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Isuzu UTE Australia launched in 2008 distributing the Isuzu D-Max Ute in 4x4 and 4x2 types. For years Isuzu utes were sold in Australia as Holden Rodeos, but after the deal between the two companies ended, Holden called their ute Colorado and Isuzu decided to use D-max instead (even though it owns the rights to the Rodeo name). Isuzu is owned by the Mitsubishi Corporation.

Isuzu Reviews

Four-wheel-driving : Top 10 tips for beginners

Gone are the days of utes being rugged workhorses used only by tradies from Monday to Friday. Today’s utes are lifestyle vehicles that aim to be all things to all people, attempting to blend their traditional practicality and toughness with the comfort and refinement of passenger cars and the pulling-power and off-road prowess of SUVs...

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...

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...

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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Isuzu Videos

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 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...

Dual-cab ute mega-test review: Ranger Colorado D-Max BT-50 Triton Navara HiLux Amarok

Read the article here. If there was ever a vehicle that typified the work hard / play hard Australian lifestyle, it is the double-cab ute. Tough, practical and pretty cool, these rugged pickups are winning plenty of favour with Australian buyers. But which one is best? We’ve gathered eight of the most popular models together and will put them through their paces over a series of challenges to find Australia’s Best Ute...

Mitsubishi Triton Exceed v Isuzu D-Max LS-Terrain Comparison Review

There's never been a better time than right now to be guying a new dual cab utility in Australia. If you need a truck that's capable of tackling the working week but also dealing with family duties on the weekend, you've never had more choice than you have in 2015. Two of the more utilitarian options in the segment have always been the Isuzu D-Max and Mitsubishi Triton...

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Isuzu Comparisons

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

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...

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...

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Isuzu News

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

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...

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...

Utes coming in 2016

Utes coming in 2016 Mahindra Genio update – January Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series update – October Volkswagen Amarok update – Q4 Isuzu D-Max update – unspecified...

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Isuzu Owner Reviews

2015 Isuzu MU-X LS-U (4x4) Review

Thought I'd put this review up, as the Mu-X was included in the recent comparison test vs Everest, Fortuner, Pajero Sport and Patrol. With a budget of up to $50k, I looked at these (albeit not the Patrol) plus second hand Prado and Pajero. I've had a Pajero for 5 years before this and it's served us well on camping trips and general dirt road touring...

2015 Isuzu MU-X Ls-t (4x4) Review

Very comfortable seating, I love the way the back seats fold down flat . The motor a bit noisy around town but not noticeable on long trips, the ride is quite firm. Handles well, with good pickup and ample power on the open road.Good aircon venting throughout the car. Mechanically very reliable no issues, my mechanic services several MU-X's never had a problem with them...

2015 Isuzu D-Max Sx (4x4) Review

This is the 8th Isuzu built vehicle I have owned (including light trucks), so to say Im a bit of a fan is an understatement, but for good reason. Ive spent a total of only $900 on repairs with well over 1...

2015 Isuzu MU-X Ls-m (4x2) Review

Wow!Love my car !!I drove a long way looking for my new tow car ,did my home work and that's how you get the right car for you.Everyone who test drove my new 2015 Isuzu can not believe how good they feel to drive. This car saved my life ! On a free way going 110 I was faced with a huge 4x4 coming at me on my side of the road...

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