Tamani P., Knightdale

Several crossover SUVs come with a standard manual transmission, a surprising fact given that the preponderance of buyers who prefer automatic. Many automatics are actually rated with better gas mileage than their manual counterparts, which is the opposite from years ago. Among your options are the Hyundai Tucson, Jeep Compass and Patriot, Kia Sportage, Mazda CX-5, Mini Countryman, Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and Subaru Forester.

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You can find more SUVs available with a stick shift by using the Cars.com Vehicle Recommender, here, which lets you specify engine type, transmission, drive wheels, fuel economy and other major attributes.

Note that a manual transmission may be offered only on some models, such as only the front-wheel-drive Tucson GL. You might not have much selection at dealerships because of the greater popularity of automatics.

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Answered by Rick Popely on June 16, 2013 in I'm Just Wondering | Permalink

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