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Old 07-18-2018, 05:41 PM
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/jensen/.../#3845eb2c2f83

ouch....
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Old 07-18-2018, 08:40 PM
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That's quite interesting. My 15 Fusion had a "idiot-proof" stick for the automatic and my 17 has a counterintuitive knob. It's interesting that the knob hasn't caused issues. YIKES
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Old 07-19-2018, 04:08 PM
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I've never understood the move from 'shifter' to 'knob' - it's solving a problem that never really existed. Further....try rocking a car back and forth (going from drive to reverse) in a wintery condition using a knob vs. shifter...brutal.
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Old 07-19-2018, 04:34 PM
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I've never understood the move from 'shifter' to 'knob' - it's solving a problem that never really existed. Further....try rocking a car back and forth (going from drive to reverse) in a wintery condition using a knob vs. shifter...brutal.
I don't get it either. The shifter is automatistic and the knob isn't.
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Old 07-20-2018, 07:06 AM
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I'll second that. The rotary shifter was probably the only part I didn't like about my rental Fusion in the US; Like all those fancy sifters nowadays solving a problem that never existed,and adding annoyance to every parking maneuver
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