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Mazda BT-50 Reviews | Overview

MAZDA not long ago current its common TF-collection BT-50 line-up by incorporating an Isuzu-sourced 1.9-litre turbo-diesel engine to entry-quality XS variants and a effectively-geared up SP variant to the higher conclude of the array. 


Also, the XTR dual-cab is now readily available in the taxi-chassis human body style for the 1st time.


The MY22 updates are modest, but worthwhile. The range now caters to a broader customer foundation than in advance of, but even now appeals to current agricultural, fleet, trade, and recreational potential buyers.


Seventeen BT-50 variants are now out there with two motor choices, two transmissions, a few entire body kinds, two physique configurations, and the alternative of two- and 4-wheel generate offered across 6 trim grades. The 1.9-litre mill is paired exclusively with a 6-pace automatic transmission.


Costs start at $33,650 (as well as on-street expenditures) 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-taxi pick-up 4×4 at $70,990 (+ORCs), which rises $2000 on very last year’s sticker rate – see New Design short article. 


The newly extra 1.9-litre 4-cylinder device capabilities twin overhead camshafts (DOHC) and a variable geometry turbocharger (VGT) to deliver 110kW at 3600rpm and 350Nm between 1800-2600rpm. Blended cycle gas economy is rated at 6.7L/100km.


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


The 3.-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel providing continues to be unchanged. It also options DOHC and VGT to produce 140kW at 3600rpm and 450Nm among 1600-2600rpm. Blended cycle gasoline consumption is listed at 7.7L/100km, while the braking towing capability 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 equipment consists of 17-inch wheels, LED headlights, ability windows and -folding wing mirrors, aircon, fabric trim, vinyl flooring, a 7.-inch infotainment array with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and Bluetooth connectivity, DAB+ digital radio, as nicely as a rear-seat USB outlet. 


XS 4×4 derivatives furthermore aspect a locking rear differential.


Safety kit proceeds to incorporate a reversing digicam, eight airbags, adaptive cruise regulate (with Prevent & Go performance), AEB with flip aid, awareness assist, car large-beam, blind place observe, crisis lane maintaining, hill commence and descent handle, lane-departure warning-prevention and -support methods, rear cross-website traffic warn, and rear parking sensors. 


XT variants involve all the benefit and protection options listed for XS variants, but in combination with the 3.-litre turbo-diesel motor.


On the 3rd-tier XTR (and, in addition to all those functions stated for the XS), we locate 18-inch alloys, energy-folding wing mirrors, LED entrance fog lights, vehicle-levelling LED head- and daytime operating lights, facet methods, carpeted flooring, a leather-wrapped steering wheel and gearshift knob, dual-zone local climate control with rear-seat air flow shops, an electrochromatic rear-watch mirror, keyless entry, indigenous satellite navigation and a larger sized (9.-inch) infotainment array.


GT variants aspect chrome-capped wing mirrors with heating perform, brown leather-based upholstery, 8-way electric powered driver’s seat adjustment, front seat heaters, remote engine start off (vehicle only), and front parking sensors.


The freshly released, and second-from-best SP spinoff adds matte black 18-inch alloy wheels, a tub liner, roller tonneau cover, black and driftwood leather-based upholstery with synthetic suede highlights, gloss black grille, sail-airplane sporting activities bar, fender flares, moreover colour-coded wing-mirror caps, door- and tailgate handles. The GT variant’s facet methods and roof rails are completed in dark gray.


Last but not least, the prime-shelf BT-50 Thunder receives 18-inch black alloy wheels, a black one-hoop bull bar, black alloy sports activities bar, black side steps, black fender flares, electrical roller tonneau, Thunder decals, and a Lightforce 20-inch dual-row lightbar.

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