Manual cars for sale

Manual vehicles are becoming less common in New Zealand, but they still offer a unique driving experience. With their ability to provide greater control over acceleration and gear changes, manual cars allow drivers to fully engage with the road.

Although manual transmissions are less prevalent, they have their advantages. By opting for a manual vehicle, you can enjoy the satisfaction of perfectly timed gear shifts and the potential for improved fuel efficiency. Additionally, manual cars tend to have lower maintenance costs and can be a more affordable option when purchasing a vehicle in New Zealand.

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LWB MROOF
$18,000
$122.03 weekly
LX 4.5DT/4WD/5MT
$109,990
$122.03 weekly
$8,995
$122.03 weekly
SS Ute
$41,995
$122.03 weekly
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We include in these search results any new and used vehicles for sale across New Zealand including the major centres such as Auckland (Auckland Region), Wellington (Wellington Region), Christchurch (Canterbury Region), Hamilton (Waikato Region), Tauranga (Bay of Plenty Region), Napier-Hastings (Hawke's Bay Region), Dunedin (Otago Region), Palmerston North (Manawatū Region), Nelson (Nelson Region), Queenstown (Otago Region), Rotorua (Bay of Plenty Region) and Whangārei (Northland Region).

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  • Control: Manual vehicles offer greater control over acceleration and gear changes, allowing drivers to actively engage with the road.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Manual transmissions can often provide better fuel efficiency compared to automatic transmissions, resulting in potential cost savings at the pump.
  • Driving Experience: Many drivers enjoy the tactile experience of shifting gears manually, which can add a sense of excitement and connection to the vehicle.
  • Maintenance Costs: Manual transmissions generally have fewer complex components than automatic transmissions, leading to potentially lower maintenance and repair costs.
  • Affordability: Manual cars are often more affordable to purchase compared to their automatic counterparts, making them an attractive option for budget-conscious buyers.
  • Hill Start: Manual transmissions can provide better control when starting on steep inclines, as drivers have direct control over the clutch and throttle.
  • Towing: Manual vehicles are often preferred for towing purposes due to the ability to manually select gears and manage engine power more effectively.
  • Engagement: Shifting gears manually requires more involvement from the driver, promoting a heightened sense of engagement and connection with the vehicle.
  • Longevity: With proper care and maintenance, manual transmissions are generally known for their durability and can last for a long time.
  • Downshifting Control: Manual transmissions allow drivers to downshift to control vehicle speed, which can be useful in situations such as descending steep hills.