Originally Posted by BajaGuy68
Best Wishes with your new Mazda!
I am not thrilled with the CVT in my Impreza either. This is my fifth Subaru and I love the brand and the all wheel drive. However, if Subaru doesn't offer a regular tranny in future models, they may lose another customer as well. A nice eight speed auto would be awesome!
8 speed transmissions are for high hp, high torque, expensive cars. I don't know what the hell you're thinking asking for it in $17000 family budget sedan.