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2007 Mazda 6 vs. 2011 Mazda Tribute

To start off, 2011 Mazda Tribute is newer by 4 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Mazda 6. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Mazda 6 would be higher. At 3,000 cc (6 cylinders), 2011 Mazda Tribute is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2011 Mazda Tribute (240 HP @ 6550 RPM) has 106 more horse power than 2007 Mazda 6. (134 HP @ 3500 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2011 Mazda Tribute should accelerate faster than 2007 Mazda 6.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Mazda 6 (310 Nm @ 2000 RPM) has 8 more torque (in Nm) than 2011 Mazda Tribute. (302 Nm @ 4300 RPM). This means 2007 Mazda 6 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2011 Mazda Tribute. 2011 Mazda Tribute has automatic transmission and 2007 Mazda 6 has manual transmission. 2007 Mazda 6 will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2011 Mazda Tribute will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mazda 6 2011 Mazda Tribute
Make Mazda Mazda
Model 6 Tribute
Year Released 2007 2011
Body Type Station Wagon SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1998 cc 3000 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 134 HP 240 HP
Engine RPM 3500 RPM 6550 RPM
Torque 310 Nm 302 Nm
Torque RPM 2000 RPM 4300 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Flex Fuel
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1540 kg 1540 kg
Vehicle Length 4710 mm 4442 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1806 mm
Vehicle Height 1490 mm 1783 mm
Wheelbase Size 2680 mm 2619 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 64 L 66 L


 

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