2008 Subaru Tribeca Overview


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2008 Subaru Tribeca Overview

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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Pressure Lights On, Engine Light On And CC Lights Also On

I’m confused and super worried, this past Monday I took my car to Jiffy lube for a top off of the fluids and next day towards the afternoon the pressure light turn on together with check engine lig...

Headlight Problems Tribeca

Ihave constant problemwith bulbs burning out every couple months

Tribeca Audio Problem

Hi just came back from a 3 week trip and my battery was flat. Recharged the battery but now my radio and cd won't work. I just get a message on my screen telling me to call OnStar but as far as I kn...


Headlights Burn Out Frequently

We've had our '08 Tribeca since it was new and have had to replace the headlights frequently seems like once a year. Wondering if anyone else has had similar issues and if so were you able to figure...

Can The Deal Rating Change When The Price Of The Car Stays The Same

I have been watching a car for a monthe and the deal rating changed from $1300 below market to $2000 below market , yet the price for the suv stayed the same? why does that happen?