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2012 Subaru Tribeca

2012 Honda Pilot

  2012 Subaru Tribeca 4-door 3.6R Limited Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Honda Pilot 2WD 4-door EX-L Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $28,727 $26,179
16/21 17/25
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Bottom Line The 2012 Subaru Tribeca has excellent all-weather handling and top-notch safety, though it's fallen behind the curve in features and interior appointments. Read Full Review Don't let the macho-boxy look intimidate you; the Honda Pilot makes a lot of sense for large families—especially with improved mileage and a most tasteful front-end design for 2012. Read Full Review
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  • Top-notch safety
  • Handles like a car
  • Sliding second row
  • AWD and good ground clearance for snow


  • Dashboard design feels dated
  • Low fun factor
  • Subpar fuel economy
  • Tight legroom in front
  • Very small third row


  • A third-row that can fit adults
  • Smooth, responsive powertrain
  • Improved highway mpg
  • Bins and cubbies galore
  • Spacious, versatile interior


  • Hard dash plastics
  • Cluttered instrument panel
  • Bluetooth doesn't come standard on all trims
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