Subaru Tribeca Review & Ratings
- 2 January 2016
- Author: Nikolas Perseputto
Do you want to have that really sleek car that would make you the envy of your friends? Do you want to be the one who stands out from the rest when you pull into the driveway? If you want to be the center of attention for all the right reasons then you are in need of the Subaru Tribeca. This awesome automobile is a middle-sized crossover SUV whose marketing began in 2005. Its is manufactured by Subaru which in turn is run by Fuji Heavy Industries. The Tribeca is named from the TriBeCa neighborhood in New York. This car sits five to seven people within it and was supposed to be sold at the same time as the revised version Saab 9-6. However, General Motors had to stop operations for some reason. Even though the Subaru Tribeca received tons of criticisms when it was launched, this little darling still gets a lot of love and attention from its true fans.
The Subaru Tribeca is also known as the B9 Tribeca. Its amazing and round body shape makes it stand out from other Subaru car models. Its design is inspired by the Impreza as well as the R1 and R2 race cars. Despite being loved the world over, its design and manufacture were stopped because of some controversies that arose.
The Subaru Tribeca has the grille design from Fuore Design, an independent design company that is located in Spain. The company was hired by Subaru to manufacture this grille. The main reason why grille was included on the car was because it hinted at Fuji Heavy Industries’ aviation history.
The Subaru Tribeca’s fuel consumption stands at about 16/21 mpg in the city and on the highway respectively. It comes with a 5-speed shifting Automatic transmission. If you’re planning on getting one of these babies, you are entitled to either a three year or a 36000 Miles warranty. You can find the car in shades of Crystal Black Silica, Deep Indigo Pearl, Graphite Gray Metallic, Ice Silver Metallic, Satin While Pearl and Venetian Red Pearl. It also comes with interior colors of Desert Beige leather and Slate Gray leather. As you can see, the Subaru Tribeca offers you the best of everything. This SUV is about 15 feet 11.5 inches in length, 5ft 6.4in in height and with a width 6ft 1.9in. Its fuel tank has a capacity of 16.9 gallons and can reach up to 270.4 KM or 354.9 miles in range. Finally, it has a 3.6 Liter, six-cylinder engine capable of 256 hp at 6000 rpm.
Safety and Security
There is no need to worry when driving the Subaru Tribeca since it features a four-wheel ABS as well as airbags in the front and back in case of any impact. It also has dual front and side mounted airbags for added safety. The child seats have anchors and the anti theft alarm system very robust. The emergency breaking assist is available with the ventilated front disc and solid rear disc brakes of the wheel. You don’t even have to worry about traveling at night or in fog since the Subaru Tribeca offers you front fog or driving lights along with daytime running lights and an engine immobilizer for those situations where your car may be stolen.
Space and Comfort
Subaru Tribeca gives and your family the comfort of traveling together in packs. For a seating capacity of five to seven people, you can bring everyone for a camping trip . The seats are well spaced and aligned so as to give everyone enough comfort and space.
Quality and value
When you compare it to most other cars, the Subaru Tribeca wins when it comes to its driving capabilities. Its handling allows the driver to handle it well during a trip. You will appreciate driving it around corners and such as its maneuverability is top notch. You would feel like you’re riding a much smaller and leaner car as compared to what it really looks like.
If you’re planning on going someplace in the winter holidays then the Subaru Tribeca is perfect for you. It handles snowstorms and winter really well because of the four inch ground clearance as well as the standard AWD afforded in all its trims.