The Tribute has seating for up to five passengers. It has an independent opening rear window and liftgate for easier access to rear cargo. It is available with two engine options: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder or a 3.0-liter V6. Only the i Sport FWD trim offers a five-speed manual, all other FWD and AWD trim levels, regardless of engine, are standard with a six-speed automatic transmission. Standard safety features include electronic stability control with roll control, front, side and curtain airbags, four-wheel anti-lock brakes and tire pressure monitoring. For 2009, the Mazda Tribute has a new 2.5-liter engine, and an improved 3.0-liter V6. The automatic transmission has been upgraded to 6-speeds and features enhanced hill ascent and descent control.