My Mazda B2600i extended cab 4x4 has been a reliable truck. It is very basic - no power anything - so there aren't many accessories to have problems with. In 60,000 miles, I've replaced the front brakes twice but never the rear anti-locks. I've replaced the thermostat once and the battery twice - in 6 years in Alaska. Not bad. Regular oil changes only. No tune up ever needed. This truck is great when in 4x4. With studded snowtires, I can go anywhere a sane person would want to go. The seats wear a bit thin after a couple hundred miles of driving. Otherwise comfortable for my 6 foot 250 pound self.
It tackles icy or snowy roads with stability. I always feel completely in control.
I like the exterior styling.
4X4 should be shift on the fly. Seats should be more comfortable. Gas mileage should be better (I only get 12 to 18 with a 4-banger!)
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