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      10-24-2016, 04:33 AM   #28
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Originally Posted by Ultimate Driving Giraffe View Post
I've noticed this as well, and it is almost always relatively hot and humid where I live. The car being warm makes a big difference, both in smoothness of the engine and the gear lever. The car also like being revved far more than lugged; I cannot imagine driving in the computer's suggested gears -- obviously mileage motivated -- because the engine simply would be lugging all the time. Then the car has less pop than a Honda Civic and sounds rougher and generally less happy. Keep the revs higher, though, and the thing seems just all around smoother (and happier).
Yup I found out that too, gotta keep high rev (above 3k rpm) and the car seems more smoother