Ever since I got my car I have been downshifting by skipping gears.

For example if I want to pass on the highway I go straight from 5th to 3rd and rev match accordingly. I do this instead of going from 5th to 4th to 3rd. Mostly because I don’t have the time to shift that quickly when making a maneuver.


Am I increasing wear on the car? If so how much and how significantly compared to downshifting normally .  

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