Will never buy a Mazda Again
By firsttimer8 on
2006 Mazda Tribute s 4dr SUV AWD (3.0L 6cyl 4A)
At first this vehicle was great.
Loved how sturdy it was and how it drove.
UNTIL I hit 70,000 miles.
Things went south and fast.
So far the oil pan had to be re-sealed TWICE, the transmission was leaking, the rack and pinon leaking (for break fluid), the starter had to be replaced, and now the alternator is bad.
This all has happened in under a year.
The dealership I bought it from stated I had an extended warranty for buying it and they also did not honor that warranty so all of the above was paid out of pocket.
I really got a crappy Mazda.
With 2 kids and hubby being the only one that works and me in school, This car has really put us in a hole and that is an understatement.
Improve your warranty and make sure things dont go to crap.