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      08-13-2012, 09:37 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by Frogman View Post
I think the 6MT ASS experience is significantly different than for the 8AT.

On the 8AT, it's like the engine is being stopped with the trans still engaged; the feeling reminds me of a MT clutch stall.

You would think that the car would shift to neutral before stopping the engine and re-engage after restarting.
I completely agree with you. My previous car was a MT and when I drove the 8AT and stopped at a light for the first time, it felt exactly like stalling the engine, I then realized I was driving auto.