2009 Subaru Tribeca  -  $30,690


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $30,690
Base Invoice: $29,031
Destination Charge: $695
Options: $0
Trim: 4dr 5-Pass
Doors: 4
Drive train: All Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 18 | City: 16 | Hwy: 21
Body Style: with 5AT Automatic Transmission
Transmission: 5-speed "SPORTSHIFT" automatic transmission
Engine: 3.6L DOHC 6-cyl boxer engine w/dual AVCS

Pros

Seating for up to seven; full-time all-wheel drive; ground clearance; safety features.


Model News

Following an extensive freshening for the 2008 model year, the Subaru Tribeca enters 2009 with no significant changes, though a Special Edition model joins the lineup, available in either 5- or 7-passenger configurations.


Value Writeup

The 2009 Subaru Tribeca is a mid-size crossover SUV built on the same basic underpinnings as the much-acclaimed Outback. It combines some of the best attributes of an SUV body style with the better handling and safety of a car-based design, is one of the most manageably sized vehicles with seating for 7, and its all-wheel-drive system is full-time and road-oriented for good performance in winter weather. What's more, there's good ground clearance for those deep winter snows. With a responsive 3.6L engine, the Tribeca has plenty of power, making it fun to drive as well.


Model Highlights

Subaru's Tribeca comes in 2 models for 2009--a base model and luxurious Limited--and in a choice of 5- or 7-passenger seating.

All Tribecas are powered by a 3.6L horizontally opposed 6-cylinder engine, which makes 256 horsepower and 247 ft-lb of torque. It's fitted for variable valve timing for both intake and exhaust valves, and there is a chain-drive valve system for easier servicing. Shifting is done by a 5-speed automatic transmission, which features a Sportshift manual gear selector.

The Tribeca comes with Subaru's symmetrical all-wheel-drive system with variable torque distribution. The system normally sends 55 percent of power to the rear wheels but can vary the transfer through a hydraulic clutch pack. The vehicle dynamics control system aids the all-wheel-drive system and helps maintain stability.

On either Tribeca model, the second-row seats have an adjustable reclining backrest and are split 40/20/40 and can fold forward for more cargo space or slide fore and aft up to eight inches. The third-row seat on 7-passenger models is split 50/50 and folds completely flat. Third-row seat access is now improved, with a tilt-slide feature for the second-row seat to allow easy access to the rearmost seats. Seven-passenger models, besides having their different seating arrangement, also get a rear cabin air conditioner and headliner-mounted rear-seat heater vents.

The Tribeca's interior has a distinctive, sweeping design in front, with matte-metallic materials and a flowing "twin cockpit" instrument panel and large electroluminescent gauges. A 7-inch vehicle information display is also included.

The Tribeca has a range of standard safety features including VDC stability control, anti-lock brakes with brake assist, front-seat side-impact airbags and side-curtain airbags with a rollover sensor.

Standard features on the base Tribeca include power driver and front passenger seats with lumbar adjustment, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control, steering-wheel audio controls, remote keyless entry and a 100-watt, 6-speaker CD sound system with MP3 compatibility. The Special Edition adds features such as a CD changer, 3-stage heated front seats and rear-cabin air conditioning and heating. Limited models add leather upholstery, ambient lighting, heated front seats, a power moonroof, roof rails, and a 160-watt sound system with subwoofer, headliner-mounted tweeters, and 6-disc changer.

Major options include a DVD entertainment system with 9-inch widescreen display, a navigation system, and a remote engine starter.


Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
21 MPG

Cruising Range - City
270.40 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
16 MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
18 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
354.90 mi

Engine Type
Gas 6-cyl

Displacement
3.6L/221.5

Fuel System
MFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
256 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
247 @ 4400

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

Trans Description Cont. Again
w/Sportshift

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83

Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.58

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110

Total Cooling System Capacity
7.8 qts

EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
104.2 ft³

Front Head Room
38.9 in

Front Leg Room
42.3 in

Front Shoulder Room
58.1 in

Front Hip Room
54.0 in

Second Head Room
38.2 in

Second Leg Room
34.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
57.5 in

Second Hip Room
54.6 in

Wheelbase
108.2 in

Length, Overall
191.5 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in

Height, Overall
66.4 in

Track Width, Front
62.2 in

Track Width, Rear
62.1 in

Min Ground Clearance
8.4 in

Rear Door Opening Height
32 in

Rear Door Opening Width
44 in

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1
67.9 in

Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2
44.4 in

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
43.3 in

Cargo Box (Area) Height
32.9 in

Liftover Height
29.2 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
74.4 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
37.6 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 3
8.3 ft³

Base Curb Weight
4140 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2000 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
200 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Strut Type

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Lower L-Arm

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Upper A-Arm

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
.98 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
.55 in

Front Tire Size
P255/55HR18

Rear Tire Size
P255/55HR18

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Rear Wheel Size
18 x 8.0 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.0

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
40 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 x 1.2 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.4 x 0.71 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.9 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Roadside Assistance Years
3

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
36,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V026000

Mfg's Report Date
January 11, 2017

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
69,529

Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Baja, 2009 Forester, Legacy and Outback and 2006-2009 Impreza (including WRX and STI models) and Tribeca vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKB-17.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V060000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 03, 2016

Component
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES , STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected
77,000

Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2006-2014 Tribeca vehicles manufactured November 16, 2004, to January 27, 2014. Due to a possible malfunction of the hood safety system and hood lock system, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving.

Consequence
If the hood unexpectedly opens while driving, it may interfere with the driver's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will complete this recall in two phases. Phase one will involve inspection, cleaning, and lubricating the hood safety and hood lock systems. If after this is performed the hood latch does not operate properly, it will be replaced with a new current style part. Phase two will involve installing an improved hood safety system and hood lock system. Interim notification was mailed March 4, 2016. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is WQX-59 (phase one) and WQY-60 (phase two).

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V358000

Mfg's Report Date
MAY 25, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
159,274

Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain model year 2003-2004 Legacy, Outback, 2009-2011 Legacy, Outback, Forester, 2006-2011 Impreza, Tribeca, 2003-2006 Baja, and 2006 Saab 9-2x vehicles originally sold or that have ever been registered in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." These vehicles may be equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. A notification schedule has not yet been provided. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-856-488-8500. Saab owners may contact GM at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-16.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
12V602000

Mfg's Report Date
DEC 26, 2012

Component
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected
633,842

Summary
Subaru is recalling certain model year 2010 and 2011 Legacy and Outback vehicles, certain model year 2006 through 2012 Tribeca vehicles sold before January 2012, and certain model year 2009 through 2012 Forester vehicles sold before January 2012. Up to 53,999 of these vehicles may have been equipped with accessory puddle lights that, when illuminated, brighten the area under the doors of the vehicle. A short circuit can develop when either the puddle light or connector are exposed to an electrolytic moisture source (such as road spray that has road salt in it) and it penetrates the circuit board of the puddle light or the pins of the puddle light connector(s).

Consequence
Over time, migration of the moisture into the circuit board and/or into the connector cavity, may result in a short circuit of the puddle light system. This may generate heat which may melt the plastic resulting in smoke or fire.

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional fused-harness, free of charge. The recall began February 19, 2013. Owners may contact Subaru at 1-800-782-2783 for more information.

