Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP automatic vs Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4

Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP automatic

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Ford Expedition II, model available from 2003 to 2006.
It has 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP ic petrol engine produced from 2003 to 2005.
Drive on the rear axle has automatic gearbox.

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Mazda Tribute I, model available from 2000 to 2007.
It has 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP petrol engine produced from 2000 to 2004.
Drive 4x4 has manual, 5 speed gearbox.

Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4
Ford

24 reasons for Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235KM automat in comparison to Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4

Reasons for
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Maximal power

235 > 124 hp
The horsepower is a this thing that most of car fans take into consideration at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Ford Expedition II that has by 90 percent more horsepower when compared to the Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4. As a result the Ford Expedition II is able to achieve higher speed. With more horsepower the Ford should as well provide better flexiblility in specific speeds.
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Acceleration 0-100 km/h

11.5 > 13.7 s
The Ford can reach the speed of 100Km/h in 11.5 s, which is 16 % quicker when compared to the Mazda Tribute I. But the difference is not as much big to be taken into account when buying a vehicle.
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Trunk capacity

570 > 368 l
With more boot size the Ford Expedition II will have much more room for carrying things and be more usefull vehicle compared with the Mazda Tribute I. If the size of the boot is appeals to you, the Ford will be better to buy as it is around 55 % more spacious than the trunk of its rival.
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Top speed

190 > 166 km/h
The maximum speed of the Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP automatic is greater in comparison to this of the Mazda Tribute I which allows to drive the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 14 percent is small and is not realy noticable in daily use.
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Width

2,000 > 1,795 mm
The width of the car influences on passanger's inner room and driving stability. The Ford is 205 mm wider in comparison to the Mazda Tribute I. It is often clearly felt by those sitting in front, who have more space for their elbows.
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Range

613 > 588 km
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Fuel tank

105 > 57 l
The Mazda Tribute I loses with the Ford Expedition II in the aspect of fuel tank capacity. The Ford is able to take by 84 percent more fuel in relation to its rival.
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Wheelbase

3,025 > 2,622 mm
The Ford has 403 millimeters longer wheelbase than Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4. As a result the Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP automatic is more safe and has a better stability. What is more, longer wheelbase affects convenient and more comfortable traveling.
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Cylinders

8 > 4
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Engine capacity

4,602 > 1,989 cc
Undoubtedly the Ford Expedition II wins in the category of {engine capacity. The difference at the level of 2,613 cubic centimeters in comparison to the Mazda Tribute I. It is interesting that in „full-size SUV” class, from which the Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP automatic comes from, the average engine size is 3,614 cc and the biggest engine size in this segment equals 8,128 .
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Maximum load capacity

607 > 490 kg
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Length

5,228 > 4,395 mm
The Ford Expedition II is 833 millimeters longer in relation to the Mazda Tribute I. The length of the car is important in terms of driving comfort and room in the trunk. The Ford probably will be offering to it's passangers more room for legs. At the same time the Ford Expedition II will be better driven but the Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4 will be a bit easier to park because of shorter length .
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Rear track

1,707 > 1,550 mm
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Cylinder layout

V-type > inline
A Vee engine is a developed version of a engine with all cylinders aligned in one row which in our opinion} is wiser to choose one. Engine of V type put inside a car the Ford Expedition II produces more torque at lower RPM ranges because of the power stroke coming from 2 sides of the crankshaft. This type of motor can contain more cylinders without a need of much extending its dimensions. A Smooth engine work and pleasant sound is to driving fans certainly to a V engine’s advantage.
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Model release date

2003 > 2000
The difference in release date between presented cars is only 3 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a staggering pace what may cause that the Ford may feature more advanced solutions thanks to which everyday usage of it may be more comfortable.
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Tire width

265 > 215 mm
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Height

1,971 > 1,710 mm
The higher a car is, the better is the comfort of boarding it and greater possibility of carrying big amount of luggage to it. The difference of 15 % in favor of the Ford Expedition II is insignificant and should not be really noticeable.
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Transmission

automatic > manual
For a comfortable ride in the city, it is worth to have an automatic however the choice of transmisison can have a substantial impact on fuel efficiency. Automatics may use from 5 to 10% more than manuals.
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Maximal power RPM

4,750 > 5,300 revolutions/minute
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Number of seats

8 > 5
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Payload

3,061 > 1,986 kg
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Front track

1,702 > 1,553 mm
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Tire diameter

17 > 16 ″
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Curb weight

2,453 > 1,490 kg

Mazda

4 reasons for Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124KM manual 4x4 in comparison to Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP automatic

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Average consumption

9.5 > 17.3 l
The fuel economy is distinctly to Mazda's advantage. This car burns 45 % less gasoline in the combined cycle than the Ford Expedition II. Keep in mind that average fuel consumption in the combined cycle for the full-size SUV class, in which the Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4 is classified, is 12.2 l whereas the Mazda needs by 22 percent less amount of fuel than the average.
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Trunk capacity with seats down

2,247 > 1,721 l
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Valves per cylinder

4 > 2
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End of model sale

2007 > 2006

Cars specifications

Ford Expedition II 4.6 i V8 16V 235HP automatic Mazda Tribute I 2.0 i 16V 4WD 124HP manual 4x4
    Price range popular popular
    Model release date 2003 2000
    Facelifting no no
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
    Payload 3,061 kg 1,986 kg
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