Used 2012 Subaru Tribeca SUV Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Subaru Tribeca SUV

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 Pros Scored perfectly in frontal-offset, roof-strength and side-impact crash tests.

 Pros Scored well in braking tests.

 Pros Offers pretty good towing capacity.

 Pros Sophisticated exterior styling is appealing to a wide range of consumers.

 Pros Front seats are spacious and comfortable.

 Pros All-wheel drive is standard.

 Pros Acceptable fuel economy.

 Pros Abundance of cargo space with rear seats folded flat.

 Pros Four-wheel independent suspension provides smooth ride.

 Pros Handles confidently with responsive steering.

 Pros Strong engine offers fantastic acceleration and passing capabilities.

 Cons Third row seat offers no room for adult passengers to sit.

 Cons Getting back to the third row seat is a challenge.

 Cons Barely any cargo space with all seats in place.

 Cons Many technology features are not even available as options unless you opt for a more costly trim.

 Cons Base stereo is horrible.

 Cons Cabin has a lot of wind noise, especially on the highway.

 Cons Five-speed automatic limits performance.

 Cons No telescoping steering wheel, which compromises driving position for very short and tall drivers.

 Cons Unattractive grille takes away from exterior presence.

 Cons Minimal exterior colors to choose from.