It’s not easy to find new cars with a manual transmission anymore. These vehicles are a dying breed, but some automakers are still hanging in there. Here’s the complete list of new vehicles that come with a stick shift in 2023. Let us know if we missed any.
2023 Cars With a Manual Transmission
That’s right fans! The Integra is back. This compact hatchback comes with an available six-speed manual to go with the 200-horsepower turbo-four.
There’s a new M2 scheduled for release with a 453-horsepower twin-turbo inline-six and a manual transmission.
Both the BMW M3 and M4 offer a manual gearbox. Both also include a 473-horsepower twin-turbo inline-six to offer plenty of fun.
There’s a manual option in the Cooper, Cooper S and Cooper Clubman. We are still waiting on the manual to be offered in the 302-horsepower John Cooper Works model.
Cadillac CT4-V Blackwing
If you have $60k to throw around, you may be interested in this 472-horsepower sports sedan with a six-speed manual transmission.
You may not be able to get the Corvette with a manual gearbox, but the Camaro still has one. There’s a six-speed manual available with more engine options, including the Zl1 with it’s 6.2L supercharged V8.
The American automaker wasn’t going to shrink away from the muscle car competition. It comes with an available manual gearbox on many variants, including the SRT Hellcat with its 6.2L V8 engine.
Joining the American muscle cars is the Ford Mustang. However, there’s no Shelby GT350 anymore and the Shelby GT500 can only be purchased with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic. If you want something more tame, you can pair it with a six-speed manual.
This Japanese automaker has left the manual option in the 2023 Civic, but only on select trims. With the sedan, you’ll only find it with the Civic Si paired to the 200-horsepower turbocharged engine.
The Elantra N Line no longer has a manual option, but the Elantra N does. It comes with a six-speed manual to go with the 276-horsepower 2.0L turbo-four.
Grab a new Forte sedan in the GT form and you get a stick shift. This sedan is a lot of fun to drive with the 201-horsepower 1.6L turbo-four.
You can’t get a stick shift with the sedan variant, but it’s still available in the hatchback. The six-speed manual comes standard with the Premium trim and FWD. It’s a great match to the 186-horszepower 2.5L four-cylinder.
Mazda MX-5 Miata
You can count on the MX-5 Miata to still be a RWD sports car with a stick shift. It can be found whether you choose a cloth roof or power-folding hardtop.
The Versa sedan is still one of the best budget-friendly options and it comes with a five-speed manual. However, this stick shift is only available on the base S.
The Z is brand-new for 2023. It replaces the old 370Z and comes with a 400-horsepower 3.0L twin-turbo V6 paired to a six-speed manual.
Porsche 718 Boxster and Cayman
Put your money together and get the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS or any variation of the 718 Cayman coupe or 718 Boxster converter and you’ll get a manual transmission.
The Porsche 911 may end being the last car to hold out. It’s still available with a stick shift.
This RWD sports car may have a flat-four engine, but it comes with an available six-speed manual gearbox.
You can still find an Impreza with a stick shift. The five-speed manual is only available with the base trim though.
Choose the top trim level, the WRX GT, and you’ll miss out on the six-speed manual available with the rest of the lineup.
Toyota GR Corolla
The standard Corolla doesn’t have a manual in 2023, but the GR does. This hatchback comes with a 300-horsepower turbo-three, AWD and a six-speed manual.
The GR86 was co-created with Subaru, so it closely matches the BRZ with its six-speed manual gearbox.
There was once a time the Supra didn’t offer a manual gearbox, but those days are over. Now you can choose a six-speed manual.
Choose a new Jetta in the S or Sport variant and you can choose the six-speed manual gearbox. There’s also the GLI available if you want something that’s more fun to drive.
Choosing a New Car With a Manual Transmission
While there may be many automakers that don’t offer a manual transmission at all, you still have plenty of options. In fact, some companies (like Toyota) offer several vehicles with a manual gearbox. Which car would you choose?