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What is Hyundai SHIFTRONIC®?

Take a look at our latest range of new Hyundai vehicles and you’re likely to run across the term ‘SHIFTRONIC®’, but exactly what is Hyundai SHIFTRONIC®?

Put simply, Hyundai SHIFTRONIC® is a unique transmission system that lets Laurel drivers override the operation of their automatic transmission and shift gears manually instead. That means you’ll essentially enjoy the best of both worlds. You don’t even need to worry about the engine stalling or over-revving since an advanced computer system prevents that from happening.

For everything you need to know about SHIFTRONIC®, simply read on.

How Do You Use Hyundai SHIFTRONIC®?

SHIFTRONIC® might be an advanced system, but it’s extremely simple to use. All you need to do is move your shift lever into the SHIFTRONIC® gear position and you’re ready to start changing gears manually.

Here’s how that works with both a regular gear shift and paddle shifters:

  • Gear Shift: Pull the shift lever back to downshift. Push the shift lever forwards to upshift.
  • Paddle Shifters: When you need to upshift, press the “+” button on your paddle shifter. When you need to downshift, press the “-” button on your paddle shifter.

When Should You Use Hyundai SHIFTRONIC®?

Knowing how to use SHIFTRONIC® is one thing, but you’ll also need to understand when it’s best to do so. It really depends on what you’re trying to achieve:

  • For Enhanced Control: Use SHIFTRONIC® to downshift instead of braking to lower your speed across slick surfaces and minimize the chance of skidding.
  • For Improved Acceleration: Upshifting fast can boost acceleration to help you get out of the path of a collision.
  • For Effortless Deceleration: Downshift through SHIFTRONIC® to reduce the speed of your vehicle.
  • For Sportier Performance: Sometimes you’ll just want to enjoy the direct control of a manual transmission through your next drive across Big Timber. Use SHIFTRONIC® to make it happen.

Experience Hyundai SHIFTRONIC® Performance by Taking a Test Drive from Underriner Hyundai

There’s no better way to appreciate the difference SHIFTRONIC® can make across Livingston roads and beyond than by arranging a test drive in one of the SHIFTRONIC® models available now from Underriner Hyundai. To find out more or hear about current new vehicle specials, don’t hesitate to get in touch directly.

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