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Car review: Isuzu D-Max

a tough-as-old-boots workhorse for towing doubles up as a family motor? the Isuzu D-Max, writes car Tim Barnes-Clay.

If you’re in the market for a workhorse then look no than the Isuzu D-Max.

The 4×4 pick-up is available a car-like four-up cab, you can actually use the vehicle as a tool as as a family motor.

I had the extended cab configuration — a fairly model with rear-opening panels for back seat

Although basic, the vehicle offers respectable standard This includes air conditioning, running lights, electric and front, side and curtain

The diesel-powered D-Max is propelled by a farm-machinery sounding 2.5-litre lump.

It’s available a six-speed manual or five-speed transmission. Mine was mated to a gearbox.

Changing gears a bit of a

Changing gears is a bit like a gym the clutch is heavy and the gear action is akin to stirring

However, you soon get used to the gruff, no-nonsense way the Isuzu

You sit up high behind the steering so visibility is good, and the seats are comfortable.

The vehicle is pretty over rough surfaces so it can you and your passengers around, but it causes you to lack faith in its abilities.

The steering and brakes are excellent but you are aware of the size of the D-Max: long, and doesn’t have parking sensors, so reversing can be a especially in town.

Isuzu A car for the open environment

But, face it, this isn’t a city car. The Isuzu’s talent is to help tough carry out tough jobs in crowded environments.

Yes, double up as people transport it’s off-duty, but tackling grass, sand, snow and in between is what the D-Max is at.

The mighty motor has a shift-on-the-fly allowing you to adjust between and four-wheel drive modes travelling at speeds of up to 60 mph.

impressive, not to mention convenient, but its ace is its load-lugging talent.

Increased capacity

The towing capacity of the has been increased by 500 kg adding to its colossal three tonne power.

The enhancement, which came into effect in has come as a response to customer and to please those who were extra capacity.

So now, all models of the Isuzu D-Max be able to haul a maximum load of 3.5 tonnes. That’s strength to pull a house out of the Well, almost.

Isuzu hasn’t just on brute force and practicality The D-Max has been awarded a safety rating by independent assessment organisation Euro

The results of the recently introduced test mark the pick-up as one of the vehicles in its segment.

Isuzu popular with UK buyers

The is proving to be tremendously popular UK buyers after the Japanese announced record sales of 824 during March.

It already class-leading fuel efficiency. values and a pioneering five-year or warranty.

And now with the boost to its towing I wouldn’t be surprised if the Isuzu becomes the pick-up of choice for and recreational users alike.

D-Max: Pros cons

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Safe √

Noisy engine X


Isuzu D-Max: Fast

Max speed: 112 mph

0-62 mph: secs

Combined mpg: (unladen)

Engine: 2,499 cc 4 16 valve turbo diesel

power (bhp): 161 at 3600 rpm

torque (lb/ft): 295 at 1400-2000 rpm

towing weight (braked) kg

CO2: 194 g/km

Price: (incl. VAT)

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