1st Generation (2006—2007) B9 Tribeca Problems

B9 Tribeca owners with a 2006—2007 model year have the most problems with the body (16%), engine (16%), and the transmission (16%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below. The full list is available on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Hood Flew Up 2 complaints at an average of 122,000 miles in the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca.
  2. Faulty Head Gasket 1 complaints at an average of 120,000 miles in the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca.
  3. Constantly Replacing Torn Rotors, Brakes, and Tires 1 complaints at an average of 110,000 miles in the 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca.

What B9 Tribeca Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Subaru model years.

Watch out for the 2006 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2007 6 0 0 2.01
2006 12 0 0 8.2

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