Factors that make Isuzu D-Max a good buy in pick-up truck segment in India

Tuesday 20 May 2014, 10:30 AM by

Concept of Pick-up trucks in India has not been as popular as it is in west. Isuzu Motors has recently ushered in the 'D-Max' pick-up truck in the country. The pick-up truck has been launched in three variants namely - Flat deck space cab trim, Flat deck single cab trim and Arched deck space cab trim.

The D-Max Pick-up truck is stated to be powered by a 2.5 litre, four cylinder, common rail diesel engine that generates about 134 Bhp of maximum power and 29.57 kgm of top torque. The powerful engine is mated to five speed manual transmission. As per government norms, this truck cannot be registered as private vehicles and can only be sold to a person holding a commercial vehicle driver's license.

Factors that make Isuzu D-Max a good buy in pick-up truck segment in India | CarTrade.com
Factors that make Isuzu D-Max a good buy in pick-up truck segment in India

Of the three variants, currently only the middle and top end models is up for grabs in the local market. The middle version is priced at about Rs 6.19 lakh, whereas the top end is priced at about Rs. 7.09 lakh. Both the prices are based on ex-showroom Mumbai. To keep the pick-up truck under the affordable price tag, the basic version of the D-Max pick-up truck have shelved some of the luxury features. Whereas, the top-of-the-line version comes loaded with ample features like body-colored bumpers and door handles, power windows, central locking, steering rake adjust, air-conditioning and a day-night rear-view mirror, chrome garnish on grille and several others.

Among the three trims, the base Flat deck single cab variant and the middle variant, Flat deck space cab, come with a basic flat bed present at the rear. The flat bed attached at the back is utilized for storage, however the high end variant, Arched deck, comes with wheel arches insinuated into the cargo area. The basic and top end models are offered with two doors and two seats, but the middle variant, space cab, gets extra space at the back of the seats.

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