2002 Mazda Tribute ES-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I purchased the Tribute in October of 2000. At that time there were barely any other Tributes on the road. Im glad to say that even with more on the road its styling still stands out from all the other SUVs. The value for your dollar is incredible with Tribute. The only negatives I could say about the SUV are in the interior. The shift nob on my ES model blocks the radio volume, the cruise control on the steering wheel does not iluminate at night and the door has no padding to rest your arm.
V6 power, handling, ride, moonroof, 6 CD player in the dash...
move either the gearshift nob or the radio to give better access to the radio. The leather seems more like pleather and should be upgraded. Iluminate the cruise control on the steering wheel so it can be easily found at night. Pad the arm rest on the doors.