Subaru to discontinue the poor-selling Tribeca by the end of the year

Article by Christian A., on May 24, 2012

Subaru has decided to axe the heavily criticized and poor-selling Tribeca, according to sources. The end is obviously near as even Subaru won’t confirm if the crossover would exist beyond the 2013 model year. When the Tribeca was launched in 2005, it received negative comments because of its unusual style. It also came with a ton of flaws.

Its engine was too small and it didn’t have enough power. Its fuel economy was far from impressive and it’s hardly a three-row. Its sales also didn’t meet expectations.

It’s clear that Subaru isn’t interested in its future because aside from minor updates, not much has been planned for its future. It’s notable that the 2012 model is powered by a very outdated 5-speed automatic transmission.

There were speculations in the past that the next-generation Tribeca would be built on the same platform used by the Toyota Highlander.

Topics: subaru, crossover

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