Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Here Are All Details

Isuzu has updated its commercial line-up to meet new emission norms. However, the private vehicle line-up is such as the D-Max V-Cross and the MU-X is yet to be updated to BS6 standards in the Indian market.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

Ahead of their launch, the D-Max V-Cross pick-up has been spotted arriving at showrooms in the country. Images from Cardekho showcases two BS6 pick-up models in a different paint scheme.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

images also reveal that the blue pick-up is the top-spec Z prestige variant of the D-Max V-Cross. However, the silver pick-up could be a base or a lower-spec model. It misses out on roof rails, chrome-finished door handles and a bunch of other features that are seen on the Blue model.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

At the rear, the Z prestige variant features a Ddi badge. This indicates to the fact that the pick-up will use the same 1.9-litre diesel engine. The 1.9-litre unit produces a maximum of 148bhp and a peak torque of 350Nm mated to a six-speed automatic gearbox.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

While the lower-spec 2.5-litre engine was only offered with a five-speed manual gearbox. The powertrain produced 135bhp and 320Nm of torque — 13bhp and 30Nm of torque lesser than the top-spec unit.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

However, both the powertrains were offered with a selectable four-wheel-drive system. We expect the same power figures and set up to be carried forward to BS6 models.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

Speaking about the design, the BS6 D-Max V-Cross does not feature any major design changes from its BS4 counterpart. The pick-up will continue to feature roof rails, projector headlamps, side-step, a drop-down tailgate, external rear-view mirrors, front and rear bumpers, a scuff plate at either end and a chrome-finished grille; among others.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

The interiors of the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross revealed from the images does not point to any changes from the BS4 model. However, it could undergo subtle revisions to enhance the premium feel of the cabin.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

It is also expected to receive a larger touchscreen infotainment system that supports Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Other Interior and safety features include a rear parking camera with sensors, climate controls, Electronic Stability Control, Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control, multiple airbags, (MID) multi-information display and more will be carried over from the previous model.

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

Judging by the pick-up arriving at dealerships, the D-Max V-Cross could go on sale next month in the country. The BS6 model is expected to carry a premium of Rs 1 lakh over the BS4 model across variants. The BS4 D-Max V-Cross retailed between Rs 16.55 lakh and Rs 20 lakh (ex-showroom).

Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch: Specs, Features, Design & Other Details

Thoughts About The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross BS6 Arrives At Dealerships Ahead Of India Launch

The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross is the only pick-up vehicle offering in the Indian market. Apart from the niche audience, the D-Max V-Cross has recently gained a lot of popularity and has attracted general buyers as well. Whether the new pricing will affect its popularity in the Indian market remains to be seen.

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Article Published On: Wednesday, March 31, 2021, 10:36 [IST]
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