Used 2009 Mazda B‑Series Extended Cab Pickup
Mazda B‑Series Extended Cab Pickup
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Although the 2009 Mazda B-Series pickup bears the Mazda nameplate, it is actually a thinly disguised Ford Ranger. As Mazda does not build trucks for the U.S. market and Ford is its parent company, the economic advantage of this arrangement should be obvious to all. Available in Regular Cab and Extended Cab Plus configurations, the compact B-Series trucks compete well with the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, but are no match for the larger and more powerful trucks from Nissan, Dodge and Toyota.
You'll Like This Car If...
If you need a compact pickup that is inexpensive to own and operate, but want something a bit more stylish than the Ford Ranger, the 2009 Mazda B-Series is your best bet.
You May Not Like This Car If...
If you need a pickup to haul heavy loads or transport four people on a regular basis, you may want to look at one of the larger mid-size or full-size V8-powered choices.
What's New for 2009
For 2009, the B4000 Cab Plus SE has been discontinued.
The B-Series with four-wheel drive makes a great off-road warrior, as its high ground clearance and compliant double-wishbone front suspension allow it to move over almost any barrier. The four-wheel-drive system is easily engaged by merely pressing a button on the dash. Once engaged, the two-speed transfer case allows choosing between four-wheel high or four-wheel low. The B-Series' four-wheel-drive system is intended only for off-road use or very slippery surfaces and cannot be permanently engaged during normal driving.
Sporty Interior Trim
The B-Series' sporty interior trim is in keeping with the Mazda image.
Standard on the Cab Plus, the proven 4.0-liter V6 delivers a good balance of power and economy.
The B-Series puts the Mazda sport treatment onto the base Ranger interior. Seats have a richer pattern and the instrument panel features white-faced gauges and a revised center stack. Cab Plus models provide space behind the seats for luggage or groceries. The flip-down jump seats are best used for short trips only.
To set the B-Series apart from the Ford Ranger, Mazda performs a front-end freshening, with more brightwork around the grille and headlamps and a raised "power dome" hood. The Regular Cab and Extended Cab Plus models feature six-foot beds with an optional fold-out bed extender.
Notable Standard Equipment
The base 2009 Mazda B-Series truck includes a 143-horsepower 2.3-liter engine, a five-speed manual transmission, anti-lock brakes (ABS), two front cup holders, dual side mirrors, AM/FM stereo, cloth split-bench seat, power steering, tachometer and steel wheels. The B4000 adds an extended cab, four-wheel drive, a 4.0-liter V6 engine and seven spoke painted wheels.
Notable Optional Equipment
Options for the B2300 include the SE5 package that adds air conditioning, chrome front and rear bumpers, speed control, AM/FM stereo with CD and auxiliary audio input jack, tilt wheel and all-terrain tires. Stand alone options for both trucks include an automatic transmission, a bed liner, bed extender and a soft cargo cover.
Under the Hood
The standard 2.3-liter four-cylinder engine is geared toward the economy-minded – those who use their trucks for light-duty hauling and around-town driving. With the five-speed manual, the 2.3 performs adequately, although you have to get it past 4000 rpm to feel any inspired acceleration. While we prefer the 4.0-liter V6 for its power and smoothness, it is available only with the four-wheel-drive extended Cab Plus models.
2.3-liter in-line 4
143 horsepower @ 5250 rpm
154 lb.-ft. of torque @ 3750 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 21/26 (manual), 19/24 (automatic)
207 horsepower @ 5250 rpm
238 lb.-ft. of torque @ 3000 rpm
EPA city/highway fuel economy: 15/19 (manual), 14/18 (automatic)
The two-wheel-drive 2009 Mazda B-Series Regular Cab's Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) starts around $17,000, while the four-wheel-drive Extended Cab Plus starts closer to $23,000. A look at the Fair Purchase Price will show you what others in your area are paying for the B-Series, so be sure to check it out before you set out to purchase. The Mazda B-Series is not a particularly high-selling vehicle, so its resale is somewhat on the low side.
Mazda B-Series Extended Cab Consumer Reviews
May 04, 2015
GREAT VEHICLE TO OWN
GREAT LITTLE PICK UP TRK. EASY ON MY BUGET, ONLY REQUIRED SMALL AMOUNT OF REPAIRS AND OR REPLACEMENT OF PARTS , SINCE GETTING IT USED IN...
February 25, 2015
Excellent truck. Better looking than Ford Ranger.
Virtually maintenance free for 220k! I have maintained general oil changes. Replaced timing belt at 180k. Everything on this truck is...
December 15, 2014
Best compact truck ever
Bought in 2004 never had any major problems with just regular maintenance will make someone a great 1st or 2nd vehicle
November 09, 2014
good working conditions
Great working truck with pipe rack
June 29, 2013
reliable-- takes abuse-- never worry about break
best vehicle i ever had, by far. routine maintenace and it runs forever.215k miles, going strong
April 16, 2013
Dam fine truck, looks new in & out!
I'm the 3rd owner..1st owner had it 1 month and traded..2nd owner had it 10 years and traded..I've owned it 1 year and added a lot of...
April 09, 2013
Definately Got My Money's Worth
I bought this truck as a left-over, and it had also been a demo model, so I got a good deal on it. It has never broken down. I learned...
July 24, 2012
This truck is a great compact truck. With same specs as the ranger and a more beautiful exterior I don't understand why the ranger sells...
SN95 Mustang Fan
July 08, 2012
1998 Mazda B2500
My dad bought the truck used but the previous owner only had a few months. He loved it the whole time and used it a lot. It has done...
March 29, 2012
Getting ready to sell to my son ...
but this has been the best pickup i have ever owned. Averaging over 28 mpg since I bought it new in 2004: I'm impressed!