Our 2013 Outback is our 4th new Subaru. (And possibly our last! I hope Subaru is reading this!) Like 3 of our 4 previous Sooby's this one is now over 100K miles and is my wife's delight. Not so much myself. I miss the normally aspirated boxer 6 of our last Outback Sedan. I have logged several million miles with turbo diesels but I don't want a turbo in my family car. I also miss the much quieter conventional automatic transmission of that car. Between the CVT and poor soundproofing the cabin noise level makes this car undesirable for touring. Further, the nanny idiot mentality responsible for the unlikable "safety" traits of the Onyx, have made the navigation system unusable to the point where it was a total waste of money. The idea that they refuse to consider the possibility of a passenger/ navigator using the GPS while traveling is inane. The same seat switch that harasses the passenger into using a seatbelt could trigger the GPS to allow this. So while my wife who does most of the driving I am using the Garmin GPS suffering it's annoying wires but getting where I want to go by the route I choose. So to the Subaru engineers that might happen to read this--My wife and I generally prefer to tour in my much quieter Ram with it's hemi and 8-speed. So my wife and I are looking for an SUV with a V-6 and multi-speed automatic.
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