2016 Isuzu D-Max (facelift) launched in Thailand, debuts 1.9 Ddi engine – IAB Report

Aravind

Aravind Jayachandran, I'm a huge petrolhead, an automobile engineer, a massive fan of Ferrari, and loves collecting die-cast models for inspiration.

Priced between 490k – 1,004k baht.

Following the brochure leak, Isuzu has finally unveiled the facelift for the Isuzu D-Max pick-up truck, which debuts the company’s new 1.9 Ddi turbodiesel engine. The facelifted pick-up is priced between 490k – 1,004k baht.

[Youtube link]

The new 1.9 Ddi engine produces 150 hp and 350 Nm of torque, and is paired to a 6-speed Sport Shift gearbox. However, the headline figure of the new D-Max is the carbon emissions, which is rated at 161g/km for the commercial-oriented Spark body type.

2016 Isuzu D-Max (facelift) single cab launched in Thailand

The bigger 3.0 turbodiesel option is retained in the facelifted D-Max, which produces 177 hp and 380 Nm of torque.

Compared to the 2.5-liter turbodiesel engine that it replaces, the 1.9 Ddi engine is claimed to be 10 per cent more powerful, has 9.4 per cent more torque, 8.2 per cent faster in 0-100 km/h acceleration and has a significant 19 per cent improvement in fuel economy.

2016 Isuzu D-Max (facelift) front three quarter launched in Thailand

The exterior features an updated front-end that has a more aggressive dual-slat grille, redesigned headlight clusters with integrated LED daytime running lights and new 18-inch wheels for the top-spec variant

Inside, it is equipped with an optional eight-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Isuzu Connect, and a new TFT multi-information display between the instrument dials. It also has roof-mounted loudspeakers (world’s first for pickups), and an Isuzu Insight economy driving app that can now be downloaded into smartphones.

2016 Isuzu D-Max (facelift) – Image Gallery

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Isuzu D-Max News & Updates

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross XS-09 by XS Overland front quarter

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross ‘XS-09’ by XS Overland

Isuzu D-Max AT35 front three quarters

Isuzu D-Max AT35 launched in UAE

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross front three quarters at 2016 Thai Motor Expo

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross Max – 2016 Thai Motor Expo

Isuzu D-Max 'Beast Edition' spied

Isuzu D-Max ‘Beast Edition’ spied, to launch in the coming weeks – Malaysia

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross side profile at Auto Expo 2016

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross price starts from INR 12.49 Lakhs [Update]

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross production begins in Sri City, AP

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross production begins in Sri City, AP