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2013 Acura TLX - Paddle shifters

Is downshifting, made easy with paddle shifting, detrimental to the transmission?

No, it is not. The car’s computer will prevent you from doing something dumb. Like downshifting to too low a gear for the speed.

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Thank you, Mustangman.

John R.

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I liked this one. Back in 2013 not many paddle-shifted transmissions matched the revs on the downshifts. So they felt abrupt. Now, every car I test has that feature.