Every Manual Transmission Available Today 2017 Edition

It’s that time again for the state of the left foot union address [insert Make America Shift Again joke here]. Surprisingly, there is little change in the number of manual transmissions being offered this year. In fact, we may witness the death of the sedan at the hands of the omnipresent crossover before manual transmissions disappear form option lists everywhere.

First up is the list of sedans and hatchbacks. It’s still pretty common to opt for a 5 or 6 speed on a compact/sub compact, though usually in some sort of base trim. Note; the Focus ST/RS and Subaru STI only come in manual.


Chevrolet Spark
Chevrolet Sonic
Chevrolet Cruze
Dodge Dart (soon to die)
Fiat/Abarth 500
Ford Fiesta/ST
Ford Focus/ST/RS
Honda CR-Z (soon to die)
Honda Fit
Honda Civic
Honda Accord
Hyundai Veloster
Hyundai Accent
Hyundai Elantra/GT
Kia Rio
Kia Forte
Kia Soul
Mazda 3
Mazda 6
Mini All Models
Mitsubishi Mirage
Mitsubishi Lancer (soon to die)
Nissan Versa/Versa Note
Nissan Sentra
Smart ForTwo
Subaru Impreza/WRX/STI
Toyota Yaris
Toyota iA
Toytoa Corolla/iM
VW Beetle
VW Jetta

You can still apparently buy a base sub compact fwd crossover with a manual (I’m not really sure why you want to though). Likewise GM and Nissan have work trucks with manuals. Just like years past Jeep, Subaru, and Toyota are the only ones who will sell you 4wd with a clutch.

Fiat 500X (fwd)
Honda HR-V (fwd)
Jeep Renegade
Jeep Patriot (soon to die)
Jeep Compass
Jeep Wrangler
Mazda CX-5 (fwd)
Mitsubishi Oulander Sport (fwd)
Nissan Juke Nismo (fwd)
Subaru Crosstrek
Subaru Forester


Chevrolet Colorado (4 cyl 2wd)
Dodge Ram (Cummins)
Nissan Frontier (4 cyl 2wd)
Toyota Tacoma


Audi was pretty proud of themselves for selling the only awd manual sports/luxury sedan, interestingly that’s the only trim you can get a manual A4. BMW continues to be well represented, but don’t expect to see the M5/M6 on the list next year.

Audi A4
Audi A5
BMW 2 Series/M2
BMW 3/4 Series/M3/M4
Cadillac ATS/ATS-V
Chevrolet Super Sport (soon to die)


Aston Martin Vantage
Chevrolet Camaro
Chevrolet Corvette
Dodge Challenger (8 cyl)
Dodge Viper (soon to die)
Fiat 124 Spider
Ford Mustang/GT350
Jaguar F Type (6cyl rwd)
Mazda MX5 Miata
Nissan 370Z
Porsche 718 Cayman/Boxster
Porsche 911
Subaru BRZ
Toyota 86

As I mentioned early not many fell off this year, but you’ll note the number of cars that will be gone next year (Dart, Lancer, Viper, SS, Patriot). So it seems not just manuals are dying, but the cars that have manuals are dying. No doubt removed from model line ups to make room for roly poly family trucksters.


Buick Verano
Fiat 500L
Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Nissan Frontier Pro X
Scion tC

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