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.

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