They are reliable, they last forever, they are usually familiar to mechanics and their resale values are pretty good. However, time also has a rule so. Being pretty much the same for a long time also means you fall behind in some faster-developing aspects such as design and safety tech and become potentially dated.
In this video, Jenny checks out the latest minor additions to the all-new 2019 Isuzu D-MAX in the top LS-T Trim. So, let’s see if the reliability, ruggedness and sheer sensibility of the Isuzu D-Max keep it desirable.
Engine type: 3.0 L 4 cylinder turbo diesel
Maximum power: 130 kW @ 3,600 rpm
Maximum torque: 430 Nm @ 2,000rpm
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres
Average consumption: 7.9 L /100km)
Kerb weight: 2,750 kg0km: 7.6 seconds (WLTP)
The power is sent to the road through a 6-speed automatic with a mode that allows sequential shifts which is a great feature when you need some manual control.
Of course, it comes with a proper 4×4 drive and low range. This is combined with ground clearance of 235 mm, approach angle of 30 degrees,
What you do get is ABS, electronic stability control, traction control, emergency brake assist, trailer sway control, hill start assist, hill descent control, rearview camera, side anti-intrusion bars and electronic brakeforce distribution.