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GT and GT1 versus GT2 transmission paddle shifting

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I own the 2019 GT1 AWD. I didn't know it at the time when I bought the car, but because the GT and GT1 models have the "mechanical" transmission gear change and the GT2 as the "electric" transmission gear change, I can throw my GT1 into "manual" mode by moving the shift level to the left slot for manual shifting.

By doing this and then using the paddles for shifting on steering wheel, the transmission always stays in "manual" mode. Yes it will shift down to 1 when you come to a light, but it never goes back into "auto" drive mode. You have more control.

I actually love the feature of staying in manual mode.... but still would like the GT2 HUD and surround view in the screen for parking. It is give and take :)
 
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One of my fav GT1 features:)


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antne

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I own the 2019 GT1 AWD. I didn't know it at the time when I bought the car, but because the GT and GT1 models have the "mechanical" transmission gear change and the GT2 as the "electric" transmission gear change, I can throw my GT1 into "manual" mode by moving the shift level to the left slot for manual shifting.

By doing this and then using the paddles for shifting on steering wheel, the transmission always stays in "manual" mode. Yes it will shift down to 1 when you come to a light, but it never goes back into "auto" drive mode. You have more control.

I actually love the feature of staying in manual mode.... but still would like the GT2 HUD and surround view in the screen for parking. It is give and take :)
Why does it take me this long to find this stuff out ? :rolleyes:
 
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Why does it take me this long to find this stuff out ? :rolleyes:
Because we all have busy lives and none of us can keep up on everything? lol

And that's the great thing about forums like this one, where we can share info and learn together. (y)
 
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I own the 2019 GT1 AWD ... the GT and GT1 models have the "mechanical" transmission gear change and the GT2 as the "electric" transmission gear change...
I think the gear shift selector in the GT/GT1 is best because ...

I have the Base GT. lol
 
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Base GT FTW.
 

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Personally I like the mechanical transmission, The electric trans. has problems, like not going into gear an I don't want to look like a fool trying to put my car into gear. I'm old school that way, when I shift I want to feel it go into gear.
 
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Honestly only thing I miss is rain sensing wipers, lol! But really I do, bad enough I’m gonna see if I can retrofit them!


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