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Isuzu D-Max V-Cross pickup truck spied testing in India; no major updates save for a BS-VI engine

Isuzu has been rather slow in rolling out its BS-VI vehicles and latest in the line-up is private passenger pickup truck, the D-Max V-Cross.

March 26, 2021 / 04:49 PM IST

Ahead of an expected launch in April, the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross has been spied testing again. It’s been a while since the BS-VI norms kicked in and the D-Max V-Cross has been out of commission since.

Isuzu has been rather slow in rolling out its BS-VI vehicles and the latest in the line-up is private passenger pickup truck, the D-Max V-Cross. So far only the commercial vehicles have been on sale.

The D-Max was recently spotted with fairly minimal camouflage giving us an insight into what we could be getting. What we do know is that the facelifted D-Max V-Cross available internationally still doesn’t make it to the Indian market. The recent facelift however does give us a few updates even though they are just cosmetic in nature.

The new pickup will get a fairly healthy dose of chrome on the grilles, fog lamp surrounds and door handles. On the inside, the cabin remains largely unchanged. You still get a touchscreen infotainment system, an MID for the instrument cluster, dual airbags, steering mounted controls and a blacked out interior theme.

What we don’t see in the BS-VI V-Cross is cruise control, something that was present in the BS-IV model, which seems odd. There should be other tech and safety features on offer such as dual front airbags, traction control, ESP, ABS with EBD and rear parking sensors.

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In its BS-IV forms, the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross was priced in the range of Rs 16.54 lakh to Rs 19.99 lakh. There may be a hike over these figures, but it shouldn’t be too much. In India, the V-Cross doesn’t have any direct rivals.



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first published: Mar 26, 2021 04:49 pm
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