Manual Transmission

Skip Shift (CTS–V)

Under light acceleration, the transmission will only allow shifting from 1 (First) to 4 (Fourth).

This helps improve fuel mileage.

Under harder acceleration, Skip Shift is disabled, and all gears are available. See Manual Transmission.

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