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Why I hate some electronic shifters

No, they're not all terrible, but some of these fancy gear selectors certainly are.

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Craig Cole

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Electronic Shifters
1 of 11 Hyundai

The new Hyundai Sonata offers a push-button shifter. 

Electronic Shifters
2 of 11 Cadillac

The electronic gear selector in the new Cadillac Escalade looks like an old cell phone. 

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3 of 11 Ben Sanders/Roadshow

Some BMW shifters are unnecessarily confusing. 

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4 of 11 GMC

In some of its models, GMC uses a series of buttons and rockers to changes gears.

Electronic Shifters
5 of 11 Honda

Honda's latest shifter design is relatively easy to use. 

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6 of 11 Lincoln

Lincoln's push-button gear selector is one of my favorites. 

Electronic Shifters
7 of 11 Porsche

Some Porsches come with little nubbins that serve as the shifter. 

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8 of 11 Kia

The Kia Stinger has a strangely designed electronic gear selector.

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9 of 11 Ram

Some FCA products have a rotary knob for changing gears. 

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10 of 11 Volvo

Volvo's electronic shifter requires you to double click to select the gear you want.

Electronic Shifters
11 of 11 Ben Sanders/Honda/Roadshow

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