• (4.1) 17 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,315$11,475
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 20
  • Engine: 250-hp, 3.0-liter H-6 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Seats: 5-7
2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca

Our Take on the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca

Our Take

Subaru has never offered a model in the United States that could hold more than five occupants. But the new flagship B9 Tribeca, launched at the 2005 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is the first-ever Subaru model with five- or seven-passenger seating.The B9 Tribeca went on sale... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Brakes underboosted
  • Rough idle
  • Legroom depends on other seat positions
  • Steering wheel doesn't telescope
  • Random vent doesn't close
  • Warranty not competitive

Notable Features

  • Six airbags
  • ABS and stability system
  • Standard AWD
  • Five or seven seats
  • Cloth or leather seats
  • Automatic with clutchless-manual mode

Reviews

Our Expert Reviews

Kids can be so cruel.In our urban elementary school, too many years ago for me to admit, one enduring insult was to run around some hapless little soul hollering: "Pig Nose! Pig Nose!"So with some reluctance, I note the controversial snoot of the Subaru B9 Tribeca. There's no gentle way to say this: Tribeca has a pig nose. advertisement Not an ugly pig nose, mind you. Just a cute, little... Read full review for the 2006 Subaru B 9 Tribeca

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Consumer Reviews

4.1

Average based on 17 reviews

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Perfect for my family

by Elijah from Washington on June 9, 2012

This is my first Subaru, and I purchased it with 9k mi on it and it was less than a year old. It now has 75,000 and I have enjoyed this SUV for 5.5yrs of owning it. I plan to keep it for many more yea... Read Full Review

8 Trim Levels Available

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Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 8 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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