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Old 08-30-2012, 07:18 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by roadtrip1098 View Post
Yes. The car starts off in second gear and has a longer engagement time to keep the wheels from slipping. It would be the same result as if you drove any manual car and slipped 2nd every time you took off. Unfortunately this will cause premature wearing of the clutch - mind you it's not drastic, but it does exist. In my honest opinion, the benefits of Winter Mode are worth it.
Winter mode is great. But its only needed if you get caught out when its snowing. I've only had to ever use it once.
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