Hello. I am new to this forum. I joined about six weeks ago and this my first post. I found this forum after I traded my 2009 Toyota Rav 4 Sports AWD in for a new 2015 Nissan Rouge SV on April 13, 2016. I was a very active poster on the Toyota Rav4 forum, and I wanted something similar and googled brought me to this group. I liked my Rav but it was approaching almost 100,000 miles and was due for major maintenance and new tires. My local Toyota dealer put it in my head that I needed to upgrade to a new 2016 Rav4. However, the numbers were not working in my favor due to the Toyota Rav4 being significantly more expensive than competing vehicles. I heard some good things bout the Rouge and saw that my local dealer had some left over 2015's. I had intended only to test drive a Rouge for comparison. After driving a 2015 Rouge SV AWD and going over some financing, I ended up trading my Rav4 in that night and drove home in a new Rouge for significantly less than what an equivalently equipped 2016 or even a pre-owned 2015 RAV would have cost me. I miss the moon roof and trucklike appearance of the RAV, however, I am enjoying all the cool features of the Rouge that my RAV did not have and was only offered on the premium 2016 RAV including such as the backup camera, push button start, hill decent and assistance, the trace control. and more. My wife likes the smoother ride of the Rouge over the Rav. The CVT makes me a little nervous. I remember Saturn using a similar VTI and was a nightmare for owners due to premature failures. However, I trust that engineers all the kinks worked out on these type of transmissions worked out and I will just as good service as I wold have with the traditional automatic that is still offered in the RAV. I have also noticed that I am getting less than 20 mpg and I was hoping for a little better than that. I average 20 miles per day in the city and rarely driving above 45. I am hoping to take it on a road trip soon, to see how it does on the highway. What is the best mode to keep it in while driving around town to get the best city mpg? ECO, normal, Overdrive on or off? I do wish the switch for the eco and sport would have been located on the shifter console but the current location is kind of cool too with the bank of switches on the dash.