2021 Isuzu D-Max V-Cross, Hi-Lander, MU-X BS6 launched in India, prices start from Rs 16.98 lakh
Isuzu Motors India has launched the BS6 iteration of its lifestyle pick-up, the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross, in the country. Prices of the passenger versions of Isuzu D-Max start from Rs 16.98 lakh for the Isuzu Hi-Lander and go up to Rs 24.49 lakh for the V-Cross 4x4 automatic in top-spec Z Prestige guise. The base 4x2 automatic V-Cross starts from Rs 19.98 lakh while the 4x4 manual is Rs 20.98 lakh. The Isuzu MU-X SUV has also been launched alongside this with the 4x2 version priced at Rs 33.23 lakh and the 4x4 at Rs 35.19 lakh. All prices are ex-showroom Tamil Nadu. A new introduction is that of the manual transmission with the 4x4 V-Cross.
The 1.9-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel continues in this iteration too. However, power has been bumped up by 13PS to 163PS at 3,600 rpm. Torque has seen a 10 Nm increase as well, now making 360 Nm at 2,000 - 2,500 rpm. The Hi-Lander is available only with a six-speed manual, the V-cross in both manual or automatic form and the MU-X is only available as an automatic. The 1.9-litre engine has seen the addition of the full array of exhaust after-treatment systems like a lean-NOx trap, exhaust gas recirculation, diesel particulate filter and selective catalytic reduction.
The BS6 D-Max V-Cross is 5,295mm long, 1,860mm wide and 1,840mm tall. The wheelbase is 3,095mm. The pick-up rides on 18-inch wheels and features disc brakes at the front and drums at the rear. The Isuzu D-Max V-Cross features coil-springs and an anti-roll bar at the front and leaf springs on the rear axle. The kerb weight for the 4x2 is 1,890kg while the 4x4 weighs 1,990kg.
The Isuzu Hi-Lander is a stripped-down version of the V-Cross meant for both personal and business use and loses the 4x4 gear and conveniences. The Hi-Lander gets a simpler dark-grey grille and rear-view mirrors, rear parking sensors only, manually adjustable seats, body-coloured door handles, 16-inch steel wheels, rear AC vents and so on. The V-Cross adds flashier looks and more features like projector headlamps, a side step, keyless entry and push-button start, 7-inch touchscreen infotainment, climate control, 18-inch alloy wheels and a rear parking camera. The 4x4 versions get a shift-on-the-fly system with ESC, traction control and a hill-descent control system. The Isuzu MU-X SUV is available in seven-seater configuration with leather upholstery, one touch split/fold seats in both second and third rows and a five-link semi-independent rear suspension.
Starts Rs 16.98 Lakhs
Starts Rs 33.23 Lakhs