What makes the next Mazda Tribute different from its Ford Escape and Mercury Mariner cousins? How about a funky, single-zoom grille. What else? Ok, nothing. It's basically a cheap way for Mazda to be present in every small-car segment. Of course, there must be something Mazda can do to give the Tribute more of the division's unique selling proposition — that's all that zoom-zoom business. A pillow to the face might work.

Spied - Near-Final Mazda Tribute Prototypes! [Winding Road]

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