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Pros: HEATED LEATHER SEATS.
Cons: POSITON OF IGNITION SWITCH.
Advice: GO FOR THE V-6 WITH AWD.PEPPY. GOOD IN ALL WEATHER CONDITIONS.
Pros: Handles like a sports car
Cons: Would like larger gas tank
Advice: Give this SUV a serious look.I've had my '04 Tribute ES for about 3 months, and I'm still smiling. Zero initial defects. I love the leather seats, responsiveness, handling, overall quality. Fuel mileage is about on the EPA estimates (18/23 mpg). Visibility's great all around. Cargo space sufficient and good for its class. Rear window opens separate from hatch, and the rear hatch flips up instead of opening like a door, both desirable features. Best in class occupant safety ratings. Good interior lighting (although lacks glovebox light). Sporty suspension and ride, minimal roll during cornering, agile and competent feel during all maneuvers.
Pros: Its sporty look with moon roof and stero system
Cons: the seats could be padded alittle more ,but they are still comfortable.
Advice: deffinitely get a V6 and if you don't need 4x4 the 2wd gets better gas. and runs great.I end up as apassenger more than a driver, but I love it very roomy! No big floor humps in the middle like some we tested which cut down on leg room. the Tribute has plemty. Its good looks gives it compliments from everyone. I love the stereo system and moon roof, plus lots of cargo room when the seats our folded flat. We got the LX 2WD saves more on gas, Drives like a car I dont like driving high vehicles but this is easy to get in and out of, plus you dont feel like you are driving a truck. The next vehicle I buy will be a Mazda but I think I will go up to the ES, only for the leather seats.