Do you have a "manual transmission" filter for a used car search?

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Asked by chriscaro Aug 16, 2020 at 12:18 PM

Question type: Shopping & Pricing

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Where is that option located? I can't find it in the filter choices for Used Cars.

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There is no transmission option listed in the filter options.

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I have reloaded the page, started a new search, and I have confirmed that there is definitely NOT a transmission filter. I went to the main page, searched for body style convertible, and looked at all filters and there is no transmission filter.

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I looked 5 minutes ago and it was there. It might be possible that the car you are looking for did not have a manual transmission option.

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Sorry, to be specific, I have applied only one filter, body style. There are zero other filters I applied to reproduce this issue.

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The website search is clearly broken or programmed incorrectly. Here is proof that the filter does not exist in certain searches. To made this search, all I did is go to Cargurus.com, click on "body style", select "Convertible" and search. No transmission filter. If I specifically look for a Mazda Miata for example (a convertible) it shows the transmission filter. This is a bug that the website developers need to fix.

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Try searching for specific models. I think the transmission filter will show up. For some reason CG's has the filters display differently for different search types.

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That seems awful IMO. I personally search by cars based on what features they have, not based on a specific model. If I can't search ALL cars based on ALL filters, then the website is useless for my searches. I will move back to Autotrader or cars.com then. Thanks for the replies though.

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Agree with Micheal. They have programmed it in such a way that the transmission filter does not show up when searching by body style. GREAT! Get your product together!

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I've even searched for a Chevrolet S10. Can't filter transmission.

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It's a flaw, filter only appears in some searches. You can try to force it my hacking the URL. In the URL after the zip code and before an ampersand "&", insert this text: &transmission=M

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