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Old 12-20-2004, 00:13   #1 (permalink)
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cool new ford focus cvt is it 7 speed automatic?

just wandering it says it has 7 gear ratios just that mean its a seven speed automatic?? will this make it nice , fast ?, smooth? u reckon?
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Re: new ford focus cvt is it 7 speed automatic?

If it says 7 gear ratios then it's a 7 speed auto, but unlike a conventional auto it should be very smooth, seamless and fast.
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Re: new ford focus cvt is it 7 speed automatic?

A CVT doesn't have ratios, they have 7 pseudo ratios to make it feel like a regular auto... why you'd use these ratios and over ride the whole point of a CVT astounds me.
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