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Mazda B-Series Truck Model Overview

Mazda B-Series Truck Questions

Cheryl Lalonde
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Mazda Pick Up B300 Series 2004

how is the trucks over all pefromance.

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littleranch
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Drivers Electric Window And Both Power Mirrors Quit Working.

Out of the blue, my driver's side power window won't roll up and both power mirrors quit working. The passenger window works using the separate button on the drivers side and the passenger side button...

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auto423
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My Back Blinker Works But Not The Front

1989 truck back blinker works not the front replace bulbs still nothing

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DrPatrick Thorp
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Rain Causes Belt To Come Off

Serpentine belt comes off in rain

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Lloyd Brundage
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I Have A 2001 Mazda B 3000. With 3.0 L V 6. Needs Engine Rebuild. Can I Sw...

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Older Mazda B-Series Truck

2006 Mazda B-Series Truck Overview
2006 Mazda B-Series Truck
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2007 Mazda B-Series Truck Overview
2007 Mazda B-Series Truck
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2008 Mazda B-Series Truck Overview
2008 Mazda B-Series Truck
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2009 Mazda B-Series Truck Overview
2009 Mazda B-Series Truck
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About the Mazda B-Series Truck

A light, compact pickup truck, the Mazda B-Series has been sold in North America for more than two decades, and actually had its origins in the mid-1970s, when Mazda starting building compact pickup trucks for Ford. In the 1980s, Ford decided to launch its Ranger series, based on the platform originated by Mazda, while Mazda split away to launch its B-Series line of compact pickup trucks.

Though never as popular as trucks built by Ford and other foreign automakers such as Toyota, the Mazda B-Series trucks have been solid, reliable, and well-built throughout their run, garnering a large number of loyal fans and buyers.

Througout most of its run, the B-Series has been available with both standard and extended (Cab Plus) cabs, as well as in two-wheel-drive and four-wheel-drive versions. Engines have ranged from an 85-horsepower, 2.2-liter (2200 cubic centimeters) four-cylinder engine to the current 207-horsepower, 4.0-liter V6, which is the largest, most powerful engine available for the B-Series.

A few words about nomenclature. Throughout its run, the B-Series trucks have taken their name from their engine size, so trucks with the 2.2-liter (2200cc) engine became the B2200, while trucks with the 3.0-liter engine (3000cc) became the B3000, and trucks with the 4.0-liter (4000cc) engine became the B4000, and so forth. Trim packages included the SE, SX, Dual Sport, and Troy Lee versions (the latter named for a designer of extreme-sports and racing equipment).

Initially standard features for the B-Series trucks were sparse, but they have been expanded through the years, with rear-wheel anti-lock brakes becoming an important standard feature. In the 1990s, extended cabs received four doors, with current models featuring rear-hinged rear doors that can be opened only when the front doors are open.

The truck also has seen a few name changes through the years. Initially known as the B-Series, it became simply the Mazda Truck for a couple of years, from 2002 to 2003, before being rebadged as the Mazda B-Series Truck in 2004.