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Isuzu D-Max
PriceA$33,200 - A$63,900
Fuel Efficiency7.7 - 8L/100km
ANCAP Rating5 / 5
Latest CarExpert Rating8.2 / 10

Isuzu D-Max


The Isuzu D-Max launched in new-generation form half way through 2020, and even in work-ready 4x2 guise is no stripped-back utilitarian tool. 

The higher-riding rear-wheel drive tray back, crew cab, and cab chassis range kicks off at around $30,000 – more expensive than its predecessor – but offers the latest in active safety features and more modern cabin infotainment.

An updated form of the tried-and-true 3.0-litre diesel remains, as do the six-speed manual or Aisan automatic transmissions. Payload for the Isuzu D-Max SX model is up to 1320kg. 

Unlike entry versions of the Toyota HiLux or Mitsubishi Triton, there's no base petrol engine available. 


Australia is one of the world's chief export markets for the Isuzu D-Max 4x4 which, in it present-generation form launched in mid-2020 and goes head-to-head with the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger

Traditional features like a truck-derived 3.0-litre diesel engine, the choice of manual or automatic transmissions, part-time 4x4 with low range, rear leaf springs, and a 3.5-tonne braked-trailer tow rating remain for the Isuzu D-Max. 

Compared to its utilitarian predecessor, the Isuzu D-Max has a touchscreen with smartphone mirroring, and all grades get safety features such as autonomous emergency braking, blind-spot monitoring, lane-departure warning, and a driver attention monitor. 

While the flagship, X-Terrain offers macho looks and SUV-like features, there's no hardcore rival to the Ford Ranger Raptor yet. 

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Isuzu D-Max Variants

6-speed Manual
MRLP A$33,200

Variants from Previous Years

2020 Isuzu D-Max

Isuzu D-Max FAQs

How much does the 2021 Isuzu D-Max cost?

The 2021 Isuzu D-Max range kicks off from A$33,200 (plus on-road costs) for the "D-Max SX (4x2)" variant and finishes at A$63,900 (plus on-road costs) for the "D-Max X-TERRAIN (4x4)" variant.

In which country is the Isuzu D-Max built?

The Isuzu D-Max is built in Thailand and is then shipped to Australia.

What is the Isuzu D-Max towing capacity?

The 2021 Isuzu D-Max has a braked towing capacity of 3500kg and an unbraked towing capacity of 700kg.

What are the service intervals of the Isuzu D-Max?

Isuzu suggests that owners service their Isuzu D-Max every 12 months or 15,000km, whichever comes first.

How safe is the Isuzu D-Max?

The Isuzu D-Max has a five star ANCAP safety rating out of five.

What type of fuel does the Isuzu D-Max use?

The 2021 Isuzu D-Max uses only Diesel.

How many doors does the Isuzu D-Max have?

The 2021 Isuzu D-Max comes in 2 or 4 door variants.

Is the Isuzu D-Max any good?

In our latest review the Isuzu D-Max scored 8.2 out of 10. Read the full Isuzu D-Max review here.

What is the warranty for the Isuzu D-Max?

The 2021 Isuzu D-Max has a 6 year, 150,000km warranty.