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!
Premium audio system is amazing!
Visibility is amazing as well! You
have perfect view! Love how it handles-
it's fun to drive! The all wheel drive
is excellent! I've felt it kick in
driving through large puddles and
driving along dirt roads. Perfect
amount of cargo space + plenty of room
for 5 people
A larger gas tank would be useful. The
fuel economy is a little less than I
had anticipated but the car is only at
about 5,000 miles, so it still is
considered within the break in period.
It has improved since I purchased it.
Honestly, this is a solid vehicle and
I have not come across any problems.