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 makes a slew of mechanical changes that could improve performance and efficiency. New inline-four-cylinder and V-6 engines are available in the Sport, Touring and Grand Touring trim levels; 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 Saturn Vue.

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    Under the Hood
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