Its sales outrank some bigger-name family SUVs, but its tech and features don’t always live up to contemporary expectations. Does the Isuzu MU-X prove that Australian hearts really do belong in the country’s wide open spaces?
More comfortable suspension, extra creature comforts and colours, upped GVM and towing safety, and longer service intervals: the 2018 Isuzu D-Max LS-T gets more than a few worthy tweaks.
Endless sweeping views across mountain ridges that reveal a sea of green as far as the eye can see. Crystal-clear streams snaking along valley floors. Towering eucalypts both alive and long since ravaged by bushfires, standing like ghosts stretching towards the heavens. The Victorian High Country is truly special, but you need a 4WD and some skill to discover it...
The Isuzu D-Max is always renowned for being tough as nails, but in this workhorse segment of the truck market, that's only part of the buying proposition.
I have a confession to make. Not only am I the youngest member of the CarAdvice team, but I have never been off-roading. Besides a few brief jaunts along smooth gravel roads, my cars have stayed entirely on the blacktop...
Rugged, reliable and hearty – the Isuzu MU-X ticks all the right boxes. But, how does it fare when it's taken off-road? Paul Maric finds out.
Jewfish are one of the most iconic fish on the east coast of Australia and can be notoriously difficult to catch. They inhabit a wide range of habitats and can be found offshore and in coastal estuaries, but there’s nothing quite like catching them off the beach or rocky coastal headlands. It’s a challenge like no other...
The high-spec 2017 Isuzu MU-X LS-T makes sense as a practical and comfortable seven-seat vehicle, adept at towing and off-roading. What's the catch?
The facelifted 2017 Isuzu D-Max LS-M isn't quite a full-on workhorse ute, but nor is it a lifestyle truck. So what's it all about?
The Isuzu MU-X has become a surprise top-seller thanks to an unpretentious focus on back-to-basics toughness over fancy mod-cons. The MY17 update seeks to add some of the latter, without compromising the former, to match it with newer offerings.
An all-new engine unique to Australia, and an updated look, make the 2017 Isuzu D-Max a great option for entry-level ute buyers. But, does it stack up? Paul Maric finds out.