s. Long story short, the SS was not a hit. Just for fun, I went
on CarMax to find an SS and to my surprise, there
were three of them for sale but none of them had the six-speed. I cried for half an hour. It doesn’t make financial sense
for them to build these cars if no one is gonna buy them. That’s just business. So, why aren’t people
buying manuals in the US? What makes this country different from the rest of the world? Besides automatics being smoother, there has to be a good reason, right? There are actually two. The first is easy, convenience. A lot of you probably daily a manual car so you know driving stick in heavy traffic is kind of a pain. But if you take your
car out on the weekends and hit the canyons, then the crappy-ness of having to deal with that
is just part of the game. But the average person
just isn’t like that. They’d rather get in their car and listen to Oprah
Winfrey’s Super Soul podcast and drop me off at baseball practice. The second reason is safety. Now I used to think that driving stick was the safest method because
it limits distractions. It’s hard to text and drive if you have to focus on your shifts. I personally believe that driving manual makes you a more focused driver. But it turns out, that’s not exactly true. A health science study at
Jonkoping University in Sweden found that older drivers
had better reaction times and make less mistakes
in cars with automatics. When you combine that with
the fact that the age group who buys the most new cars in the US, 35-54 year olds, it’s not hard to see why people
aren’t buying new manuals. Conversely, people aged 16-34 buy about half as many new
cars as the older group, if they buy a car at all. Companies are gonna listen
to who gives them money so new automatics are pretty
much better in every way. They’re more efficient,
safer for old people, and shift super fast. But just because it’s better
doesn’t mean the car is better. There’s something about driving stick that makes you feel more
connected to the car than an automatic ever could. And I’m not saying this to
talk down on auto drivers. If you have fun with your auto, that is totally valid. I’ve had a lot of fun in automatic cars. – [Zach] So you’re only saying that because you drive an auto. – No.
(door chime) That (bleep) Lamborghini was really fun. But I think a good analogy for
driving a manual is surfing. I grew up about half
an hour from the beach but never learned how to surf. But a few years ago, I
actually got a lesson and caught a few waves. And that’s when I got it. I understood why my friends would wake up at 4:30 in the morning to catch a swell. You’re both at the mercy of the ocean and totally connected. It’s a truly great feeling. That’s what driving stick feels like. If you’ve never learned,
I definitely suggest you get a friend or relative to each you ’cause it’s the best. So is the manual gonna die? Maybe in new cars. Also, electric is the future and those cars don’t
need transmissions, so meh. But as long as gear shifters are around, I’m sure there’ll be someone there to shift them. If this video gets
25,000 likes in 24 hours, I will chug a gallon of milk in an hour on a live stream. They say it’s impossible
but I don’t believe them, whoever they are. My nickname in youth baseball
was the Milk Man, okay? I can do it. Thanks for watching Wheel House. Follow me on Instagram @nolanjsykes, consider subscribing to Donut right here, watch last week’s episode
of Wheel House right here, and check out this episode ep-i-sa-do. You know you had that one friend that says he can drive stick. Share this video with people who need to learn to drive stick. Be nice, I’ll see you next time.

Where Did All the Manual Transmissions Go?! | WheelHouse

100 thoughts on “Where Did All the Manual Transmissions Go?! | WheelHouse

  • September 1, 2019 at 4:39 pm
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    When I bought my V6 accord I cried because it turns out it was an automatic. (my parents took my money to buy it for me)

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  • September 1, 2019 at 5:18 pm
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    I’m getting a stick shift for my first car bc everyone that owns them love them

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  • September 1, 2019 at 8:51 pm
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    Had many manuals throughout my life, I don't miss them at all. We just bought a new car with auto transmission (DCS which is that new double clutch system thingo, not the old type which did fail regularly), so did two of our neighbours (I'm in Germany). Automatic is becoming more popular here, mainly because the traffic jam problems are getting worse each week, and also as people age they find it's a lot less strain for them than a manual (my hip hurts after about 10 minutes of constant pedal pushing). Spending two or more hours a day in crawling traffic is a nightmare in a manual, but in our brand new automatic tank with stop-and-go ACC it's a breeze.

