Isuzu D-Max

From RM 109,499 - 157,939
RM 1,224 | 9 years
RM 1,485 | 7 years
RM 1,954 |  5 years

Highlights

  • Off-road prowess
  • Multiple drive modes (Terrain Command 4x4 System, Rough Terrain Mode)

Variant of the model

Model
OTR Price
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2024 Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain V-CROSS 3.0L
RM 157,939
RM 2,142.33
2024 Isuzu D-Max Premium V-Cross 3.0L
RM 141,138
RM 1,914.44
2024 Isuzu D-Max Premium 1.9L
RM 134,649
RM 1,826.42
2024 Isuzu D-Max Auto Plus 1.9L
RM 109,499
RM 1,485.28
2024 Isuzu D-Max Standard 1.9 AT
RM 116,999
RM 1,587.01
2024 Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain V-CROSS 3.0L
OTR Price Monthly
RM 157,939 RM 2,142.33
2024 Isuzu D-Max Premium V-Cross 3.0L
OTR Price Monthly
RM 141,138 RM 1,914.44
2024 Isuzu D-Max Premium 1.9L
OTR Price Monthly
RM 134,649 RM 1,826.42
2024 Isuzu D-Max Auto Plus 1.9L
OTR Price Monthly
RM 109,499 RM 1,485.28
2024 Isuzu D-Max Standard 1.9 AT
OTR Price Monthly
RM 116,999 RM 1,587.01
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Car loan monthly installment
3 Years
RM 4,398.60
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5 Years
RM 2,819.21
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7 Years
RM 2,142.33
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Based on 90% loan amount with fixed-rate interest at 3.8%

Monthly installment (RM)
RM 2,380.37
Car Price (RM)
157,939.00
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0.00

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Reviews


Overview

Summary

A workhorse, a daily driver and an off-roader, it caters to all. The 2024 Isuzu D-Max, upgraded and launched in Malaysia.

The third-generation pick-up truck comes in both single- and dual-cab body types, and is offered in five variants with eight powertrain setups.

Single Cab 

  • 1.9L 4x4 MT - MYR 98,949

  • 3.0L 4x4 MT - MYR 105,888

Auto Plus 

  • 1.9L 4x2 AT - MYR 109,499

Standard 

  • 1.9L 4x4 MT - MYR 109,599

  • 1.9L 4x4 AT - MYR 116,999

Premium

  • 1.9L 4x4 AT - MYR 134,649

  • V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT - MYR 141,138

X-Terrain 

  • V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT - MYR 157,938

Prices (OTR, w/o insurance) include a five-year/150,000 KM warranty (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), and a seven-year/unlimited mileage warranty (X-Terrain).

Exterior colours (Namibu Orange, Onyx Black, Mercury Silver, Islay Grey, Dolomite White Pearl, Splash White, Biarritz Blue).

Exterior

Body Dimensions

The new D-Max weighs in at 1,805 KG (Single Cab 1.9L 4x4 MT), 1,885 KG (Single Cab 3.0L 4x4 MT), 1,830 KG (Auto Plus 1.9L 4x2 AT), 1,890 KG (Standard 1.9L 4x4 MT), 1,915 KG (Standard 1.9L 4x4 AT), 1,945 KG (Premium 1.9L 4x4 AT) and 2,025 KG (Premium V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT, X-Terrain V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT).

Other dimensions measure at 5,330 MM (Single Cab) and 5,270 MM (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain) long, 1,010 MM (Single Cab) and 1,870 MM (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain) wide, 1,770 (Single Cab) MM, 1,785 MM (Auto Plus, Standard) and 1,810 MM (Premium, X-Terrain) tall, and with a wheelbase spanning 3,125 MM.

Front View

Blocky and athletic, it exudes an overall robustly-smooth outlook with its stocky and very commanding exterior.

Variant-specific, the front-end sees a thick bar-like trim (ISUZU script - Chrome) and a large hexagonal grille (Black-Grey - Single Cab, Black-Matte Grey - Auto Plus/Standard, Silver-Dark Grey - Premium, Dark Grey-Black Chrome - X-Terrain).

Framing the setup is a Black (Single Cab), body-coloured (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium) and body-coloured-Dark Grey (X-Terrain) bumper with triangularly-sharp corner cut-outs (fog lamps). 

Filling-in the layout is a mildly-sculpted bonnet, muscular fenders (Dark Grey cladding - X-Terrain), a Dark Grey bumper guard (X-Terrain), and side steps (Black - Auto Plus, Standard, Silver - Premium, Dark Grey - X-Terrain).

Rear View

Symmetrically-designed, it portrays a solidly simple outlook, compensating the front nicely with clean and angularly-horizontal contours.

Variant-specific, the rear-end sees a plain/X-Terrain-scripted (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard, Premium/X-Terrain) tailgate with a side lock (Single Cab), body-coloured (Auto Plus, Standard), Chrome (Premium) and Dark Grey (X-Terrain) tailgate handle.

Paired to it is a Black two-step/body-coloured integrated two-step (Single Cab/Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain) bumper, framed by muscular fenders (Dark Grey cladding - X-Terrain).

