Ford Ranger vs Mazda BT-50 Comparison

    Ford Ranger

    Mazda BT-50

    2024 Ford
    Ranger
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    BT-50
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the pick up or cab chassis 4x4 category, between scores of 7 and 8.6.
    0.0
    8.6
    7.8
    0.0
    Based on the Ford Ranger WILDTRAK 3.0 (4x4)
    Based on the Mazda BT-50 THUNDER (4x4)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Awards
    The Ford Ranger won the Ute of the Year award in 2023. We don’t have any awards for Mazda BT-50.
    '23
    Ute of the Year
    Best Ute Overall
    Fuel Efficiency
    80L
    584 to 880 km
    76L
    532 to 608 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $36,380 - $87,990
    $35,520 - $74,095
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Superb V6 powertrain
    • Great to drive
    • Some great tech inclusions
    Misses
    • Expensive, and prices keep rising
    • Back seat space a bit limited
    • Tray roller cover eats into space
    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Tangible driving improvement
    • Best seats in the business
    • Trusty, efficient Isuzu diesel
    Misses
    • Price is getting up there
    • Interior tech outclassed by Ranger
    • Save cash by adding similar upgrades to a lower grade

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Prestige Paint (+$700)
    • Mica Paint (+$695)
    • Metallic Paint (+$695)

    Colours Available

    Ford is giving its gen-two Ranger and Ranger Raptor a handful of colours including some brilliant bright colours for the alter, including one exclusive to the flagship ute.

    However, if you like 50 shades of grey – or, in this case, three – you’ll still have some options that’ll suit.

    The colour palette comprises the following:

    • Absolute Black
    • Aluminium
    • Arctic White
    • Blue Lightning
    • Meteor Grey
    • Sedona Orange
    • Luxe Yellow (Wildtrak only)
    • Code Orange (Raptor only)
    • Conquer Grey (Raptor only)

    Ice White is standard, while premium paint is an extra $695.

    The full palette consists of:

    • Red Volcano
    • Concrete Grey
    • Gun Blue
    • Ingot Silver
    • Rock Grey
    • True Black

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDI, BI TURBO CDI, TWIN TURBO DIR F/INJTURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    1996 - 29901898 - 2999
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 2.0L3.0L, 1.9L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO V6, BI TURBO DIESEL 4, TWIN TURBO V6, DIESEL TURBO 4, DIESEL TWIN TURBO 4DIESEL TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    VARIABLE DOUBLE OVERHEAD CAM, DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    125kW - 292kW110kW - 140kW
    Power RPM
    3250 - 56503600
    Torque
    405Nm - 600Nm350Nm - 450Nm
    Torque RPM
    17501600 - 1800
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    15.8 - 16.316.3 - 16.5

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