Isuzu Motors To Increase Prices Of D-Max Pickup Range From September

By Rahul

Isuzu Motors has announced a price hike of their D-Max pickup range in India. The increase in prices will be effective from the 1st September 2018.

The company is said to hike prices of the entire D-Max range, from the regular cab models to the 4x4 adventure pickup, the D-Max V-Cross. Isuzu states that the main reason for the price hike is due to the rising distribution and input costs.

Isuzu Price Hike: To Increase Prices Of D-Max Range By 3 Percent From September

Prices of all models in the range will increase by two to three per cent. This translates to a price hike of roughly Rs 20,000 to Rs 50,000, depending on the model and the variant.

This is the second time, the company has announced a hike in prices. The company had previously increased prices of its entire range of pickups and SUVs by three to four per cent in January this year.

Isuzu Price Hike: To Increase Prices Of D-Max Range By 3 Percent From September

The Isuzu pickup range consists of three variants: D-Max Cab, D-Max S-Cab and the flagship D-Max V-Cross. The top-of-the-line D-Max V-Cross is further available in two variants - Standard and High.

Isuzu Price Hike: To Increase Prices Of D-Max Range By 3 Percent From September

Prices for the Isuzu range start from Rs 6.86 lakh for the base D-Max cab model. While the flagship V-Cross is priced at Rs 14.31 lakh and Rs 15.81 lakh for the standard and high variant, respectively. All prices are ex-showroom (Delhi).

Isuzu Price Hike: To Increase Prices Of D-Max Range By 3 Percent From September

The top-of-the-line 4x4 adventure model, the D-Max V-Cross comes with a 2,499cc, four-cylinder turbo inter-cooled diesel engine. It produces 134bhp and 320Nm of torque. The engine is further mated to a five-speed manual gearbox, sending power to all four wheels.

Thoughts On The Isuzu Price Hike

Isuzu Price Hike: To Increase Prices Of D-Max Range By 3 Percent From September

Isuzu Motors is the latest in-line to announce price hikes of their product offerings in the country. Other manufacturers such as Maruti Suzuki, Mahindra, Tata Moto, Honda Cars India and Mercedes-Benz have already announced a hike in their product line-ups as well. All companies have cited the rising input costs as the main reason for the price increase.

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Story first published: Thursday, August 23, 2018, 12:45 [IST]
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