You don’t often get a crew cab – cab chassis 4wd Ute with an Auto transmission, but Isuzu does one, stick around a minute and we’ll have a look at it.
Isuzu updated their D-MAX work Utes in August 2020 and amongst the variants is a crew cab base model tray back 4WD Ute with an Auto transmission.
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The crew cab version allows extra passengers in the cab and still have a reduced but decent size tray and payload.
D-MAX has always been a popular work Ute and the SX comes with a host of class leading features that make it even more popular such as
- IDAS: Isuzu’s Intelligent Driver Assistance System, standard across range,
- New 3-Litre turbo-diesel, 140kW and 450Nm powertrain, with new 6-speed AT
- Revised 7 inch infotainment screen
- Wireless Apple Car Play and Android Auto
- 3.5T towing capacity and a 1.2T payload
- 8m long tray and about 1770mm wide
- Terrain Command 4WD system with rear diff lock and 235mm ground clearance
The SX D-Max is easy to drive and with the majority of the torque coming in around 1600 revs it simply potters along and barely feels a load on the back.
Priced from $49,700 plus the usual costs its pretty good value and backed by 6 Year Warranty, 7 Years Roadside Assist, 7 Years Capped Price Servicing.
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I’m Rob Fraser
What is good?
- Class leading Safety
- Improved centre screen resolution
- 4WD and towing capability
What is not so good?
- No fog lights
- Adaptive cruise control not selectable
- Would love 150kW/500Nm
Also Look At
2021 Isuzu D-MAX SX Crew Cab Chassis 4WD Ute
|Model Price||$45,700 MLP*|
|Engine||3.0L 4 Cyl TDi|
|Drivetrain||Terrain Command 4×4 Aisin 6 speed Auto|
|Power||140kW at 3,600rpm|
|Torque||450 Nm @ 1,600-2,600rpm|
|Safety||Five Star ANCAP|
|CO2 Emissions||207 g/km|
|Economy ADR||8.0 L/100km|
|Tow Capacity / Tow Ball||3500 Kg / 350 Kg|
|Servicing||12mths/ 15000km Capped Price|
|Warranty||6yr/ 150,000 km with 1 Yr. conditional roadside assist up to 7 years|
*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.
|Behind the Wheel||7|
|Ride and Handling||8|
|Fit for Purpose||9|
|Off Road Capability||10|
|Value for Money||9|
|Width / Height||1870mm / 1800mm|
|Unladen ground clearance / wading depth||Up to 235mm / TBA mm|
|Approach / Rampover / Departure angles||30 degrees / 24 degrees / 27 degrees|
|Fuel Tank / Turning Circle||76 Litres / 12.5mts KTK|
|Kerb Weight / Payload / GVM / GCM||1910kg / 1200kg / 3100kg / 5950KG|
|Towing Capacity / Tow Ball rating||3500kg / 350kg|
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