Fuel efficiency (B2300); low price; simplicity and reliability.
Mazda's compact B-Series pickup is almost identical to the Ford Ranger but has a streamlined model lineup.
For 2007, there are few significant changes, but two new colors, Pueblo Gold and Vista Blue, join the lineup, replacing Sandstorm and Lapis Blue.
The 2007 Mazda B-Series stands as one of the most affordable and economical pickup trucks, with the same proven, reliable running gear as the Ford Ranger. The four-cylinder B2300 also has the highest fuel economy rating of any pickup. And with three possible engines, the B-Series can be equipped for a wide range of duty, ranging from occasional light hauling to more serious towing.
The Mazda B2300 features a 143-horsepower, 2.3L four-cylinder engine paired with either a five-speed manual or five-speed automatic transmission for 2007. Next up is the B3000, with a 154-horsepower, 3.0L V6, which has 180 lb-ft of torque and makes it a better choice for heavier hauling. And finally, for more towing or hauling there's the B4000, with a 4.0L V6 making 207 horsepower and 238...