2011 Subaru Tribeca  RealSafeCars78Safety Rating

#27 of 2011 SUVs

#59 of all 2011 vehicles


The Tribeca, part of Subaru's lineup since 2006, is a three-row midsize SUV with seating up to 8. With standard all-wheel drive (AWD), it can easily bypass mud and snow. Subaru offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 Subaru Tribeca is average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2011 Subaru Tribeca has a score of 78, implying a 0.045% chance of driver death (4% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Subaru Tribeca has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0452% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.1612%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0452% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.1612% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Subaru Tribeca is 6% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other suvs, the 2011 Subaru Tribeca is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9859Mitsubishi EndeavorHyundai VeracruzNissan MuranoNissan PathfinderSubaru TribecaJeep Grand CherokeeM.-B. GLK-ClassHonda PilotCadillac SRXToyota HighlanderFord FlexToyota 4RunnerComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Subaru Tribeca with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 59 to 98. The 2011 Subaru Tribeca is safer than the 2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor, the 2011 Hyundai Veracruz, and the 2011 Nissan Murano and less safe than the 2011 Toyota Highlander, the 2011 Cadillac SRX, the 2011 Honda Pilot, the 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK-Class, and the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

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