2021 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross: All You Need To Know
- The 2021 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross has been launched in three variants.
- It gets the updated 1.9-litre, four-cylinder BS6 compliant engine.
- It also gets the new entry-level Hi-Lander variant.
The new Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 went on sale in India today with prices starting from Rs. 16.98 lakh (ex-showroom, Tamil Nadu). The upgraded Isuzu V-Cross 1.9 was launched in India in 2019 when it replaced the 2.5-litre engine in top-end variants, but soon was shelved due to the BS6 transition. Finally after a long wait, the BS6 transition has happened even for the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross. Here's all you need to know about the 2021 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross lifestyle pick-up SUV.
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- Isuzu is offering the D-Max V-Cross in three variants- the D-Max Hi-Lander, D-Max V-Cross Z 2WD AT, and D-Max V-Cross Z Prestige 4WD AT.
- The entry-level Hi-Lander variant is a new addition that is offered in a rear-wheel drive and manual gearbox configuration.
- The biggest update on the Isuzu D-Max range is the BS6 compliant 1.9-litre diesel engine that develops 161 bhp and 360 Nm of peak torque. The engine has seen an increase of 12 bhp and 10 Nm in peak torque and is mated to a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission.
- The 2.5-litre oil burner that was previously available on the BS4 version has now been discontinued.
- The BS6 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross now gets bi-LED projector lens headlamps, LED DRLs and LED taillights.
- The model also comes with a side-step, 18-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control, shift-on-fly four-wheel-drive, cruise control and a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system on the top-end variants.
- It also gets electrically adjustable driver's seat, 8-speaker audio system with roof-mounted speakers, six airbags, hill descent control, and hill start assist.
- The V-Cross also features coil-springs and an anti-roll bar at the front and leaf springs on the rear axle.
- Being the base trim, the new Isuzu D-Max Hi-Lander variant is more basic when it comes to the features department. It gets halogen headlamps, black ORVMs, and steel wheels. The fancier bits from the Prestige variants have been missed out.
- The model does get the essentials including a manual HVAC unit, power steering and power windows. It also gets dual airbags, ABS with EBD, reverse parking sensors as standard, while the more premium Prestige variant adds a rear view camera. The Hi-Lander doesn't get the shift-on-fly 4WD system, which is actually something we'll really miss.