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 2018 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. Meanwhile, you can look through our in-depth Isuzu D-Max 2018 Philippines review here.
|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|