Subaru's recall campaign number is WQE-41. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
17V014000

Mfg's Report Date
January 10, 2017

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
53,480

Summary
Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Subaru Baja, 2006-2011 Impreza (including WRX and STI models), 2006-2012 Tribeca, 2009-2012 Forester, Legacy, Outback, and 2012 WRX vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Consequence
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru's number for this recall is TKA-17.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

3.6L DOHC 6-cyl boxer engine w/dual AVCS

Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system

Aluminum-alloy hood w/gas-strut support

5-speed "SPORTSHIFT" automatic transmission

All-wheel drive

4-wheel independent suspension (2008)

Front/rear stabilizer bars (2008)

Pwr assisted steering

Front & rear ventilated disc brakes

Dual ellipsoid bright exhaust tips

18" (5) dual-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels

P255/55R18 mud & snow all-season tires

Body color bumpers

Headlights w/auto-off

Heated pwr mirrors

Variable intermittent front windshield wipers w/de-icer

Rear window intermittent wiper w/washer

Chrome finish door handles

AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: 100-watts, MP3 capability, (6) speakers

Pre-wired for XM or Sirius Satellite radio

8-way driver/4-way passenger pwr bucket seats w/manual lumbar support, active head restraints

60/40 split second row seat -inc: slide/recline, 40/20/40 split fold down seat back, headrests for all three seating positions

High grade cloth upholstery

Front console-inc: (2) 12-volt outlets, auxiliary jack for portable audio players

Cupholders-inc: (2) in front center console, (2) in rear seat armrest, sport bottle holders molded into front & rear door trim panel (4 total)

Carpeted floor mats

Tilt steering wheel

Instrumentation-inc: digital dual-mode trip odometer

7" information display screen-inc: outside temp, audio, trip computer display

Pwr windows-inc: illuminated switches, driver-side auto-down

Pwr door locks w/illuminated switches

Remote starter pre-wire

Remote keyless entry

Cruise control

Air conditioning w/filtration system

Rear window defroster

Chrome finish door handles

Overhead console w/sunglasses storage

Dual illuminated vanity mirrors w/lids

Interior ambient illumination-inc: footwells, doors

(2) 12-volt outlets in rear

Cargo area-inc: (2) grocery hooks, (4) tie-down hooks, (4) cargo cover anchor points

4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS) w/electronic brake-force distribution (EBD)

Brake assist

Daytime running lights

Driver/front passenger dual-stage air bags

Front seat side-impact air bags

Passenger Air Bag On/Off Switch

Rollover sensor

3-point seatbelts for all seat positions, height adjustable shoulder belt anchors

Rear seat outboard LATCH child seat anchors

Rear child safety locks

Active head restraints for driver/front passenger

 
NATIONAL DELIVERY
$0

 
ALASKA DELIVERY
$150

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
DIAMOND GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
NEWPORT BLUE PEARL
$0

 
QUARTZ SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
GRAY
$0

 
POPULAR EQUIPMENT GROUP 1
$293

 
POPULAR EQUIPMENT GROUP 1A
$365

 
POPULAR EQUIPMENT GROUP 2
$364

 
PROTECTION GROUP 1
$372

 
CARGO AREA CONVENIENCE GROUP 3D
$278

 
LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT COVER, BLACK, RETRACTABLE
$156

 
ROOF RACK AERO CROSSBAR, FIXED POSITION
$215

 
REAR CARGO NET
$47

 
REAR SEATBACK CARGO NET
$59

 
GRAY LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT COVER
$74

 
PUDDLE LIGHTS
$229

 
REMOTE ENGINE STARTER
$429

 
AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR W/COMPASS
$193

 
AUTO-DIMMING MIRROR W/COMPASS/HOMELINK
$265

 
REVERSE ASSIST SENSORS
$343

 
GRAY CARGO TRAY
$75

 
TRAILER HITCH, TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER
$672

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO KIT
$445

 
SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO
$445

 
SUBWOOFER W/AMPLIFIER
$372

 
SECURITY SYSTEM SHOCK SENSOR
$100

 
HOOD PROTECTOR
$91

 
FRONT BUMPER UNDERGUARD
$248

 
REAR BUMPER COVER
$64

 
SPLASH GUARD KIT
$149

 
FIRST/SECOND ROW ALL-WEATHER FLOOR MATS
$60

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$42

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