Mazda

BEFORE TIME | UTE Review -Mazda’s BT-50 retains its appeal as it heads towards future product sharing with Isuzu Ute

Mazda’s BT-50 retains its appeal as it heads towards future product sharing with Isuzu Ute  Words by Warren Caves, Images by Torque it Up Photography In a bid to secure continued sales of its popular dual cab ute, Mazda has freshened up the venerable BT-50 with styling and equipment changes in the most comprehensive upgrade of the model since 2011. ...

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LONE WOLF | UTE Review -Will Mazda remain the underachiever in the ute market?

Will Mazda remain the underachiever in the ute market? – Words and image by Stuart Martin. There’s something to be said about going it alone, and Mazda Australia’s efforts with the revamped BT-50 demonstrate the brand’s determination in Australia. Packing the same amount of grunt as the Ranger, and arguably sitting on a better suspension tune, the BT didn’t go ...

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LIVING THE LIFE -Mazda’s BT-50 has never been the quiet achiever | UTE REVIEW

Mazda’s BT-50 has never been the quiet achiever it hoped, basking in the shadow of Ford, as Stuart Martin reports.  Living life as the Mazda BT-50 must be something akin to being the 5th Beatle or Keith Moon’s replacement with The Who (it was Kenney Jones from Small Faces, in case you didn’t know). None are bad performers but success ...

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Zoom with a View

Mazda’s BT-50 – a good ute that could be a great on Ford’s Ranger and Mazda’s BT-50 have much in common. After conception by a joint design team, they shared the same birth factory as well as much of their vital DNA – chassis, engine and transmission. However, these two utes have different parents and compete against each other for ...

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UTILITARIAN OPTIONS

Delivery Magazine’s Ute of the Year contest promotes some interesting results in the fit-for-purpose equation It’s the thriving segment of the light commercial vehicle industry and utes figure large in the buyer’s mindset as a bridge between workhorse and status symbol. But just which models work better than others can only be debated after extensive comparison testing running at the ...

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