September 29, 2022

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Mazda BT-50 Reviews | Overview

MAZDA just lately updated its well-liked TF-collection BT-50 line-up by including an Isuzu-sourced 1.9-litre turbo-diesel motor to entry-grade XS variants and a nicely-outfitted SP variant to the upper conclusion of the variety. 

 

Also, the XTR twin-taxi is now accessible in the cab-chassis entire body type for the to start with time.

 

The MY22 upgrades are modest, but worthwhile. The range now caters to a broader consumer base than ahead of, but still appeals to present agricultural, fleet, trade, and recreational prospective buyers.

 

Seventeen BT-50 variants are now accessible with two motor choices, two transmissions, a few overall body types, two body configurations, and the decision of two- and four-wheel generate available across 6 trim grades. The 1.9-litre mill is paired completely with a six-pace automatic transmission.

 

Rates start off at $33,650 (as well as on-street fees) for the newly released 1.9-litre turbo-diesel XS single-cab 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 past year’s sticker cost – see New Design posting. 

 

The newly extra 1.9-litre 4-cylinder unit functions twin overhead camshafts (DOHC) and a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT) to make 110kW at 3600rpm and 350Nm among 1800-2600rpm. Combined cycle gas economic system is rated at 6.7L/100km.

 

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

 

The 3.-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel offering stays unchanged. It also options DOHC and VGT to establish 140kW at 3600rpm and 450Nm amongst 1600-2600rpm. Blended cycle gasoline usage is outlined at 7.7L/100km, though the braking towing potential jumps to 3500kg.

 

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

 

Regular machines contains 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, energy home windows and -folding wing mirrors, aircon, fabric trim, vinyl flooring, a 7.-inch infotainment array with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity, DAB+ electronic radio, as effectively as a rear-seat USB outlet. 

 

XS 4×4 derivatives in addition function a locking rear differential.

 

Protection kit proceeds to involve a reversing digital camera, 8 airbags, adaptive cruise regulate (with Stop & Go functionality), AEB with turn aid, consideration aid, car higher-beam, blind spot observe, unexpected emergency lane keeping, hill start out and descent regulate, lane-departure warning-prevention and -assist units, rear cross-visitors alert, and rear parking sensors. 

 

XT variants contain all the advantage and protection functions stated for XS variants, but in mix with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel motor.

 

On the 3rd-tier XTR (and, in addition to those features listed for the XS), we locate 18-inch alloys, energy-folding wing mirrors, LED front fog lights, vehicle-levelling LED head- and daytime jogging lights, aspect steps, carpeted flooring, a leather-based-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, twin-zone local weather regulate with rear-seat ventilation outlets, an electrochromatic rear-perspective mirror, keyless entry, indigenous satellite navigation and a bigger (9.-inch) infotainment array.

 

GT variants function chrome-capped wing mirrors with heating operate, brown leather-based upholstery, 8-way electric powered driver’s seat adjustment, front seat heaters, distant engine get started (vehicle only), and front parking sensors.

 

The newly released, and second-from-leading SP by-product adds matte black 18-inch alloy wheels, a tub liner, roller tonneau address, black and driftwood leather upholstery with artificial suede highlights, gloss black grille, sail-aircraft athletics bar, fender flares, additionally color-coded wing-mirror caps, door- and tailgate handles. The GT variant’s aspect steps and roof rails are concluded in dim gray.

 

Ultimately, the prime-shelf BT-50 Thunder gets 18-inch black alloy wheels, a black single-hoop bull bar, black alloy sports bar, black side techniques, black fender flares, electrical roller tonneau, Thunder decals, and a Lightforce 20-inch dual-row lightbar.

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