Honda Civic 2009 Clutch Delay on Start Up

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I just bought a 2009 Honda and I love it. First new car ever. However, also first automatic ever. My problem is it seems to take a couple seconds for the clutch to kick in when I give it gas from 0. If I give it gas slowly, its like the gas is burning and then finally the clutch decides to get into action. If I give it gas quickly it goes quickly enough I suppose. If I give it gas super slowly it has time to kick in to gear. Is it normal to have this delay in kicking into gear from standstill when you just give it a normal amount of gas? I had driven a VW Rabbit before and it used to love to jump into gear. I didn’t really notice this in the Hondas since I only decided to get the automatic at the last minute, but I just assumed it would also kick in quickly. Is this normal or should I ask the dealer about it?