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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2007 Subaru Tribeca Will Not Start

Sometimes it has nolights (dash or any) and no power to the starter It is a 2007 tribeca. Your search does not include 2007.


just wondering if you ever found a code for the universal remote or the manufacturer of the dvd/entertainment system for the Tribeca B9 -- '08 models? I just bought my car and the remote is missing.

Headlight Problems Tribeca

Ihave constant problemwith bulbs burning out every couple months

Car Listed As "processing"

How long is the "processing" period? Do I need to do anything to move this along?

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...