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Need a specialist

Asked by Geoffrey Armstrong

WE BOUGHT a 2002 Mazda Tribute V6 last year and anticipated we'd get relatively poor fuel economy, but we didn't anticipate that it would be 20 litres/100km or more. The Tribute is just used for going to the shops and ferrying our child to school. Is this sort of economy correct? I believe we would get better economy from a V8 Landcruiser and have the extra space to enjoy.

Answered by CarsGuide

27 Apr 2006 Carsguide.com.au

THE Tribute is a gas guzzler, but that's far too high. It should be more like 13 litres/100 km. I suggest you take it to a Mazda specialist and have a diagnostic check. There are several possible explanations for the problem, one being the oxygen sensor.

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