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2022 Isuzu MU-X prices leaked, most models up by $9000

The 2022 Isuzu MU-X – the successor to Australia’s top-selling ute-derived four-wheel-drive wagon – seems almost certain to receive massive prices hike by at least $9000 on most models, according to information leaked on social media over the weekend...

What if Honda built a dual-cab ute? 2022 Honda Tourmaster imagined

Dual-cab utes have been Australia's top-selling vehicles for the past five years and are on track to make it six in a row this year. Although it hasn't been widely reported, before its shutdown Holden discussed with Honda the possibility of sharing a ute...

VFACTS May 2021: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max take out the Top Four, drive record ute sales 

Australia’s love affair with utes has hit a new milestone, accounting for approximately one in four of every new vehicle sold last month. Three utes – the Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max – filled the Top Four sales positions in May 2021 as buyers prepare to holiday at home amid international travel restrictions, and tradies tool up for the constriction boom...

Electric encyclopaedia: Every car brand's electric vehicle plans – Part Two: Genesis to Maserati

It's safe to say the automotive industry is currently undergoing the greatest shift since its very inception, with electrification and autonomy widely agreed to form the basis of the future of the new-car market. It can seem almost daily that a major car maker unveils a new electric vehicle, or announces plans to go all-electric in the coming years and decades – so often so that it can be a challenge to keep track of and stay on top of every brand's plans...

2021 Isuzu MU-X website goes live, first 1500 buyers get a free watch

Customer orders for the new-generation 2021 Isuzu MU-X four-wheel-drive are open from today as a dedicated website goes live to receive “expressions of interest” – and the first 1500 people in the queue will score a free Casio G-Shock watch. Prices and Australian details for the first new Isuzu MU-X in eight years are yet to be released, however CarAdvice revealed the key highlights when the model was unveiled in Thailand last year...

NSW State Emergency Service launches fleet renewal program in the lead-up to national volunteer week

The NSW State Emergency Service (SES) has launched the latest round of its multimillion-dollar fleet renewal program to better prepare rescue volunteers for floods, fires and other disasters. The first of seven “heavy rescue” trucks – worth approximately $500,000 once it has been kitted out – was delivered to an SES unit in the NSW Southern Highlands today...

2021 Isuzu MU-X caught on camera on Sydney streets, Australian arrival just months away

The 2021 Isuzu MU-X is a step closer to Australian showrooms, after an example was caught on camera while filming a television commercial late at night in the Sydney CBD. An eagle-eyed reader sent the photos to CarAdvice after spotting the 2021 Isuzu MU-X being filmed by a crew in a matte black Mercedes SUV which was armed with camera equipment...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Dual Cab Ute

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Dual-Cab Ute Finalists: Ford Ranger Isuzu D-Max Mazda BT-50 Toyota HiLux Here’s how the best contenders compared in our annual Drive Car of the Year test. Australians are asking more of their utes every day. While many buyers still rely on them as workhorses, they are increasingly being used for work and play...

VFACTS: Subaru Outback topples Isuzu MU-X as both set segment records

Recreational off-road wagons continue to set sales records as an increasing number of Australians plan to holiday at home in the wake of the coronavirus crisis and amid international travel restrictions...

VFACTS: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger, Mitsubishi Triton and Isuzu D-Max make the Top 10

The Toyota HiLux posted its strongest March result of all time last month, as it got a head-start on its run to becoming the nation’s favourite vehicle for a sixth year in a row. The strong ute result comes as sales of Light Commercial Vehicles (the industry term for utes and vans) outsold traditional passenger cars for the first time in Australian automotive history, in March 2021, with 23,255 LCVs reported as sold (up 28 per cent compared to the same month last year) versus 21,360 passenger cars (down 1...

2021 Isuzu D-Max gets $1000 price rise across the range

Recommended retail prices across the 2021 Isuzu D-Max ute range have increased by a margin of $1000 in Australia. A spokesperson for Isuzu in Australia was unable to comment on the price change when approached by CarAdvice, with the brand's media bulletin merely attributing "increasing costs associated with the [D-Max]" for the price rise...