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I was seriously contemplating purchasing a 2019 Forester Sport but got talked out of it by my wife. I'm now looking to buy used, either a 2017 or 2018. I'm torn between the Limited vs Touring. What made you buy a Limited vs a Touring and vice versa. What swayed you when you made your decision? Were there things you could live without and why? Is Eyesight worth it? I am finding that on the Limited without Eyesight is a good amount less than with it.
 

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I did not want Push-to-Start so that ruled out the Touring for me. Ladies love the feature because they never have to rummage through their purse looking for a key. I get that. On the other hand, as a guy, what do you do with the fob? If I put it in my back pocket it pokes me in the butt. If I put it in my front pocket it usually falls out and goes down between the seat and console where I skin my knuckles up trying to fish it out. If I lay the fob on the console it rattles. Just give me a damn place to put the fob where I always know where it is, like a key hole!

And there are safety issues with Push-to-Start as well. There have been more deaths from Push-to-Start than from Takata air bag explosions:

https://chicago.suntimes.com/2019/3...itions-and-death-by-carbon-monoxide-poisoning

https://www.usatoday.com/story/mone...death-exploding-bag-arizona-crash/3317448002/

The Touring also comes with larger wheels - meaning more expensive tires that don't ride as well and are more susceptible to blowouts.

For the above reasons I bought a 2018 Limited, not to mention saving a little coin.
 
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