Learning how to operate a stick shift comes with a pretty steep learning curve. Newcomers can expect to jerk, buck, stall and miss shifts as they figure out the clutch, shift timing and other basics.
Pros of a stick shift
- A stick shift car can be a blast to drive, especially for those who have plenty of experience with controlling manual transmissions. Nevertheless, there are plenty of other good reasons for having shift sticks around:
- Manual transmissions are usually easier to maintain than their automatic counte