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  1. Decelaration, Hard "Down-Shifting"? 2016 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited - 94500 miles

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hey guys, bought my Outback with 90600 miles on it and I've been loving it. Great car for my commute, drive very conservatively and have calculated up to 32 mpg (by trip gauge/gallons, not dash fuel economy). Something I've been noticing lately is that upon deceleration, sometimes frequently...
  2. Love the CVT, hate the "fake shifting"

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Any indication they will phase this programming out? It really degrades the drivability of the vehicle. My daughter recently bought a '06 Murano with a CVT - smooth as can be - no fake shifting, no hunting for a ratio, just the right RPMs to provide the right power to the wheels like a CVT...