Originally Posted by Jakesnake113
Ive got the 2.0i 5door and i took it on a trip this weekend. I discovered with 3 passengers and 2 bikes on back i wasnt able to make it up the bigger hills in 5th gear going 70 mph. Would it be unwise to downshift to 4th a rev it at 4,000 rpm for a few minutes?
I wouldn't let rpms scare you, as long as your not pushing it to the red line. 5th is so high up you really have no choice in situations like this