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Old 02-29-2020, 07:00 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Longevity could be the motivation behind this. Which is not to say a CVT could not be built that would last virtually forever with DFCO, but rather that it's added wear to the one component most likely to send a car to a junkyard, and people are cost-sensitive both at purchase and during repairs.
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