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Old 11-16-2012, 11:54 PM   #13
jeriku
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Originally Posted by AZfocus2012 View Post
3. Put it in "S" and then you can use the +/- buttons to change gears. Put it back in D to exit manual mode. S is also the sport auto mode where the shift points are moved up and 6th gear is not utilized.
So.. D is for standard driving.
S (normal) is for .. going faster? I'm sorry - I just don't understand the concept of it.

I understand the manual shift (with the plus and minus keys).. just not the purpose of the standard S.
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