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1st review after a 1400 mile trip
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By Barbara
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2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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The seat is not the most comfortable, ended up buying a gel pad


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Nothing to Dislike
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By Allen
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2018 Subaru Forester 2.0XT Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.0L 4cyl Turbo CVT)


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The Turbo makes the car. Its just a plain beast. The visibility of the car is superior. It is extremely quiet. The sunroof is huge. The fit and finish is excellent. Really no equal to Subaru's Symmetrical AWD. Handling is excellent. With conservative driving it yields 30+ mph on the highway and 26 in suburban driving. The infotainment system needs Carplay. V oice commands are not top notch. Just can't say enough about the vehicle. I love the CVT


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Love my Forester
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By JJ
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2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Limited 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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If it were not for the transmission, this would be a solid 5 stars.


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CVT transmisson not smooth
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By Dick M
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2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Premium 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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I originally wanted a manual, which was not available in my area, so I got the CVT automatic. The transmission downshifts when encountering the slightest uphill grade and, like most inexpensive automatics, revs too mush before shifting in some circumstances. The "CVT" is not actually a continuously variable transmission, since it shifts to pre-set ratios, rather than true continuously variable ratios.


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Forester Fantabulous
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By TOM
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2018 Subaru Forester 2.5i Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl CVT)


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you will drive carefree as Subaru really knows how to build cars


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