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Subaru Tribeca (2014) vs. Subaru Outback (2016) Features

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Features Comparison: Subaru Tribeca vs. Subaru Outback

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Model Year 2014 2016 2016 2016 2016
Model Tribeca Outback Outback Outback Outback
Trim 3.6R Limited 2.5i 2.5i Premium 2.5i Limited 3.6R Limited
Engines (show)  
3.6L H6
DOHC-4v
256 hp@6000
247 lb-ft@4400
     
2.5L H4
DOHC-4v
175 hp@5800
174 lb-ft@4000
   
Transmissions (show)  
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic        
6-speed manually-shiftable CVT  
Drivetrains (show)  
AWD
Tires (show)  
255/55HR18 tires        
225/65HR17 tires  
225/60HR18 tires      
Audio Systems (show)  
Harman/Kardon, 385W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)        
Unbranded, 4 speakers        
Unbranded, 6 speakers      
Harman/Kardon, 576W, 12 speakers (with subwoofer)      
Accessories (show)  
Adaptive cruise controlAutomatically maintains set distance behind preceding vehicle as well as set speed. Minimum speed around 30 mph. Replaces regular cruise control, and includes its value.    
Cruise control      
Lead vehicle start alertPrompts the driver when the vehicle ahead of the car has started moving away, a sign that the light has turned green.    
PIN Code AccessCan unlock car by tapping an outside button in the correct sequence. Tedious to program and use.      
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power liftgateLiftgate can be opened and closed using buttons inside the vehicle and on the keyfob.    
Power locks
Power rear side windows
Proximity keyEnter and start the vehicle without removing the key from your pocket.      
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.
Tilt steering wheel, manual        
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual  
Universal garage door openerHomelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety (show)  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Automatic braking, high-speed or partialIf collision detection system senses imminent collision, applies moderate braking.    
Automatic braking, low-speedAutomatically brakes car to avoid low-speed collisions.    
Blind spot warning systemMirror-mounted lights indicate when another vehicle is in a blind spot.    
Brake assistWhen a panic stop is sensed, fully applies the brakes.
Forward collision warningAlerts driver when approaching the preceding car too quickly.    
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.
Front seat active head restraintsAutomatically move forward when the vehicle is rear-ended.        
Hill descent controlSelectively applies the brakes to maintain a slow, steady descent on off-road downhill slopes.  
Hill start assistApplies the brakes to hold the vehicle in place on an incline. Incomplete data, so only displayed when pricing a single vehicle.  
Lane departure prevention system, steering-basedSteering lightly applied to help prevent the vehicle from inadvertently traveling out of its intended lane.    
Lane departure warning systemAlerts driver when the vehicle seems to be wandering out of the lane.    
Lane sway warning systemAlerts driver when the car is weaving within the lane.    
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.        
Pedestrian detectionWarns driver of pedestrians in path of car.    
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation systemPrepares brakes (and sometimes also seatbelts) for use when radar detects an imminent collision. Might also move seats and close windows. Early Lexus system used laser.    
Rear cross-traffic detectionWarns of traffic coming from either direction when vehicle is in reverse, to prevent accidents when backing out of parking spaces.    
Rearview cameraRearview camera connected to display screen on the instrument panel. Often requires navigation system.
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Seat cushion airbag, driverAirbag inflates under leading edge of seat cushion to prevent the driver from sliding forward.  
Seat cushion airbag, passengerAirbag inflates under leading edge of seat cushion to prevent the passenger from sliding forward.  
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Torque vectoring / active trace controlUses the brakes to channel torque to the outside wheels and counteract understeer. Similar to stability control, but proactive, and acting to improve cornering performance rather than prevent loss of control.  
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Vehicle health reportsPeriodically uploads and emails a vehicle diagnostic check.    
Cargo Management (show)  
Cargo cover
Cargo net
Cargo tray
Class II trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.
Console with shifter
Overhead sunglass holderUsually part of an overhead console.
Roof rackIncludes side rails and crossbars.
Roof railsNo crossbars.          
Storage beneath cargo floorLarge storage area beneath the load floor, often compartmentalized.
Trailering equipment (4 wire)Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.  
Climate Control and Infotainment (show)  
Air conditioning
App supportTouchscreen and/or voice control over apps that can include online search, Facebook, Twitter, Pandora, OpenTable, and MovieTickets.com. Requires connected compatible phone. Fees may apply after first three years.  
Audio controls on steering wheel
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.  
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth audio streamingUses Bluetooth rather than a cable to integrate audio device. Requires compatible audio device and/or phone.  
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.        
CD player  
Dual-zone climate controlTemperature can be separately set for left and right sides of the passenger compartment. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.  
Entertainment system, ceiling-mountedA DVD player and ceiling-mounted screen. Often includes a pair of wireless headphones.        
HD radioHigh-definition radio, which broadcasts a digital signal. Free, no subscription fees.  
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation map updates, three years    
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.  
Rear air ventsVents at aft end of center console, in B-pillars, and/or in ceiling.      
Rear air vents with manual controlsFan speed and/or temperature can be manually set for vents in the center console, B-pillars, and/or ceiling. Includes value of rear vents.        
Rear defrost
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear HVAC unitA second evaporator provides cool air to rear vents. Does not include the value of these vents. Includes rear heater.        
Rear wiper
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.  
Smartphone integrationIn BMWs includes baseplate in center console that provides a connection to an external antenna, but that requires an additional adapter.  
SMS text-to-speech readerConverts text messages to speech.    
Telematics service, such as OnStarIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.    
Traffic + travel informationInformation about traffic plus weather, gas prices, sports news, and/or movie times. Monthly fee after first 3-12 months.    
USB portOften permits an iPod or phone to be integrated into the vehicle's entertainment system and controls.  
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Voice control for audio systemSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.          
Voice control for nav and audioSometimes also includes voice control over climate control system.    
Wiper de-icerHeating elements defrost area where front wipers rest.  
Exterior (show)  
Active grille shuttersClose grille openings when not needed to reduce aerodynamic drag.  
Bodyside cladding (gray/black)Protective cladding extending partly onto the doors.
Bodyside moldingsMoldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Chrome or polished metal exhaust tip.        
Deep-tinted rear windows  
Mud guardsFlaps mounted behind two to four wheels, to protect the body from mud and rocks.  
Rear bumper protector
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof  
Wheel-lip moldingsExtensions to the wheel opening, both decorative and protective.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors (show)  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.  
Automatic-off headlightsHeadlights automatically turn off.        
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.  
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.  
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.  
LED tail lightsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.  
Map lightsFront row reading lights.
Outside temperature display
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.
Steering-linked fog lightsFog light on the appropriate side turns on (and might also swivel) when the steering wheel is turned. Requires and does not include value of fog lights.    
TachometerReports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Turn signals on or near mirrors    
Upgraded instrumentsOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.    
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.        
Powertrain (show)  
CA/NE emissions (extra-cost)Only included if California/Northeast emissions equipment costs extra.    
Oil coolerOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.        
Steering-wheel-mounted transmission controlsPaddles or buttons that can be used to manually shift the transmission. Only listed when optional or not always included with an automatic transmission.  
Transmission coolerOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.        
Seats and Interior Trim (show)  
Front buckets
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench  
Second-row 3-section 3-person split bench        
Third-row 2-section 2-person split bench        
All-weather floor matsAll-weather floormats.
Center armrest(s), front row
Center armrest(s), second row
Door sill trim plates    
Floor mats
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Folding third row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.        
Heated front seats  
Heated second row seats      
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.    
Leather-wrapped steering wheel  
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seatsSeat adjusts back and forth to vary the split between the second row and the third row or cargo area.        
Manual height adjuster, driver seat        
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.        
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seatManually adjustable lower back support.        
Manual recliner, second row seats
Memory system, driver seat    
Metal pedals  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat    
Power height adjuster, driver seat  
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seatPower-adjustable lower back support.    
Power recliner, driver seat  
Power recliner, passenger seat    
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.  
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires (show)  
Alloy wheels      
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.  
Machined alloy wheelsOuter surface of alloy wheels machines to yield a bright finish. Replace and include value of reqular alloy wheels.      
Raised heavy-duty suspensionOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.  
Wheel locksLug nuts that can only be removed using a special key. Prevents theft of wheels.

