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2021 ISUZU D-MAX Launched In The Philippine Market

On March 4, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX made its much awaited debut to the Philippine market via a digital launch posted on the official Facebook and YouTube pages of the Japanese truck maker, Isuzu Philippines Corporation.

Carrying with it 6 years of research and 4 million kilometers of testing, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX is the most innovative and feature-laden iteration of the iconic pick-up truck, that has long set its reputation for its outstanding durability and reliability.

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) President Hajime Koso said, “We are very excited to introduce this model to the Philippine market—a market that has been particularly special for us since there are a lot of scenic routes and challenging terrains all over the country that a pick-up and 4×4 enthusiast would love to traverse, especially on the weekends.

Because of that, we’ve made sure that the All-New D-MAX will have a wide range of choices to cater to every consumer’s needs.”

The All-New Isuzu D-MAX, is well received in the international scene specially in Thailand and has been redesigned to keep in harmonious step with the modern-day Filipino’s ever-changing needs, and is more than capable of meeting the unpredictable daily demands of both work and lifestyle, while still achieving that remarkable balance between toughness and style.


Built from the ground up, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX breaks the barrier between trucks and passenger cars, the sea of change is brought about by its BOLD, EMOTIONAL and SMART design concept.

The exterior styling utilize the bold but emotional concept, giving the new D-MAX a powerful and robust appearance. At the same time, the movement of lines now reflects the uniqueness of D-MAX’s sporty and futuristic design.

The D-MAX’s interior cabin, on the other hand, is designed with Isuzu’s bold but smart concept which emphasizes on the sharp horizontal layers design theme, wherein most of the features has been redesigned under Isuzu’s universal design concept to minimize vibration, reduce cabin noise – ultimately giving (the) driver and passenger a more comfortable drive.


Under the hood, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX is now powered by the new 4JJ3-TCX which uses a highly advance Isuzu common rail system that can deliver responsive power and top performance capable of producing 190 PS of power and 450 Nm of torque.

Whereas the RZ4E-TC engine also boasts an improved engine performance, that promises faster acceleration and better overtaking performance that can produce 150PS of maximum power and 350 newton meters of torque.


Where the road ends, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX truly excels. Design and engineering innovations—such as the one-piece aluminum tail shaft, 800mm water wading depth capability, newly designed steering wheel with tilt and telescopic adjustment, redesigned gear lever for better gear selection and control (for both MT and AT), Terrain Command Select Dial, and electronic differential lock—ensures that the D-MAX can overcome virtually all types of terrain.

Despite possessing new levels of comfort and convenience, this pickup can withstand the harshest conditions, thanks to its engineering innovations such as the new front suspension geometry, chassis design featuring larger side rails and 8 cross member for torsional rigidity, new rear leaf spring design, ultra-high tensile steel reinforced cabin structure, and a semi mid-ship engine design.


The All-New Isuzu D-MAX has been redesigned to keep its driver and passenger entertained. Its new 10.1 Infotainment system has Bluetooth connectivity, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and voice control. Comes with full touch screen display its features an improved navigation system, all paired with a dynamic surround sound system that will make any journey a breeze.

The new D-MAX also comes with a welcome light system which automatically illuminates the cabin room when the driver is approaching the vehicle.

Along with this, the D-MAX also has a new auto lock system, follow me home light function, new turn indicator function and a remote start engine functionality.