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  • September 1, 2019 at 9:00 pm
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    lazy ass humans dont drive cars… no they press buttons. IDIOCRACY
    motor fueled by homegrown flowerseeds and it spends all mile a drop of bullshit for villages with less shitty soil.

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  • September 2, 2019 at 12:15 am
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    Since the advent of automatic License in my country accident has been on the rise and traffic has increased significantly due to the vast importation of (mainly automatic) used cars from Japan.

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  • September 2, 2019 at 2:48 am
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    There are barely any automatics in england

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  • September 2, 2019 at 2:48 am
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    Move to a less lazy country

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  • September 2, 2019 at 4:22 am
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    I will just stick with my Crosstrek

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  • September 2, 2019 at 7:12 am
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    Moral: People are getting lazier year by year,justifying the quote,"Don't work hard,work smart"..which is not a really goid idea.

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  • September 2, 2019 at 2:57 pm
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    Because you have super boring streets, the majority of countries in the US are flat as hell and there are no turns, that's why. Only California, Colorado, a little bit of Texas, Washington and Oregon have nice routes. I'll forget some states for sure but to me that's the difference, in Europe we have the Alps and a lot more mountains and b-roads.

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  • September 2, 2019 at 3:41 pm
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    Well this is USA fault, where i live Automatic is disliked like hell, here manual is the norm.

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  • September 2, 2019 at 3:50 pm
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    I learned to drive manual well after I was driving auto. Tbh I thought it was the most ridiculous thing but I understand why people do it. It is for the same reason I have a PlayStation 1 and still use to this day.
    I though it was funny when my gf tells me at least once a month that her car stalled during uphill slow traffic.
    Manual is old technology and simply inferior to auto.

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  • September 2, 2019 at 4:31 pm
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    Why Chevrolet left Indian market

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  • September 2, 2019 at 8:13 pm
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    i prefer MANUAL the reason is to you cam acctualy feal the car and you can dup the clutch and start with burnout at the road

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  • September 2, 2019 at 11:42 pm
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    they all got gunned down in the streets in brazil

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  • September 2, 2019 at 11:52 pm
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    Don't forget paddle shifters. Ever since they cracked the code by adding a second clutch, it simulates all the fun of driving stick, but it's faster and more efficient, and when speed is your game, that's what you go for. Also, it IS impossible to drink a gallon of milk in an hour. Your stomach can only hold about two pounds of anything and a gallon of milk is at least 8.

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  • September 3, 2019 at 12:09 am
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    sheeple are stupid…they are sold shit and they buy.

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  • September 3, 2019 at 12:10 am
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    for example we old subaru fans have been bitching subaru for killing the manual gearbox…only available in the sti…for now…
    Subaru is kind of asleep..we old die hard subaru fans feel kind of forgotten.

    I want manual gearbox..frameless windows..turbo..i want the old subaru flavour that has been lost…lots of subaru fans are buying old used subarus cos they dont like the new models. That says a lot…come on subaru wake up!! You alreary got new customers now release something for the old fans. something with the classic subaru spirit that we all love. Don let it die.

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  • September 3, 2019 at 5:32 am
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    In Europe there is an opinion that automatic transmissions are for people that are really bad at driving so they buy a car where you only have to press gas and brake

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  • September 3, 2019 at 7:36 am
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    Well in Europe most cars are manual. Tbh never understand the idea of automatic, if a manual gearbox exist you won't see women(mostly) and men crashing because their foot stuck on accelerator due to lack of experience

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  • September 3, 2019 at 11:48 am
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    The whole “Auto is better than manual for traffic, but manual is better for sport” doesn’t hold water because North America is the only place where automatics are more prevalent, and car enthusiasts are a tiny minority of drivers. If it were true, then automatics would’ve taken over in places like Europe as well because of the convenience of people who don’t really care about enjoying their driving

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  • September 3, 2019 at 2:15 pm
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    Its sad seeing american teens who cant drive manual. In Europe, you HAVE to learn drive manual or you cant get your license. Then if you want you can buy a manual car but you need to know how gears and cluch work

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  • September 3, 2019 at 5:31 pm
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    Man this is a bad video,,, its only the us, you should mention it f the begin

    I think this American majority is to lazy and dumb to drive in a manual car,,,

    You made me think its not better fr a manual economically,, I like manual,,,. Cuz auto is to easy, easier than riding cycle fr the 1st time…. And i think car should be hard and serious,,.

