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My 1.3 AWD seems to shift pretty late. I usually keep the car in sport mode, and drive it in what I consider a normal manner.
I see shift points up to and past 4000 RPM. Is this a normal shift point for this car?
Maybe 3 cylinders like the higher revs.
 

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Yes, that's what I see also. especially if i let off the gas, it likes to sit at that higher rpm before downshifting.... So i would say this is normal based on my experience of running sport mode. And i generally run sport because i like the tighter steering wheel.
 

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Sport mode has higher shift points and less steering assist which to me feels much better. The 1.3T being a 3 cylinder needs to operate at higher rpms than most engines in order to stay in the power band where most of the hp/tq is available. You almost have to look at the Trailblazer engine as being similar to a motorcycle engine where high rpms are needed for power.
 
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