The Isuzu D-Max is off to a good start in 2023 as it won the Pick-up of the Year award in the United Kingdom (UK).
The Isuzu D-Max is 4x4 Magazine's Pick-up of the Year
UK-based specialist publication 4x4 Magazine handed the accolade to the Isuzu D-Max. It follows the same award received by the Japanese pickup truck last year, signifying how the model continues to provide an impressive price-to-feature ratio in the UK market.
Aside from the competitive design and performance, 4x4 Magazine praised Isuzu UK for offering a locking rear diff and automatic transmission as an option even on the entry-level variant. With it, prospective buyers can look to drive a capable off-roading pickup without opting for the more expensive flagship model.
“We like what we’re seeing from Isuzu UK. The D-Max range has grown in lots of good ways this last year and provides real value for money,” said 4x4 Magazine Editor Alan Kidd.
The Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 was also recognized as the Best Individual Model
Moreover, the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 was named Best Individual Model. The D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 is the truck’s flagship model, coming with enhancements to the body, frame, drivetrain, suspension, and styling. Some of these are a 35-inch wheel in all-terrain tires and a Bilstein Performance suspension.
“We are thrilled that the expert panel at 4x4 Magazine has crowned the Isuzu D-Max as their Pick-up of the Year and the D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 as the Best Individual Model,” said Isuzu UK Managing Director Alan Able.
Locally, the PH-spec Isuzu D-Max is also being recognized for its outstanding value. Last November 2022, it was hailed as the Pick-up of the Year at the 18th Annual C! Awards. The jury was impressed with the model’s comfortable interior design and first-in-its-class advanced safety features. Isuzu Philippines Corporation’s (IPC) accessible parts and excellent services also gave the D-Max an edge over its rivals.
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Know more about Isuzu D-Max 2023
The Isuzu D-Max 2023 is a 5-seater pickup truck that is available in several variants with various options for a 4x2 or 4x4 drivetrain. Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) is offering this truck at a price that ranges from Php 917,000 to Php 1,9055,000. There are two engine options powering the D-Max. One is a 1.9-liter RZ4E-TC inline-4 turbodiesel engine that makes 148 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque, while the other is a 3.0-liter 4JJ3-TCX inline-4 turbodiesel engine that delivers 187 horsepower and 450 Nm of torque. Either a 6-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission can be paired to the said engines.
In terms of dimensions, the D-Max spans 5,277 mm in length, 1,880 mm in width, and 1,810 mm in height. It boasts a ground clearance rated at 240 mm, as well as a wheelbase of 3,125 mm. Some of the competitors of the Isuzu pickup truck in the Philippines are the Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara, and Mazda BT-50.
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