February 23, 2024

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Mazda BT-50 Reviews | Overview

MAZDA lately current its preferred TF-sequence BT-50 line-up by incorporating an Isuzu-sourced 1.9-litre turbo-diesel motor to entry-grade XS variants and a well-outfitted SP variant to the higher end of the vary. 


Also, the XTR dual-taxi is now out there in the cab-chassis overall body fashion for the initially time.


The MY22 upgrades are modest, but worthwhile. The range now caters to a broader purchaser foundation than in advance of, but however appeals to current agricultural, fleet, trade, and leisure purchasers.


Seventeen BT-50 variants are now readily available with two motor offerings, two transmissions, three entire body variations, two human body configurations, and the alternative of two- and 4-wheel travel presented throughout six trim grades. The 1.9-litre mill is paired exclusively with a 6-speed automatic transmission.


Costs begin at $33,650 (additionally on-highway charges) for the recently introduced 1.9-litre turbo-diesel XS one-taxi chassis 4×2 and tops out with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel Thunder twin-cab select-up 4×4 at $70,990 (+ORCs), which rises $2000 on last year’s sticker price – see New Design report. 


The newly included 1.9-litre 4-cylinder unit characteristics twin overhead camshafts (DOHC) and a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT) to produce 110kW at 3600rpm and 350Nm amongst 1800-2600rpm. Put together cycle gasoline economy is rated at 6.7L/100km.


Highest payload for XS variants (driven by the 1.9-litre turbo-diesel motor) is rated at 1380kg with maximum braked towing capacity mentioned at 3000kg.


The 3.-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel giving continues to be unchanged. It also capabilities DOHC and VGT to develop 140kW at 3600rpm and 450Nm concerning 1600-2600rpm. Put together cycle gas use is detailed at 7.7L/100km, while the braking towing ability jumps to 3500kg.


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


Conventional products contains 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, power 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+ electronic radio, as very well as a rear-seat USB outlet. 


XS 4×4 derivatives on top of that element a locking rear differential.


Security package proceeds to involve a reversing camera, eight airbags, adaptive cruise handle (with End & Go operation), AEB with change guide, interest help, automobile significant-beam, blind place check, unexpected emergency lane preserving, hill commence and descent management, lane-departure warning-prevention and -guide techniques, rear cross-website traffic inform, and rear parking sensors. 


XT variants contain all the benefit and safety features mentioned for XS variants, but in mixture with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel motor.


On the third-tier XTR (and, in addition to these attributes stated for the XS), we obtain 18-inch alloys, power-folding wing mirrors, LED entrance fog lights, vehicle-levelling LED head- and daytime managing lights, side methods, carpeted flooring, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, twin-zone local climate manage with rear-seat ventilation stores, an electrochromatic rear-view mirror, keyless entry, indigenous satellite navigation and a larger (9.-inch) infotainment array.


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


The recently introduced, and next-from-top rated SP by-product adds matte black 18-inch alloy wheels, a tub liner, roller tonneau go over, black and driftwood leather-based upholstery with artificial suede highlights, gloss black grille, sail-plane sports bar, fender flares, as well as colour-coded wing-mirror caps, doorway- and tailgate handles. The GT variant’s aspect methods and roof rails are concluded in darkish grey.


Ultimately, the leading-shelf BT-50 Thunder gets 18-inch black alloy wheels, a black single-hoop bull bar, black alloy sporting activities bar, black facet methods, black fender flares, electric roller tonneau, Thunder decals, and a Lightforce 20-inch dual-row lightbar.

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