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manual or automatic, which do you prefer and why?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by 2004TacomaSR5, May 3, 2011.

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manual or automatic?

  1. manual transmission

    60.1%
  2. automatic transmission

    39.9%
  1. Feb 13, 2013 at 1:34 PM
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    Alderleet

    Alderleet Ace of Spades

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    Automatic. Im lazy.
     
  2. Feb 13, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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    RedTacoDriver

    RedTacoDriver Out of my mind....be back later.

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    Manual. When I don't have the manual dexterity and motor skills to be able to handle a manual transmission then I really should not be driving. Which explains a lot of the people you see driving on the freeway.
     
  3. Feb 24, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Manuals are for sports cars and dump trucks and for douchebags that think they are all that because they can drive them
     
  4. Feb 24, 2013 at 5:37 PM
    #384
    MGMTacolover55

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    Auto since I drive mine in town and because Toyota did not offer the jbl sound system with the manual
     
  5. Feb 24, 2013 at 5:40 PM
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    joneill03

    joneill03 Look away, I'm hideous!

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    Really? Never knew that.
     
  6. Feb 24, 2013 at 6:36 PM
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    woode87

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    In a truck/suv/luxury car - auto.

    In a sporty car or a jeep - manual.

    Manuals are more fun but if im towing or commuting I'd rather just have the auto.
     
  7. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:25 PM
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    EG555

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    I like both....
    Manual for a car that is meant to be driven a bit aggressively or sporty. My first car was a manual and the reason I wanted to learn how to drive manual was to get it. It seems easier to pass traffic and I am more alert of my surroundings and flow of traffic when I drive manual cars.

    Automatic is very nice to drive when there's heavy traffic or your legs are sore:laugh:
     
  8. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:29 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    I prefer MT. I think only pussies drive automatic.

    It is surprising to see how many people in so cal do not know how to drive a MT it is crazy.
     
  9. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:30 PM
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    MGMTacolover55

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    In the 2013 model they didn't offer it with the manual
     
  10. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:32 PM
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    what model are you talking about???

    SIngle cab

    Access Cab?

    Double Cab? short bed

    Double cab standard size bed.
     
  11. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:34 PM
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    I'm talking about the DCSB
     
  12. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:34 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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  13. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:36 PM
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    I honestly wanted a manual but the jbl with engine was worth the automatic
     
  14. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:39 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

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    i think if i had to pick a color now with the Tacoma i would pick the green color. i am hoping when they come out with the new 3 gen Tacoma they bring back swb and Rad red.
     
  15. Feb 24, 2013 at 11:46 PM
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    Speedway blue and radiant red are nice colors I personally think the metallic colors are good looking on the tacomas too
     
  16. Feb 25, 2013 at 12:02 AM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy I feel so Devo

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    ummmm.... wut?
     
  17. Feb 25, 2013 at 7:24 AM
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  18. Feb 25, 2013 at 7:35 AM
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    Phil5393

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    You mad?
     
  19. Feb 25, 2013 at 7:44 AM
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    Stick for me...just like the control I guess...
     
  20. Feb 25, 2013 at 7:46 AM
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    Fenwick1993

    Fenwick1993 Hillbilly

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    Overall, I like a manual. Better gas mileage (if you can drive it right,) and people are less likely to steal it. But I like automatics for towing and for being on the paper route- throwing papers is a lot easier when I'm not haftin to shift, control the wheel, and throw a paper out the window. My Taco is an automatic, unfortunately, but I don't mind. I couldn't pass up such a truck for only $250!
     
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