Car reviews - Honda - Integra - 3-dr hatch
28 Dec 2001
By BRUCE NEWTON
THE Integra conmes standard with a new five-speed manual transmission or it can be optioned with a five-speed sequential shift automatic. The manual gearbox is equipped with a short-stroke shift linkage for faster shifting and smoother operation. The sequential auto is also new, replacing a traditonal four-speed auto. The auto provides the option of manual shifting by moving the tranmsmission lever to the right of "D" into the manual mode gate. The manual-mode will cut fuel and then upshift if there is a danger of over-revving. It will also shift into first automatically when stopped. The auto uses Honda's Grade Logic Control which adjusts the shift schedule for improved climbing or downhill braking power.
Did you know?The hydraulic clutch unit for use with the manual gearbox has been redesigned to reduce pedal effort while a new clutch friction material is intended to add longevity and performance
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