by chicago2624 on Dec 10, 2013 Vehicle: 2004 Mazda Tribute LX-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I bought my tribute over a year ago- with over 100k miles on it- a lot, I know, by I'm a poor college student! This was well worth the investment. I do all normal maintenance regularly And have had no major problems. It's really roomy, reliable, and safe! I love the 4WD in the winter! I am amazed at how smooth it drives. I do not have a garage to store it in unfortunately, but there have still been no
issues- in the winter I. Let it warm up and it does
great. The back storage is great, it seems like I'm always packing up. I would definitely recommend this car!
by Sparky on Dec 8, 2005 Vehicle: 2004 Mazda Tribute LX-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I've had my Tribute for 1 1/2 years and LOVE it (except the gas mileage). Does great in the snow, even w/o the 4WD engaged. Wonderful ride quality, although there is a little wind noise at highway speeds.
by Doug Paradore on Jan 27, 2005 Vehicle: 2004 Mazda Tribute LX-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I have owned a Tribute for one year now with absolutely no issues. I'm very satisfied with the vehicle so far. Great pep, great stereo, comfortable and roomy, great in snow, good handling and road vision, excellent braking. Could use more illumination in cabin for things like the key ignition, cruise control on steering wheels and reading lamps would be preferred in front instead of having to reach behind. And of course the gear shifter is too long. But since the car is such a pleasure to drive and own, these small things are easily overlooked. Buy one now! I also considered and test drove the Highlander, Pilot, & Forester. Believe me this is the best choice of all of them.
by Bridget A. D. T. on Nov 17, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Mazda Tribute LX-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I have owned this vehicle since June
2002. It has been a great SUV. Rides
like a car - not a truck. Easy to get
in and out - perfect height. Smooth
handling on city streets as well as
highway driving. Nice compact size yet
still roomy enough for large shopping
experiences and/or extra cabin guests.
Fun looking and fun to drive.
by megd726 on Oct 12, 2004 Vehicle: 2004 Mazda Tribute LX-V6 4WD 4dr SUV (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
I purchased this SUV mainly because I
missed driving an SUV (I originally
drove a Ford Explorer and then went
with a Mazda Millenia.) This was the
first car I have purchased and I have
not been disappointed. Mazda has been
good to me as far as service and
reliability so I was happy to purchase
a Mazda vehicle. This is a fun car to
drive. It handles like a car and I
often forget that I am driving an SUV.
For anyone who is seeking to purchase
an SUV, I would highly recommend the
Tribute. It has plenty of room for the
kids I nannyed for this summer, taking
all of my stuff down to school, and
getting me around the city. I don't
think twice about the reliability of
this car. It will get me there!
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