The new 2022 Mazda B-Series truck will reportedly hit markets later in the year. From the information that is available, the new pickup truck will borrow many styling cues from the Isuzu D-Max. In general, expect this truck to be no less attractive than its main rivals Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux.
However, exact details about the Mazda B-Series new dual-cab ute have been guarded pretty well but we collected some relevant information. Firstly, the teaser image is available, and the next-gen model will most likely share its underpinnings with the latest Isuzu D-Max. In addition, it could also use the same powertrain and mechanics as well.
2022 Mazda B-Series Truck Exterior Redesign
As the Mazda`s only truck available, the new B-Series should receive some design changes to keep up with its rivals. From the latest news, Mazda, besides this model, will refresh its whole lineup of vehicles. The newly introduced Mazda CX-5 is the first real example. As you probably know, this pickup is very popular in Australia. It features attractive and compact design, and it`s in line with plenty of popular models. In the same class are models like the Ford Ranger, Isuzu D-Max, Holden Colorado, Mitsubishi Triton, Toyota HiLux, and the Volkswagen Amarok.
For the 2022 year, the new model will use the same Mazda`s Kodo design language as we saw on the latest CX-5 crossover. Interestingly, a teaser image is available, and the Mazda B-Series truck features an attractive front end. It`s housing a stylish grille and thin LED headlights as the CX-5. As mentioned, this model will underpin the same platform as the Isuzu D-Max. The manufacturer will likely make some changes on the back and expect the Mazda B-Series truck to come with a short bed and a new tailgate. On top of that, Mazda added a new exhaust system that brings more sportiness to this truck.
On the inside, we should expect the 2022 Mazda B-Series Truck to be much more modern than its rivals. However, at this point, Mazda didn’t reveal much regarding the cabin. From what we heard, the next Mazda B-Series should keep the same seating layout, but it will add more premium materials. Cloth seats remain to be standard, while upper trims will bring leather. With a roomy cabin to fit five passengers, this model is on the list as one of the most comfortable pickups. Still, it isn’t clear whether the 2022 Mazda B-Series uses the same features as the Isuzu D-Max.
In general, we presume that it will get a new touchscreen infotainment system and the new MZD Connect system. Interestingly, in the safety department, buyers can expect plenty of active safety features. Like the Isuzu D-Max, the new Mazda`s pickup will be equipped with a great suite of semi-autonomous driver assists. Some of the driver aids that should come standard include blind-spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert, along with pretty useful autonomous emergency braking.
2022 Mazda B-Series Truck Engine Specs
Under the hood, the new 2022 Mazda B-Series pickup truck will deploy the same powertrain from the Isuzu D-Max model. This truck is equipped with a four-cylinder 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine that is capable of producing 188 horsepower (140 kilowatts) and 450 Newton-meters of torque.
Reportedly, the Mazda B-Series will send its power through six-speed manual transmission or an automatic one to the rear wheel. The next engine will be a lesser 1.9-liter diesel that makes 148 hp and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft). This engine powers Isuzu D-Max pickup, providing excellent performance and even better fuel economy.
Release Date and Price
The 2022 Mazda B-Series Truck is the upcoming pickup truck that will receive noticeable changes compared to its predecessor. This model is popular in the Australian market, and it is the main rival to the Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux, and the Isuzu D-Max models. If you didn’t know, the first-ever model was introduced in late 2006 with the same underpinnings as the Ford Ranger.
However, it has been evolved over the years, and this time it will borrow platform from the Isuzu D-Max model. We expect this truck to debut later in the year, featuring much more upgrades than we thought. However, the exact price is not yet revealed, but many presume that this truck will be very affordable.