New Mazda Bt-50 has impressive features
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How many features can you fit in a Ute? In the case of the 2015 Mazda BT-50 the answer would appear to be a truckload. Its predecessor received positive reviews for the impressive range of safety, driving and entertainment features. These have been added to and enhanced in the 2015 Mazda BT-50.
Andrew Clearwater, Managing Director Mazda New Zealand has seen significant changes to the Utesegment over the years.
“For many tradespeople and those with active outdoor lifestyles the BT-50 has become their vehicle of choice. When they get behind the wheel they want to know that their vehicle can handle rugged terrain or heavy workloads while at the same time providing a high level of comfort and features.”
“It was also important that the 2015 model continued to promote the Mazda philosophy of celebrate driving and when you get behind the wheel of the BT-50 the ride and handling are superb”
The 2015 BT-50 retains class leading safety features including Antilock Braking System (ABS), Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Electronic Brake Brake-force Distribution (EBD), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Hill Launch Assist (HLA), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Traction Control System (TCS), Emergency Brake Assist (EBA) and Load Adaptive Control (LAC) and front, side and curtain airbags as well as a five-star ANCAP safety rating. All 4WD models also feature Hill Descent Control (HDC).
All models have a Locking Rear Differential (LRD). The GSX models have 8-way driver’s seat adjustment including lumbar. All models now feature illuminated and lockable glovebox as well as locking rear tailgate for wellside variants.
The entertainment and information systems will continue to ensure that drivers can see and access information in a safe manner. GLX models have the 3.5 inch Multi-Function display and trip computer, along with four or six speaker audio system and Bluetooth hands-free connectivity.
GSX models have a 5 inch Multi-Function Display and trip computer. New features in GSX vehicles include auto day night rear-view mirror, reversing camera, satellite navigation, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing wipers and rear seat centre armrest.
“When you see the list of features and specification available in the 2015 Mazda BT-50 models it is quite staggering and highlights just how far the Mazda BT-50 has come over the years. We know it will continue to be the vehicle of choice with the New Zealand motoring public looking for a vehicle that is driven around town or on open and off road,” concluded Clearwater.
Every new BT-50 comes with Mazda commercialcare providing comprehensive cover with Fixed Price Servicing for 3 years or 100,000km (whichever occurs first) which means you only pay $200 (incl. GST) per service at scheduled service intervals every 6 months or 10,000km (whichever comes first) and all carried out by Mazda factory-trained Service Specialists using the latest is vehicle diagnostic equipment.As well as 3 years of Mazda On Call Roadside Assistance plus an industry leading 3 years or 150,000km (whichever occurs first) comprehensive Mazda Warranty at no extra cost.