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Old 07-13-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
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S mode?

Does keeping it in s mode help at all? Even if you don't shift?


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Old 07-13-2013, 11:30 PM   #2
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help what? it shifts more aggressively.
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YES you have to shift it, are you crazy ????
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Does keeping it in s mode help at all? Even if you don't shift?
A caveat: When in S auto mode, 6th gear is not used.
S auto mode is fine when you are not exceeding ~40 MPH.
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I'm not sure if it was just me, but in S mode i wanted to make a pull from a dig, when in 1st, I anticipated about 500RPM from redline for it to shift, it went to 3rd. I thought it was weird and did it again, same thing. I didn't want to test the theory, but if you go to redline on S mode, does it shift automatically?
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Old 07-14-2013, 02:49 AM   #6
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Old 07-14-2013, 07:29 AM   #7
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Ooops, my bad. I clicked on another useless pointless thread....
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YES you have to shift it, are you crazy ????
No you don't have to shift if you don't want too. It will do it for you. But I was wondering if there was a difference when in S mode
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Like darkangelism said... The car shifts more aggressively. Also, the car does not shift into 6th - thus the lower MPG rating.

If you use SelectShift Mode, it will hold the revs to the redline unless you shift beforehand.

All this info should be in the owner's manual.
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S mode will hold each gear longer when driven aggressive.

I find S mode helps the characteristics of this transmission when driving in the city or
heavy traffic, stop & go.
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