2004 Mazda Tribute Overview


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2004 Mazda Tribute Overview

For the 2004 model year, Mazda's compact Tribute SUV was available in three trim lines, each of which was available with either two-wheel-drive (through the front wheels) or four-wheel-drive. The entry-level DX model was powered by a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produced 130 horsepower, while the mid-level LX and high-end ES versions came with a 3.0-liter V6 engine that generated 201 horsepower.
A five-speed manual transmission was standard on the DX, while the LX and ES models were equipped with a four-speed automatic transmission.
Standard features for all models included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, power steering, dual front airbags, a keyless entry system, a tilt steering wheel, and an AM/FM stereo system with a CD player.
The LX added side airbags, cruise control, steering-wheel-mounted controls, and fog lights, while the ES version added leather seats, power-adjustable front seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, and anti-lock brakes.
Drivers liked the Tribute's responsive handling, smooth ride, interior roominess, solid feel, storage capabilities, and affordable price, but thought the seats could be more comfortable and the shifter could be sluggish.


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    Check Engine Light Is On & Sometimes Blow Smoke When Startinf

    I had a slow oil leak & between oil changes the oil got really low. Now the check engine light is on & sometimes smokes out the exhaust when starting.

    1 view with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)

    Engine Light Staying On

    13 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 months ago)

    2004 Mazda Tribute Radio Stays On

    After turning off the key, closing the doors and locking the doors, the radio stays on.

    9 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

    2004 Mazda Tribute V6 Misfire.

    Hi all. I have a 2004 V6 Mazda Tribute that has no spark to number 4 cylinder. It is not a spark plug or coil issue as I can swap the plugs and coils around and get spark on other cylinders ok, ju...

    39 views with 1 answer (last answer 4 months ago)

    How Long Does It Take To Start A Mazda Tribute V6?

    it may sound like a stupid question, but i have to turn the ignition onto the accesseries and then wait for 30 seconds to a minute, then turn on the car and if you dont wait that time it just gargle...

    34 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)