    So your focus is 200 percent

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  • September 3, 2019 at 5:51 pm
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    Honestly, cars with manual transmissions are the only cars that mostly ever appeal to me. Big problem with the Chevrolet was that in opinion, it wasn't advertised enough. So people had no clue it was even on the market. In the United States if you don't hold something right in front of their faces and show them its there. They usually don't even know its a real option.

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  • September 3, 2019 at 8:01 pm
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    here in Africa we ride lion to school

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  • September 3, 2019 at 8:08 pm
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    In Europe most cars are still manual!

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  • September 3, 2019 at 8:30 pm
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    Automatics are overpassed manuals by far,.. in fact, only Europe and Far East still make manual cars,..

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  • September 3, 2019 at 9:19 pm
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    My dads 1971 vega wagon has a stick shift and a LS V8 engine

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  • September 4, 2019 at 12:30 am
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    #SAVETHESTICK

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  • September 4, 2019 at 2:44 am
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    I'm from Brazil, and it's rare to find an automatic car around here. My dad is gonna give me a manual UTE as birthday gift. And it's a '94 Volkswagen Saveiro.

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  • September 4, 2019 at 3:00 am
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    Autos are heresy

    Change my mind

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  • September 4, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    In india 95% cars are manual dont worry we will not let them die

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  • September 4, 2019 at 11:46 am
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    thats all I used to buy was Manuals because they were cheaper and easier to repair if you had a transmission problem. now you can only get it usually in the SPORT model

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  • September 4, 2019 at 1:04 pm
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    I learned the stick from day 1

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  • September 4, 2019 at 1:34 pm
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    they will never go always

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  • September 4, 2019 at 6:20 pm
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    Just had my first ever non official father son driving lesson today, manual isnt that hard yo, i imagined it to be the hardest thing as a (younger) child but no, its muscle memory

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  • September 4, 2019 at 6:21 pm
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    Fuck automatics lol, they are beta cars. Learn how to drive stick fuckos! Thats what im doing right now in fact

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  • September 4, 2019 at 7:49 pm
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    Teslas don't have transmissions at all. MR. Transmission goes the way of National Buggy Whips Manufacturing

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  • September 4, 2019 at 8:24 pm
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    Who the fuck buys a chevrolet to begin with anyways.. Wrong company to make 6 speed manuals right again

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  • September 5, 2019 at 1:33 am
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    I can’t drive without a manual transmission. Automatics are so boring my ADHD kills me. I need to shift and I need a clutch. If manuals go extinct…… I don’t know what I’d do. I’d never get rid of my WRX period.

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  • September 5, 2019 at 2:00 am
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    Honestly I like paddle shifters better then stick

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  • September 5, 2019 at 2:54 am
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    It’s gonna get to a point where manual cars are going to be more expensive being that they’re manual 😔 still rockin my 5 speed tho

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  • September 5, 2019 at 4:51 am
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    The part of driving a manual I don’t like is constantly pushing in the clutch if you could just shift that would be fun but it really doesn’t make any sense to have a manual car without a clutch so I just like driving my automatic car and just leaving it in manual mode which I have a fun time with

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  • September 5, 2019 at 10:00 am
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    The funny thing is that I never tried and automatic transmission in my life and I drive cars since 1998. One of the perks of Europe. 😛

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  • September 5, 2019 at 11:36 am
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    in Korea, you cant order anymore manual. I wanted Manual but not available

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  • September 5, 2019 at 12:29 pm
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    I may be 15 but I plan to make a production electric car that has a stick and uses the front engine RWD configuration

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  • September 5, 2019 at 2:14 pm
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    Bring them back. The snowflake gen won't be able to steal them.

