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Definitely manual. You can speak with the engine with manual. With automatic you can just hear the engine but not speak with it. ;)

With manual transmission you can interact with the engine way better. With automatic it's actually very boring to drive. In rally or racing games I would choose automatic because you are faster with it but in this type of game the better way to go is to play with manual gearbox.

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Hi, for me it's manual with a shifter and a clutch pedal, it's so much fun to play with the engine rpm ^^ Even if it needs an investment in a good driving wheel.

 

BUT, in convoys I usually use Simple Automatic because the truck accelerates faster with that and the performance mode... did you noticed that as well ? Or am I doing something wrong ?

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Cheers lad,

Basically from the start of my ETS2 "career" u started playing with my mouse, i've been steering, accelerating braking and such with my mouse, ofc shifting with mouse 4/5 button, indicating with scroll :) 

so basically i don't need my keyboard, hopefully that solves your question, i drive manual :wub:

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My preference is definitely going towards manual. Even though I'd like to have a proper shifter, I am still preferring the sequential gearbox - which I currently use - over an automatic one. Back in the days when I switched from automatic to sequential, the in-game automatic was terrible, especially with heavier loads, so you could drive way more efficiently with manual gear changes. I don't know how the situation looks like with the current automatic gearboxes, as SCS has changed quite a bit in the meantime, but I won't even bother changing back to automatic, as it's just funnier and more challenging to drive with a manual gearbox. I think it just adds a bit more depth into the gameplay and makes driving a bit more challenging than just pressing a few keys/buttons/pedals...

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I like both. Im usally driving with automatic but I also like it to drive with manual. Both have advantages, with automatic you can concentrate more on the traffic and with manual you have a way better control about your truck, something that annoys me is that my truck isnt shifting into 6th gear when driving 80kmh, but when I drive manual I can do that myself. Both have adventages and disadventages. 

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In SP, it depends of the truck, just to add more realism to the game. If I'm driving a new generation Scania, I would be using an automatic transmission (with some eco / power mode, so the behavior depends on how far do you press the gas pedal), and if I'm using an old Renault, or an old Scania (like a 114h), I would be using a manual, so you know the difference about driving experience between an old truck and a new one.
 In MP, I always use manual, no matter what truck would I be driving. The experience in MP is different (in SP I use physics and truck mods, where you can't go more than 80 km/h because you will have a rollover crash), and I need total control on my truck, just for emergency situations (example: emergency braking on a hill= with an automatic: 80% of possibilities to get stuck | With a manual: having skills with the clutch is the important thing for not getting stuck.

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