Chrysler 2007 300 SRT8 Automobile User Manual

An UPSHIFT message will appear in the Electronic
Vehicle Information Center (EVIC) portion of the in-
strument cluster when using Autostick. This message
appears in order to alert the driver to upshift to the
next gear. The UPSHIFT message will display while
operating the vehicle at higher engine revolutions-per-
minute (RPM).
You can shift in or out of the Autostickmode at any time
without taking your foot off the accelerator pedal. When
you wish to engage Autostick, simply move the selector
lever to the Right (D+) or Left (D-) while in the D (Drive)
position. The transmission will remain in the current gear
until an upshift or downshift is chosen. When you wish
to disengage Autostick, hold the selector lever to the
right for at least one second. The transmission will now
operate automatically, shifting between the five available
Autostick General Information
You can start out in first or second gear. The system
will ignore attempts to upshift at too low of a vehicle
The transmission will automatically downshift to first
gear when coming to a stop.
Starting out in second gear is helpful in snowy or icy
Avoid using speed control when Autostick is en-
The transmission will not automatically shift up when
maximum engine speed is reached while Autostickis
Transmission shifting will be more noticeable when
Autostick is engaged.