The Tribute is kind of the black sheep in its zoom-zoom family. Slotted just below the more athletic CX-7, the Ford Escape-based Tribute features the Escape's engines, but misses out on key features such as SYNC, and its higher quality interior. 2010 adds an ambient temperature gauge on all trim levels and the Grand Touring trim is now equipped with a built-in garage door opener and back-up camera integrated in the rear-view mirror.
Base Engine: 2.5-liter 4-cylinder with 171 horsepower
Base EPA mpg: 22 city/28 hwy/24 cmb
Optional V6 powerplant puts out 240 horsepower and 223 lb-ft of torque
Tailgate features a rear window that opens separately from the tailgate
Available all-wheel-drive system engages automatically only when needed to maximize fuel economy