Subaru will build a three-row sport utility vehicle starting in 2018 at its Lafayette, Ind., vehicle assembly plant, the automaker has announced.
The new SUV, which has not been given a name, would replace the Tribeca, a mid-size SUV Subaru produced from the 2006 to 2014 model years before discontinuing.
The new SUV will arrive as a larger vehicle that the Tribeca and offer "full third-row capability," according to a Subaru release. The vehicle will bring to four the number of Subaru nameplates built in the U.S., along with the Legacy, Outback, and Impreza, including a new five-door model of that compact sedan beginning production in 2016.
Subaru expects to sell more than 550,000 vehicles in 2015, marking a tripling of sales since 2007.