Mazda BT-50 Reviews | Overview

MAZDA not too long ago up-to-date its well-liked TF-series BT-50 line-up by incorporating an Isuzu-sourced 1.9-litre turbo-diesel engine to entry-quality XS variants and a well-outfitted SP variant to the higher end of the vary. 


Also, the XTR twin-cab is now obtainable in the taxi-chassis body design for the initial time.


The MY22 upgrades are modest, but worthwhile. The selection now caters to a broader buyer foundation than ahead of, but nevertheless appeals to existing agricultural, fleet, trade, and leisure buyers.


Seventeen BT-50 variants are now out there with two motor choices, two transmissions, a few body styles, two body configurations, and the choice of two- and four-wheel drive made available across 6 trim grades. The 1.9-litre mill is paired exclusively with a 6-speed automatic transmission.


Selling prices begin at $33,650 (as well as on-street expenses) for the recently launched 1.9-litre turbo-diesel XS one-cab chassis 4×2 and tops out with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel Thunder twin-taxi pick-up 4×4 at $70,990 (+ORCs), which rises $2000 on past year’s sticker cost – see New Product post. 


The freshly additional 1.9-litre 4-cylinder unit functions twin overhead camshafts (DOHC) and a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT) to develop 110kW at 3600rpm and 350Nm in between 1800-2600rpm. Merged cycle fuel financial system is rated at 6.7L/100km.


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


The 3.-litre 4-cylinder turbo-diesel supplying continues to be unchanged. It also characteristics DOHC and VGT to establish 140kW at 3600rpm and 450Nm concerning 1600-2600rpm. Combined cycle gasoline consumption is shown at 7.7L/100km, while the braking towing ability jumps to 3500kg.


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


Standard machines includes 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, electrical power home windows and -folding wing mirrors, aircon, cloth trim, vinyl flooring, a 7.-inch infotainment array with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity, DAB+ electronic radio, as properly as a rear-seat USB outlet. 


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


Security package continues to incorporate a reversing digital camera, eight airbags, adaptive cruise control (with End & Go functionality), AEB with convert support, attention assist, auto superior-beam, blind spot check, crisis lane keeping, hill start and descent handle, lane-departure warning-avoidance and -aid techniques, rear cross-targeted traffic warn, and rear parking sensors. 


XT variants include things like all the comfort and protection characteristics mentioned for XS variants, but in mixture with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel engine.


On the third-tier XTR (and, in addition to individuals characteristics shown for the XS), we find 18-inch alloys, power-folding wing mirrors, LED entrance fog lights, auto-levelling LED head- and daytime running lights, aspect techniques, carpeted flooring, a leather-based-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, dual-zone weather regulate with rear-seat air flow shops, an electrochromatic rear-watch mirror, keyless entry, native satellite navigation and a bigger (9.-inch) infotainment array.


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


The newly launched, and next-from-leading SP spinoff provides matte black 18-inch alloy wheels, a tub liner, roller tonneau include, black and driftwood leather upholstery with synthetic suede highlights, gloss black grille, sail-plane sports bar, fender flares, furthermore color-coded wing-mirror caps, doorway- and tailgate handles. The GT variant’s aspect methods and roof rails are completed in darkish grey.


Finally, the top rated-shelf BT-50 Thunder gets 18-inch black alloy wheels, a black one-hoop bull bar, black alloy athletics bar, black aspect measures, black fender flares, electric powered roller tonneau, Thunder decals, and a Lightforce 20-inch dual-row lightbar.

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