Originally Posted by BetaDnB
I am very very impressed with how this car will hold speed in 5th gear (55 mph) going up hill. There's only one hill I can think of that I have to down shift on and that's 80 miles away from me.
I agree. It is pretty good at holding speed. Though at 55mph (88kph), hills shouldn't be much of an issue as long as your maintaining speed. It's just a matter of feeling it out; I'll generally shift the second I feel the engine stressing. I'd rather waste a bit more gas than stress my engine.