2024 Isuzu D-Max Facelift: Everything You Need to Know
The 2024 Isuzu D-Max facelift has been unveiled, with a bold new look and upgraded interior.
It's expected to arrive in Australian showrooms in late 2023 or early 2024.
Australia’s third-best-selling ute, the Isuzu D-Max, has received its first major update since 2020. The new D-Max features a bold new front-end, redesigned wheels, new tail-lights, and an overhauled interior with volume and tuning dials for the infotainment system, new seat patterns, and new interior trim highlights. The updated D-Max is expected to arrive in Australian showrooms in late 2023 or early 2024.
The updated D-Max features a new front-end with a larger grille and new headlights. The rear end has also been redesigned, with new tail-lights and a new bumper. There are also new wheel designs across the range, and new wheel-arch flares.
Inside, the 9.0-inch infotainment touchscreen on top-of-the-range models remains, though there are some key changes to the controls. Fiddly volume and radio tuning buttons have been replaced by two dials, which are much easier to locate on the move without taking your eyes off the road.
However, in a step backwards, the physical buttons for home, phone controls, back and other functions have been replaced by a strip of touch-sensitive controls. Wireless Android Auto is now available, in addition to wired and wireless Apple CarPlay connectivity.
A new, larger 7.0-inch digital display now sits in the instrument cluster between two downsized analogue dials. USB-C ports replace USB-A sockets, and Thai models are available in a new brown and black seat upholstery colour scheme.
The engines remain unchanged: a 1.9-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder with 110kW and 350Nm, and a 3.0-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder (140KW @ 3600rpm and and 450Nm @ 1600-2600rpm) matched with six-speed manual and automatic transmissions. Unverified media reports claim both will be replaced in 2025 by a new 2.2-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine.
It appears the rear cross-traffic alert system – which detects obstacles when reversing out of driveways or shopping-centre parking spaces – can now apply the brakes if it believes a collision is imminent.
The updated D-Max is expected to arrive in Australian showrooms in late 2023 or early 2024.
The update will need to keep the Isuzu D-Max fresh amid a wave of new rivals due in the coming years, including the new Mitsubishi Triton (2024), new Nissan Navara (2025), new Toyota HiLux (2025), new LDV T60 (2025) and the Kia Tasman (2025).
The 2024 Isuzu D-Max facelift looks to be a significant update, with a bold new look, upgraded interior and new features. It will be interesting to see how it fares against the new wave of rivals due in the coming years.
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