New 2021 Isuzu D-Max goes on sale in the UK

Latest Isuzu D-Max pick-up has received a thorough makeover, with a new body, updated suspension and a redesigned interior

2022 Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 revealed

Isuzu reveals its latest high-riding, off-road focused pick-up in partnership with Arctic Trucks

Isuzu I-Venture visits the wilds of Tasmania

As 13 vehicles rolled to the beginning of Climies Track on an icy cold summer’s day in Tasmania, adrenalin was high yet scepticism lingered. Were we really expected to overcome a highly technically 20km track with a convoy of D-MAXs ...

Getting racy with the Isuzu D-Max

The charm of utes was always a bit lost on me. Growing up in Australia an indifference to the humble utility was – and still is – sacrilege, so this is the first and last time you’ll hear me admitting ...

Isuzu D-Max vs Mazda BT-50: Which is the better buy?

Same but different – the new Isuzu D-Max and Mazda BT-50 may not look like twins on the outside, but make no mistake, the Mazda BT-50 is simply a re-skin of Isuzu’s D-Max. For those who don’t know, the new Mazda ...

Australian first drive: 2021 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4

7.6/10Score Score breakdown 8.5 Safety, value and features 7.5 Comfort and space 7.0 Engine and gearbox 7.5 Ride and handling 7.5 Technology Things we like Flexible all-terrain capabilities Smart and practical seven-seat functionality Fully loaded with kit and safety Not ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max review: 4x2 SX 3.0L Single Cab Chassis

8.1/10Score Score breakdown 8.0 Safety, value and features 8.0 Comfort and space 9.0 Engine and gearbox 8.5 Ride and handling 7.0 Technology Things we like Effortlessly grunty revised 3.0-litre engine Great comfort for a work ute Huge array of safety ...

Jurassic Lark: 2021 Ford Everest vs Isuzu MU-X vs Mitsubishi Pajero Sport vs Toyota Fortuner comparison

When I was growing up dazed and confused in 1980s Australian suburbia, cultural binarism engulfed us like a plume of hairspray on a poodle perm. Labor or Liberal, male or female, Coke or Pepsi, Summer Bay or Ramsay Street… there ...

All-new Isuzu D-MAX vs Ford Ranger Wildtrak

ISUZU Ute Australia calls its new-generation D-MAX a ‘third generation’ model, but that undersells its heritage. It may be the third generation Isuzu ute sold in Australia since the brand launched here in 2008, but it’s the latest in a ...

2020 Isuzu D-MAX LS-M off-road review

THERE has been a trend in recent years of punters buying lower-spec vehicles and using the money that would have gone into leather seats and faux woodgrain towards 4×4 accessories. I can’t help but agree with this as being a ...

Custom Range Rover Classic gets Isuzu power

It’s not every day you see a Range Rover Classic on a remote track. Heck, it’s not like you even see them on a daily basis around the suburbs anymore. Which is a real shame, as there is just something ...

2021 4X4OTY contender: Isuzu D-MAX LS-M

ISUZU delivered an all-new D-MAX one-tonne ute early in 2020 and it is a huge step up from the previous generation. 4X4OTY CONTENDERSMAZDA BT-50 XTRTOYOTA HILUX SR5+JEEP GLADIATOR RUBICONLAND ROVER DEFENDER With a new chassis, suspension design, vastly upgraded engine, class-leading safety ...

2020 Isuzu D-MAX LS-M in the 4x4 shed

Part 1: Introduction Part 2: Wish List Part 3: Adventure Time Part 1: Introduction KEEN readers would be well aware of our previous project vehicle, the highly modified Ford Ranger that was used on filming trips and for editorial ...

4x4 review: 2021 Isuzu MU-X LS-U

Things we like A huge leap forward in terms of off-road ability Suspension tune is spot-on for Australian conditions Beefed-up driveline a boon for four-wheel drivers Not so much Significant price rise over the previous model Rear tailgate opening is ...

New Isuzu MU-X LS-T vs Ford Everest Titanium comparison

The mid-size 4×4 wagon battle has always been popular in Australia, and you can understand why. With the ability to accommodate a family on adventures all over the country at a purchase price considerably less than that of a LandCruiser, ...

2021 Isuzu MU-X LS-U 4x4 review

7.5/10Score Score breakdown 8.5 Safety, value and features 7.5 Comfort and space 7.0 Engine and gearbox 7.5 Ride and handling 7.0 Technology Things we like Better use of interior space Much improved interior Handy on-road ride and handling Way better ...

2021 Ford Ranger v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Toyota HiLux dual-cab ute comparison

About 20 per cent of all new vehicles purchased in Australia this year have been a ute/pickup truck, and it’s this enduring popularity that is driving such strong competition. The Aussie-engineered Ford Ranger has become top-seller in the 4×4 segment, ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain v Ford Ranger Wildtrak Bi-Turbo

Surprise! Just kidding. Pitching the bold, new and thus far critically impressive Isuzu D-Max in flagship X-Terrain guise against a top-selling Ranger or HiLux of similar stature, is probably the most predictable yet compelling comparison one could imagine.  And our ...

2022 Isuzu MU-X v Toyota Prado comparison

Isuzu Ute has just launched its second-generation MU-X in Australia – a substantial upgrade on the old model. Where its predecessor gained a following due to keen pricing and a rugged reputation – Australia is the world’s second-largest MU-X market ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain review

It’s not often a brand new dual-cab ute hits the market. Utes tend to live on for years, and are evolved gradually over the course of countless facelifts. The all-new 2021 Isuzu D-Max is just that – all new. Isuzu has ...

