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Old 12-05-2012, 08:08 AM   #28
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2014 Forester XT


Originally Posted by Plasmabluewrx View Post
After I saw the 14' XT I am debating trading my 12' WRX in on one. I think they look great and with the new 2.0turbo they make 250 stock. It remains to be seen what kind of performance lies in wait on the new motor in XT trim but I'm thinking it'll make 300whp pretty easily. Some wheels and suspension and I bet that 2014 will be a great DD/family hauler.
I'm seriously considering trading my 12 WRX for the 14 XT too. I love my WRX, but lately been wanting more ground clearance and interior space for offroad adventures.

All I have ever driven are manuals, but averaging 30k miles per year of driving I'm getting pretty tired of shifting and I actually like the sounds of how the CVT performs in the new Forester. Also the increased MPG would be a definite plus.

Reliability on a first year redesign model has me a little worried though, but then again all of the ringland failures on the current gen WRX have me pretty paranoid already lol..
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