Mazda BT-50 Reviews | Overview

MAZDA recently current its common TF-sequence BT-50 line-up by adding an Isuzu-sourced 1.9-litre turbo-diesel engine to entry-quality XS variants and a nicely-equipped SP variant to the upper conclude of the array. 


On top of that, the XTR dual-taxi is now offered in the cab-chassis body style for the very first time.


The MY22 upgrades are modest, but worthwhile. The selection now caters to a broader purchaser base than ahead of, but however appeals to present agricultural, fleet, trade, and leisure buyers.


Seventeen BT-50 variants are now accessible with two motor offerings, two transmissions, three physique types, two body configurations, and the option of two- and 4-wheel drive made available across 6 trim grades. The 1.9-litre mill is paired solely with a six-speed automated transmission.


Costs start off at $33,650 (plus on-highway costs) for the recently introduced 1.9-litre turbo-diesel XS single-taxi chassis 4×2 and tops out with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel Thunder dual-taxi select-up 4×4 at $70,990 (+ORCs), which rises $2000 on very last year’s sticker rate – see New Design short article. 


The recently additional 1.9-litre 4-cylinder device options twin overhead camshafts (DOHC) and a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT) to make 110kW at 3600rpm and 350Nm concerning 1800-2600rpm. Blended cycle gasoline economic system is rated at 6.7L/100km.


Most payload for XS variants (run by the 1.9-litre turbo-diesel motor) is rated at 1380kg with optimum braked towing capacity detailed at 3000kg.


The 3.-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel offering stays unchanged. It also characteristics DOHC and VGT to create 140kW at 3600rpm and 450Nm among 1600-2600rpm. Blended cycle fuel intake is shown at 7.7L/100km, when the braking towing capacity jumps to 3500kg.


Entry quality XS variants are now made available with the new 1.9-litre turbo-diesel engine and in 4×2 or 4×4 configuration. 


Conventional products consists of 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, ability home windows and -folding wing mirrors, aircon, cloth trim, vinyl flooring, a 7.-inch infotainment array with Apple CarPlay, Android Car and Bluetooth connectivity, DAB+ digital radio, as very well as a rear-seat USB outlet. 


XS 4×4 derivatives additionally function a locking rear differential.


Security kit proceeds to contain a reversing digicam, eight airbags, adaptive cruise regulate (with Stop & Go performance), AEB with turn help, awareness assist, auto substantial-beam, blind place monitor, unexpected emergency lane retaining, hill commence and descent control, lane-departure warning-prevention and -help techniques, rear cross-targeted visitors warn, and rear parking sensors. 


XT variants include all the ease and protection features mentioned for XS variants, but in combination with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel motor.


On the 3rd-tier XTR (and, in addition to these characteristics detailed for the XS), we find 18-inch alloys, electricity-folding wing mirrors, LED front fog lights, auto-levelling LED head- and daytime managing lights, aspect methods, carpeted flooring, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, twin-zone weather command with rear-seat ventilation stores, an electrochromatic rear-see mirror, keyless entry, native satellite navigation and a much larger (9.-inch) infotainment array.


GT variants aspect chrome-capped wing mirrors with heating perform, brown leather-based upholstery, eight-way electric powered driver’s seat adjustment, entrance seat heaters, distant motor start out (auto only), and front parking sensors.


The newly introduced, and next-from-major SP by-product adds matte black 18-inch alloy wheels, a tub liner, roller tonneau cover, black and driftwood leather upholstery with synthetic suede highlights, gloss black grille, sail-plane sporting activities bar, fender flares, plus color-coded wing-mirror caps, doorway- and tailgate handles. The GT variant’s aspect measures and roof rails are completed in dim gray.


Last but not least, the prime-shelf BT-50 Thunder gets 18-inch black alloy wheels, a black solitary-hoop bull bar, black alloy athletics bar, black side measures, black fender flares, electric powered roller tonneau, Thunder decals, and a Lightforce 20-inch twin-row lightbar.

The Street to Recovery podcast sequence

Next Post

Series production of the Skoda Enyaq Coupe iV starts

Tue Feb 15 , 2022
VW-Team owned Skoda has began sequence output of the new Skoda Enyaq Coupé iV at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav. Like the Enyaq iV, it is primarily based on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB). Far more than 120 models of the sophisticated coupé will be created each […]