Do vehicles with a manual transmission have better gas mileage?
It’s been more than a century since automobiles have been mass-produced in the United States as well as around the world. In that time, the technology and capability of vehicles have progressed faster than almost any other industry. Because of the speed of development, certain myths and misconceptions have become pervasive which can lead to buyers making decisions based on outdated information. So, do vehicles with a manual transmission have better gas mileage? Well, that’s no longer the case. Let’s take a closer look at what the Mazda lineup of vehicles has to offer in terms of fuel economy. If you’d like to schedule a test drive with any of the vehicles in our inventory, make an appointment with a product expert today by calling, 833-241-6312.
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In the old days…
Early automatic transmission had a design flaw that caused energy to not be efficiently passed from the engine to the wheels, causing the engine to work harder thus negatively affecting fuel economy scores. Thankfully, the industry has cleared this particular hurdle through any number of advances in engineering.
The real benefit comes to owners who choose models equipped with Mazda’s all-wheel-drive system. Take a look at the table below to see how fuel-friendly a properly equipped Mazda crossover SUV can be.
There are a lot of things changing for Mazda in the 2019 model year. Stop by our showroom today to see exactly why this is the perfect time to own or lease a Mazda vehicle.