Originally Posted by MurderedBeemer
mdx shouldn't let you shift in "d" if its the latest model? I recently drove my friends and it required putting it in "s" to use the paddles. On the 335i you can shift in "d" although at a certain point it goes back to automatic, probably if you forget to downshift of something.
Yes, I had one as a loaner and you can indeed use the paddles while in D mode.