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  • September 5, 2019 at 3:18 pm
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    DSG its manual with steering

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  • September 5, 2019 at 4:04 pm
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    I have a manual dog leash when I'm walking my dog. I like a manual horse head collar rope when I'm riding a horse. I like a manual transmission when I'm driving my car.

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  • September 5, 2019 at 8:15 pm
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    Most cars in the UK are Manual

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  • September 6, 2019 at 3:12 am
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    2:23 or the 2019 mustang bullitt

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  • September 6, 2019 at 3:46 am
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    Imagine trying to pass the driving in a manual.

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  • September 6, 2019 at 5:11 pm
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    I've never owned an auto trans in the nearly 20 years I've been driving. 😕

    EDIT: And yes, I'm a Murican. I've owned 6 cars in that timeline.

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  • September 6, 2019 at 9:10 pm
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    Most cities are overpopulated, that means more traffic, that means you would have to be shifting every 10 seconds.

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  • September 6, 2019 at 10:16 pm
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    If you don’t have a manual, you don’t get to complain.

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  • September 7, 2019 at 1:04 am
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    I don't want a CVT

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  • September 7, 2019 at 2:11 am
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    I had an 89 taurus that also ended up on fire… Wtf… Lol

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  • September 7, 2019 at 2:12 am
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    In Germany 50% of all new cars are manual

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  • September 7, 2019 at 2:13 am
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    The main reason why you dont have manuals is 90% of Americans are stupid as fuck and just cant drive it. LMAO greetings fom Europe 😛

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  • September 7, 2019 at 6:15 am
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    I have never driven an automatic car. and I don't think it's interesting. I only drove a megane with a 5 speed manual

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  • September 7, 2019 at 7:22 am
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    Some countries are just populated by lazy drivers. The US and Singapore are two I've had experience with. Non one drives manual. Singapore is a little worse actually. So manufacturers ARE making manual cars… just not for sale in the US.. sorry.

    Most cars here in the UK are manual. Most people learn to drive in a manual, so they can have a full license. I'm not sure how it works there, but here, if you pass your driving test in an automatic car, that's all you can drive – it is illegal to drive a manual from that point on.

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  • September 7, 2019 at 10:08 am
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    FEWER. You're welcome.

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  • September 7, 2019 at 1:45 pm
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    Ok, Ok, Manual transmission last forever, no oil change is needed for life time, no maintenance…., i see no disadvantage.
    Auto transmission, drive with ease, cool, easy in heavy trafic, need maintenance, it fail, it cost more to buy and cost for many unlucky owners a lot of cash when fail.
    I owned both transmissions, I can enjoy both no problems. but if i have to own one for many years it will be a manual transmission.
    If absolutely i have to own an automatic transmission it will be the new CVT, not fun to drive but reliable.
    If one replace his car with new one every 4 years, go automatic.

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  • September 7, 2019 at 1:46 pm
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    they are all in my garage. iam hording

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  • September 7, 2019 at 1:59 pm
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    when i went to buy a new Model A Ford in late 1928, i wanted an automatic transmission. the dealer said they had not been invented yet. so i bot a stick and have been driving it ever since.

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  • September 7, 2019 at 2:44 pm
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    Weird

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  • September 7, 2019 at 5:54 pm
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    I am so old that I do not even understand auto transmission. Do not fuck with me sonny!

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  • September 7, 2019 at 6:23 pm
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    It's the cell phone that killed the manual. Too many losers texting and driving. Back to manual transmissions, nothing beats the fun of a manual. Learn how to heal-toe and rev matching on the track and it's a blast. Listen to your engine revs and match it by double clutch up and down. Left foot braking. Challenge your self. Put the cell phone down/turn off the radio and experience life – the ride.

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  • September 7, 2019 at 8:42 pm
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    ‘17 GTI se with the 6speed. Just doing my part folks. 😅

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  • September 7, 2019 at 10:17 pm
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    Love my wrx<3 no cvt ewww

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  • September 8, 2019 at 2:06 am
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    You talk for you country buddy, here in the uk , only probably 5 per 100 cars are auto, no one really wants them , cheers Shane 🇬🇧

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  • September 8, 2019 at 3:01 am
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    he's WHITE!!!!! I thought he was latino!!!!

