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Mazda BT-50 Powertrains Announced


The new Mazda BT-50 designed for the pick up-loving Australia will hit the showrooms nationwide in a couple of months. The company just released powertrain details for this rugged yet stylish truck so the buyers ca plan their purchase in advance according to their need.

Mazda BT-50 gets new advanced diesel engines developed with fuel efficiency in mind and optimum torque for good pulling power.

Mazda BT 50 Powertrains Announced Mazda bt50

The first is the new MZ-CD 3.2 litre diesel engine, in-line 5-cylinder configuration, delivering a massive 470Nm of torque and 147kW of power. This represents a 24 per cent increase in torque while power is up by 28 per cent over the current BT-50’s 3.0 litre diesel engine. It comes with a new high-pressure fuel system combined with advanced turbocharging and can be had with a six-speed transmissions, in either manual or automatic forms.

The other more economical option is the new MZ-CD 2.2 litre diesel engine which has been designed to further improve efficiency while delivering an impressive 375 Nm of torque and 110 kW of power. The 2.2 litre engine offers a highly competitive 2,500kg maximum towing capacity, an increase of 250kg over the current 2.5 litre model. The 3.2liter model however is capable of towing up to a huge 3,350kg, delivering a 350kg increase over the current model.

Category: Mazda, Pickup Trucks

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