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Isuzu details D-Max specs, payload and fuel economy

Isuzu has announced further details for its facelifted D-Max, which goes on sale later this year.

The 4×4 Automatic version delivers 36.2mpg (33.6mpg).

As previously announced, the updated model brings a new Euro 6-compliant 1.9-litre diesel to replace the previous 2.5-litre unit while carrying over the Utility, Eiger, Yukon, Utah and Blade

Trims from the current range, with a range of single, extended and double cab variants available. The Utility trim will be available across all variants, with Eiger, Utah and Blade offered in Double Cab format only. Yukon will cover both Double and Extended Cab versions.

Latest details for the D-Max include fuel economy for the engine, which produces 164hp and 360Nm of torque and comes with a choice of new 6-speed manual or automatic gearbox options.

Compared to the outgoing model, the facelifted D-Max will offer improved CO2 and fuel economy figures, with emissions starting from 163g/km for the 4×2 model – down from 200g/km – and standing at 183g/km (previously 191g/km) for the 4×4 Manual and 205g/km (220g/km) for the 4×4 Automatic.

For the 4×2, official combined fuel consumption improves to 45.6mpg (previously 37.2mpg) while the and the 4×4 Automatic at 36.2mpg (33.6mpg).

Payloads across the range have also been improved as a result of the transmission and engine changes and range from 1,091kg for the Utah Double Cab 4×4 Automatic (up from 1,058kg) to 1,282kg for the Utility Single Cab 4×2 Manual (up from 1,128kg).

New equipment includes Hill Start Assist and Variable Hill Descent Control.

Entry-level pricing for the Utility D-Max starts from £15,749 (CVOTR) for the 4×2 Single Cab.

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Written by Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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