2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca Expert Reviews

Our view: 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 15, 2005

Our view: 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca

By Joe Wiesenfelder on July 15, 2005

Late to the sport-utility-vehicle party with its B9 Tribeca, Subaru brings no innovation to the category, but the company took the right approach in terms of the vehicle's size, construction a... Read full review

TheMercuryNews.com's view

By Matt Nauman on May 13, 2005

TheMercuryNews.com's view

By Matt Nauman on May 13, 2005

OAKVILLE - Subaru denies anything radical is going on.Yet its new cross-over sport-utility is named for Tribeca, the hip New York City neighborhood known for its lofts, its film festival and reside... Read full review

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 29, 2005

washingtonpost.com's view

By Warren Brown on May 29, 2005

Conventional wisdom says this is not the season for sport-utility vehicles. Gasoline prices are rising. Truck sales are tanking. The anti-SUV choir is reveling in refrain: "Told you so, told you so... Read full review


Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on June 1, 2005

Los Angeles Times's view

By Dan Neil on June 1, 2005

The award for automotive non sequitur of the year goes to Subaru for its new B9 Tribeca, a handsomely sculpted luxury crossover from a company generally known for putting the "ugh" in ugly. Just ke... Read full review

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on June 5, 2005

chicagotribune.com's view

By Jim Mateja on June 5, 2005

Subaru dubbed its 2006 crossover the Tribeca for a section in the Big Apple where actor Robert DeNiro hangs his hat and which has become the neighborhood du jour of budding designers as well as the... Read full review

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on June 2, 2005

Star-Telegram.com's view

By G. Chambers Williams III on June 2, 2005

Subaru's largest and most-expensive SUV yet, the 2006 B9 Tribeca, will begin arriving in dealerships in early June with a base price of $31,320 for a five-passenger version, and $38,320 for a ... Read full review

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on June 29, 2005

The Detroit Newspapers's view

By Anita And Paul Lienert on June 29, 2005

ANN ARBOR -- The supersized B9 Tribeca -- the biggest and most expensive Subaru ever -- couldn't catch the attention of the 2005 Detroit News Consumer Panel.As the panelists toured the North A... Read full review

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on August 20, 2005

Boston.com's view

By Royal Ford on August 20, 2005

Subaru is leading with its nose.The bold, protuberant snout of the 2006 B9 Tribeca sits between a pair of wing-like slats that, from the front, give the appearance of a single-engine plane coming a... Read full review

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on September 29, 2005

Orlando Sentinel's view

By Steven Cole Smith on September 29, 2005

When I first saw the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca in person at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, this was my reaction: "Yikes!"After spending a week with a Tribeca, this i... Read full review

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on October 7, 2005

The Sacramento Bee's view

By Mark Glover on October 7, 2005

It created major media buzz at U.S. auto shows early this year and was recently introduced with a glitzy marketing rollout one might have expected for a radically reworked Corvette.And it's a ... Read full review

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 21, 2006

AZCentral.com's view

By Bob Golfen on January 21, 2006

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 ... Read full review

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on July 5, 2005

Mother Proof's view

By Kristin Varela on July 5, 2005

Subaru has developed a cult-like following of "Subies," or Subaru owners who are passionate about their cars and their lives (in the interest of full disclosure, I am one of them). Equally at home ... Read full review