2003 Mazda Tribute ES-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
Have owned this vehicle for the past 5 years and love it. After 110,000 miles, it just got its 3rd set of tires (originals lasted 64,000 mi) and only other maintenance was oil changes. It snows here practically daily from Dec-Apr and my Tribute gets through all of it with no problem. Have another, larger SUV in the household, but take the Tribute when it snows. Gas mileage is just ok, but I can get 24 mpg on the highway if I watch my speed.
Love the way it handles, and it's got lots of room. Lots of space in front seats for cell phones, and other necessities.