2002 Mazda Tribute ES-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
This is a new-owner review. I will
write a follow-up later, maybe after 6
months or a year. Initial experience,
after extensive test-drive and
comparisons, is that the Tribute is the
best value for the money out there.
And it IS fun to drive. I have no
complaints at this time, and can only
Looks good. 4-wheel drive / 4-lock-
hi. Premium audio. Best (?) engine in
class. Comfortable. Fully loaded for
under $25k with tax / title / reg /
While traction control / bigger
engine / more advanced transmission
etc. are always an improvement, the
fact is that the average person
wouldn't notice a difference in
performance, but the $3 - 8k increase
in price would destroy the value factor
completely. Great value as is.
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