Originally Posted by minuccims
Interesting, the 2.5 GT bumps up the idle 150-200 RMPs when the AC is in demand. No issues at all like the ones reported on the 2.5i. Too bad there is no AP; idle adjustment is one of several tweaks....
The a/c kicking on/off is completely non-detectible on my 2012 2.5i CVT. Absolutely no idle speed change, no vibs, etc. I can't even feel a power loss, but I'm typically the only one in it. You'd probably feel it with a cabin full of people.
This is one of the few vehicles I've owned where you cant feel/hear an idle change when the compressor kicks in. The engine doesn't struggle either.