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      08-13-2012, 04:42 PM   #56
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Drives: 2012 F30 328i
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Originally Posted by f30_Vincent View Post
I drive a 6MT and have never pressed the ASS button; it works great. I can see how some people would be annoyed you are just making a stop sign and intend moving on, but the shuts off and instantly back on. On the 6MT you leave the clutch in and its non-intrusive.
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.