JustBobF wrote:>>>When you drive an automatic w/floor mounted shifter, when you go from P to D, which direction do you move the shifter? Same question for when you're in D or N and you want to go to R.
The other shifters probably start with Park in the forward position. The Leaf starts with Park off to the Right. There are only two possible forward and back positions on the Leaf from the Park or Neutral positions. I think this makes the Leaf shifter fundamentally different from the others, I think.
But, it is not for us to decide, that is for Nissan. I just hope they see these posts and conduct a feasibility and blink-test study and see what most people do when they get in the car for the first time.
Again, what's the behavior on a floor mounted automatic when starting from P then going to D? What about from D or N to R?
And again, please name currently sold in the US light vehicles and their sales figures w/the behavior you desire.
As I cited in the other thread, there have been more than 3 million Priuses sold already and almost all of them have the same shifter behavior as the Leaf. The only ones that don't were the steering column shifter mounted NHW10 (JDM only that sold in tiny numbers) and NHW11 (the 1st gen we got in the US, sold in tiny numbers compared to all the ones that followed: NHW20, ZVW30 (current gen), ZVW41 Prius v wagon, etc.)