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2012 Subaru Tribeca

2012 Toyota Highlander

  2012 Subaru Tribeca 4-door 3.6R Limited Angular Front Exterior View 2012 Toyota Highlander FWD 4-door V6 (SE) Angular Front Exterior View
Invoice $28,727 $25,783
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 The 2012 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid to roomy, three-row family crossover wagons what the Camry is to mid-size sedans: comfortable, safe, and full-featured—but more than a little bland. 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


  • Fuel-efficient four-cyl and Hybrid versions
  • Hideaway feature for second row
  • Road-oriented AWD
  • Quiet, comfortable ride


  • Soft suspension makes it drive 'bigger'
  • Steering too light on center
  • Small third-row seat is hard to access
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