Filing-in the layout is a cargo box (Single Cab), a guard frame (Single Cab), a Black bedliner (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), and side steps (Black - Auto Plus, Standard, Silver - Premium, Dark Grey - X-Terrain).

Headlamps

The headlamps are inward-tilted and angularly-housed. 

Installed are multi-reflector halogen bulb (Single Cab, Standard 1.9L 4x4 MT) and bi-LED projector (Auto Plus, Standard 1.9L 4x4 AT, Premium, X-Terrain) units, with a set of bulb/LED (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard/Premium, X-Terrain) fog lamps.

Features are bulb/LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) (Single Cab, Standard 1.9L 4x4 MT/Auto Plus, Standard 1.9L 4x4 AT, Premium, X-Terrain), manual/automatic On/Off/levelling (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard/Premium, X-Terrain), Automatic High Beam (AHB - X-Terrain), Follow-Me-Home lights, and signal indicators.

Tail Lamps

The tail lamps are rectangularly wrapped-around and horizontally-housed.

Installed are bulb/LED (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard/Premium, X-Terrain) units, paired to a set of LED (Premium, X-Terrain) fog lamps. Features are Follow-Me-Home lights and signal indicators.

Side Mirror

The side mirrors (Black - Single Cab/body-coloured - Auto Plus, Standard/Chrome - Premium/Dark Grey - X-Terrain) are electronic-powered (auto-fold - X-Terrain, adjust), 

Features are LED turn indicators (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain) and Blind Spot Monitor (BSM) indicators (Premium, X-Terrain).

Brakes

Fitted are ventilated disc (front) and leading-trail drum (rear) brakes.

Wheels

Gripping the terrains are variant-specific sets of wheels.

Variant Single Cab rides on 16-Inch steel rims, wrapped in 205 R16C tyres (front, rear).

Variants Auto Plus and Standard cruise on 17-Inch alloy rims, wrapped in 255/65 R17 tyres (front, rear).

Variants Premium and X-Terrain plough with 18-Inch alloy rims, wrapped in 265/60 R18 all-terrain tyres (front, rear).

Interior

Dashboard

The new D-Max has an angular dashboard design with premium fitments draping the layout, and accentuation by an ambient lighting system (multi-colour - X-Terrain).

A single-/two-tone theme, it sees Black (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard, Premium) hard-panels and Criollo Brown with Light Brown stitching (X-Terrain) hard-/soft-pads.

Centre-staged is the trim-integrated infotainment unit, underscored by a trigger-like air-conditioning control panel. 

Overall, the cockpit is ergonomically-arranged, with every accessibility being user-friendly and driver-centric.

Instrument Cluster

Installed instrument clusters are 3.5-Inch conventional-type with illumination control LCD monochrome display (Single Cab), 4.2-Inch e-LUMAX with illumination control TFT LCD colour display (Auto Plus, Standard) and 7.0-Inch e-LUMAX with illumination control TFT LCD colour display (Premium, X-Terrain).

Seats

Interior of the two-seater (Single Cab) and five-seater (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain) is comfortably-durable for a pick-up truck.

Variant-specific, the upholstery (Black) is in vinyl (Single Cab), woven-texture fabric (Auto Plus, Standard) and faux leather (Premium, X-Terrain).

Up front, variants Single Cab (four-way driver/passenger), Auto Plus (six-/four-way driver/passenger) and Standard (six-/four-way driver/passenger) see manual adjustment seats.

Meanwhile, variants Premium and X-Terrain get electronic-powered (eight-way, lumbar - driver) and manual adjustment (four-way - passenger) seats.

Standard fitment, the rear comes with a bench seat (60:40 split-fold), featuring a centre armrest (fold-out).

Space

Cabin space is ample for all occupants, as it offers plenty of head, shoulder and leg rooms. The space is very generous due to its stocky body design.

Storage Space

Numerous storage areas. E.g., side door/backseat pockets, centre console caverned/partitioned spaces, rear under-seat spaces, sizable flatbed, and a glove box.

Steering Functions

Mounted is a four-spoke urethane (Single Cab, Standard) and leather-wrapped (Auto Plus, Premium, X-Terrain) steering wheel, finished in Black (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard, Premium) and two-tone with Light Brown stitching (X-Terrain).

Features are multi-function controls (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain) and column adjustments (tilt, telescopic). The steering is aided via a setup of Rack and Pinion, Hydraulic Power Steering (HPS).

Cup Holders

Multiple cup (front, rear) and bottle (door panels) holders, strategically-positioned around the cabin.

Charging Ports

Provided are USB ports (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), 12 V sockets (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), and a wireless charger (Auto Plus, Premium, X-Terrain).

Features

Active Safety

The new D-Max features the following suite of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).

Standard systems (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain) include Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-Force Distribution (EBD), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Traction Control System (TCS), Brake Assist (BA), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Hill Descent Control (HDC), Brake Override System (BOS), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), reverse camera (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), and Around View Monitor (AVM - X-Terrain).

Variant-specific systems (Premium, X-Terrain) include Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), and Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA). 

