The Euro-Spec Isuzu D-max acquired 5-star safety rating at Euro NCAP, with 42.2 points for child and 32.2 points for adult occupant.
- Left-hand version of D-max was used
- D-max powered with1.9 litre diesel engine
- D-max crew cab priced starting at Rs 7.84 lakh
In the latest round of crash tests at Euro NCAP, the Isuzu D-max crew cab secured a 5-star rating. In the independent crash assessment, the left-hand version of the D-max crew cab was used. It is powered by a 1.9-liter diesel engine, which produces 148 HP of maximum power and 350 Nm of peak torque. The vehicle comes equipped with a standard 6-speed automatic gearbox delivering power to four-wheels. D-max secured 32.2 points in adult protection and 42.2 points in child protection. The European spec version of D-max furnished with features like AEB(autonomous emergency braking) and thus secured 37.6 points in pedestrian and cyclist protection.
After assessing through a number of tests, Euro NCAP found the passenger compartment stable and also scored the highest marks in the side pole impact test. As for safety assistance, the D-max pickup truck scored 13.4 points, with help of features like a driving monitoring system and lane support technology. This technology uses steering inputs, a camera, and sensors to alert the driver for any unusual activity and automatically gets the vehicle to the correct lane. Another most effective feature in D-max is a traffic recognition system for allowed speed limits. It is also noted that Isuzu D-max pick-up truck also scored 5 stars in ASEAN and Australian NCAP safety test.
A few months ago, Isuzu launched the BS6 version of D-max crew cab and S-cab models with a starting price of Rs 7.84 lakh (ex-showroom). It came in three variants cab chassis, standard, and super strong. Although S-cab can be brought in standard HP and Hi ride trims. Talking about the powertrains, both D-max and S-cab comes packed with a 2.5-liter diesel engine, which generates 78 Hp of maximum power and 176 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated with a 5-speed manual gearbox only.