So happy with my 2010 Tribeca
April 15, 2010
We bought our 2010 Subaru in Nov. 2009. We were in the market for a mid-size 7-seater SUV and we drove many of them (Toyota Highlander, Honda Pilot, Mazda CX-9, Acura MDX, Volvo XC90, etc.).
Neither of us knew much about Subaru, but once we got in it and drove it, we were hooked. The other vehicles' interiors felt "boxy", but the Subaru's interior felt sleek. We can fit 2 passengers in the 3rd row when we need to, which is only a few times a month.
We just finished our first winter here in Ky where there was more than normal snow/ice. The Subaru handled like a champ, as we expected. The heated side mirrors and de-icing windshield wipers were teriffic too.
As far as cons go, it would be nice if it had a bigger gas tank and/or better gas mileage (we're getting about 17mpg on our daily commute). The only two features we'd like to see added are rear climate control which includes heat, not just A/C and a powered lift gate.
Other than that, we love our new Subaru. We were unable to find a Touring model as they weren't being produced a lot at the end of 2010, so we opted for a loaded model one step down. We haven't been sorry. The only feature we didn't want is a rear DVD system as we don't have little kids to entertain in the car anymore.