Under the Hood

Tribute buyers get the choice of a four-cylinder or V-6 engine. A manual transmission is standard on the base model, and other models come with a six-speed automatic transmission, which is available on the base model.

* 171-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder with 171 pounds-feet of torque * 240-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 with 223 pounds-feet of torque * Five-speed manual transmission * Optional six-speed automatic transmission * Front- or all-wheel drive

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    Operation Using Advanced Key Functions
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    Immobilizer System (without Advanced Key)
    The immobilizer system allows the engine to start only with a key the system recognizes. If someone attempts to start the engine with an unrecognized key, the engine will not start, thereby helpi ...

    Exterior
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