2024 Isuzu D-Max Officially Launched in Malaysia from RM99k – 1.9L and 3.0L Variants

Pickup trucks have come a long way. Improving on looks, performance and strength. The third-generation Isuzu D-Max is no exception. The multiple award-winning D-Max simply raised the bar for pick-up trucks.

The new 2024 Isuzu D-Max however, promises to elevate the experience of owning a pick-up truck with its refreshed design and enhanced features. One of the standout updates is the redesigned frontal appearance, which includes a distinctive central bulge on the bonnet, giving the vehicle a more muscular and sporty look. 

The bumper integrates with the bodyline, contributing to efficient airflow and aerodynamic performance. Additionally, the new honeycomb lattice design on the bumper ensures improved cooling, while the enlarged foglamp housings and relocated turn signals add to the vehicle’s visual appeal.

Moving to the interior, the new D-Max offers a welcoming ambience with stylish welcome lamps and illuminated scuff plates and footwells. The cabin exudes sophistication with its MIURA-inspired design on the door panels and dashboard, complemented by driver-selectable ambient lighting in seven colours. 

Soft-touch materials and leather cladding on the steering wheel and seats enhance the premium feel of the interior, while perforations on the seats improve ventilation and comfort. The upgraded 10-inch infotainment system provides quick access to key functions like the Reverse Camera and 360° Around View Monitor, offering a seamless connectivity experience with features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Powering this workhorse is a 4JJ3-TCX 3.0-litre inline-four with 190PS and 450Nm of torque. Also available is an RZ4E-TC 1.9 litre inline-four making 150PS and 350Nm. It is mated to either a six-speed manual or an automatic  transmission and four-wheel drive is standard.


In terms of safety, the D-Max X-Terrain boasts a maximum 5-star ASEAN ANCAP safety rating and introduces a new generation of Allsight safety functions. The enhanced stereo camera system improves forward detection distance and pedestrian safety, while the Rear Cross Traffic Brake system provides additional assistance while reversing in urban settings.

ADAS features include Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), Turn Assist, AT Pedal Misapplication Mitigation, Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), Manual Speed Limiter (MSL), Automatic High Beam (AHB), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Blind Spot Monitor (BSM), Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA), Rear Cross, Traffic Brake (RCTB) and Multi Collision Brake.

For off-road enthusiasts, the D-Max offers impressive capability with features like 240mm ground clearance, 800mm wading capability, and all-terrain tyres. The Terrain Command switch allows drivers to easily select between different driving modes, while the Rough Terrain Mode assists drivers with limited off-road experience by intelligently apportioning power to maintain traction and stability.

Prices of The new Isuzu D-Max range starts from RM98,949.20 for the 1.9-litre Single Cab while the flagship X-Terrain is priced at RM157,938.40 on the road without insurance in Peninsular Malaysia.

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