2009 Subaru Tribeca 5-Passenger (A5) SUV Ratings, Prices, Trims, Summary | J.D. Power

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2009 Subaru Tribeca SUV Overview


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Overall Quality 3.0

Overall and Design 2.0

Ratings data for all styles and trim levels a particular model family are when calculating the model’s Power Circle Rating.


What Changed for

Little change evident front/rear restyling for 2008

horizontally opposed 6-cylinder runs on regular-grade fuel

One new color available for 2009: Red Metallic

5-speed automatic is again the transmission

Standard all-wheel (AWD) and electronic stability

7-passenger models have tip-and-slide seats on left as as right side


addressed both styling and efficiency issues with the Tribeca (#34;B9#34; was dropped the original model name, when the model (debuted for ). The reworked Tribeca features a grille and new, larger have been added. the hood, the 3.6-liter engine out more power than its predecessor and runs on regular The Tribeca’s interior, with its center console, changed for 2008 and remains #34;as for the 2009 model year.

Model Lineup

As before, the Subaru Tribeca is available in two base and Limited; both are in 5- or 7-passenger capacities. Standard on the base Tribeca include power windows, locks, and front seats; remote entry; CD/MP3 player; automatic climate control; alloy wheels; and cruise Seven-passenger models also rear air conditioning.

Options satellite radio; trailer auto-dimming rearview mirror; engine starting; and a backup system. The Tribeca Limited adds leather first- and seats (heated in front, a memory setting for the driver’s upgraded stereo with CD changer; roof rails; and HomeLink universal remote

The 7-passenger version of the Tribeca can have an optional rear-seat DVD with a 9-inch wide-screen LCD auxiliary input, and wireless A navigation system with camera also is optional for the


Running on regular-grade the 2009 Subaru Tribeca3.6-liter horizontally opposed engine (aka H-6 or #34;flat produces 256 hp at 6000 rpm and 247 lb.-ft. of at 4400 rpm, All Tribecas use a automatic transmission with manual control and Subaru’s AWD EPA fuel-economy estimates for the 2009 are 16 mpg city/21 mpg highway. Four-wheel brakes (ABS) and Vehicle Control (Subaru’s name for stability control) are standard on all


Standard safety on the 2009 Subaru Tribeca seat-mounted side air bags for passengers and side curtain air for the first two rows (though for the third row on 7-passenger models) as as ABS and Vehicle Dynamic Control control).

The Tribeca aced National Traffic Safety Administration ) frontal- and side-impact crash with perfect 5-star for both front and rear In the rollover test, the Tribeca 4 stars. The Insurance Institute for Safety (IIHS ) gave the #34;Good#34; ratings for both and side-impact crash-tests.


The 2009 Subaru Tribeca a Variable Torque Distribution system that, under conditions, sends 45 percent of the power to the front wheels and 55 to the rear. The slight rear helps the Tribeca to feel agile, Subaru says. In the of slippage, the electronically managed differential distributes more to the axle that is not slipping.

An traction control system as a secondary method of preventing

Available Trims for the 2009 Tribeca SUV

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