What do paddle shifters do and how do you use paddle shifters on your vehicle? Paddle shifters are a performance feature available on many vehicles in Toledo, Monroe, Michigan, and beyond–find out more about how to use paddle shifters at Vin Devers Autohaus of Sylvania, your local authorized Mercedes-Benz retailer.
When you’re shopping for a new vehicle in Sylvania, you’re more likely to find paddle shifters on performance-focused vehicles and sportier trim levels because they allow drivers to switch gears quickly. They also offer more control to help you manage your RPMs better. Here’s how they work:
If your vehicle is equipped with paddle shifters and you want to use them, put your vehicle in Manual mode to give you control of the shifters for your Maumee drives.
With paddle shifters, you don’t have to worry about harming your vehicle when shifting gears (unlike with a traditional manual transmission), as the paddle shifters won’t change gears if:
If you want to switch back to the normal automatic transmission mode, just use your normal gear shift knob to enter D mode.
To learn more about how to use paddle shifters or to explore vehicles with paddles in person, contact us to set up an appointment, or simply stop by when it’s convenient. Our sales team will be happy to show you the new vehicles available with paddle shifters, and our finance team can provide finance or lease options.