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  • September 8, 2019 at 3:21 am
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    Automakers: Well manuals are going out of style so we need a better option
    Insert terrible cvt

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  • September 8, 2019 at 8:36 am
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    "Oh yeah im really into cars and put 30k into my car"
    *Drives an automatic

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  • September 8, 2019 at 10:05 am
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    Soo what if we could emulate manual transmission on an automatic

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  • September 8, 2019 at 3:19 pm
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    I learned to drive in a 1968 beetle with a manual transmission…funny how the numbers play out. All of the vehicles I have owned had a manual, and if it had a automatic, I installed a manual.

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  • September 8, 2019 at 4:33 pm
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    Who else learned to drive in there dad's little stick-shift Isuzu pickem-up truck?! Those were the days.

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  • September 8, 2019 at 10:17 pm
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    Our problem is that we've made culture around something that's ultimately just a business decision about an engineering solution. Car companies are selling "product" not "cars". They sell it to make money. #1 for a company is money.

    The manual transmission was the engineering solution to making cars work with gas engines. The auto transmission is was the same. The key differences between the two is that the auto used to cost more to integrate into the vehicle than the manual yet the auto is easier to use for the end user. That affected price and thus marketability to those who could use manuals and rather not pay the price for an auto so… Cars have been offered with the option of an auto transmission which is why manuals used to be called "standard" transmissions. They were the "standard" you could get in the car.

    Automatics got cheaper and cheaper to integrate into the vehicle while also ushering in an entire wave of drivers who could now easily learn to drive by bypassing the need to learn stick. Both factors pushed down the demand for manual transmissions. Cheaper integration of the auto meant less price difference between them. A smaller market of manual-trans-skilled drivers made the overall profitability of offering manuals worse… A lot of work and expense goes into offering manual transmissions. Remember, we're talking business and technology, not culture.

    Thus, the lower demand for manuals reducing profitability of offering them coupled with greatly reduced cost to build and integrate automatics (remember, autos used to be luxury features just like power windows!!! ) has brought about reduced availability of vehicles that offer it. They're just not profitable for most vehicle lines. It's just business.

    On the sports car side of things, a third factor comes to play which is again technology related: automatics (of the dual clutch variety) have become faster and more efficient than manuals which helps the corporate (and customer!) brag numbers… particularly the 0-60 and track times of cars. That said, if there's any segment where the manual transmission culture is actual relevant, it's sports cars because in principle they're about the driving experience. Manual shifting is very much a big part of driving experience.

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  • September 8, 2019 at 10:54 pm
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    Stop saying it’s fun to drive but it sucks to drive in traffic, heck it’s even better with traffic so you can master the engagement point. What’s a big deal using your left foot?

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  • September 9, 2019 at 3:41 am
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    I wish Nolan would host more, he seems just like any other guy I would talk to at work.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 6:02 am
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    People that want the true manuals (not this electronic tap b.s) can't afford the new cars. If they could we would see more of them out there. Older people just can't handle the shifting all the time, they would get tired. At least there is enough out there trying to relive their youth to keep making cool cars.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 10:41 am
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    Manual transmissions last almost forever.
    They are about 10 times cheaper to repair as well.
    Stupid/ lazy people drive auto.
    I used to drive 18 speed manual trucks, and boy is that fun 😅😅

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:22 am
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    This guy missed the biggest reason there are no more manual transmissions being offered. He went just off his opinions. The true reason the manual transmission is hard to get and you can’t even special order and many vehicles is an energy created by the sickness the Democrats it’s the Environmental protection agency
    A vehicle meets better relations with an automatic transmission. Meanwhile our politicians fly around in airplanes that burn 1 gallon of fuel per second and are worried about somebody having a slightly higher emissions level not shifting their manual transmission car quick enough. But it was rather entertaining her and him ramble on
    Making up things in his mind that really based more on opinion
    One more thing manual transmissions were also very crucial when driving the first imports with small gutless engines. Now that most automobiles have much more power and acceleration of their small engines the need also went away. But it is downright hilarious with this young man.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:48 am
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    I was in London and there was this thing which is like a car which people can drive sorta like a lime scooter and I looked at it and it was a manual. I'm Australian which is a country becoming to much like America. We have the same problems with disappering Manuals. But when a hire car thats for young people mostly to drive from A-B is a manual. It gave me a bit of hope if you know what i mean.

