Isuzu Motors is one the leading automobile manufacturer in the world with a dominant presence in the commercial vehicle section. The Japanese auto giant has relentlessly developed powerful, reliable, durable, and fuel-efficient automobiles since its inception in 1916. It rolled out the first truck from its Japanese production unit in 1919. The company started its business in India in 2012 with the establishment of Isuzu Motors India Private Limited- which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Isuzu Motors, Japan. It still continues its 100-year old tradition of focusing on product innovation, engineering excellence and customer support developing world-class commercial vehicles for the Indian Market.
Some of the top-rolling models from the Isuzu fleet in India include Isuzu D-MAX, Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross and Isuzu D-Max S-Cab. All these models deliver reliable performance on smooth as well as rough terrains. In April 2016 Isuzu Motors India inaugurated a state-of-the-art production unit at Sri City in Andhra Pradesh. Spread over 107 acres, this manufacturing facility rolls out the new range of ISUZU D-MAX pickup trucks and ISUZU mu-X SUV vehicles. All Isuzu vehicles come with a warranty for 3 years or 100,000 km (whichever is earlier) for the convenience of customers. The company also provides 24X7 roadside assistance during the emergency breakdown of vehicles.Read More
The price range of Isuzu commercial vehicles in India starts from Rs 6.44 lakhs for Isuzu D-MAX and goes to as high as Rs 15.82 lakhs for Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross. Isuzu D-MAX is a 2499cc modern pickup truck helping you to transport a maximum payload of up to 1200 kg. You can buy this new-generation commercial vehicle in 4 variants. D-MAX V-Cross is the most powerful commercial vehicle from the Isuzu stable currently running on Indian roads. It is available in 3 configurations in India.
Isuzu trucks have earned acclamation for their enhanced mileage. D-MAX V-Cross from the Isuzu fleet offers the highest mileage of 12.4 kmpl. It is sporty and premium pick-up truck manufactured for the urban transporters in India. You can enjoy many advanced features of modern commercial vehicles in this truck, including air-conditioned cabin, cruise control, adjustable seat, and driver information display system. The introduction of Isuzu pickup trucks in India has completely transformed the commercial vehicle landscape in the country.
2.85-tonnes D-Max offers you the highest payload carrying capacity of 1220 kg. The pickup truck has a total kerb weight of 1650 kg and a GVW / GCW of 2850 kg. It has a highly advanced spacious and ergonomic cabin with car-like controls for long fatigue-free rides. The off-roading gradeability of D-Max is 27 per cent, which helps it in transporting goods over rough terrain and uphill climb effortlessly. If these are not enough reasons to buy this pickup truck, the manufacturer also offers a 3 years/100,000 km warranty for the convenience of buyers.
The most powerful light commercial vehicle from Isuzu stable currently available in India is Isuzu D-MAX V-Cross. It gets powered by 2.5 Litre BS-IV compliant 4-Cylinder VGS Turbo Intercooled engine churning out a mammoth 134 bhp @ 3,600 rpm maximum power and a peak torque of 320 Nm @ 1,800 - 2,800 rpm. The oil burner remains mated to a 5-speed manual transmission gearbox. The presence of an intercooler at the front of the engine offers comprehensive thermo-cooling effect, thereby increasing the efficiency of the mill. It also remains equipped with many outstanding safety features including Traction Control System for monitoring the wheel spin and reverse parking view mirror.
The cheapest small commercial vehicle from the Isuzu stable in India is D-Max. It is avail in India at a starting price range of Rs 6.59 lakhs. Beating at the heart of this pickup truck is a BS-IV compliant 4-cylinder, common rail, turbocharged intercooled 2499cc mill delivering an impressive 78 bhp @ 3600 rpm maximum power and a 294 Nm @ 1800-3200 rpm peak torque. The transmission duties are taken care of by a 6-speed manual transmission gearbox. D-Max remains equipped with a 76 litres fuel tank, and its average mileage is 10-13 kmpl. It can attain a maximum speed of 175 kmph.
The highest rolling commercial vehicle from the Isuzu fleet is D-Max. It is one of the toughest and durable small commercial vehicle winning the hearts of transporters and entrepreneurs of more than 100 countries all across the globe. The pickup truck remains based on the highly reliable Advanced-iGRIP platform which has already been tested on 40 lakhs kilometre to test its durability. Moreover, the presence of graphite coated piston minimises the wear and tear manifold.
Since its introduction to India in 2012, Isuzu Motors has remained a trustable name in the commercial vehicle segments in the country. However, it still faces some competition from other notable automobile manufacturers including, Bajaj Auto, Force Motors, Eicher Motors, Mahindra & Mahindra, Piaggio, and Tata Motors.