Mazda Tribute Hybrid information:
Mazda Tribute Hybrid
Mazda Tribute Hybrid is a well known and compact SUV of its time. It has a V6 beasty engine which gives it more performance and extra value. It is more than a typical truck or SUV. It is known for its extra handling in all weather conditions. Tribute has its own mechanical twin called Ford Escape. Manufacturer hauled up to five passengers capacity in space efficient cabins. It is the small SUV in the market with a big competition to the others. But no one compete with its standards.it comes with new styling and a snazzier interior.
The most recent models of Mazda tribute from 2008 to 2011 known as Mazda Tribute Hybrid the second generation with four-cylinder "i" and six-cylinder "s" models, which were each available in three trims. Sports, Touring and Grand Touring. All-wheel drive was optional on all trims.
The main difference between the Tribute and the Ford Escape Maverick is that the Tribute's suspension is tuned and hauled for a firmer ride than the Escape Maverick.
Models and Features
Mazda Tribute Hybrid comes with 4 different models. The Mazda Tribute was originally introduced in 2001. It changes many faces and technology from 2001 to 2011. Although nearly identical but it changes many faces from its period 2001 to 2011. Mazda introduces a Hybrid model in 2008 to keep pace with the modern automobile industry. There is a redesigned grille on the car which also features a bigger logo of the manufacturer. And as well as restyled the front and rear bumpers to give it a classy touch. Side mirrors featured integrated indicators as in trend. Inside changes included automatic transmission shifter new floor mounted in it. On the other hand the dashboard updates included with a brand new radio/cassette and climate control with digital read out program. But its in certain models or we can say in luxurious models of Mazda Tribute Hybrid. Mechanically Tribute comes with five speed automatic than previous four speed automatic. And the previous rear drum brakes are replaced by the disk brakes in new models. But both the engines meet the Euro 111 certification to meet the emission regulations.
Under the Hood
In a large metal hood of Mazda Tribute Hybrid it comes with a huge and powerful a 171 hp 2.5 liter four cylinder or a 240 hp 3.0-liter V6 engine. Both coupled to a six speed automatic transmission except in the I Sport 2WD. which had a five-speed manual. In addition to the standard models, a hybrid model dubbed the Mazda Tribute Hybrid HEV was also available and, as expected, proved to be a virtual twin of the Ford Escape (Hybrid). The HEV earned a combined fuel economy estimate as high as 32 mpg.
Options and Packages
Buyers have now four different model options to meet their requirements as follows as:
1. Tribute Hybrid SUV Touring (2.3L 4-cyl. Hybrid CVT Automatic)
2. Tribute Hybrid SUV Touring (2.3L 4-cyl. Hybrid AWD CVT Automatic)
3. Grand Touring (2.3L 4-cyl. Hybrid CVT Automatic)
4. Grand Touring (2.3L 4-cyl. Hybrid AWD CVT Automatic)
Transition through these four models of electric and gas only and charging the battery pack. These models have a standard front wheel drive and standard all wheel or four wheel drive through electric battery packs. Mazda Tribute Hybrid also has two trim levels which are Touring and Grand Touring. The great rugged allow wheels of the Tribute Hybrid offer great strength on the field and there is also a new hood and headlamps along with a set of powerful fog lights.
For a car this big and features like this, the fuel economy shouldn’t be too high for this car but somehow it is. This is made possible because the car can run on 100% electric on about 25 mph and it is also the least polluting car thereby. The all electric option optimizes its efficiency and as it offers great performance on the road, it certainly exceeds the expectations of the car enthusiasts. Mazda Tribute HEV saves your money every day by giving you the best fuel efficiency for an SUV. It also meets all the strict regulations of California Traffic department. All in all, the fuel economy it offers is just amazing for a car of its size and the features it offers.
As a standard and like all good SUVs, the tribute has a great driving position and the great fact is that it offers great visibility plus there is quite some space in there for you to load cargo in it. This is a great option that helps the drivers see clearly on the road even when the lighting conditions are bad and the visibility is low like in foggy areas and where it is raining heavily. The luxurious and elevated seating position and superb visibility through wind screen with the finest glass material mean drivers get a better view of the road when weather conditions are bad, such as heavy driving rain. The SUV can seat up to 5 adults easily at a time and a unique feature is that you can also place a laptop easily on the console storage compartment.
As we know for all manufacturers the safety is a top priority. This is the reason why Mazda has paid special attention to construct a stronger and fully rigid all-steel body. It has a number of airbags to minimize the damage inflicted to the driver and the passengers in case of any accident. These are not ordinary airbags as they use different kinds of sensors to make them work exactly as they are required to.
The unique thing is that the airbags are fitted into the seats rather than the doors so they are supposed to work flawlessly irrespective of the seat position. There is an anti-lock braking system in the car and ABS works effectively to grant the driver maximum safety and security on the roads. All these features and more make this car deserve a really good safety rating as compared to its competitors.
Mazda Tribute Hybrid Images:
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Mazda Tribute Hybrid modifications:
|All Mazda Tribute Hybrid years|
|modification||price||cylinder||wheels||doors||width x length x height||clearance|
Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2009)
|33,445$||4||all wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.0||8.3|
Touring 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2009)
|29,175$||4||front wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.0||8.3|
Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2009)
|30,925$||4||all wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.0||8.3|
Grand Touring 4dr SUV (2.5L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2009)
|31,695$||4||front wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.0||8.3|
Grand Touring 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2008)
|27,995$||4||front wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.2||8.5|
Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2008)
|27,235$||4||all wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.2||8.5|
Touring 4dr SUV (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2008)
|25,485$||4||front wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.2||8.5|
Grand Touring 4dr SUV AWD (2.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) (2008)
|29,745$||4||all wheel drive||4||71.1 x 174.9 x 70.2||8.5|