The 2nd generation of the Tribute has a cumulative PainRank™ of 4.59. That can be compared against other Mazda generations. Shopping for a Mazda? You could do worse (but you could also do better).
Owners of the 2008–2011 Tribute model years have sent in 47 complaints on CarComplaints.com. We've listed the three most common below. Most are about the engine (23%) followed by the transmission (21%) and the steering (12%).