2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross carries a host of minor updates over the outgoing model
Isuzu India introduced itself as the budget Japanese brand that is equally reliable as other Japanese brands yet offers products at a much pocket-friendly price. Also what clicked to Indian customers was the muscular, boxy design the latest full size SUVs lack. The latest Fortuner looks sleeker and looses out on the ‘hardcore’ character. This is exactly what Isuzu targeted with its humongous SUVs and built-like-a-tank reliability. The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross is quite famous amongst the enthusiasts due to its customisation capabilities and off-road abilities. 2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross was launched at INR 14.32 lakh ex-showroom Delhi. Surprisingly the model launched is the outgoing model with couple of upgrades. Read along to find more.
2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Launch Price
The 2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross was launched earlier this week. As with the outgoing model, the sort of facelift features two variants. The base model i.e. Isuzu D-Max V-Cross standard costs Rs. 14,31,748 ex-showroom Delhi. The top variant i.e. Isuzu D-Max V-Cross high variant will set you back for Rs. 15,81,748 ex-showroom Delhi.
The 2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross is not the facelift model that debuted in Thailand last year. What we have here is the outgoing model with updated features. The new pickup truck features LED DRLs(Daytime Running Lights), LED tail lamps, side-steps and chrome rear bumper. The new model comes with additional exterior paint colour to choose from – Ruby Red. Inside, the 2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross features cruise control, black leather seats, 6-way power adjustable driver seat, 2-Din entertainment system, reversing camera, Electronic Stabilisation Control (ESC) and Traction Control System (TCS).
Out of the two variants, only the latter offers LED DRLs, LED tail lamps, chrome rear bumper, black leather seats, power adjustable driver seat, cruise control, ESC and TCS.
2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Specifications
The new 2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross carries over the old model’s mill. Under the hood is a 2.5-litre VGS Turbo diesel engine. The turbocharged diesel engine churns out 134 hp of power at 3,600rpm and 320 Nm of torque from 1,800-2,800 rpm. The engine comes mated to a 5-speed transmission and a shift-on-fly 4WD system is offered as standard.
2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross – Competition
The 2018 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross being a pickup truck, has seldom rivals. Only the domestic carmakers like Tata and Mahindra produce rivals to the D-Max V-Cross. The Tata Xenon and the Mahindra Getaway are the main rivals of the Isuzu pickup.