I've never noticed more than half a second to a second delay. If you step on the gas pedal while it's shifting it doesn't do anything of course.
Originally Posted by averagewhiteboy
Agreed. I have no issue with it being an auto, but the cvt is a bit of a pain. I'd rather get a few less mpg and have a better powerband..
Then trade it in. No one told you that you have to buy the CVT. It's your responsibility to test drive a car and pay attention to characteristics before your purchase, not Subaru's.