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Subaru Tribeca recalled in Australia for bonnet latch fix

A recall notice has been issued in Australia this week for the now retired Subaru Tribeca SUV, over concerns that its bonnet could open while driving. Affecting 9208 facelifted examples sold between 2007 and 2014, the fault centres on the bonnet latch, which may have suffered from corrosion or lubricant congealing...

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Subaru's new seven-seat SUV is "no chance" for Australia
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Subaru's new seven-seat SUV is "no chance" for Australia

The official word from Subaru is that the company has no future plans to offer a seven-seat SUV in Australia, despite developing a yet-to-be-revealed larger and more family-friendly alternative to Forester for the USA market...


Subaru looking at six new names for its new seven-seat SUV - report
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Subaru looking at six new names for its new seven-seat SUV - report

A potential all-new seven-seat SUV from Subaru is on the cards, and the brand is asking its fans what name the company should choose if it builds such a vehicle. Overseas reports indicate a customer survey is questioning the brand's supporters over what their preferences would be, and there are six names under consideration for the new car, which will be a replacement for the Tribeca model that ceased production in January 2014...


Subaru Australia may not offer Tribeca-replacing large SUV
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Subaru Australia may not offer Tribeca-replacing large SUV

The Subaru Tribeca must have left a bad taste in the mouths of executives at Subaru Australia, because CarAdvice has learnt the company may not offer the replacement for the large SUV that is believed to be under development ahead of a potential appearance in 2016...


Subaru Tribeca replacement to be "completely different": report
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Subaru Tribeca replacement to be "completely different": report

The next Subaru Tribeca will not be a direct replacement for the current model, but will instead be a different kind of seven-seat vehicle, with its arrival at least two years away. In an interview with Automotive News, the president of Subaru’s owner, Fuji Heavy Industries, Yasayuki Yoshinaga, said, “The [next] seven-seat passenger vehicle project is completely different...


Subaru Levorg concept: next-gen Liberty wagon teased ahead of Tokyo
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Subaru Levorg concept: next-gen Liberty wagon teased ahead of Tokyo

Subaru has teased a new concept car ahead of its official unveiling at next month's Tokyo motor show. Said to be a "new sports tourer prototype" due to launch in production form in Japan in 2014, Subaru says the Levorg gets its name from combining the words 'Legacy', 'Revolution' and 'Touring'...


Subaru hits 700,000 sales mark in Australia
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Subaru hits 700,000 sales mark in Australia

Subaru has sold its 700,000th vehicle in Australia, as the local division of Fuji Heavy Industries celebrates 40 years on our shores. Imported by Subaru Australia since 1973, Subaru reached the sales milestone with a new fourth-generation Subaru Forester XT Premium sold to a customer in Sydney last week...


Subaru sales up in April, Forester sees strong results
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Subaru sales up in April, Forester sees strong results

Subaru has achieved a positive result in April recording 3216 vehicle sales, according to official VFACTS figures released today. Topping the list, the brand's Forester compact SUV. The result shows Subaru sales were up 7.2 per cent on the same month last year, and up 9.3 per cent year-to-date (YTD). Leading the brand's sales charge in April is the Subaru Forester...


Subaru sales strong in March, up 7.7% on 2009 figures
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Subaru sales strong in March, up 7.7% on 2009 figures

As VFACTS sales figures continue to roll in, Subaru has announced its March figures show 3679 vehicles were sold for the month, 7.7 per cent better than the same time last year. Leading the sales charge was Subaru's Forester SUV with March sales of 1382 units, a 4.5 per cent improvement over March 2009 figures...


Subaru makes a strong start to 2010 sales
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Subaru makes a strong start to 2010 sales

Subaru has made a strong start to 2010 selling 3,260 vehicles in January - a 7.8 per cent jump on the same month last year. Leading the charge is the group's Subaru Forester model selling an impressive 1,205 units for the month. January also saw strong sales of the new generation Subaru Liberty (654 units) and Subaru Outback (435 units) models which are already proving to be a huge success for the brand...


IIHS releases 2010 US Safest Car list
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IIHS releases 2010 US Safest Car list

The US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety introduced a far more stringent standard when awarding its coveted Top Safety list this year with a renewed focus on heightened roof strength test standards. The only manufacturer with a model in each category for 2010 was Subaru, which took home an award for each model it offers, aside from the WRX STi...


2008 Subaru Tribeca Review
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2008 Subaru Tribeca Review

2008 Subaru Tribeca Premium Review & Road Test Model tested: 2008 Subaru Tribeca 3.6R Premium – five seat - $58,990 Ride & Handling, Interior refinement, Build quality, Fuel efficiency. Needs more power, Faces tough competition, built for the American market. CarAdvice rating: -by Alborz Fallah Subaru has now established itself as one of the most reliable and proven brands in the world...


Subaru Tribeca Sydney Motor Show
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Subaru Tribeca Sydney Motor Show

Subaru Tribeca Sydney Motor Show...


Subaru Tribeca Crash Test Video

Recently we posted the Holden Barina Crash test video, whilst many couldn't believe just how bad the "Australian Holden" performed. It came at no surprise to us. So this is the Subaru Tribeca, which got a five-star safety rating. Notice the minimal damage to the cabin. All frontal tests are conducted at 64km/hr.


2008 Subaru Tribeca (B9)
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2008 Subaru Tribeca (B9)

Subaru designers are not praised for their pretty designs, with the 2008 Suabru Impreza kicking up a heated debate around the world - it seems obvious that Subaru work on the philosophy of bring it out first, than fix the look. When the current B9 Tribeca came out late last year (pictured), the last thing anyone said was "Boy that looks nice"...


ANCAP November Crash Test Results - Subaru Tribeca Shines

The November Crash Test Results from Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) are out and tThe Subaru Tribeca has scored a maximum score of 5 stars. Other results released for vehicles tested in Australia were the Nissan Maxima, Honda Odyssey and Holden Viva with 4 stars and the Mitsubishi Colt with 3 stars (full result table at the end of article)...


Subaru Tribeca Specifications
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Subaru Tribeca Specifications

Subaru Tribeca Details, Specification and Information Subaru has always been the somewhat overlooked Japanese achiever, with cult cars like the Subaru Impreza WRX and the WRX STi, Subaru has established itself as one of the better Japanese brands around the world. The symmetrical All-Wheel Drive Subaru Tribeca is subaru's latest vehicles, and its largest...


Subaru Tribeca AWD
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Subaru Tribeca AWD

Subaru recently confirmed the launch of the fifth main model in the Subaru stable, the All-Wheel Drive Subaru Tribeca. The largest vehicle in the Subaru line-up will go on sale later in the year (November). For those keen enough to want a look, Subaru will have the Tribeca on display at Sydney Motor Show starting 26 October...