Isuzu Motors is a Japanese automobile firm, who has the reputation of developing stylish utility vehicles. It has a small fleet of vehicles in Philippines where, Isuzu D-Max is acclaimed to be its best-selling model. In this country, it is made available in one trim level only. Powering this model is the 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that also has an intercooler. Buyer can choose this vehicle with either five speed manual or automatic transmission option. Like any of the Isuzu model, this pickup truck has an attractive appearance owing to its flawless body design and elegant cosmetics like projector headlamps and stylish alloy wheels. It also has a plush internal cabin, which is made using high quality plastic material. Although, it is a utility vehicle, the manufacturer is offering it with a slew of advanced features like a 2-DIN music system, bucket front seats and a multi-functional steering wheel. The manufacturer has built this vehicle with an extra strong lightweight aluminum material, which is capable of absorbing the collision impact and thereby maximizes the safety of occupants inside. At present, this vehicle is competing with the likes of Mitsubishi Strada, Toyota Hilux and other vehicles in the utility segment.
At present, the manufacturer has equipped this vehicle with a powerful 3.0-litre diesel engine that has common rail direct fuel injection system. This power plant helps the vehicle to deliver a maximum mileage of 24.25 Kmpl, which is impressive.
This power plant comprises of 4 in-line cylinders based on DOHC valve configuration. It has the ability to unleash a maximum power of 146ps and yields a hammering torque output of 294Nm.
This 4JJ1-TC diesel engine is available with five speed manual and automatic transmission option. They helps the vehicle to reach a top speed of 165 Kmph. At the same time, they also helps the vehicle to accelerate from 0 to 100 Kmph speed mark in approximately 11 to 13 seconds.
In terms of exteriors, this pick-up truck has an astounding appearance that is skilfully fitted with radiant cosmetics all round. Although, its rear profile has a conventional design, its stylish taillight cluster makes it look elegant than other utility vehicles. Its tailgate has a plain structure and it is fitted with body colored handle along with a lot of chrome accents. The rear bumper has a dual tone look thanks to its aluminum lower cladding that further enhances its elegance. Coming to its side facet, it has masculine wheel arches, which are skilfully fitted with sturdy set of aluminum wheels. This vehicle also gets conventional features like body colored door handles and wing mirrors. Furthermore, there is an aluminum foot step that makes it quite convenient to ingress and egress. Its front facade has a dazzling stance owing to its smoked headlight cluster, which is powered by projector headlamps. In the center, it has a large radiator grille that is done up with extensive chrome treatment. Furthermore, it is also embedded with 'ISUZU' lettering that enhances dynamic stance. The front has a conventional design and it is done up with body color. It houses a pair of fog lamps and a large air intake section that provides better air intake for engine cooling.
This massive pickup truck has an impressive length of 5295mm and a width of 1860mm. It also has an impressive height of 1785mm and a generous ground clearance of 225mm. The manufacturer has built this vehicle with a long wheelbase of 3095mm, which explains about the space inside.
Coming to the interior section, this Isuzu D-Max has a compelling interior design that is made using scratch resistant plastic. It is done up with an attractive black color scheme, which is accentuated by aluminum accents. The dashboard is quite large, which is equipped with features like a glove box, accessory power sockets and an AC unit. It also has a small yet attractive instrument cluster that displays the information relating to vehicle's speed, fuel levels, time and rpm levels. The steering wheel has an attractive three spoke design, which is wrapped with leather upholstery. Furthermore, it is also mounted with multi-functional switches, which provides added convenience to the driver. Its seating arrangement is quite good, as it has ergonomically designed seats with adjustable head restraints. These seats are covered with fabric upholstery, but buyers can opt for premium leather upholstery.
This vehicle is currently available in a total of two trim levels for the buyers to choose from. However, both the variants have similar set of features including electroluminescent type multi-information display, front bucket seats with adjustable head restraints, side stepboard and 12V accessory power socket. In addition to these, they also have power windows with one touch operation, fifteen storage compartments, ten cup holders and power door locks with keyless entry. The manufacturer has also equipped it with a proficient air conditioning system featuring dust filter that helps to keep the interiors pleasant.
This vehicle has a massive cargo bed that has a total height, length and width of 465mm, 1485mm and 1530mm respectively. It is also fitted with a huge fuel tank that has a storage capacity of 76-litres.
This utility vehicle is fitted with a powerful 3.0-litre 4JJ1-TC diesel engine that complies with Euro 2 emission norms. It comprises of 4 in-line cylinders, which receives fuel through common rail direct injection technology. This DOHC based engine is integrated with a turbocharger and an intercooler that helps to improve its efficiency. This mill can unleash a maximum power of 146ps at 3800rpm that results in a pounding torque output of 294Nm in between 1400rpm to 3400rpm. The manufacturer is offering this power plant with an option to choose between five speed manual and automatic transmission gearbox that distributes the torque output to its rear wheels.
This model series is bestowed with a proficient 2-DIN music system that includes a CD player and an AM/FM tuner as well. It also has six way speaker system including two tweeters, which delivers stereo quality sound output. Furthermore, it is also integrated with an electroluminescent type multi-functional screen that displays information relating to the audio track, clock, FM station and other such aspects. In addition to these, it also has connectivity options for AUX-In socket and USB ports along with Bluetooth devices. In addition to these, buyers can also opt for a touchscreen based infotainment system that is helpful for incorporating navigation system and video player.
The manufacturer is offering this Isuzu D-Max pickup truck with sturdy set of 16-inch alloy wheels, which are covered with high performance tubeless radial tyres of size 245/70 R16. They provide exceptional grip on roads and keeps the vehicle agile.
Its front axle is fitted with an independent double wishbone suspension that is loaded with coil springs and stabilizer bar. At the same time, its rear axle is fitted with semi-elliptical leaf springs that helps to keep the vehicle well balanced. As far as its braking is concerned, its front wheels are fitted with ventilated disc brakes, whereas its rear ones are coupled with leading and trailing drum brakes. They performs exceptionally well, thanks to the anti lock braking system and electronic brake force distribution. In addition to this, it is also integrated with brake assist function that augments this mechanism.
This vehicle is fitted with a series of crucial safety features, which ensures unmatched protection to all the occupants inside. The list includes a rear defogger, high mount third brake light, child proof rear door locks, ABS with EBD and side door impact protection beams. In addition to these, it is also integrated with dual front airbags and three point seat belts, which minimizes the risk of injury to the occupants.
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