Transmission tansition

I drive a Toyota Verso car, which is almost 3 years old. The car has the Multi Mode Transmission (MMT). The car is superb but I have never really learnt to get on with the MMT in the automatic mode. I drive it in the manual mode. I am very used to this and like the fact that there is no clutch pedal involved. The new Verso has something called the Multidrive S version, which Toyota calls their latest continuously variable transmission technology. Do you have any experience of this Multidrive S and are the gear changes any smoother than the older MMT?

Asked on 26 September 2009 by

Answered by Honest John
The new one is a CVT, not an automated manual, and works very well indeed with the new 1.8 Valvematic petrol engine. That's the best of the new Versos (not the diesel). Tested at www.honestjohn.co.uk

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