Tribece visibility out back

Discussion in 'Subaru Tribeca' started by AD, Jan 25, 2011.

  1. AD

    AD Guest

    How poor is the visibility through the slit to the rear in tribeca?
    AD, Jan 25, 2011
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  2. It seems they've had reversing cameras since 2008. Dunno if they are
    optional or stock. They also have back-up 'sensors' as an option. My
    guess is, not a great view out the back. Of course, electronic gadgets
    are not expensive to add to a vehicle nowadays, the Tribeca could be
    filled with cargo such that a camera would be nice to have and
    Subaru's legal department may insist on the back-up camera as a CYA
    1 Lucky Texan, Jan 25, 2011
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    John McGaw Guest

    So much is being made of rear visibility recently. Is it the result of all
    of the auto makers advertising their optional solutions? Lest anyone
    forget, there is no requirement for _any_ visibility out the back window of
    any vehicle. In fact there is no requirement for a window back there at all
    so far as I know. That is what those ancient artifacts, sometimes known as
    wing mirrors or door mirrors, are for and using them along with a dose of
    common sense it is perfectly safe to drive and back any vehicle.
    John McGaw, Jan 25, 2011

  4. People are probably sick of running over dogs, thrashbarrels, kids,
    Hachiroku ハチロク, Jan 25, 2011
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