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6-speed vs 8-speed 2013 Dodge Ram Forum ... the only time that the current transmission was good is when they started We compare the 6-speed automatic transmission found in the 2016 Pilot LX, EX and EX-L to the 9-speed that comes in the Touring and the Elite. Up through 9-speeds, all cassettes use very nearly the same width of sprocket teeth, and will work with 7/8 or 9-speed chains. I am thinking of going with a 2016 Silverado 1500 LT Z71 with the 5.3L and the 6 speed transmission or the 2016 Silverado ... 6 speed or 8 speed Transimission? My question is, is this good or bad? 6 Speed or 8 Speed auto??? ... or higher like Automatic 5 Speed or Automatic 6 Speed? 2016 Chevy Silverado 5.3L with 8-speed gets 1 mpg less than 6-speed in EPA testing, GM touts smoother shifting, improved trailer launch. Car and Driver presents ZFs 8-Speed Automatic Transmission. ... As for the 8+ speed motors, ... What years would you say make a big difference in transmission quality? 6-speed vs 8-speed auto? Campagnolo/Shimano 8-speed ... and will work with 7/8 or 9-speed chains. Is it worth paying the higher price for the 8 speed or not? 6 speed Hemi V8 8 speed 4.7 V8 (2013 only) Horsepower: 305 @ 6,400 240 @ 3,600 ... Engine/Transmission HP Torque City Hwy Comb. The Chevy Colorado midsize pickup truck adds a new V-6 and an eight-speed automatic for 2017. I think it's a great transmission. Well it ended up being the 5 speed. Update Cancel. gear ratio isn't very good for towing and the transmissions are known for having problems. The 8 speed has 20% less parasitic loss than the 6 speed so it is a much more efficient transmission. I would not recommend going with the 8 speed. Full instrumented test of Chevy's Silverado 1500 4x4 full-size pickup with the 6.2-liter V-8 and 8-speed automatic. Gears Galore: How Many Speeds Is Too Many? Read more at Car and Driver. My 2014 ram 8speed vs my brothers 2014 6 speed mods he has vararam cold air intake I have just exhaust leave comments and tell me what you guys think Discussion in 'Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat' started by Soflajay, Oct 5, 2014. Everything you need to know about the new 8 speed transmission including history, benefits, where to find them, manufacturers, vehicles they are in & more.. 1: Ram 1500** 3.0L Diesel/8-speed 6-speed vs 8-speed 2013 Dodge Ram Forum ... the only time that the current transmission was good is when they started ... With the 2015 3.6 8 speed it's about 1700RPM ... My understanding is they had to modify the LC chassis to fit the 8-speed transmission The Chevy Colorado midsize pickup truck adds a new V-6 and an eight-speed automatic for 2017. What Kias Have an Available Front-Wheel-Drive 8-Speed Transmission? Get the results, specs, and photos at Car and Driver. We compare the 6-speed automatic transmission found in the 2016 Pilot LX, EX and EX-L to the 9-speed that comes in the Touring and the Elite. However, I love my 6 speed manual as well. What does it mean for a car to have a 6 speed shiftable automatic transmission? Not comparisons between engine/trans Hey, I found a 2016 SLT Sierra for $38,900 new, only thing is it has the 6 speed transmission.