2006 Mazda Tribute Overview

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2006 Mazda Tribute Overview

The Mazda Tribute compact SUV was available in two basic trim packages for 2006, and both were available with either front-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The basic Tribute i package was a front-wheel drive, five-passenger vehicle with a 2.3-liter inline four-cylinder engine that produced 153 horsepower. It came equipped with either a five-speed manual transmission, which was standard, or a four-speed automatic transmission.
Standard features for the Tribute i included air conditioning, power windows, power door locks, dual airbags, anti-lock brakes, a tilt steering wheel, and an AM/FM stereo system with a CD player.
The Tribute s package, also available with either front-wheel or four-wheel drive, was powered by a 3.0-liter double-overhead-cam V6 engine that produced 200 horsepower. It was linked to a four-speed automatic transmission.
Standard features for the Tribute s were essentially the same as for the Tribute i, with a few upgrades, such as cruise control and steering-wheel-mounted controls (both of which were also available in the Tribute i with the automatic transmission). Options for both models included a sunroof, leather seats, power seats, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a CD changer, and a DVD player.
While drivers noted that the Tribute had a few minor mechanical problems and that wind noise could be a factor at highway speeds, they also liked its handling, roominess (for its size), styling, reliability, and comfort.

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    Door Ajar Light Stays On

    I have a Mazda Tribute I 06, and since I bought it it shows that one of the doors is open. I tried opening all the door while the car is on but it doesn't make any difference. The alarm won't acti...

    7 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)

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    When I put my key in to unlock the car (no longer have remote) the alarm went off and I don't know how to disarm it.

    12 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)

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

    Driving At 90-mph With The Cruse Control On And The Trans. Seemed To Go Int...

    driving at 90-mph with the cruse control on and the trans. seemed to go into neutral, the O/D light flashing off and we had no gear that would engage, not drive 3 ,2, 1, nor reverse

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

    Where Can We Buy A 2006 Mazda Tribute Computer Box

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