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      09-28-2019, 09:02 AM   #5
PrionFawkes
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I wasn't aware of this feature, but it explains why the transmission always seems to pick the best gear for exiting corners on the twisty mountain roads I've traveled.

3.1.4.ConnectedShift
Useofthenavigationdata

ConnectedShiftusesthenavigationdataforaforw ard-thinkingshiftstrategyoftheautomatic
transmission.If,forexample,asharpbendisdet ected,theautomatictransmissionshiftsdownearl y
andthegearisretainedinthebend.

Therouteguidanceofthenavigationsystemdoesn otneedtobeactivatedforthefunction.However,
thedetectionofaturnrequestleadstomoreprec isecontrolofthesystem.Up-to-datenavigationmap
dataalsoinfluencesthecontrolaccuracy.