Isuzu has launched a facelift for its D-Max V-Cross lifestyle pick-up truck at Rs 14.27 lakh, due to launch in 2018. Unlike the outgoing V-Cross (priced at Rs 14.28 lakh), the refreshed model is available in two variants – V-Cross and V-Cross High – priced at Rs 14.27 lakh and Rs 15.77 lakh, respectively (all prices ex-showroom, Chennai). Dealers started accepting bookings for the lifestyle pick-up earlier, this month.
D-Max V-Cross is identical to the outgoing model. It measures 5,295 mm in length, 1,860 mm in width and 1,840 mm in height with a wheelbase of 3,095 mm. The front bumper remains unchanged and houses circular fog lamps. The High variant gets LED DRLs, LED tail lamps and chrome rear bumper, while side steps are offered as standard on both variants.
The refreshed V-Cross uses the same 2.5-litre, 4-cylinder, turbocharged diesel engine as the outgoing car. This unit makes 134 BHP @ 3,600 rpm and 320 Nm of torque @ 1,800-2,800 rpm. The engine is paired to a 5-speed manual transmission and 4-wheel drive system.
Safety features such as ABS with EBD and brake assist, dual airbags and ISOFIX child safety seat anchor points as standard. Additionally, the High variant gets automatic cruise control, electronic stability control (ESC) and traction control
The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross facelift is available in 6 colour options – Ruby Red, Orchid Brown, Cosmic Black, Titanium Silver, Obsidian Grey and Splash White.