• (4.5) 15 reviews
  • MSRP: $266$6,966
  • Body Style: Sport Utility
  • Combined MPG: 21-25
  • Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x4
  • Seats: 5
2001 Mazda Tribute

Our Take on the 2001 Mazda Tribute

Our Take

Ford owns a controlling interest in Mazda, and though the Japanese company still sells unique products, it shares the Tribute with its bosses in Dearborn, Mich. Tribute is a new sport utility vehicle developed by the two companies, and Ford’s version is the Escape. They are based on the fro... Read Full Report


Our Expert Reviews

It's easy to overlook the Mazda Tribute, a compact sport-utility vehicle that's a close cousin to the Ford Escape. In fact, one Mazda vice-president admitted, "No one was waiting for an SUV (to be) introduced by Mazda." So why did we give our $25,475 test vehicle three stars? As we discovered, it's a pretty decent alternative to those little "cute utes" from Toyota and Honda. S... Read full review for the 2001 Mazda Tribute

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I LOVE this car!

by Cricket from Dallas, TX on October 3, 2010

I bought a used 2001 Tribute in 2008 after I wheeled my Camry into the shop for trade...sorry, but my experience with the Camry was less than positive and I won't own another. I digress....this car wa... Read Full Review

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There are currently 16 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $5,000 per year.

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