In the newly face-lifted Subaru Tribeca, Subaru have laid it all on. There are no shortcuts here, so you’ll find the Tribeca is loaded to the hilt with many luxurious features.
There is only the one model: the Subaru Tribeca 3.6R Premium. And the word premium points to features like Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, a five-star ANCAP safety rating, a Vehicle Dynamics Control system, satellite navigation, leather seats and rear DVD entertainment. To drive, the Tribeca is effortless. And it is well sorted out in the handling department, too.
One notable asset that the Tribeca has is ample storage space. You can put things in the centre console box, cups in the cupholders (front and rear), things in the door pockets – that boast integrated bottle holders (front and rear), stuff in the overhead console – ideally for sunglasses, bits and bobs in the rear console storage draw, and there is even a spot for putting knick-knacks in the rear underfloor storage compartments.
Subaru has done it again, creating another versatile, grunty and comfortable vehicle. The Subaru Tribeca is not your ordinary Subaru. Its claim to fame rests in room. The roomy cabin can carry 5 or 7 passengers comfortably and in style. The Tribeca has all the other well-known features that make a Subaru a Subaru.
The Tribeca has a Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive system that ensures that engine power reaches each wheel at the optimum rate for gaining maximum traction. The system has what it takes to get through and over tricky road surfaces. The Tribeca makes the most of a superb 190 kW 3.6 litre dual overhead cam Subaru engine that is petrol powered. The colossal 350 Nm of torque is very useful, particularly when the SUV is heavily laden. The Tribeca comes standard with a 5-speed adaptive automatic gearbox. The auto is electronic and has a direct-control feature, with a SPORTSHIFT manual control as well. The gearbox is silky, and it makes use of the engine power superbly so that progress is unhindered, swift and smooth.
The Subaru Tribeca’s interior comes with an 8-way power driver’s seat and a 4-way power passenger seat. Both have manually adjustable lumbar support, both come with 3-stage heated front seats as well as a 2-position driver’s memory seat. Jump into the second row of seats in the rear and you will find that the seats have a 60/40 split. Play musical seats, and before long, you will find yourself in the third row. The third row has a 50/50 split feature, and they fold flat when added storage capacity is needed. The Tribeca also comes with electronically controlled cruise control, a HomeLink® remote transmitter with 3-memory settings, a top of the line 9 speaker audio system with a subwoofer and a 6 disc in-dash CD changer with MP3 capability. There are even steering wheel mounted audio controls as well as an auxiliary audio jack for portable media players. To really kit out the Tribeca, you might opt for the outstanding touch screen GPS navigation system, plus the rear-seat DVD entertainment system which boasts a 9″ widescreen. Wireless headsets and an auxiliary input for a game console or portable MP3 player are other features. Wow!
Of course, safety plays a big roll in the Subaru Tribeca, hence the five star safety results. So with Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive, vehicle dynamic control, ESP, a traction control system, a reversing camera, a tire pressure monitoring system and driver and passenger front and side mounted airbags, as well as second row airbags, you are well protected.
Take a closer look at the Subaru Tribeca today and become suitably impressed. The Tribeca is a very smart and very worthy SUV contender.
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