The new Mazda BT-50 pickup truck was introduced in June 2020. The third generation of the Mazda truck has replaced the predecessor produced already since 2011. The main features of the new pickup are appearance with the brand Kodo Design and technical relationship with the Isuzu D-Max pickup. In the 2020-2021 review of the Mazda BT-50, photos and videos, the price and technical specifications of the third-generation Mazda Motor Corporation pickup.
Production of the all-new Mazda BT-50 pickup truck at the same factory as Isuzu D-Max sibling in Thailand. Sales of new items in Australia and Southeast Asia will start in the second half of 2020. The price of a new generation Mazda pickup in Australia is $33,000-38,000. From the beginning of sales, the new pickup will be offered with a two-door Double Cab, 4×4 all-wheel drive, a 190-horsepower turbo diesel and 6-speed automatic transmissions.
Thanks to the new appearance, the Mazda truck stand out from the general lineup of the company. It shows a family connection with the brand’s crossovers: from the subcompact Mazda CX-3 to the flagship Mazda CX-9. But only the front part of the pickup truck with neat LED headlights and a stylish false radiator grille makes the model with a SUV similar. The rest of the car shows a traditional body class.
The external dimensions of the body of the Mazda BT-50 2020-2021 are 5280 mm in length, 1870 mm in width, 1790 mm in height, with 3125 mm of wheelbase.
The pickup is equipped with 18-inch wheels with tires 265/60 R18.
Maximum load capacity 1065 kg. A pickup truck is able to tow a trailer with a gross weight of up to 3500 kg.
The interior of the new generation BT-50, like a passenger car and also with sports notes. Compact multifunction steering wheel and informative instrument panel with a large color screen trip computer. Stylish front panel with a large 9-inch color touch screen multimedia system (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto). Strict center console with an elegant control unit of two zone climate control. Armchairs for the driver and front passenger with lateral support. In interior trim, high-quality leather (perforated on the seats) is used.
There are also a ton of security systems and electronic assistants: Adaptive Cruise Control and Auto Emergency Braking, Lane Keep Assist, Blind Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Traffic Alert.
The Mazda BT-50 pickup truck is based on the Isuzu Dynamic Drive platform with a frame structure. Suspension in front of two lever spring, and rear continuous axle suspended on springs. Under the hood, a 3.0-liter turbo diesel (190 hp 450 Nm) with 6-speed manual transmissions or 6-speed automatic transmissions Aisin. Rear-wheel drive 4×2 or full 4×4.
Later, there will also be a less powerful 1.9-liter turbo diesel (150 hp 350 Nm), which will reduce the initial cost of the new Mazda BT-50 pickup.