New Isuzu D-Max: Top 5 Specs You Should Know about

The New Isuzu D-Max launched halfway in 2021, bringing modern cabin infotainment and the latest active safety features to the table. This utilitarian pick-up has redefined toughness and safety and is priced between A$33,200 and A$63,900. 

It is certainly priced higher than its predecessors but its specs make it a good option for pick-up enthusiasts.    

Let’s dive right in to explore New Isuzu D-Max features and specs in detail. 

New Isuzu D-Max Features and Specs

Here’s everything you need to know about the New Isuzu D-Max.

1. Engines

A turbo-diesel engine powers the New Isuzu D-Max. The four cylinders can carry up to three litres of diesel, producing power of 140kW and torque of 450 Nm. 

All variants of the New Isuzu D-Max come with a six-speed automatic torque converter, while some have a six-speed manual.    

2. Fuel Efficiency 

New Isuzu D-Max’s combined fuel efficiency is measured at 7.7 litres to 8 litres per 100 km. It may vary a little, though, depending on the variant. 

Additionally, 4×4 drive models come with a standard locking rear differential and 2H, 4H, and 4L options. 

3. Dimensions

Featuring a rear-wheel-drive tray back, the New Isuzu D-Max, in the range-topping X-terrain, boasts a length of 5280 mm and a width of 1870 to 1880 mm. 

Furthermore, we have a wheelbase of 3125 mm across the range. The tallest X-terrain is approximately 1810 mm high. 

The wading depth of the New Isuzu D-Max is 800 mm, whereas the approach, departure, and ramp-over angles are 30.5 degrees, 24.2 degrees, and 23.8 degrees respectively. 

That being said, the power of the New Isuzu D-Max is such that it can easily tow a braked trailer weighing 3500 kg. The maximum down ball load is 350 kg. On the other hand, the payload is around 970 kg in the X Terrain and 1320 kg in the Single Cab Chassis SX.    

4. Safety

The New Isuzu D-Max has been rated five stars in terms of safety. It boasts a protection score of 83% for adult occupants and 89% for children. Overall, the safety assist score of this vehicle is 81%. Moreover, when tested for vulnerable road user protection, it yielded a score of 69%. 

The main safety features of the New Isuzu D-Max include: 

  • Blind-spot monitoring 
  • Autonomous emergency braking 
  • Turn assist 
  • Reversing camera
  • Traffic sign recognition 
  • Driver attention monitoring
  • Lane-departure warning
  • Automatic high beam
  • Rear cross-traffic alert 
  • Forward collision warning 

With automatic models, you also get adaptive cruise, wrong-pedal acceleration warning, and lane-keeping assist. All variants come with eight airbags. This includes a central airbag that prevents the driver and passenger’s heads and flailing arms from crashing into each other in a serious accident.  

5. Servicing and Warranty 

It is recommended to go for a maintenance check-up for the New Isuzu D-Max every 12 months or 15,000 km. The total servicing costs for the first seven years will be $3373.  

This vehicle has a six-year warranty, regardless of the kilometres. It also comes with seven years of roadside assistance. 

Final Thoughts

Now that you know about the New Isuzu D-Max features and specs in detail, you can decide if it’s worth your money. Make sure you keep your requirements, preferences, and expectations in mind when making the final decision. 

To learn more about the New Isuzu D-Max, feel free to read customer reviews and look up additional features. 

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