2021 Isuzu D-Max takes the Philippine pickup truck scene “INTO NEW HEIGHTS”

March 4, 2021

On March 4, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX made its much awaited debut to the Philippine market via a digital launch posted on the official Facebook and YouTube pages of the Japanese truck maker, Isuzu Philippines Corporation.

Carrying with it 6 years of research and 4 million kilometers of testing, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX is the most innovative and feature-laden iteration of the iconic pick-up truck, that has long set its reputation for its outstanding durability and reliability.

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) President Hajime Koso said, “We are very excited to introduce this model to the Philippine market—a market that has been particularly special for us since there are a lot of scenic routes and challenging terrains all over the country that a pick-up and 4x4 enthusiast would love to traverse, especially on the weekends. Because of that, we’ve made sure that the All-New D-MAX will have a wide range of choices to cater to every consumer’s needs.”

The All-New Isuzu D-MAX, is well received in the international scene specially in Thailand and has been redesigned to keep in harmonious step with the modern-day Filipino’s ever-changing needs, and is more than capable of meeting the unpredictable daily demands of both work and lifestyle, while still achieving that remarkable balance between toughness and style.


Built from the ground up, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX breaks the barrier between trucks and passenger cars, the sea of change is brought about by its BOLD, EMOTIONAL and SMART design concept. The exterior styling utilize the bold but emotional concept, giving the new D-MAX a powerful and robust appearance. At the same time, the movement of lines now reflects the uniqueness of D-MAX’s sporty and futuristic design.

The D-MAX's interior cabin, on the other hand, is designed with Isuzu’s bold but smart concept which emphasizes on the sharp horizontal layers design theme, wherein most of the features has been redesigned under Isuzu’s universal design concept to minimize vibration, reduce cabin noise – ultimately giving (the) driver and passenger a more comfortable drive.


Under the hood, the All-New Isuzu D-MAX is now powered by the new 4JJ3-TCX which uses a highly advance Isuzu common rail system that can deliver responsive power and top performance  capable of producing 190 PS of power and 450 Nm of torque.

Whereas the RZ4E-TC engine also boasts an improved engine performance, that promises faster acceleration and better overtaking performance that can produce 150PS of maximum power and 350 newton meters of torque.

These are just some of the details that heighlight the unique aspects of the 2021 Isuzu D-Max. Now, just sit back, relax, and grab something to much on. Here's the complete video of the 2021 Isuzu D-Max Philippine launch, as presented by Isuzu Philippines Corporation.


The All-New Isuzu D-MAX caters to a vast spectrum of pick-up buyers that are available in different cabin types and drivetrains.

As a special treat to pick-up lovers nationwide, Isuzu Philippines announces its special introductory price as follows; D-MAX RZ4E 4X2 Single Cab MT P857,000; D-MAX RZ4E 4X2 LT MT P987,000; D-MAX 3.0L 4X4 LT MT P1,288,000; D-MAX RZ4E 4X2 LS MT P1,219,000 D-MAX RZ4E 4X2 LS AT P1,309,000; D-MAX 3.0L 4X2 LS MT P1,320,000; D-MAX 3.0L 4X2 LS-A AT P1,390,000; D-MAX 3.0L 4X4 LS MT P1,630,000 and the D-MAX 3.0L 4x4 LS-E AT P 1,825,000.

In addition to this, first 200 customers who will reserve and purchase the All-New D-MAX in any dealership will receive a special-edition Isuzu D-MAX Miniature. Plus, 50 Limited Edition D-MAX G-Shock watches will be raffled off to all qualified D-MAX customers nationwide.

For more information about the All-New Isuzu D-MAX, log on to www.isuzuphil.com, or get in touch with your nearest Isuzu dealership.

About the Author

Randolph de Leon
Randy is a person with disability (PWD), a partially-blinded person with only his left eye functioning. Since childhood, the automobile has always been his passion, and is able to express it through photography and most recently, through writing as well. Outside the motoring beat, Randy spends time manning the media aspect of his business which he co-founded with his sister/college classmate. It's called Dragonlight Wellness and Solutions, a multi-business venture centering on improving peoples' lives through earning.