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The improved Isuzu D-Max with a sporty look

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The improved Isuzu D-Max with a sporty look

Isuzu has improved its D-Max pickup truck. The upgraded model combines energetic sports styling and Isuzu engineering innovation with attractive designs.

The new D-Max comes with a distinctive look with sleek front grill design, a refined side step, sporty 18-inch alloy wheels and Bi-LED headlamps with integrated daytime running lights.

It offers inspired versatility, excellent fuel efficiency (4.79 litres per 100km) and power, making it a capable modern vehicle for transporting people and carrying heavy loads.

The latest Isuzu D-Max’s i-GRIP platform improves its road gripping capability and gives it excellent vehicle balance for the ultimate performance. This enables smooth and commanding grip on road surfaces in the city or countryside at high speeds.

Other than that, consumers can now opt for the D-Max with the Isuzu 1.9 Ddi VGS Turbo diesel engine, which comes with 6-speed transmission and has a maximum torque of 350 Nm at 1,800 to 2,600 rpm.

The impressive D-Max line-up offers a versatile range of body types that are made durable to get the job done. There are three built-for-purpose cabin styles of Crew, Extended and Regular that allow a variety of seating options and load combinations.

On top of that, Isuzu’s popular 4WD models can go almost anywhere with highly capable off-road performance and “Terrain command-clever 4WD shift on-the-fly” system. This makes the D-Max suitable for taking your family for travelling in the city or a visit to the camping site.

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Among the D-Max’s active safety functions include Hill-start Assist, Hill-decent Control, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control System and built-in rear camera with Lane Guide technology activated while reversing.

Meanwhile, the pick-up is also has passive safety features such as Whiplash Protection Seat, High Tensile Strength Steel to absorb collision force in interior cabin, as well as collapsible steering wheel column and brake pedal.

The D-Max has designs with the purpose of achieving durability, a tradition of Isuzu, which helps car owners for cost saving, easy maintenance and gives them value for money.

The body frame of the latest D-Max comes with a new rear bed monocoque designed for extra strength to prevent corrosion. Its Timing Gear and Chain kit requires no maintenance throughout its entire life cycle. The Built-in Oil cooler on Cylinder Block helps reduce engine oil temperature, enhances lubrication and helps dissipate engine heat.


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