How often do you use Sport Mode?

  1. Angela1256

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    I use it if I need to pass a car on the freeway. I call it slingshot mode lmao
     
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    I actually love using the Sports mode, as it reduces the lag in acceleration. Personally, I find it most useful when i have to make a left turn at stop sign intersection. Makes crossing that intersection quickly, utilizing that small gap in the traffic, really really possible.
    Now when it comes to fun, I love slipping into sports mode, turning off eco and the AC, to shoot by the pompous drivers, just to see their facial expression in my rearview mirror lol.
     
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    Letting your fluids get to operating temperature is very necessary especially in cold weather
     
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    Mostly for curves and merging lanes. Just to get that tiny boost to get ahead of another car.
     
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    Sport Mode is for sport people; "You go Girl". Live while you're alive, you have the right idea.
     
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    #21 ZombieJerky, Oct 17, 2016
    Last edited: Oct 18, 2016
    I've experimented with it a bit. Someone described it pretty well above by stating it keeps your RPMs higher.

    This is an edit because I'm an idiot... RPMs tend to stay about 1k higher, which seems to be at cruising speeds. The prior things I stated were wrong, I feel stupid posting it ... Hahaha. But the rest of this post seems true...

    What I noticed about CVT (this being my first one) is that the RPMs have to spin up a bit before any real acceleration engages, you will notice a bit of a lag from when you press the peddle to when the car actually lunges forward. As far as I can tell, that shortens that lag a bit by keeping the RPMs higher, what seem like, most of the time. Of course maintaining higher RPMS is going to use up more gas.

    So all this is just personal experience with this car over the last 3 months. I have owned over 12 cars over my 32 years of driving, and this is personal experience. So like anything I say... grain of salt.:spaz:

    Oh, and since I probably will never have a chance to use it. Here is a dancing emoticon... :dance:
     
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    This is off topic slightly but I had a crv as a loaner while my civic was in the shop and they had a button on the shifter to go into sport mode! Which was muuuuch more convenient!
     
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    Tbh more than I'd like to admit
     
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    LOL hilarious my wife and I call it Savage mode.
     
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    I use it on hills, to keep the car slower going downhill or for better acceleration going uphill.
     
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    #27 89civic, May 28, 2019
    Last edited: May 28, 2019
    I use S occasionally on hills, L almost never..
     
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    Can I shift S while the car is in movement in D? Will it damage anything?
     
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    If I start from a stop and feel "adventurous" I do L > S > D.

    I am in a CVT and the shifter just moves forward if I start it at L, all the way up to N so I assume that's how it is supposed to be used, right?
     
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    I don't use it like that. I just use S if I'm going slow up a hill or from a stop
     
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