Variant X-Terrain adds on Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Turn Assist, AT Pedal Misapplication Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Stop/Go, Manual Speed Limiter (MSL), Automatic High Beam (AHB), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Rear Cross Traffic Brake (RCTB), and Multi Collision Brake.

Passive Safety

Passive safety includes two/seven airbags (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard - driver-passenger/Premium, X-Terrain - driver-passenger, sides, curtains), seat belts (front - reminder, pretensioner, anchor), whiplash protection (seats - front, rear), rear parking sensors (four - Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), front parking sensors (four - Premium, X-Terrain), reverse camera (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), Around View Monitor (AVM - X-Terrain), impact beams (side doors), and security alarm (key code immobiliser).

Drive Modes

Installed for variants Single Cab, Standard, Premium, and X-Terrain is a Terrain Command 4x4 System (2WD, 4WD-High, 4WD-Low), featuring a Rough Terrain Mode (Standard, Premium, X-Terrain).

Infotainment

Installed infotainment units are standard 1-DIN with radio/USB /Bluetooth (Single Cab), 9.0-Inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto/USB/Bluetooth (Auto Plus, Premium), 7.0-Inch touchscreen with USB/Bluetooth (Standard), and 10-Inch touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay/Android Auto/USB/Bluetooth (X-Terrain).

Sound System

Entertainment is channelled through a two-speaker setup (Single Cab), a six-speaker setup (Auto Plus, Standard), and an eight-speaker with roof unit setup (Premium, X-Terrain).

Performance

Engine

Nestled in the new D-Max are variant-specific powertrain setups.

First setup (Single Cab 1.9L 4x4 MT, Auto Plus 1.9L 4x2 AT, Standard 1.9L 4x4 MT/1.9L 4x4 AT, Premium 1.9L 4x4 AT) is a 1.9-Litre in-line four-cylinder VGS turbo intercooler DOHC 16V diesel engine (RZ4E-TC), producing 148 HP at 3,600 RPM and 350 NM 1,800 to 2,600 RPM.

Second setup (Single Cab 3.0L 4x4 MT, Premium V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT, and X-Terrain V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT) is a 3.0-Litre in-line four-cylinder VGS turbo intercooler DOHC 16V diesel engine (4JJ3-TCX), producing 187 HP at 3,600 RPM and 450 NM at 1,600 to 2,600 RPM.

Transmission

Mated to the mill is six-speed manual (Single Cab 1.9L 4x4 MT/3.0L 4x4 MT, Standard 1.9L 4x4 MT, ) and automatic (Auto Plus 1.9L 4x2 AT, Standard 1.9L 4x4 AT, Premium 1.9L 4x4 AT/V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT, X-Terrain V-Cross 3.0L 4x4 AT) transmissions

Drivetrain

Power is transmitted to all four wheels (Single Cab, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), via an All-Wheel Drive (AWD) system.

Variant Auto Plus transmits power to the rear wheels, via a Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) system.

Fuel Consumption

Fuel tank capacity is at 76-Litres (Single Cab, Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain).

Comfort

Convenience

The new D-Max features these conveniences.

E.g., Passive Entry & Start System (PESS - Premium, X-Terrain), remote engine start (X-Terrain), automatic headlamps (Premium, X-Terrain), steering wheel (multi-function, column adjustment, HPS), dual-zone climate control (Premium, X-Terrain), electronic-powered seats (front - Premium, X-Terrain), assist handles (all doors), illumination system (cabin, map, footwell, ambient), front parking sensors (four - Premium, X-Terrain), reverse camera (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain), Around View Monitor (AVM - X-Terrain), multiple power outlets (USB, power sockets, wireless charger), Blind Spot Monitor (BSM - Premium, X-Terrain), and speed-sensing door locks.

Rear Air Vents

Installed is a dual-zone (Premium, X-Terrain) automatic air-conditioning with rear vents (Auto Plus, Standard, Premium, X-Terrain).

Ride Comfort

Coming with a robustly-tuned suspension system, it provides an overall greater confidence on the road, especially when taking corners. 

The front suspension sees a setup of independent double wishbones, coil spring and stabilisers with gas shock absorbers.

The rear suspension sees a setup (rear) of semi-elliptical leaf springs with gas shock absorbers.

Elsewhere, it is firm and safe, and the seats are supportive and well-bolstered, offering a comfortably sporty driving dynamic for all that all-terrain needs.

Sound Insulation

Good sound insulation, covering all the NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) aspects. No abnormal wind issues at any speed.

Wrap Up

Conclusion

The new Isuzu D-Max offers an all-rounder appeal with its commanding demeanour and robustly-comfortable interior.

Performance-wise, its multiple powertrain setups offer a dynamic and an engaging drive, and the suite of ADAS is a bonus.

Ultimately, the new D-Max is satisfactory, a well-blended four-wheeler, combining design, performance and practicality.

User Experience

3 /5
69 User Ratings
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Satisfaction
Comprehensive ADAS (X-Terrain)Abundant creature comforts
Disappointment
Fixed interior schemeLimited exterior colours

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