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Honda News: Rumorpile: Honda Civic To Get Manual Transmission With Turbo Engine In 2017

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If there has been one complaint of the new Honda Civic, it is that you cannot get a manual transmission with the optional turbocharged 1.5L four-cylinder. But there could be a change in the air.

 

A member on the CivicX forum got their hands on a slide revealing that a six-speed manual transmission option would be available on the turbo-four starting in the 2017 model year. The slide also reveals that it was planned for 2016, but was pushed back a year. No reason as to why wasn't said.

 

Source: CivicX.com, The Truth About Cars

 

Image Source: CivicX.com


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Hope they can truly make the 6MT give equal or better MPG than the auto. Other than racing and the shrinking group of people who ask for manual, I have a hard time justifying it.

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Ye

 

DFelt, sometimes the drinking of the rational juice blinds us to our ambitions. 

 

There'll be another time and place in the future, where we'll able to 3D print our crowd-sourced cars with crowd-sourced manual transmissions.

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