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Selected Style 4-Door 3.6R Premium
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 3.6R Premium 16 21 $28,635 $30,495
4-Door 3.6R Limited 16 21 $30,565 $32,495
4-Door 3.6R Touring 16 21 $33,611 $35,795
4-Door w/Pwr Moonroof Pkg 3.6R Limited 16 21 $31,869 $33,995
4-Door w/Pwr Moonroof Pkg & Nav System 3.6R Limited 16 21 $33,781 $36,195
4-Door w/Pwr MR Pkg & Nav System & RSES 3.6R Limited 16 21 $35,346 $37,995
4-Door w/Navigation System 3.6R Touring 16 21 $35,524 $37,995
4-Door w/Navigation System & RSES 3.6R Touring 16 21 $37,090 $39,795
2WD 4-Door LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LX 17 23 $25,101 $27,695
2WD 4-Door EX 17 23 $27,631 $30,495
2WD 4-Door EX-L 17 23 $30,522 $33,695
2WD 4-Door EX-L w/RES 17 23 $31,968 $35,295
2WD 4-Door w/Navi Touring 17 23 $33,414 $36,895
2WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 17 23 $34,860 $38,495
4WD 4-Door LX 16 22 $26,546 $29,295
4WD 4-Door EX 16 22 $29,077 $32,095
4WD 4-Door EX-L 16 22 $31,968 $35,295
4WD 4-Door w/RES EX-L 16 22 $33,414 $36,895
4WD 4-Door w/Navi Touring 16 22 $34,860 $38,495
4WD 4-Door w/RES & Navi Touring 16 22 $36,306 $40,095
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,635
$25,101
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$30,495
$27,695
Monthly Payment Estimate
$508 / month
$462 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line With the 2010 Subaru Tribeca, first-class safety credentials and excellent all-weather handling ensure your precious ones are looked after, but if you need more than five seats, we suggest going with a bigger vehicle. The 2009 Honda Pilot looks more SUV-like in its second edition, but it has the room of a minivan, along with some notable styling miscues and expensive choices to make from the options list.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.2 39.8
Third Hip Room (in) 43.3 48.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.5 62.2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 41.4
Passenger Capacity 7 8
Third Head Room (in) 36.2 38.2
Front Hip Room (in) 54.0 58.6
Third Shoulder Room (in) 51.3 58.9
Second Leg Room (in) 34.3 38.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.9 40.0
Second Hip Room (in) 54.6 56.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.1 61.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 153.7
Third Leg Room (in) 30.9 32.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 67.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 8.4 8.0
Length, Overall (in) 191.5 190.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 44 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in) 66.4 71.0
Liftover Height (in) 29.2 NA
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 67.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.2 109.2
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 32 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.9 78.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 32.9 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 67.2 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 74.4 87.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 16.5 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) 8.3 18.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 43.3 NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 36.3 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 37.6 47.7
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) NA - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.4 x 0.71 13.1 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x 1.2 13.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 21.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 38.6
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 3.69
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.0 19.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/55HR18 P245/65R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/55HR18 P245/65R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 350
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 3500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - TBD - 4319
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.8 9.93
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 490 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 256 @ 6000 250 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas 6-cyl Gas V6
Fuel System MFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 247 @ 4400 253 @ 4800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.6L/221.5 3.5L/212
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 17
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 23
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.61
Trans Description Cont. Again w/Sportshift NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.37 1.89
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26 1.61
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.58 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.54 2.70
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47 1.07
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style 4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name Subaru Tribeca Honda Pilot
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .98 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Upper A-Arm w/Trailing Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Strut Type MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .55 1.04
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Lower L-Arm NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 4 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.4 -
 
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