New generation Isuzu D-Max available

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It’s been an increasingly popular choice with commercial vehicle drivers around the UK and now there’s a new generation Isuzu D-Max that is heading to the UK and potential buyers can register their interest now.

The firm says it has overhauled extensively the popular pick-up and the biggest change has been made under the bonnet.

D-Max comes with a new 1.9 litre turbocharged diesel engine

The new Isuzu D-Max is available now.

That’s because the D-Max comes with a new 1.9 litre turbocharged diesel engine which produces 164 PS and torque of 360Nm so there’s plenty of grip for owners.

However, the Isuzu D-Max is also boosted by the fact the engine underlines the vehicle’s workhorse characteristics and retains its 3.5 tonne towing capacity along with a 1 tonne payload.

In addition, the new engine delivers a more refined, quieter and economical driving experience and also meets the Euro 6 standards.



Option of using the firm’s ‘shift on the fly’

There’s also the option of using the firm’s ‘shift on the fly’ which is the 4×4 feature and new to the truck – there’s a rotary dial to select four-wheel-drive when needed, even when the vehicle is moving, as well as selecting low range gears.

Though one of the biggest attractions, in addition to its renowned and hard-earned bullet-proof build quality, is the fact it comes with a five year or 125,000 miles warranty and a comprehensive back-up package.

Service intervals for the D-Max are 24 months or 12,000 miles and the firm also adds five years of recovery along with European cover and three-year paint and six-year anticorrosion warranties.

The new generation of the Isuzu D-Max

Hopes are high that the new generation of the Isuzu D-Max will help maintain sales and popularity though the segment has become a lot tougher in the last year with the excellent Ford Ranger causing something of a stir last year.

Indeed, owners are increasingly looking for their pick-ups to have car-like handling and while the Isuzu D-Max offers good looks, solid build and decent handling, potential owners will be looking at comfort and refinement levels closely.