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Demise of manual cars in SA: Is the writing on the wall as auto gearboxes spike as cars of choice?

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2022 Hyundai Creta
2022 Hyundai Creta

Nowadays, many smaller and more affordable cars are offered in automatic guise, offering a greater choice of used automatic cars than in the past. Predictably, AutoTrader data points to a switch in allegiance from manual cars to those with an automatic transmission. It's a preference shift that will also benefit the electric vehicle with its single-speed transmission and one-pedal driving style.

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