It's funny, the only manuals I've ever driven have been Jeeps. I learned to drive on my dad's manual Cherokee 16 years ago, had autos for 15 years after that, then bought my current manual Jeep. That's it.
So, when people ask if I can drive a "manual," I pause for a moment and can only tell them, "Well, I think so. I can drive a Jeep."
The Jeep manual transmissions are, as I understand it, pretty sensitive to cold weather. When it's cold, shifting feels pretty crunchy. This is even mentioned in the owners manual. However, there may be a PCM issue at least for 2010s that may in part fix this (see here