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View Poll Results: do you wish you had gotten a stick instead of the DCT?
heck yeah. i hate the DCT 17 37.78%
no way. love the DCT. sticks are for kids 28 62.22%
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:14 AM   #11
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There needs to be a third choice. I have a DCT but I don't hate it. I would prefer a manual though.
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:15 AM   #12
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I would have gotten whatever auto they offered, sticks are a pain in the butt on a DD. I just wish ford would offer the 6F35 as an option on the focus for those of us who prefer a real auto trans.
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:17 AM   #13
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lol maybe that was not the best time to short form manual.
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Wonder why I can post but not vote.

Anyway, I have had zero problems with my DCT so far (11000 miles)
I have always driven a manual in a small car, but fuel economy was my top priority this time around. Until they offer a similarly-geared 6-speed MT in the U.S. I won't rethink my decision.
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Wonder why I can post but not vote.
I think you need to have a been a member for at least 30 days and have like 30 posts before you can vote. I may be off on the numbers but I know its more posts than you have.
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Stick it, yo.
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There needs to be a third choice. I have a DCT but I don't hate it. I would prefer a manual though.
Agreed. I like the DCT but I came from a stick and when I bought my Titanium it was not available.
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Now that they offer the 5MT with the Titanium (SEL is history, right?) I would probably consider that. My wife would probably hate it, but she hates the Focus anyway, so who cares about her opinion?
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I would have gotten whatever auto they offered, sticks are a pain in the butt on a DD. I just wish ford would offer the 6F35 as an option on the focus for those of us who prefer a real auto trans.
^agreed. I actually like the 6F35 in the Fusion
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I like the sticks are for kids comment lol. It reminded me of the Trix commercial.

I have to say, when I first got my license I loved stick shift, but now that Im older I dont know how people drive a stick shift daily. If I had to drive a stick through rush hour every day, I'd probably shoot myself lol.
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