Mazda BT-50 2018 facelift gets darer look in Australian market

May 04, 2018 | Same topic: Auto industry: Latest updates
The new-look Mazda BT-50 2018 facelift can be had at AU$28,990.

The 2nd facelift for the Mazda BT-50 2018 has just been published. This facelift version is developed totally in the hands of the brand’s Australian division. The BT-50 facelift gains darer look along with more kit and will go on sale for Australia.

Getting some revised designs, the updated BT-50 seems to have lower center of gravity with a front fascia changed, a trapezoidal center air intake surrounded by angular fog light, and squared-off corners.

The grille reminds us of the CX-9 SUV with twin lourves. A dark-grey bumper insert chrome grille twin louvers will come in the GT and higher-end XTR while the XT get an all-black bumper insert and satin-black grille louvres.

The angular fornt of the Mazda BT-50

Getting some revised designs, the Mazda BT-50 seems to have lower center of gravity

Video: Mazda BT-50 facelift 2018

Stepping inside, the BT-50 comes standard with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Besides, the interior features an Alpine double-Din head unit which is adorned with a7-inch touchscreen.

This also means that the Australian-market Mazda BT-50 2018 facelift is the only model from the brand that offers both the two smartphone integration technologies. Additionally, a back-up camera comes standard while more chrome sports bar will be added in the GT model thanks to a lamp in the bed, a 12V auxiliary power socket, tailgate central locking, a massive bed liner, and an LED brake light.

>>> See more: Mazda BT-50 2018 Philippines review

Mazda BT-50 interior

Stepping inside, the BT-50 comes standard with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Mazda has also expanded the time for each service to 15.000km per year (from 10.000km), therefore, as the company claims, BT-50 owners will save over AU$850 over 5 years. However, it is estimated that the average mileage of the BT-50 is 250,000 km/year, it should be AU$1,920 less costs on service over the period of 5 years. The new-look BT-50 can be had at AU$28,990 (equivalent to approximately P1,129,000).

Mazda BT-50 2018 Price in the Philippines
 Model Price
Mazda BT-50 2.2 4x2 MT ₱1,350,000
Mazda BT-50 2.2 4x2 AT ₱1,395,000
Mazda BT-50 3.2 4x4 AT ₱1,550,000

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