Mazda BT-50 vs RAM 1500 Comparison

    Mazda BT-50

    RAM 1500

    2024 Mazda
    BT-50
    vs
    2024 RAM
    1500
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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
    7.8
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Mazda BT-50 THUNDER (4x4)
    Based on the RAM 1500
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Awards
    We don’t have any awards for Mazda BT-50. The RAM 1500 won the Ute of the Year award in 2023.
    '23
    Ute of the Year
    Best Ute Drag Race
    Fuel Efficiency
    76L
    532 to 608 km
    98L - 121L
    1196 to 1476 km
    Warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    3 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $35,520 - $74,095
    $79,950 - $156,950
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    CarExpert's Take

    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
    Paul Maric
    Founder
    Paul Maric drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • A supercharger whine louder than a teething six month old (ask me how I know)
    • Excellent use of interior and storage space
    • Accelerates like a vehicle a third of its size
    Misses
    • Steering feel could be better
    • No DAB or satellite navigation following conversion
    • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto feel cramped on vertical screen

    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

    • Mica Paint (+$695)
    • Metallic Paint (+$695)
    NA

    Colours Available

    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

    The 2023 Ram 1500, depending on the variant, is available in the following exterior colours:

    • Bright White
    • Billet Silver metallic
    • Granite Crystal metallic
    • Hydro Blue pearl
    • Patriot Blue pearl
    • Diamond Black pearl
    • Flame Red solid

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDIPORT MPFI, SEQUENTIAL MPORT EFI
    Size (cc)
    1898 - 29995654
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 1.9L5.7L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4V8
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMVARIABLE OVERHEAD VALVE
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    110kW - 140kW291kW
    Power RPM
    36005600
    Torque
    350Nm - 450Nm556Nm
    Torque RPM
    1600 - 18003950
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    16.3 - 16.510.5

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