every one beats up the four cylinders....
Its great for gas mileage, and has less parts that can break. Plus, the difference in speed of a 318 stick VS a 325 auto isnt much.
<span style='color:gray'><span style='font-family:Courier'>1995 e36 3 Series RIP
1999 e46 3 Series BURN IN HELL
2000 MR-S Roadster= Current</span></span>