During the summer, 2015, will be presented the 2016 Mazda BT-50 pickup truck. The new model comes with a large amount of changes to the current model. The biggest changes concern the design of the vehicle. The current model was introduced back in 2010 year. Since then, the vehicle has not gone through the process of significant change and improvement. However, the new 2016 Mazda BT-50 comes with a complete redesign.
The largest competitors to 2016 Mazda BT-50 pickup model are Toyota Hilux, Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi L200 and Nissan Navara models. Considering that competition has already presented its new models for 2016, it was expected to do the same with their Mazda BT-50 pickup. Changes and improvements were necessary to make this model keep up with the competition and was an equal rival in the battle for dominance in the market.
2016 Mazda BT-50 Changes
Mazda pickup model was developed along with the Ford Ranger model. In the past, Ranger was based on BT-50. However, the launch of the new generation Ford Ranger T6 model, things have changed. Since then, the Mazda BT-50 uses the platform and design solutions of the Ford Ranger pickup.
2016 Mazda BT-50 will continue to be offered in versions with two or four doors. Also, the vehicle will maintain the same powertrain as the current model. These are 2.2-liter and 3.2-liter diesel engines. Some sources mention the expansion of the supply of engines for the 2016 model. This information is not officially confirmed by the company.
We have already mentioned that the 2016 Mazda BT-50 get changed appearance. The new model has a new design front grille, changed the appearance of the front bumper, as well as an altered form of the headlamps. Headlights were given new housing in black. In addition, the vehicle gets new alloy wheels and sleek interior. The interior is characterized by quality materials and modern design. Also, the equipment level is raised to a higher level.
2016 Mazda BT-50 Specs and Price
Mazda pickup model is a synonym for people with active lifestyles. The vehicle is characterized by an athletic, sporty design with Mazda’s characteristic lines. 2016 Mazda BT-50 is the ideal solution for different types of customers. The vehicle meets the needs of families, entrepreneurs, workers, even those who are looking for fun.
2016 Mazda BT-50 is offered in 4×2 and 4×4 versions. Also, the new BT-50 offers three body variants, Regular Cab, Freestyle Cab and Double Cab. Dimensions of the vehicle are not changed from the current model. This means that the vehicle is 5,075-long, 1,805 wide and 1,620 mm height. Despite its robustness, 2016 Mazda BT-50 can boast excellent fuel economy. With all of this price of the vehicle is extremely popular. The cheapest version, with 4×2, basic equipment package and Regular Cab body, costs under 20,000 euros. The cheapest version with 4×4 costs about 25,000 euros, while the price of the best featured models with 4×4 Double Cab around 28,500 euros.