The competition to the 2009 Subaru Tribeca is heated, although the segment includes many vehicles that are a bit lacking in personality.
The Toyota Highlander is one example; it comes in two- and three-row versions and has available V-6 and Hybrid versions, which broaden its appeal, but it’s certainly not engaging to drive.
The Nissan Murano sports a new look and features a beautiful new interior, but doesn't offer a third-row seat.
The Ford Edge has almost universally appealing good looks from the outside, but from the inside it’s not as quirky or fun to drive as the Tribeca.
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|2009 Subaru TribecaBrowse Used Listings||2009 Honda PilotBrowse Used Listings||2009 Nissan MuranoBrowse Used Listings||2008 Ford EdgeBrowse Used Listings||2008 Toyota HighlanderBrowse Used Listings|
|16 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy|
|Gas 6-cyl||Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|4WD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|4-Door 5-Pass||2WD 4-Door LX||2WD 4-Door S||4-Door SE FWD||FWD 4-Door Base (SE)|
|All Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive|
|4 Door||4 Door||4 Door Utility||4 Door SUV||4 Door|
|Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Continuously Variable||Automatic w/OD||Automatic|
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|2009 Subaru Tribeca vs. 2009 Honda Pilot||2009 Subaru Tribeca vs. 2009 Nissan Murano||2009 Subaru Tribeca vs. 2008 Ford Edge||2009 Subaru Tribeca vs. 2008 Toyota Highlander|