Originally Posted by ticamihai2003
One other thing though. I am no expert and I may be wrong, but aren't service costs more expensive for automatic cars compared to manual ones?
Probably it is the other way around! In a car with a manual transmission you need to change the clutch at some point. In an auto box you do not have to do anything (well, apart maybe from an oil change of the box after 100k kms, but that is advised for the manual as well).