Mr Cholmondeley-Warner wrote:My new Skoda seems to think the ideal engine speed (admittedly it's a diesel) is about 1150 rpm. The engine doesn't feel happy at that speed, and, of course, there's little to no acceleration available, so I'm learning to ignore the shift indicator too. But it keeps nagging ...!
I bet it isnt as big an indicator as the one in my car - it's about 3/4 inch high
and never tells me to change down... how I ever manage to start off again once stopped in 6th is beyond me