hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
88,055 miles

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problem #3

Jun 132005


  • 74,000 miles
Both the inside handles of my 2002 Mazda Tribute have malfunctioned causing extreme difficult in getting out of the vehicle. This could result in a very dangerous situation in the case of an accident or fire along with various other incidents. It is my understanding from internet searching that this is a common problem, however, I have never heard of other vehicles having this problem.

- Cookeville, TN, USA

problem #2

Mar 252008

Tribute 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 92,365 miles
Drivers side door handle broke, will not open from the inside. This is the second time this has happened.

- Carrollton, OH, USA

problem #1

Nov 152007

Tribute 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,800 miles
Driver side interior door handle on 2002 Mazda Tribute is inoperable. Failed after vehicle was parked and driver was attempting to open door. Is a safety hazard if quick egress is required. Currently searching on-line to find replacement part.

- Shelbyville, KY, USA