What's Wrong with the Mazda Tribute?

Tribute owners have made 199 complaints to CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most active below. Most are about the engine (25%), followed by the body (18%) and the transmission (15%).

Want more information about these problems? Clicking on the link will bring you over to CarComplaints.com for additional details. While you're there, add your own complaints about the Tribute.

Comparing Tribute Generations

Watch out for the 1st generation's (2001–2006) 7.81 PainRank™, which is the worst of 2 generations. Looking for a year-to-year comparison? We've got that too.

Generation Model Years Reliability Complaints PainRank (?)
2nd Gen Tribute 2008–2011
47 4.59
1st Gen Tribute 2001–2006
152 7.81

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    The Worst Tribute Years

    This bar chart shows the seven years with the highest complaint volume. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on CarComplaints.com.

    But wait, there's more ... outside of the top seven, there's the 2009 (9), 2010 (5), and 2011 (1).