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Isuzu D-Max 2020 launched with new design, more powerful engine


Isuzu is finally introducing the all-new D-Max pickup truck set for 2020 launch both internationally and in the Philippines. The new 2020 D-Max features bigger and integrated front and overall sportier design as well as a much-improved interior.

The Isuzu D-Max 2020 will be the platform for the upcoming Isuzu MU-X 2020 and their new MPV lineup replacing the Crosswind and Sportivo. It will also rival the likes of Mitsubishi Strada and Toyota Hilux.

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In terms of engine, there will be two options as far as we know. The first is the latest Blue Power 1.9-liter RZ4E turbo with 150 horsepower and 350 Nm that is already present in the 2019 MU-X and D-Max. The next is the same 3.0-liter but with improved power at 190 HP and 450 Nm of pulling torque. There is no word if the 2.5-liter has been updated.

For the variants of the D-Max 2020, the top-spec is a 4WD with differential lock called the V-Cross. Next is the Hi-lander with an option of 2WD. It shares the same fog light and headlight design as the V-Cross as well as the integrated bumper. Going lower is the Cab and Space Cab variants with slightly different grilles and the latter having 2 doors.

There is no pricing or official SRP announced during its global debut but we estimate that we could see a P1.1-million to P1.2M base model pricing for the Hi-lander and up to P1.5-million for the V-Cross in the Philippines.

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Isuzu D-Max 2020 specs, release date Philippines, price

  • Body type: 4-door and 2-door pickup truck
  • Engine: RZ4E 1.9-liter or 3.0-liter BluePower
  • Power: 150 HP or190 Horsepower
  • Torque: 350 Nm or 450 Nm pulling
  • Transmission: 6-speed automatic or manual
  • Fuel efficiency: 20 km/l, 70 liter capacity
  • Ground clearance: 220+ mm, 800m wading depth
  • Safety: Driver and front passenger’s airbags, side-curtain airbags, Adaptive Cruise Control, reverse parking sensors, ISOFIX
  • Features: Cruise Control, Keyless Entry, Android or Apple Car infotainment
  • Price: P1.1-million to P1.2-million 2WD base model Hi-lander up to P1.5M for 4WD
  • Release: Q2 to Q3 2020 in the Philippines

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