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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2011 Mazda Tribute
i Grand Touring
No Data Available
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
MSRP
$34,765
Invoice
$33,722
Average Price Paid
$33,410
11 listings nationwide

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2011 Mazda Tribute
i Grand Touring
No Data Available
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2011 Mazda Tribute
i Grand Touring
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,700
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,619
7 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2011 Mazda Tribute
i Grand Touring

In 2008, the Mazda Tribute overhauled both the interior and exterior of the compact SUV. The 2009 Tribute improved the performance of the four-cylinder and V6 engines. Since then, the ...

2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

The midsize Ford Explorer has been around for nearly 30 years and was most recently redesigned in 2011. That year the SUV traded its truck-based construction and straightforward, uprig...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2011 Mazda Tribute
i Grand Touring
30
writes:
Great car. Bought it new and never did anything but service, tires last year, and replaced battery after seven...
writes:
Love this rig lots of room and ii havent had any isues.
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2011 Mazda Tribute
i Grand Touring
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
21 MPG
16 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
23 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 17.5 gal 19.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
171 hp @ 6,000 RPM
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Torque
171 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
12:1
10:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
3,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
3.56 in x 3.41 in
3.45 in x 3.7 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 3 stars --
Front Crash Overall 3 stars --
Front Crash Driver 2 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 3 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 3 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 3 stars --
Side Pole Driver 4 stars --
Rollover 3 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard --
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Standard --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 43 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 39 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 31.4 cu ft 18.2 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,100 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,103 lbs --
Standard Towing Capacity 150 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 5,300 lbs
Exterior
Length 174.9 in 198.8 in
Width 81.3 in 89.3 in
Height 67.9 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 103.1 in 119.1 in
Bed Length 35 in --

Available Options

2011 Mazda Tribute
i Grand Touring
2020 Ford Explorer
AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Blue Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White

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