Vehicle Overview

The Mazda Tribute, a sibling to the Mercury Mariner and Ford Escape, got a significant exterior and interior face-lift for 2008. For 2009, Mazda made a slew of mechanical changes designed to improve performance and efficiency, including new four-cylinder and V-6 engines. Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels are offered. A hybrid model is listed elsewhere in the Cars.com Research section. The Tribute seats five and its competitors include the Toyota RAV4, Honda CR-V and Chevrolet Equinox.

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    Sunvisors
    When you need a sunvisor, lower it for use in front or swing it to the side. Side Extension Sunvisors The visor extender extends the sunvisor's range of sun shading. To use, pull it out. CAU ...

    Manual Transmission Operation
    Manual Transmission Shift Pattern The vehicle is equipped with either a 5- speed or 6-speed manual transmission. The shift pattern for each is shown above. Depress the clutch pedal all the way d ...

    How the Air BagsWork
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