Starting September 1, 2020, Isuzu Motors Limited began exporting the all-new D-MAX across the world. The distribution kicked off in Australia and will be proceeding sequentially to Europe and other global markets.
This is the D-MAX's first full model change in 8 years.
Isuzu's D-MAX has remained the top-ranking pick-up model in Thailand, and has received many accolades including the 2019 Most Popular Pick-up Truck, Best Fuel Saving Pick-up Truck, Best Life Style Pick-up Truck, etc.
One of the key challenges in Isuzu's mid-term business plan is "strengthen LCV (light commercial vehicle) business." To do that, the brand will take the commencement of export business post COVID-19 as an opportunity to provide products that fulfill the diverse needs of its customers around the world, and advance its brand presence and sales growth.
In the Philippines, Isuzu offers the D-MAX in 10 different variants. The base model D-MAX starts at Php 987,000, and it comes with a 148 hp engine and a manual transmission. It also comes equipped with power steering, power windows, a 12V outlet, and a wide array of safety features such as anti-lock braking system and electronic brakeforce distribution.
The top of the line D-MAX is the Boondock 4x4, and it starts at Php 1.8 million. It comes with a 176 hp engine and an automatic transmission, along with a leather steering wheel, automatic climate controls, a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity, traction control, power adjustable side mirrors, and safety features such as side impact beams, airbags, and vehicle stability control system.
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