After the trauma of its disastrous launch, Subaru have really treated the Tribeca like the new kid on the block, bestowing upon it loads of features and a very high grade interior. Subaru's tried and tested formula of finding a comfortable design and sticking to it has again been continued with the Tribeca Limited SUV. External changes for the 2012 model are mostly safe and superficial, with a swept back almost completely rectangular grille that entirely dominates the front of the vehicle.
Another common Subaru feature found also on the Tribeca Limited Crossover SUV is a set of side body panels, broken by subtle wheel arches over five split spoked alloy wheels, and tires, perfectly proportioned to the vehicle's body. The back door of the Series Three Subaru Tribeca is marked out by a rear spoiler placed over the back window and a distinctively shaped tail gate.
Standard features on the Subaru Tribeca Crossover Limited SUV are -comfortable and colorful cloth upholstery, power door locks. remote keyless entry, state of the art driver information center, tilting steering wheel with redundant radio controls, super 100-watt powerful AM/FM/CD/MP3 stereo system, complete with six speakers, an auxiliary input jack. cruise control, interior air filter, power windows, power heated outside mirrors for cold climates, dual-zone automatic climate control, an eight-way power adjustable driver's seat, manual lumbar adjustment and integral heating, four-way power adjustable passenger's seat, manual lumbar adjustment and integral heated passenger seat, reclining second-row seats for three, in 40/20/40 proportion, third row seats for two in 50/50 split , separate rear-seat air conditioner, that comes with outlets in the headliner and a separate fan speed control, fog lights , Five-spoke alloy wheels with P255/55HR18 Goodyear Eagle LS2 all-season tires, a tire pressure monitoring system
If all of these standard features are not enough, Subaru are always prepared to throw in a few extras for those who are financially willing and able to make their Tribeca Limited SUV that little more comfortable. These include a full body length Moonroof. smart navigation system including a rearview camera for problematic reversing maneuvers, comprehensive video entertainment system for the rear seat passenger ( especially useful on long journeys)
The Tribeca Limited SUV comes with a host of safety features that take in Subaru's Vehicle Dynamics Control, Variable Torque Distribution on all-wheel drive, all-wheel traction control, antilock brakes (ABS), electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), dual stage front airbags, dual stage front side airbags, active head restraints, which automatically push forward and up in rear-impact collisions, curtain airbags for both rows of back seats.
As a relatively new model that has undergone a fairly extensive design overhaul since the Series Two experiment, the 2012 Subaru Tribeca Crossover Limited SUV has had more or less all of the glitches ironed out of it over the last few years. The vehicle now has considerably more pros than cons to it, with just a fairly major con and few minor ones still to be ironed out of it.