I traded a Cadillac CTS and the Outback drives and feels better on the road than the Cadillac. I love the CVT as there is no shift at all.
Ride, feel on the road. 2.5 has plenty of pick-up and low to mid 30's highway MPG. Recent 200 mile interstate MPG 34.2. City MPG 22
NAV and audio system. It is not changeable while driving. Subaru will not let you change destinations or search Points of Interest while in motion. You have to pull over and stop. The same thing with the audio system. You can't change play lists on the iPod until you pull over Buy without NAV.
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