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Old 12-01-2018, 03:40 PM   #1
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Just copped a Premium for the wife and we both love it.

I see a lot of people complain about the CVT. To be honest, I like the CVT and the issues people have with it donít bother me. That might be due to the fact we just traded in my wifeís Maxima and we both hated that car and CVT.
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Old 01-22-2019, 04:08 PM   #2
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I'm thinking about getting an Ascent for my wife as well. Can you give some more impressions of how the CVT feels after owning it for the past two months?
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Old 01-22-2019, 04:10 PM   #3
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Congrats on the beautiful new Ascent!
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Old 01-24-2019, 04:02 PM   #4
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Nice and geez not sure why I have not ventured to this part of the forums. We got my wife into a limited back in late September. I can tell you for the CVT it is not bad. I know about Maxima CVTs since my sis has a 2011. It just feels weird but the Ascent doesn't feel that way.

Also, it takes me a minute to adjust since I go from a loud STI to a pleasant ride in the Ascent.
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Old 01-25-2019, 01:38 AM   #5
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Well... Subaru uses a metal band style CVT. As far as I know, Nissan uses a non-metal band in their CVT...
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Old 02-02-2019, 07:00 PM   #6
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I'm thinking about getting an Ascent for my wife as well. Can you give some more impressions of how the CVT feels after owning it for the past two months?


The CVT isnít bad, like stated, and much better than Nissanís CVTs. I still enjoy driving the car. Fuel economy isnít bad either, but itís a turbo, and we know how that can lead to a heavy foot.

I have started to notice how it will stay in a ďlower gearĒ at times, keeping the rpms up, when itís not needed. The annoyance of it is all me because I pay attention to things like that. My wife doesnít even notice. But other than that, no other issue.
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