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2008 Subaru Tribeca Overview
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The 2008 Subaru Tribeca is a revised edition of the B9 Tribeca, the midsize SUV Subaru introduced in 2006. The B9 Tribeca never quite caught on; Subaru hopes the re-engineered and redesigned Tribeca will make more of an impact in the crossover sport utility vehicle market.
And there's been a lot of advance buzz about the 2008 Tribeca and its engine. It's still an inline 6-cylinder, but a retooling by Subaru has brought its capacity to 3.6 liters (from 3.0) and its horsepower to 254 (from 245). Torque has improved most dramatically, up to 247 lb.-ft. from 215. In addition, reviewers tout the new engine's improved fuel efficiency.
You'll also see some striking design changes in the new Tribeca. It's more squared-off, less self-consciously aerodynamic than the B9 Tribeca; that translates into a roomier interior as well as a more substantial exterior look. Both the five-passenger and seven-passenger versions offer more headroom and legroom than their predecessors.
The '08 Tribeca is available in two trims (Base and Limited) and two body styles (five-passenger and seven-passenger). 18-inch wheels and an updated automatic transmission make it more roadworthy than before; EPA estimates hold at 18 mpg city, 23 mpg highway. If you're shopping for a crossover SUV, the Tribeca might be worth another look.
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Subaru Tribeca Questions
There A Squiking Sound Inside The Roof Lining Along The Top Left Back Secti...
Would removing the plastic lining activate the SRS Airbag?
Headlight Problems Tribeca
Ihave constant problemwith bulbs burning out every couple months
headlights not working
What Will Cause Drivers Side Only-headlights To Go Out???
we replace the lamps almost yearly-and would halogen lamps -direct fit and be more reliable I do not think that just the lamps are the problem-is there another connection in the wiring harness that ...
Heaters/ac Fan Speed
I can not get the heat to go above 65 and the fan will only allow me to turn up the speed....I reset the battery and this got me to a start off point of 75, then when I tried to go up it went down, th...