As far as performance and affordability is concerned, the new Subaru Tribeca 2011 is considered among the best middle sized SUVs released in this year.
The Tribeca has a four-wheel drive system as standard. The engine is a 3.6ltr six cylinder and produces 256 horsepower.
It has a 5-speed automatic transmission which can also be shifted manually.
New Subaru Tribeca 2011: 4 Wheel Drive System
The reason this new Subaru stand out amongst its SUV counterparts is because of the 4-wheel drive system, even though is makes the vehicle a little less economical. The Tri16/21 miles per gallon city/highway, based on official findings.
While the fuel efficiency is ok, it could have been better. Generally, engine performance is very good. In this model, the acceleration and transmission are considered to be the best features.
The 2011 Tribeca model is equipped with all standard controls. Of particular note, some of the standard features include power driver’s seat, heated side mirrors and a leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls.
This new Tribeca rates well in terms of control, but if you are looking for advanced high-tech features, you may want to check out an upgraded base model.
This car has two rows of seats plus a standard third-row seat. It has 8.3 cubic feet of storage space. It is true that the third-row seat is a little tight and there could have been more storage space, especially in this class of the vehicle.
The 2011 Tribeca has a classic and almost conservative design. It ranks well in terms of functionality, perhaps better than in terms of looks.
New Subaru Tribeca 2011: Safety
In terms of safety features the new Subaru includes side-curtain airbags for front and rear row seats, front-side impact airbags, and Vehicle Dynamic Control, Traction Control System, Brake Assist and Electronic Brake-force distribution.
The car earned top scores from state authorities for occupant protection. It has good scores in front crash protection, rear and side crash protection and even in roof protection.
On the whole, this new Subaru model offers a good level of safety to the driver and the passengers.
Overall, this Subaru review concludes that the new 2011 Tribeca model offers good performance, convenient and reliable controls and high level of safety to the driver and passengers.
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