(4.1) 10 reviews
MSRP: $1,788$7,380
Body Style: Sport Utility
Combined MPG: 20-25
Engine: 130-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Drivetrain: 4x4
Seats: 5
2004 Mazda Tribute

Our Take on the 2004 Mazda Tribute

Our Take

Ford owns a controlling interest in Mazda, so there’s a close kinship between the popular Ford Escape sport utility vehicle and the related Mazda Tribute. Both SUVs were introduced for the 2001 model year. Subtle styling differences between the two are noticeable, their interior features are... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Noise
  • Short seat bottoms
  • Occasional floatiness
  • ABS not standard
  • Lack of Low-range gearing

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or V-6
  • Carlike driving feel
  • Available 4WD
  • Compact dimensions
  • Sporty suspension tuning


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 10 reviews

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225K and still running smooth

by Tribute Lover from Hermitage, pa on March 11, 2014

I purchased my vehicle new back in 2004 - today it has 225,000 miles on it and still runs like a champ. The A/C and heating unit works really well to this day. In fact I still have never turned the A/... Read Full Review

6 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.

It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

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