2020 Isuzu D-Max v Volkswagen Amarok V6

The new Isuzu D-Max has been receiving a heap of plaudits since its recent launch. It’s clearly a huge step up over its predecessor model in terms of cabin presentation, technology, and safety. Next to its main competitors – the ...

Specs comparison: 2021 Nissan Navara Pro-4X v Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain

The new-generation Isuzu D-Max has been a smash hit since arriving in Australia a few months back, particularly in flagship X-Terrain guise. This range-topping variant now has a waiting list of at least a few months, such is the level ...

VFACTS: Isuzu D-Max takes fourth spot on model charts, brand inside top 10

Isuzu Ute is rapidly gaining pace in 2021 despite D-Max demand outstripping supply on some grades, having cracked the top 10 overall brands in a bumper May. Isuzu grew by 174.2 per cent in May with 3942 sales, to set ...

2022 Isuzu D-Max LS-M review

Isuzu seems to have hit the sweet spot with its redesigned D-Max. Raising prices by thousands of dollars hasn’t scared off customers, with sales up by more year-to-date than any other rival. In fact, waiting lists have blown out for ...

Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain drive-away pricing paused, long wait times blamed

Isuzu has put drive-away pricing on hold for its range-topping D-Max X-Terrain ute, effectively bumping the price up by $10,000. The D-Max X-Terrain launched with a list price of $63,990 before on-road costs, equivalent to $69,398 drive-away in Victoria – ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain v Nissan Navara ST-X comparison

The Nissan Navara has just received a really solid set of updates designed to make it more competitive with newer ute offerings. Offerings like the Isuzu D-Max. This pair of workhorses are both trying to eat away at the market ...

2022 Isuzu D-Max price and specs

The 2022 Isuzu D-Max range has grown. Isuzu will introduce a new engine, a new trim level, and new body styles to existing model grades when the 2022 D-Max touches down early in 2022. Plenty of buyers are waiting for ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max SX crew cab review

The range-topping Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain and LS-U have quite rightly captured all the attention since launching, but not everyone needs swollen wheel arches, leather seats, and a big infotainment screen. Isuzu has a strong reputation for reliability and sharp pricing, ...

2020 Isuzu D-Max LS-T review

The all-new Isuzu D-Max is just around the corner (along with a new Mazda BT-50), but we wanted to jump behind the wheel of the current D-Max one more time ahead of the new car’s arrival. Isuzu is getting ready ...

Isuzu D-Max recalled

Isuzu Ute Australia has recalled the 2021 D-Max ute fitted with the Genuine Isuzu Canopy Roof Rack. “The internal bracing upper mounts for the Genuine Isuzu Canopy Roof Rack may not meet the manufacturing specifications, should the mount become loose ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max Crew Cab recalled

Isuzu Ute Australia has recalled the 2021 D-Max Crew Cab to fix a problem with its rear seatbelt pretensioner. According to Isuzu, the rear seat seatbelt pretensioner locking tab might not tension properly. Update: Isuzu Australia has issued the following ...

2022 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross revealed, Australian launch unconfirmed

The flagship Isuzu D-Max is getting some interior and exterior tweaks in its home market, but it remains to be seen if they’ll come here. An updated version of the top-spec V-Cross has been revealed in Thailand, V-Cross being the ...

Workhorse spec showdown: Isuzu D-Max SX v Mitsubishi Triton GLX+

Top-of-the-range utes generate most of the headlines, but it’s the workhorse derivatives that do much of the literal and proverbial heavy lifting. We’ve been quite clear in stating the Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain is just about the best luxo ute you ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max LS-U review

Isuzu Ute Australia may only be 12 years old but Australian consumers have been buying Isuzu products for a lot longer. Holden first started rebadging the Isuzu Faster as the Rodeo back in 1980, and Isuzu and GM remained close ...

Isuzu sets bold sales goal after strong start to 2021

Isuzu has its sights set on keeping the D-Max on Australia’s new-car sales podium. The D-Max ute trailed only the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux on the VFACTS sales charts in June, with 3167 sales putting it ahead of the ...

Isuzu D-Max gets 1.9-litre diesel option

For the first time, Isuzu Ute Australia (IUA) will sell fleet-focused versions of the D-Max with the European-spec 1.9-litre diesel engine, alongside the familiar 3.0-litre. Fitted only to base SX single-cab-chassis 4×2 grades, the downsized ‘RZ4E-TC’ 1.9-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder puts ...

2021 Isuzu D-Max price and specs

Isuzu Ute Australia has announced it’s raising prices on the otherwise unchanged 2021 D-Max. The entire range has received a price increase of $1000. Isuzu has kept drive-away offers in place for the base 4×2 single cab-chassis SX manual ($29,990) ...

Isuzu Ute Australia smashes its sales record

Isuzu Ute Australia (IUA) has already passed its previous all-time sales record, only three-quarters the way through the calendar year. According to the latest VFACTS industry sales report, IUA counted 28,437 D-Max utes and MU-X SUVs as sold to the ...

2022 Isuzu MU-X review

Before you consider buying the new MU-X, we suggest you grab a copy of our comprehensive buy and price guide for the latest information on dealership pricing, stock availability and the true cost of ownership. The first-generation Isuzu MU-X was ...

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