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  • September 9, 2019 at 4:45 pm
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    I never drove a car with automatic transmission, how does it work?

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  • September 9, 2019 at 7:00 pm
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    Here in Malaysia and Singapore also get same issues…automatic transmission car were much more entering our market..

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  • September 9, 2019 at 10:56 pm
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    People complain about all the manuals being gone, well they're gone because of the consumers

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  • September 9, 2019 at 11:12 pm
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    Not a lot of people in my generation know how to drive stick 🙄😂

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  • September 10, 2019 at 1:32 am
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    Well, in Argentina (where I live) most cars are manual, and with most I mean like the 85% of cars, there are options of automatic transmission but are very expensive so it's more easy to find a manual than a Automatic (and for those who says that the manual in the us works like a anti-theft system, in Argentina if a theft tries to steal an automatic he probably won't know how to drive it lmao

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  • September 10, 2019 at 4:31 am
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    Some people just won't grow old so I went out and bought a Chevy SS 6 speed MT and I love it. Oh yeah I'm 72

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  • September 10, 2019 at 8:16 am
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    What do you call someone who drives an automatic ?

    An automatic pussy.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 8:20 am
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    i start respecting automatic tran when they only made GTR R35 in automatic

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:39 pm
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    the best thing about manual is the max power start, put it in 1st gear, keep the clutch presed and rev the engine to the max, then suddenly release the clutch! I heard that with muscle cars is even better.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 2:56 pm
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    One of my goals was to learn how to drive a stick shift I learn in a 2001 Toyota Tacoma I fell in love with driving that truck I found a 1999 Chevy metro 5 speed low miles I drive it everyday it's so much fun to drive!😎

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  • September 10, 2019 at 3:48 pm
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    electric cars ARE NOT THE FUTURE!!!! omg….. all you damn sheep people just talking and repeating what the companies tell you SO THEY CAN SELL YOU ELECTRIC CARS…

    1. batteries are damn nasty for the enviroment
    2. all electric cars are new and therefore all these resources to build them need to be harvested, that's bad
    3. batteries will die and what do you do with all that toxic waste? indeed bad.
    4. the power grid can't handle every car to be electric. it will just blow if every person hooks up their car in the evening.
    5. WHERE DO YOU THINK ALL THAT ELECTRICITY COMES FROM!!!! that's not eco friendly generated. hell na not even 20% of it.. in other words, YOU ARE SHIFTING THE PROBLEM TO SOMEWHERE ELSE, nothing is solved nothing will get better with electric cars.
    6. electric cars that crash??? do you know how heavy those things are?that's dangerous. also electric cars are really quite, some dumb kid just runs up the street and SMACK
    7. when you bust a batterie all that toxic shit goes straight into the ground… nice..

    hydrogen is ALREADY the better option. it takes less power to create hydrogen then it does driving on batteries.
    sure the tank is under pressure, but there are already a variety of options to make that safe. so that's a bullshit excuse.
    it's basically the same as driving electric but you don't have a nasty battery in your car. you basically have a generator, put hydrogen in and your generator uses that to turn it into electricity to power the car.. the mileage is also WAAAAAAYYYYYYYY BETTER THEN BATTERIE CARS.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 5:04 pm
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    nooooooooooooooo! of course were not happy

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  • September 10, 2019 at 9:33 pm
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    well im living in Poland and here.. over 85% are manuals

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  • September 10, 2019 at 9:46 pm
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    As a Canadian I hate that the manual trans is disappearing, even in big rigs the manual trans is disappearing.

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  • September 10, 2019 at 10:12 pm
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    I can't drive
    Im just 12 years old

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  • September 10, 2019 at 11:08 pm
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    Had to “special order” my 2019 Wrangler with a manual. Great way to get exactly what you want instead of a bunch of features you didn’t want to pay for.

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