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Option Package Contents

Eyesight Driver Assist System

Features
Lane departure warning system
Steering-linked fog lights
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Lane sway warning system
Lead vehicle start alert
Pedestrian detection
Adaptive cruise control
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system

Moonroof Package

Features
Compass
Sunroof
Sunroof

Eyesight Driver Assist System

Features
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based
Blind spot warning system

Moonroof Package and navigation

Features
Voice control for nav and audio
Traffic + travel information
Navigation map updates, three years
Navigation system

Eyesight Driver Assist System

Features
Lane departure warning system
Steering-linked fog lights
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Lane sway warning system
Lead vehicle start alert
Pedestrian detection
Adaptive cruise control
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system

Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation

Features
PIN Code Access
Proximity key

Eyesight Driver Assist System

Features
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based
Blind spot warning system

Moonroof Package and navigation

Features
Voice control for nav and audio
Traffic + travel information
Navigation map updates, three years
Navigation system

Moonroof Package

Features
Compass
Sunroof
Sunroof

Eyesight Driver Assist System

Features
Lane departure warning system
Steering-linked fog lights
Automatic braking, low-speed
Automatic braking, high-speed or partial
Forward collision warning
Lane sway warning system
Lead vehicle start alert
Pedestrian detection
Adaptive cruise control
Radar- or camera-based collision preparation system

Moonroof Package, keyless access, and navigation

Features
PIN Code Access
Proximity key

Eyesight Driver Assist System

Features
Lane departure prevention system, steering-based
Blind spot warning system

Moonroof Package and navigation

Features
Voice control for nav and audio
Traffic + travel information
Navigation map updates, three years
Navigation system

Moonroof Package

Features
Compass
Sunroof
Sunroof

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