New Forester is tighter and way more fun to drive with the improved acceleration.
The stereo is much improved over the old Forester and the large sunroof is a plus. The new look nose looks much better.
Bring back the door armrest and the top of the center armrest storage spaces. The wife was very disappointed to lose these features (where does my lipstick go?). The front cupholders were better before, they could hold almost any size cup. Also they should be more forward, easier to reach.