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Old 10-05-2012, 08:34 PM   #86
jdetzel
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Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
EU market uses the Dry Dual Clutch version in the 1.6L Ti-VCT Focus automatic/ Powershift, as well as the Russian spec 2.0L at least currently without the same level of complaint as made here. So the same trans is used in europe currently, as well as in Australia, and other places.

Can I say there were no complaints? No, but there doesn't seem to be the same level of whinging and whining in the European press about this vs here on the North American Continent.
Would you say there is about 3 times as much whining by the US?
The US out sells most other countries (except China) by about 3 to 1. More cars sold in the US = more complaints.
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