The Subaru Tribeca is an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick. Subaru is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Tribeca vehicles manufactured November 16, 2004, to January 27, 2014. The engine likes to rev, and the transmission is tuned for smooth shifts, so while the Tribeca hardly outperforms punchier six-cylinder rivals like the Nissan Murano or Ford Edge, it's engaging to drive. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Inside, the second-row bench slides fore and aft and adjusts for rake, so it's easy for adults to get comfortable; but they'll also have to balance precious legroom with the third row.
No price or feature change except a Brake override system has been added, and Venetian Red replaces ruby red. A curvy, overtly futuristic read, already feeling dated cockpit-like interior of the original model remains; it's a handsome setup in the details, and its ambient lighting is especially extensive. With both the second and third row folded, the Tribeca can handle 74. There are three trim levels--from the bottom up, Premium, Limited, and Touring--and all come standard with 18-inch alloy wheels, power adjustable and heated front seats, fog lights, and of course that third-row seat as well. The Limited model is available with a moonroof package which includes roof rails, sunroof and rear view camera in addition to other exterior features found in the Premium. That's the idea, but in reality it's hard to see why to choose the 2012 Subaru Tribeca over the Outback if they're beside one another at the dealership. Like the rest of the Tribeca, that look is now somewhat dated.
The highway mileage especially is now below the best in the class, and while mid-size crossovers with six-cylinder engines and all-wheel drive are never going to match the fuel economy of compact crossovers, the Tribeca is now below average in gas mileage. Interim notification was mailed March 4, 2016. Brakes have adequate stopping control, but pedal action is somewhat spongy and non-linear. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. The current itineration of the Subaru Tribeca was first released in 2008 and since then Subaru has made no significant changes to its only three-row crossover, instead opting to update its more appreciated stablemates. Be that as it may, the love-it-or-hate-it styling more of the latter, frankly was dumped after only two years, and the 2008 restyle is now in its fifth year.
It also includes anti-lock brakes and various other electronic safety systems, and six airbags. But some might find a bit too much matte-metallic trim, and away from the instrument panel the interior feels nice but unremarkable. Engine type H-6 Interior cargo length 74. The only drawback for taller drivers is that the curved instrument panel restricts knee space, which could get uncomfortable on longer trips. Safety Standard safety features of note on the Subaru Tribeca include active front head restraints, front-seat side-impact air bags, and side curtain air bags. If after this is performed the hood latch does not operate properly, it will be replaced with a new current style part. Exterior This 7-passenger midsize crossover is available in 3 trim levels: Premium, Limited and Touring.
The Tribeca offers seating for seven passengers and 8. This cargo space beats that of Subaru Outback wagon. All-wheel drive S Chrome tailpipe S Mode select transmission S Engine oil cooler S 130-amp. With fewer than 10 models, Subaru isn't one of the heavyweights in the U. If after this is performed the hood latch does not operate properly, it will be replaced with a new current style part.
From the outside, the 2012 Subaru Tribeca may be the blandest, most anonymous mid-size crossover wagon on the market. Due to a possible malfunction of the hood safety system and hood lock system, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving. Owners will benefit from the 3-year or 36,000 miles limited warranty, in addition to the 5-year or 60,000 mile engine warranty. It's hardly an off-roader, but it should provide good all-weather performance. New: all 2014s have a standard moonroof, back-up camera displays in rear view mirror or optional navigation screen , black roof rails, auto dimming rear view mirror with compass. For the 2012 model year, Subaru has made no exterior changes to the Tribeca crossover. The interior is more distinctive, though, with a curvacious and futuristic dash panel sweeping down into the console to make a pair of cockpits for the front passengers.
Conventional oil may be used if replenishment is needed, but it should be changed to synthetic oil at the next oil change. The ride of the 2012 Tribeca is smooth and controlled, though on the firm side, and noise suppression is good if no longer class-leading. Interim notification was mailed March 4, 2016. No doubt Subaru is a working on one, perhaps with Toyota who has a number of suitable vehicles from the Toyota and Lexus luneup. Recall Date 2018-01-09 Description Subaru of America, Inc. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.
The Tribeca is fitted with standard heated and power adjustable front seats, although a customer can go for the optional leather upholstery and 2-position driver's seat memory. For 2012, Subaru has redesigned the head restraints; side-impact airbags for the front seats and side curtain airbags for first- and second-row passengers but not for third-row passengers remain standard. Interior The Subaru Tribeca has a stylish cabin that is well equipped, with its attractive curvy dash design. Line remains exactly the same with Premium, Limited, Touring models. The 7 passenger is better as a 5+2. This engine is connected to a standard 5-speed automatic transmission with manual shift function. Roof Rails are now an option on the mid-range Premium model, std on Touring April 2009 - 2009 is the final year for the 5 passenger model.
These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. With the third row folded flat, the Tribeca is capable of swallowing 37. Note- your owners manual might not indicate this depending on the printing date. While nothing is confirmed yet on the demise of the Mazda6 or the Subaru Tribeca, both… Toyota is studying how to more closely converge its products with Subaru, and might share its next-generation Highlander midsize crossover platform with the Tribeca. Finally, the Touring model features seven-spoke alloy wheels and the moonroof, plus the optional navigation system and reversing camera. The Subaru B9X is equipped with the legendary Subaru Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system and features an all-new design theme, delivering added style to the capability, safety and durability Subaru is so well-known for.