After having received the all-new Blue Power Technology engine in October, the Isuzu D-Max will continue to get new updates for 2018 model year, which will mainly focus on the exterior design.
The Isuzu D-Max will continue to get new updates for 2018 model year
On the whole, new refinements will carry over the Isuzu D-Max 2018 front fascia. Specifically, the front end will be redecorated by a new radiator grille bordered by refreshed bi-LED projector headlights with LED daytime running lights. The fog lamp garnish is also slightly tuned up. All give the new D-Max a glossier and wider front facet. Remarkably, the grille and front bumper guard of the V-Cross trims will be painted metallic grey.
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No work is carried out on the side and rear profiles, but for the V-Cross, a new ABS-plastic fender flare moulding and a fashion rail on the bed are both present. Completing the exterior makeover is a new set of bi-tone 18-inch alloy wheels.
No work is carried out on the side and rear profiles
Similarly, the interior will be almost unaltered but for more soft-touch panels and seats with new mono brown scheme (two-tone premium look for the V-Cross models).
The V-Cross models will come fitted with two-tone premium seats
Under the sheet metal, the new Isuzu D-Max will still run the 1.9L RZ4E-TC turbo diesel engine paired with 6-speed manual transmission and the 3.0L 4JJ-TC turbo diesel unit coupled with either a 6-speed automatic gearbox or a 5-speed manual. Hill-Descent Control and Hill-Start Assist will be likewise equipped to better the pickup’s performance.
According to latest car news, there is a high possibility that this would be the final for the Isuzu D-Max before it is supplied to Mazda as a complete replacement for the BT-50.
Below are the updated prices for the new Isuzu D-Max 2018 in the Philippines. However, it's currently unclear if the price would change with those new modifications. So, just wait for official announcement from Isuzu.
|2018 Isuzu D-Max 4X2 LS MT||₱1,270,000|
|2018 Isuzu D-Max 4X2 LS MT X-Series||₱1,370,000|
|2018 Isuzu D-Max 4X2 LS AT||₱1,340,000|
|2018 Isuzu D-Max 4X2 LS AT X-Series||₱1,440,000|
|2018 Isuzu D-Max 4X4 LS MT||₱1,600,000|
|2018 Isuzu D-Max 4X4 LS AT||₱1,670,000|
Know more about Isuzu D-Max 2021
Isuzu Philippines offers the Isuzu D-Max as its entry in the midsize pickup truck segment. This tough workhorse from the Japanese carmaker is designed to take on any road. Isuzu D-Max got the reliability of its predecessors and the Fuego. However, the current pickup truck is equipped with more modern features that perfectly fit the Filipino lifestyle. Additionally, Isuzu D-max also has a remarkable rear bed size that can carry a multitude of heavy and large items. The Isuzu pickup truck can also be optioned with a set of accessories such as camper shells, bed covers, and many more. Isuzu D-Max also comes in a commercial vehicle layout. It can also be configured as the cab and chassis variant. This configuration can be had with an enclosed van type rear end, passenger layout, bed, or other job-specific configuration. Isuzu Philippines offers the third-generation D-Max with a couple of engine and transmission options. The first option is a 1.9L turbo diesel that produces 148 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. For car buyers who are looking for more power, they can opt for the bigger mill, which is the 3.0L engine that pumps out 187 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. These two engines are equipped with the brand’s BluePower technology for Euro 4 compliance and better fuel efficiency. Both engines can be paired with either six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission.