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2017 Isuzu D-Max Fire and Tipper - 2016 Paris Motor Show

We love a modified D-Max and these ones are no exception! The Fire and Rescue truck has a suspension lift and off-road tyre package while the cab-chassis is fitted with a two-way tip-tray.

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2016 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4 Review
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4 Review

It's one of the best-selling 4x4 SUVs on the market, so what makes the Isuzu MU-X so appealing?


Deals on wheels for August 20
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Deals on wheels for August 20

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Nissan Qashqai ST auto — $26,990 drive-away This is a saving of more than $5000...


Mazda Australia excited by Isuzu Ute deal
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Mazda Australia excited by Isuzu Ute deal

Mazda Australia says news that its parent company will develop the next BT-50 pickup ute with Isuzu, instead of Ford, has been met with universally strong support from its dealer network and other key stakeholders. As we reported a few weeks ago, the two Japanese companies announced a basic agreement that will see Isuzu produce the next generation Mazda ute, based on Isuzu’s D-Max, with input from both...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for July 29

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


GM and Isuzu end ute collaboration, Holden Colorado to move upmarket
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GM and Isuzu end ute collaboration, Holden Colorado to move upmarket

Late last week General Motors and Isuzu announced the two companies will be not be jointly developing their next-generation utes, which are currently sold in Australia as the Holden Colorado and Isuzu D-Max. In a media statement released to the media, including Reuters, GM said: "Both GM and Isuzu agree that due to unique requirements for each company, joint development of the next-generation midsize pick-up truck for [global] markets is no longer the optimal model for this project"...


Isuzu D-Max gets pumped up with help from Iceland's Arctic Trucks
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Isuzu D-Max gets pumped up with help from Iceland's Arctic Trucks

Dig 4x4s? Dig the standard Isuzu D-Max? Then say hello to the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35. The result of a collaboration between Isuzu and Arctic Trucks – the latter being a company founded in Iceland, boasting 25 years experience developing 4x4 vehicles built to tackle “the most gruelling terrains and conditions” – the Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 is a proper off-roader...


Mazda and Isuzu announce ute deal
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Mazda and Isuzu announce ute deal

Mazda has announced that its next-generation BT-50 ute will be based on the next Isuzu D-Max, signalling a shift away from a long-running arrangement with Ford. The two Japanese companies today announced a “basic agreement” that will see Isuzu produce the next generation of Mazda utes, based on Isuzu’s pickup model...


Deals On Wheels - tradie special
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Deals On Wheels - tradie special

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, our look at factory-backed special offers for all you (end of financial year) new car shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...


Family 4x4 SUV Comparison: Ford Everest v Isuzu MU-X v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport v Toyota Fortuner v Nissan Patrol
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Family 4x4 SUV Comparison: Ford Everest v Isuzu MU-X v Mitsubishi Pajero Sport v Toyota Fortuner v Nissan Patrol

The current-day SUV boom isn’t all about softer, more car-like high-riding options designed with little more than a school run in mind. For many buyers out there, a family 4x4 still needs to be a proper off-roader, a tough-as-nails workhorse that blends a modicum of urban comfort with proper skills off the beaten path and has the ability to confidently and consistently tow loads...


Single-cab ute comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux
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Single-cab ute comparison: Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux

It’s end of financial year time again, and that means that business buyers could be looking at ways to spend some dosh before the taxman nabs it. As such, we’ve assembled five budget-friendly business-minded single-cab-chassis utility vehicles to see which is the best end-of-financial-year bargain...


2016 Family 4x4 SUV Comparison - Everest v MU-X v Pajero Sport v Patrol v Fortuner
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2016 Family 4x4 SUV Comparison - Everest v MU-X v Pajero Sport v Patrol v Fortuner

Read the article here. Buying a new family SUV is a big investment, and choosing the right one is important - especially when you're spending about $55,000. We recently assembled five family-friendly SUVs with off-road ability to figure out which rugged truck managed to double as a practical hauler for mums and dads...


2016 Isuzu D-Max AT35 unveiled: ready to tackle the Arctic, but not Australia
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2016 Isuzu D-Max AT35 unveiled: ready to tackle the Arctic, but not Australia

Arctic Trucks and Isuzu's UK arm have teamed up to create the Isuzu D-Max AT35, a ute that's been toughened up for some serious off-road work. The AT35 rides on 17-inch alloy wheels fitted with huge 35-inch 315/70 Nokian Rotiiva AT off-road tyres. The suspension setup has been thoroughly reworked and includes high performance Fox shock absorbers...


Isuzu D-Max Centurion celebrates 100 years as an automaker - UPDATE
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Isuzu D-Max Centurion celebrates 100 years as an automaker - UPDATE

UPDATE: Isuzu Ute Australia has confirmed there are no local plans for a Centurion model. See bottom of article for full comment.  Isuzu’s UK arm is celebrating the company’s 100th year as an auto maker with the launch of a new special-edition D-Max Centurion, limited, fittingly, to 100 units...


Isuzu I-Venture Club: River Island Adventure in the Isuzu MU-X LS-T

Isuzu I-Venture Club: River Island Adventure in the Isuzu MU-X LS-T

The Isuzu I-Venture Club is celebrating its one-year anniversary this month. Since its inception, many D-Max and MU-X owners have ventured far off the beaten track at one of these exclusive drive events...


Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok
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Ute comparison: Ford Ranger v Holden Colorado v Isuzu D-Max v Mazda BT-50 v Mitsubishi Triton v Nissan Navara v Toyota HiLux v Volkswagen Amarok

Utes, pick-ups, trucks, dual-cabs, double-cabs – whatever you call them, these big four-door 4x4 haulers are massively important to buyers in Australia. The 4x4 utility segment has boomed in recent years, and it remains one of the strongest parts of the Australian new car market – indeed, roughly one in every 10 vehicles sold in this country will be a four-wheel-drive commercial vehicle...


2016 Isuzu D-Max LS-U Space Cab Review: Long-term report two
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Isuzu D-Max LS-U Space Cab Review: Long-term report two

The long-term Isuzu D-Max is fast becoming a fun favourite with the CarAdvice Melbourne team...


Rugged SUV sales: MU-X beating Pajero Sport, Everest, Fortuner and Colorado 7
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Rugged SUV sales: MU-X beating Pajero Sport, Everest, Fortuner and Colorado 7

We get asked a lot of questions about the sales performance each month of Australia’s fleet of rugged, ute-based family off-roaders. We speak for the Ford Everest, Holden Colorado 7, Isuzu MU-X, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Toyota Fortuner, based respectively on the Ranger, Colorado, D-Max, Triton and HiLux...


2016 Isuzu D-Max LS-U Space Cab Review: Long-term report one
Rating: 710 /10
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2016 Isuzu D-Max LS-U Space Cab Review: Long-term report one

CarAdvice goes back to the future with a black Isuzu D-Max Space Cab joining the long-term fleet...

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2016 Isuzu D-Max LS-Terrain Review
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2016 Isuzu D-Max LS-Terrain Review

Read the article here. The D-Max isn’t the newest kid on the block, but in terms of proven reliability, it is right up there. The LS Terrain is a special edition variant based on the top-spec LS-U 4x4 model. The running gear is the same, but you get leather seats, roof rails, push-button start, a touch screen with navigation and reverse camera and climate control...