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2010 Subaru Tribeca Review

While auto reviewers praised the 2010 Subaru Tribeca's powerful engine, responsive ride and well-equipped cabin, some wondered if it offers enough to distinguish itself from the competition. It’s not a bad SUV, but many other options in this competitive class are better.

Pros & Cons

  • Great safety scores
  • Standard all-wheel drive
  • Cramped third row
  • Poor fuel economy

New for 2010

  • Third row became standard
  • Standard Bluetooth added on Limited and Touring models

Rankings & Research

The 2010 Subaru Tribeca's #13 ranking is based on its score within the 2010 Affordable Midsize SUVs category. Currently the Subaru Tribeca has a score of 7.8 out of 10, which is based on our evaluation of 95 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.




Critics' Rating: 8.0
Performance: 7.5
Interior: 7.2
Total Cost of Ownership: 9.0
Safety: 9.8
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2010 Subaru Tribeca Overview

Test drivers said that the 2010 Subaru Tribeca’s strengths are its standard seating for seven and all-wheel drive. The Tribeca also gets good safety scores, and reviewers said it’s fairly pleasant to drive on-road. Other than that, it’s a merely average and easily forgettable choice in a competitive segment full of more well-rounded vehicles. The Tribeca’s acceleration is mediocre, and a few writers wanted more interior space. In general, you’ll likely be better off with another crossover.

The 2010 Subaru Tribeca comes with a 3.6-liter horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engine and an automatic transmission. Its fuel economy is below-average for a three-row crossover but it does come standard with all-wheel drive. The base Premium trim include features like an eight-way power-adjustable driver’s seat, tilt-adjustable steering wheel with audio and cruise controls, three-zone climate control and leather-trimmed shift knob. Higher trim levels add features like a 10-speaker Harman Kardon audio system, Bluetooth phone connectivity and leather upholstery.

See the full 2010 Subaru Tribeca specs »

Other Cars to Consider

The 2010 Toyota Highlander is a better option than the Subaru Tribeca in most ways. Even when equipped with all-wheel drive and an available six-cylinder engine, the Highlander returns better fuel economy than the Tribeca, and you can get even better gas mileage from the Highlander if you buy a four-cylinder or hybrid model.

The 2010 Chevrolet Traverse is one of the best three-row crossovers in its class, with one of the most spacious third rows and a comfortable ride. Its fuel economy is better than the Tribeca’s as well, and reviewers liked its interior much better, saying it’s quiet and well-equipped.

Compare the Tribeca to the Highlander and Traverse »

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