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Old 15 Jan 2011, 07:46 am
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Default On the Honda Jazz , what does it mean when it is described as semi auto?

What is the difference between a semi and a full automatic on the Honda Jazz?
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Old 15 Jan 2011, 08:01 am
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i could be 100% wrong on this, but i always thought that meant it had tip-tronic on it (used to have a vw with that)...maybe google 'semi-auto' and just see what pops up?? sorry not much of help lol
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Old 15 Jan 2011, 08:16 am
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A fully automatic gearbox,is one where you only select a program and the computer manipulates all the gears on its own.That means,you can only choose whether you want slow and calm shifting,sporty and raw,or average.In a semi auto gearbox,there are usually paddles behind the garbox,or a gear lever,whith which you can actually change gear on your own.This means,the computer can let you manipulate the gearbox on your own.The difference between a manual gearbox and a semi-auto,is that the semi auto can work both as an automatic,and the gearstick in the semi auto,you just push it front or back,there's no H pattern like a manual.Gear changes are faster,and there's no clutch! Their most common drawback is downshifting.In some models,what we call kick -down,is not so good,because the computer usually interferes messing with the driver's option,or it is undecided and downshifts a bit late
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