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or 2.5L engine
Yes, that was introduced in 2021 on the Sport model and in 2022 on the Limited model as well - both are CVT only. Only the Base and Premium models are available with an MT.
 

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Just to clarify, the 2.5 was introduced for both the Sport and Limited trim levels beginning in the 2021 model year.
 

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Just to clarify, the 2.5 was introduced for both the S[p]ort and Limited trim levels beginning in the 2021 model year.
I stand corrected. (y)
 

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I believe direct injection was introduced in 2020 which improved fuel economy a bit.
Direct injection was introduced in 2018 but I would not consider it an improvement since DI engines are prone to carbon buildup on the intake valves.
 

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Direct injection was introduced in 2018 but I would not consider it an improvement since DI engines are prone to carbon buildup on the intake valves.
This is what I have heard. Although I don't know anybody who has had a problem with this yet. I'm sure the shelves of your local auto store are filled with plenty of snake oil remedies for this.
 

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The auto climate control and the auto start/stop was added in 2020. So basically 2019 is the best year there will ever be.
 

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don't test drive a 2.5L or you'll be a CVT convert :cool:
NEVER! I will say, if you want a manual... Then 2019 is the best year there will ever be. If you are getting the cvt then it doesn't really matter because you probably also want the auto climate control and fancy things that I don't want. The 2.0 is just fine for the trek though. I'll get an sti or another bugeye for speed.
 

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NEVER! I will say, if you want a manual... Then 2019 is the best year there will ever be. If you are getting the cvt then it doesn't really matter because you probably also want the auto climate control and fancy things that I don't want. The 2.0 is just fine for the trek though. I'll get an sti or another bugeye for speed.
I have a 2020 manual. No auto start/stop on mine. While I'm not crazy about the auto climate control, it's no big deal to disable the auto portion of it. Just adjusting an item disables auto for that item. The only item I leave on auto is the fan speed - that's nice in the wintertime as it won't ramp up speed until the engine is warm.
 
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