The company decided to withdraw the Tribeca large crossover in 2014. The replacement for 2020 Subaru Tribeca is now ready to hit the roads.The model Subaru Ascent is the company’s new family crossover. It was showcased at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2017 and the company promises spacious interior, enticing styling and latest safety tech to woo the buyers.
2020 Subaru Tribeca (Ascent) design changes
The 2020 Subaru Tribeca, the successor to Tribeca is built on the Subaru Global Platform- an architecture that sits in the Impreza car. The model will be built in the company’s Lafayette plant in the USA, where the Outback and Legacy models are also composed.This mode is largest one in Subaru line of SUVs. It comes with 196.8 inches in length and it is little bigger than Highlander, Pilot, and Acadia models.
Trims and Tech
The Ascent- replacing the long discontinued Tribeca Crossover is available in 4 trims- Base, Limited, Premium and Touring. In safety and amenities, the Ascent fares reasonably well though base trims lack some modern features.You get eight USB ports in the cabin along with a handy 120V power outlet. The roof rails, climate control for 3 zones are standard. Available features are heated front seats, steering responsive headlights, electronic rear view mirror and automatic high beam.Other amenities also include remote engine start, Anti-theft vehicle immobilizer, and airbags. Subaru offers its EyeSight Driver Assist Technology that includes Lane Departure, Adaptive Cruise Control, and Automatic Pre-Collision Braking. The infotainment setup supports satellite navigation and Bluetooth, and there is a Harmon Kardon sound setup.
2020 Subaru Tribeca (Ascent) engine
The 2020 Subaru Tribeca replacement comes with a 2.4-litre turbocharged boxer engine. The engine is laden with a CVT setup with 6-speed manual mode.The company packs in low-speed X-Mode assistance, Dual Active Valve Control, trailer stability assist and hill descent control. The car also gets Subaru’s Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive setup.
2020 Subaru Tribeca (Ascent) price and availability
The 2020 Subaru Tribeca aka Ascent pricing begins at approx $33.000. The top trim price may start at $46.000 with options added. It is now available for sale.
Summing it up
The 2020 Subaru Tribeca is the Japanese company’s weapon to capture a share of large crossover segment. It is way better than the predecessor Tribeca. For the pricing above the new model offers a good amount of features and great performance.