Mazda Commercial Vehicles for Sale in Sri Lanka
The Mazda automobile company, which is known officially as the Mazda Motor Corporation, is without a doubt one of the leading manufacturers of passenger as well as commercial grade vehicles to the global market. The company has a very long legacy, which spans for nearly 100 years when it was first established in 1920, as the Toyo Cork Kogyo Co., Ltd, in Hiroshima, Japan. Nevertheless, the company eventually changed its name to the now popular Mazda nameplate in 1984, though vehicles that had this brand name were produced by the company decades earlier.
Currently headquartered in 3-1 Shinchi, Fuchu, Aki, Hiroshima, in Japan, Mazda had developed a number of technologies that helped the company to rise above other competitors within the automobile industry. This includes the legendary Wankel Rotary Engine from Mazda that was able to convert pressure into a rotating motion, allowing the engine to generate a very high power output in the process.
Mazda Commercial Vehicles in Sri Lanka
Commercial grade vehicles that were designed and manufactured by the Mazda Motor Corporation, has a considerably long history within Sri Lanka compared to some other brands seen in the country. These mainly includes typical midrange Vans, Micro Vans as well as light duty Pickup Trucks that were offered through a number of established vehicle importers.
Due to the high level of reliability that helped Mazda commercial vehicles to tackle the difficult climatic and road conditions in the island has made them a firm favorite among small to mid range business owners of Sri Lanka. As a result, spare parts as well as additional accessories are easily available across the country, helping to keep the Mazda vehicles well maintained in the long term.
5 Reasons to Buy a Mazda Commercial Vehicle
Mazda offers vehicles that are build using some of the most innovative technologies you can find within a commercial grade vehicle
Mazda has a reputation for quality with most of its vehicle models being used for decades, without any major mechanical issues
Ease of handling and driving capabilities makes these vehicles ideal for even inexperienced drivers
Mazda vehicles are known to provide an admirable level of fuel efficiency that helps to save money in the long term
Superb safety and security features that helps to keep its driver and passengers safe while on the road
Top 3 Best Selling Mazda Commercial Vehicle Models in Sri Lanka
These are the most popular Mazda Commercial Vehicles (Vans, Trucks, and Buses etc...), sold in Sri Lanka.
- Mazda Scrum
The Mazda Scrum minivan, which is manufactured by the Mazda Motor Corporation of Japan, is without a doubt one of the most popular Mazda commercial vehicles available in Sri Lanka. Introduced to the world more than 27 years ago in 1989, the Scrum also comes in a pickup truck body variation that is also sold around the world. Due to it being a mini vehicle, the Mazda Scrum is powered using an entry level 660 cc DOHC three-cylinder locomotive that also uses a manual or automatic transmission to move its drivetrain. As a result, the Scrum can produce a maximum power of up to 43 kW, which is more than sufficient for all daily cargo moving activities seen in Sri Lanka.
Mazda Scrum Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price of the Mazda Scrum (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,825,000 to Rs. 2,250,000
- Mazda Titan
The Titan is a commercial truck that has been designed and manufactured by the Mazda Motor Corporation for over 45 years since 1971. It is one of the larger size commercial vehicles to come out of Mazda, which also saw considerable sales success within the global market. As a powerful machine, the Mazda Titan was powered using either a 3.0 L or a 5.2 L four cylinder DE Turbo engine that has also utilized a 5-speed manual or a 5-speed smoother auto-shift transmission to move its very capable drivetrain. This made the Mazda Titan a true Titan, among its competitors that contributed to its overall success among mid to high-end commercial vehicle buyers.
Mazda Titan Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price of the Mazda Titan (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 1,250,000 to Rs. 3,850,000
- Mazda Bongo
The Mazda Bongo is a true utility type van that saw considerable popularity within the Sri Lankan vehicle market due to its top-level reliability that was able to tackle dozens of business related activities. Introduced to the world 50 years ago in 1966, the Bongo went through a number of changes that transformed it to the type of vehicle that we see today. Overall, the Mazda Bongo uses a 1.8 L or a 2.0 L Water-Cooled 4-Cylinder DOHC engine that has utilized a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission. While this power train might not seem unusually advanced, it does generate a notable level of power, which is around 75 kW and 162 Nm of torque, for both passenger and cargo transporting activities.
Mazda Bongo Hybrid Model: Not Available
Price of the Mazda Bongo (As Of 2016): Reconditioned or used vehicles, between Rs. 625,000 to Rs. 3,850,000
Other notable Mazda Commercial Vehicle models found in Sri Lanka includes the Mazda Freezer Truck and the Mazda Browny.
Mazda Commercial Hybrid Vehicles Found in Sri Lanka
Similar to other prominent vehicle manufacturers in the world, Mazda has also been conducting research on alternative fuel saving technologies that can be used to power its range of vehicles in the long term. In fact, Mazda has been working on a few dozen technologies compared to other vehicle manufacturers. These technologies includes hydrogen-powered vehicles, which the company had experimented for decades as well as the now popular Hybrid fuel vehicles with the technological assistance of Toyota, which are now being manufactured by the Mazda Motor Corporation. Apart from that, the company also developed its in-house SkyActiv technology, which allows an impressive fuel economy by designing a far efficient drivetrain to its line of passenger as well as commercial grade vehicles. However, as of now, Mazda commercial hybrid vehicles might be a bit difficult to obtain from the Sri Lankan market, though this is expected to change in the near future.
Availability of Mazda Commercial Vehicles in Sri Lanka
As of 2016, for a buyer who is searching for a Mazda branded vehicle can find one, by contacting the official agent for the Mazda vehicle brand in Sri Lanka, the Colonial Motors Ceylon Ltd, which is based in No 297, Union Place, P.O Box 349, Colombo 02. Nevertheless, it should also be noted that this is not the only option available, since a used or reconditioned Mazda commercial vehicle can also be obtained through a third party vehicle reseller, who can be found within a city mentioned below.
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Did You Know?
The name Mazda is derived from the name of the company’s founder Jujiro Matsuda as well as from the Zoroastrian God of wisdom, Ahura Mazda.