2012 Subaru Tribeca

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16 CITY / 21 HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- Redesigned head restraints
- Additional free month of satellite radio service for Limited and Touring trims

Exterior Features
The 2012 Subaru Tribeca is a 4-door, midsize crossover SUV that is offered in three trim levels--Premium, Limited and Touring. Eighteen-inch wheels are standard.

Interior Features
The 2012 Subaru Tribeca seats 7 passengers and has 8.3 cubic feet of cargo space with the third row of seats in use and 74.4 cubic feet of space with the second- and third-row seats folded down. The base Premium trim comes equipped with cloth upholstery, heated power front seats, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate control with separate rear air conditioning control, and a 6-speaker sound system with CD player and satellite radio. The Tribeca Limited adds leather upholstery, upgraded audio system with satellite radio, and Bluetooth connectivity. Top-of-the-line Touring trims feature an auto-dimming rearview mirror and a moonroof. All Tribeca models feature a 50/50 split-folding third-row seat.

Optional Features
Options on the Subaru Tribeca include 18-inch chrome wheels and, depending on trim level, a navigation system, upgraded rearview camera, and rear-seat entertainment system.

Under the Hood
The 2012 Subaru Tribeca is powered by a 3.6-liter 6-cylinder engine rated at 256 horsepower. A 5-speed automatic transmission with manual shift and all-wheel drive are standard on all Tribecas. A variable torque-distribution system, standard on all Tribecas, changes the amount of power sent to each wheel depending upon driving conditions.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Subaru Tribeca are 16/21/18 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Standard safety features of note on the Subaru Tribeca include active front head restraints, front-seat side-impact air bags, and side curtain air bags.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not conducted crash tests on the 2012 Subaru Tribeca. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Tribeca received \"Good\" ratings--the Institute's highest--for both frontal-offset and side-impact crash protection.


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  • Name Premium (4dr 3.6R) Transmission Automatic MSRP 30595.00 Engine 3.6L/222 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Limited (4dr 3.6R) Transmission Automatic MSRP 32595.00 Engine 3.6L/222 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Name Touring (4dr 3.6R) Transmission Automatic MSRP 35895.00 Engine 3.6L/222 City/Hwy MPG 16/21
  • Cloth upholstery
  • Front bucket seats -inc: active head restraints
  • 8-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar support
  • 4-way pwr passenger seat w/manual lumbar support
  • Heated front seats
  • 2nd row 40/20/40 split fold-down seat -inc: armrest, headrests for all three seating positions
  • 3rd row 50/50 split fold-down seat -inc: headrests for both seating positions
  • Front & rear carpeted floor mats
  • Tilt steering wheel
  • Steering wheel-mounted audio controls
  • Illuminated ignition switch ring
  • Multi-function display -inc: outside temp
  • Pwr windows -inc: driver-side auto down, illuminated switches
  • Pwr door locks
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Cruise control
  • Anti-theft engine immobilizer
  • Security system
  • Dual-zone automatic climate control -inc: 6-speed fan, air filtration system
  • Rear air conditioning -inc: 4-speed fan control
  • Rear window defogger
  • (4) 12V aux pwr outlets -inc: center console, cargo area
  • Cupholders -inc: dual front center console, dual rear seat armrest, front & rear doors, quarter trim panels
  • Dual illuminated visor vanity mirrors
  • Overhead console -inc: dual front map lights, sunglasses holder
  • Front door courtesy lights
  • Off-delay dome light
  • Silver metallic finish interior trim panels
  • Chrome finish interior door handles
  • Driver & front passenger seatback pockets
  • Cargo area grocery bag hooks
  • Cargo area tie-down hooks
  • Leather-trimmed upholstery
  • 2-position memory for driver pwr seat
  • HomeLink universal garage door opener
  • Auto-dimming rearview compass mirror -inc: rear vision camera w/in-mirror display
  • 18" 5-dual-spoke alloy wheels
  • P255/55HR18 all-season tires
  • Full-size spare
  • Black side cladding
  • Black rocker spoiler
  • Body color rear roof spoiler
  • Upper body color, lower black front & rear bumpers
  • Headlights ignition switch auto off
  • Fog lights
  • Body color heated pwr mirrors -inc: integrated turn signals
  • Variable intermittent front windshield wipers w/washer
  • Windshield wiper de-icer
  • Rear window wiper w/washer
  • Dark tint privacy glass
  • Chrome finish exterior door handles
  • 18" 7-spoke high luster silver finish alloy wheels
  • Body color side cladding
  • Pwr moonroof w/manual sunshade
  • Silver finish roof rails
  • Body color rocker spoiler
  • Front bumper underguard
  • Upper body color front & rear bumpers
  • HID low beam, multi-reflector halogen high beam headlights
  • 3.6L DOHC 6-cyl boxer engine
  • Dual active valve control system (DAVCS) -inc: variable valve timing
  • Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) system
  • 5-speed automatic transmission
  • Symmetrical all-wheel drive
  • 4-wheel independent suspension
  • Front & rear stabilizer bars
  • Pwr steering
  • Front ventilated/solid rear disc brakes
  • (2) single outlet stainless steel exhaust tips
    • 4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS)
    • Electronic brake-force distribution system (EBD)
    • Brake assist
    • Vehicle Dynamics Control (VDC)
    • Traction control system (TCS)
    • Daytime running lights
    • Driver & front passenger advanced airbags
    • Driver & front passenger pelvis/torso side airbags
    • Front & 2nd row rear side curtain airbags
    • Passenger airbag on/off switch
    • Rollover sensor
    • 3-point seatbelts for all seat positions, height adjustable shoulder belt anchors
    • Rear seat outboard LATCH child safety seat anchor system
    • Rear child safety locks
    • Tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS)
    • Safety brake pedal system
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player -inc: MP3 capability, (6) speakers, 3.5mm aux input jack, pre-wired for SiriusXM satellite radio, in-glass audio antenna
    • Harman Kardon audio system -inc: AM/FM stereo w/6-disc in-dash CD player, MP3 capability, 3.5mm aux input jack, 385-watt Harman Kardon amplifier, (10) Harman Kardon speakers including subwoofer, SiriusXM satellite radio w/3-month free subscription, roof-mounted antenna
    • Bluetooth hands-free phone connectivity

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