The Subaru Tribeca did not get much attention among the buyers since it was launched in 2006. The car faced lots of criticism. The sales were quite down so the automakers decided to discontinue the car in 2013. Subaru then only had one SUV which was Subaru Legacy. The demand for 3 row mid-size SUV went on the rise in the past years. The automakers have decided to work on the replacement of Tribeca and they are going to bring it back in a brand new look and it will be based on a new platform called Subaru Global platform. It is now going to be the mid-size crossover that fans have never seen before.
2016 Subaru Tribeca – Exterior and Interior Design
The 2016 Subaru Tribeca is going to have a unique interior and it is nothing like the conventional one. The automakers are planning to introduce 2 conceptions for the new generation Subaru Tribeca. The cabin will have ample space to provide the highest level of comfort to the passengers and now the crossover can accommodate up to 7 passengers. New features, specs and entertainment system will be provided. A major addition to the model is a new moon roof. New safety features have been introduced too such as airbags, ABS system and the traction control system. Even the new infotainment system will be provided to make sure that that the car wows people. Some changes were expected in the exterior but it turned that the exterior was the biggest reason the car happened to be a disappointment. It was because of the exterior that the manufacturers decided to redesign the original Tribeca but it didn’t get any noteworthy appreciation as well. Now with the Subaru global platform, fans are really excited to see what this crossover is going to look like. The automaker has kept the design a secret. It will be offered in 18-inch alloy wheels and it will be based on Viziv2 concept that is the hybrid version. The automakers have made every effort to bring worthy improvements just to be sure that the 2016 Subaru Tribeca is able to gather the attention of the buyers and make some sales. If it turns out to be a success, this is going to be a great achievement for Subaru.
2016 Subaru Tribeca – Engine and Performance
So what’s going to be the changes in the powertrain? 2016 Subaru Tribeca will be getting the 2.5 liters 4 cylinder engine having the AWD system and CVT transmission. It is also expected that a hybrid version will be offered for the North American market. It is also expected to get the 3.6 liter V6 engine that can produce 256 hp and it might be combined with the 5-speed transmission.
2016 Subaru Tribeca – Price and Release Date
There are no official details about the price or the release date of 2016 Subaru Tribeca . Some say that It might be offered in the mid of 2016. The price of this car is going to be higher than its previous model. It will lie between $35,000 and $37,000. This price can increase too.