Isuzu may not be a very popular player in Pickup truck segment but the Japanese carmaker is all set to expand its product portfolio, more so in the highly competitive Asian subcontinent. That explains why Isuzu has launched a new variant of the D-Max Pickup truck, in the Indonesian market. The 2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series is being dubbed as a lifestyle vehicle by Isuzu aimed at the young and dynamic buyers. However, the model also has the essential features to perform as a durable pickup workhorse.
2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series – Exterior Body Styles and Interior Changes
There is no way you can deny the sleek and aggressive exterior styling of the 2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series. The oomph is heightened by the sporty red striping on its front bumper skirt. The bold gun-metallic radiator grille also makes it look aggressive. Adding to the visional appeal is its dual tone 18-inch alloy wheels. The pickup is available in three enticing hues- Cosmic Black, Venetian Red, and Splash White. The grille also has a red Isuzu badge in middle of it. At the back side there sits a cargo spoiler on bed top. The model also gets projector headlamps with LED DRL. There are front fog lamps as well.
Just like the stylish exterior, the cabin of 2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series looks no less enticing. The cabin is stylish, to say the least. You will like the black leather seats with red stitching on top. The majority of the cabin has piano black trim. Its cabin is equipped with automated climate control.
2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series – Engine Specifications
In addition, the 2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series comes in two variants. They are 5-speed manual and automatic transmission models. The models get powered by a 4JJ1-TC (HI) diesel engine. This powertrain is aided by Variable Geometry System turbocharger. So, the 3.0-liter CRDi engine makes 163 HP. Electronic Stability Control is present and the company uses the 4WD Terrain command select feature to let users tackle rough roads without hassles.
To cope with rising competition in the lifestyle pickup truck segment, Isuzu has equipped the 2017 D-Max X-Series with useful amenities and safety features. There is a 7-inch infotainment display with navigation. The red and black multi-information display lets you learn various car functions at once. Safety features include hill start assist and electronic stability control.
Isuzu has tied up with Under Armour a sports performance brand to give some additional goodies to the buyers of the 2017 D-Max X-Series. With the model, buyers get a range of carefully chosen Under Armour products matching their dynamic and active lifestyle. Also, these include a duffel bag, sports cap, Golf towel etc.
2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series – Price and Availability
In conclusion, the Isuzu D-Max X-Series 2017 has priced at INR 17 lakh and 18lakh respectively for manual and auto transmission models respectively. It is now available for sale. Finally, the 2017 Isuzu D-Max X-Series seems a nice contender in the entry-level pickup truck segment. Aimed at young and style a conscious lot, it has a good blend of feature and performance. While the engine choice is limited, Isuzu has packed in decent amenities and safety features in this model.