notchy

notchy

(ˈnɒtʃɪ)
adj
(of a motor vehicle gear mechanism) requiring careful gear-changing, as if having to fit the lever into narrow notches
Translations
koloinen
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Noise levels are impressively low but I did find the six speed manual gearbox on the car I drove very notchy, unlike on petrol versions.
Noise levels are impressively low but I did find the six speed manual gearbox on the car I drove very notchy, unlike on petrol versions, although to be fair the car concerned had hardly any miles on the clock.
Noise levels are impressively low but I did nd the six speed manual gearbox on the car I drove very notchy, unlike on petrol versions.
Both diesels offer decent acceleration off the mark, but neither is particularly refined and the manual gearbox can be a little notchy.
The ratios have been shortened for the Performance, which is good, but hunting for them through a vague and notchy gearchange isn't.
The manual can be a little notchy but the automatic is pretty good and suits the vehicle better.
On the road, the electric power steering could do with a little more feel and you get a slightly notchy manual transmission.
I found the gear changes a little on the notchy side but the ride is good if a little firm.
The six-speed gearbox is precise, if slightly notchy, and the car certainly has plenty of pulling power no matter what gear you are in.
What you won't like is the clunky gear change, which is notchy and something that Peugeot should sort out double-quick.
Also the clutch is heavy and the gearbox notchy, dulling down the driving experience.
The compact six-speed manual transmission offers extra versatility, though it can prove notchy at times.