2008 Subaru Impreza vs. 2008 Subaru Tribeca

To start off, both 2008 Subaru Impreza and 2008 Subaru Tribeca were released in the same year (2008). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,628 cc (6 cylinders), 2008 Subaru Tribeca is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Subaru Tribeca (256 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 85 more horse power than 2008 Subaru Impreza. (171 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Subaru Tribeca should accelerate faster than 2008 Subaru Impreza. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2008 Subaru Impreza weights approximately 147 kg more than 2008 Subaru Tribeca.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2008 Subaru Tribeca (335 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 104 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Subaru Impreza. (231 Nm @ 4400 RPM). This means 2008 Subaru Tribeca will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Subaru Impreza. 2008 Subaru Tribeca has automatic transmission and 2008 Subaru Impreza has manual transmission. 2008 Subaru Impreza will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2008 Subaru Tribeca will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2008 Subaru Impreza 2008 Subaru Tribeca
Make Subaru Subaru
Model Impreza Tribeca
Year Released 2008 2008
Body Type Sedan SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2501 cc 3628 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type boxer boxer
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 171 HP 256 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 231 Nm 335 Nm
Torque RPM 4400 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1608 kg 1461 kg
Vehicle Length 4590 mm 4870 mm
Vehicle Width 1750 mm 1880 mm
Vehicle Height 1480 mm 1690 mm
Wheelbase Size 2630 mm 2750 mm
Fuel Consumption City 11.8 L/100km 14.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 10.7 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 64 L


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