The Mazda BT-50 range has been expanded to 22 models with the addition of a new automatic variant.
Priced from $48,890, the Mazda BT-50 4x4 Freestyle Cab Utility XTR is now available with a six-speed automatic transmission after initially being launched exclusively as a manual for $46,890.
Mazda says the decision to add an automatic alternative for the 4x4 Freestyle Cab Utility XTR was in direct response to customer demand.announced in February
Front, side and curtain airbags also come as standard as does a locking rear differential, anti-lock brakes, stability control, hill descent control and hill start assist.
With 10,556 units sold in total in 2013, the BT-50 is currently the sixth best-selling ute in Australia behind the Toyota HiLux (29,917), Nissan Navara (18,726), Mitsubishi Triton (17,952), Ford Ranger (16,070) and Holden Colorado (12,896).