Subaru Tribeca

Subaru Tribeca

About Subaru Tribeca

For brand loyalists, perhaps the most important thing about the 2014 Subaru Tribeca is that it’s a Subaru. As the automaker's largest and most expensive vehicle, the 7-passenger Tribeca SUV offers families who have outgrown their Outback or Forester a way to move up. The Tribeca is notable for its standard 6-cylinder boxer engine and sophisticated all-wheel-drive (AWD) system, which enable this 3-row SUV to be a tenacious handler in slick and snowy conditions. However, the aging Tribeca trails rivals such as the Nissan Pathfinder, Chevrolet Traverse and Hyundai Santa Fe in technology, fuel economy and feature availability while still commanding a nearly $35,000 starting price.

2014 Subaru Tribeca
What's new for 2014?
2014 Subaru Tribeca

The only change of note for the 2014 Subaru Tribeca is that the moonroof and small 3.5-inch rear-camera display that had previously been bundled into a package are now standard.

2013 Subaru Tribeca
What's new for 2013?
2013 Subaru Tribeca

For 2013, the Subaru Tribeca is offered only in Limited trim, and a new brake override system is added this year. The system cuts engine power when both the brake and accelerator are depressed at the same time.

2012 Subaru Tribeca
What's new for 2012?
2012 Subaru Tribeca

Other than a revised head-restraint design, the Subaru Tribeca sees no major changes for 2012.

2011 Subaru Tribeca
What's new for 2011?
2011 Subaru Tribeca

The Subaru Tribeca sees no major changes for 2011.

2010 Subaru Tribeca
What's new for 2010?
2010 Subaru Tribeca

For 2010, the five-passenger model is dropped from the lineup, while heated seats and a new rear air conditioning unit are made standard on all models. Limited and Touring trims receive a new 385-watt harman/kardon 10-speaker audio system, with Touring trims additionally receiving HID headlamps, a power moonroof, a rear backup camera and seven-spoke alloy wheels.

2009 Subaru Tribeca
What's new for 2009?
2009 Subaru Tribeca

There are no major changes for the 2009 Subaru Tribeca.

2008 Subaru Tribeca
What's new for 2008?
2008 Subaru Tribeca

The 2008 Subaru Tribeca receives a major front-end redesign, with a new grille and headlamp treatment, new front fenders and a new bumper. A larger 3.6-liter engine replaces the previous 3.0-liter unit, producing more horsepower without affecting fuel economy.

Consumer Reviews

Love It!

By on Wednesday, February 27, 2008

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

"I've had my Tribeca for almost a year now and I still love driving it! I have the tow package and the trany coolers, and have towed a Jeep Cherokee out of a ditch. So it does have plenty of power. I drove from Eugene, OR to Bend, OR through a snow storm and had no problems slipping at all (no chains or studded tires), and I was driving much faster than anyone else on the road. I highly recommend the Tribeca. My only complaint is from my passengers about the hard and uncomfortable back seat."

4 people out of 4 found this review helpful

Love it

By on Monday, December 19, 2011

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 145,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
9/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Comfort, safety, good for towing, roomy"

Cons: "none"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"I am reaching the point of trading but I love this car. It is comfortable for long drives and has good lumbar support. Go for it. Only problem...not a guzzler but not economical either"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

love this car, rides great, gets around in snow

By on Monday, November 28, 2011

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 83,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "my husband loves the sports shifting/auto transmis"

Cons: "none"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"love it, gets around in snow and ice without chains,(tires are siped) very quiet when on the road, love the duel cllimate control,electric heated seats,electric windows, electric moon roof, we have never had any trouble with this car, 3rd row seating is great when we have all the grandkids!"

3 people out of 3 found this review helpful

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