Isuzu D-MAX

Isuzu D-MAX News in Malaysia

  • Isuzu retains title as No. 1 truck brand in Malaysia in 2023; undefeated for 10 consecutive years

    Isuzu Malaysia has recorded another year of stellar performance with the highest truck sales in the country for the year 2023. The achievement bagged Isuzu the top spot for the overall truck brand for the 10th consecutive year and light-duty truck brand for the 14th consecutive year in Malaysia. The continuation of Isuzu’s market-leading position was cemented by a total combined retail sales of 7,209 units, including light, medium and heavy-duty trucks for last year, which represents 44.9 percen


    Feb 7, 2024

  • Since Malaysia's founding in 1963, 6 million Isuzu vehicles have been rolling out of Thailand

    Isuzu has achieved a remarkable milestone with the production of its 6 millionth vehicle from its Thailand plant. It took them 3 years to add another million to their production milestone – the 5 millionth Thai-assembled Isuzu rolled off the plant in 2020. Isuzu has not revealed whether the 6 millionth unit produced is a pick-up truck or a commercial lorry. Isuzu Thailand’s plant began operations in 1963 and assembled Isuzu trucks and buses. Pick-up truck production began in 1974 with the Isuzu

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    Jan 29, 2024

  • 2023 Thai car sales: Toyota dominates, Isuzu D-Max is most popular model, EVs saw 684% growth

    Japanese brands continued their domination of car sales in Thailand in 2023. A total of 634,948 new cars were sold in the Kingdom last year according to data compiled by Headlight Mag. The top 3 brands – Toyota, Isuzu, and Honda – took a combined market share of 66.1%. Toyota led with 265,949 units followed by Isuzu with 151,935 units while Honda saw 94,336 units sold throughout 2023. Ford is the only non-Japanese or as a matter of fact, non-Asian brand in Thailand’s top 12 best-selling car manu

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    Jan 16, 2024

  • New record: No. 2 in Sabah, Kedah and Pahang, more than 9.6k Isuzu D-Max units were sold in Malaysia in 2023

    Isuzu ended 2023 on a record-beating high as it surpassed the company’s previous all-time sales record for the Isuzu D-Max set just a year ago in 2022. A total of 9,650 units of the award-winning pick-up truck were sold nationwide last year. With a 16.6% market share, the D-Max is the third best-selling pick-up in Malaysia but it is the second best-selling pick-up truck in Sabah, Kedah, and Pahang. “Since the third-generation D-Max was introduced in Malaysia in 2021, interest in this model has r

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    Jan 15, 2024

  • Toyota, Honda, Isuzu, and Mitsubishi unveil RM 20 billion investment in Thailand; EV pick-ups part of the plan

    Japanese automotive giants are set to channel a total of THB 150 billion baht (~RM 20 billion) into Thailand over the next five years, bolstering the nation's shift towards electric vehicle (EV) production, according to a government spokesperson on Monday, reports Reuters. In this substantial investment commitment, Toyota and Honda are poised to contribute approximately THB 50 billion each (~RM 6.7 billion), Isuzu will invest THB 30 billion (~RM 4 billion), and Mitsubishi Motors will allocate TH


    Dec 26, 2023

  • 2023 Isuzu D-Max: Driving success in JPN's remote citizenship registration mission

    The highly-capable, award-winning Isuzu D-Max pick-up truck has been selected to assist the National Registration Department (JPN) in their task of visiting remote Orang Asli villages around the country for their citizenship registration exercise. Receiving the three units of the Isuzu D-Max 3.0-litre Automatic model was the Director General of JPN En. Zamri bin Misman who received the vehicles from Chief Operating Officer of Isuzu Malaysia Mr Kenkichi Sogo in a simple ceremony in Kuala Rompin t


    Nov 27, 2023

  • Isuzu confirms battery-electric D-Max for 2025, to be assembled in Thailand with Norway as the first market

    Having previously reported that Isuzu Motors will be building a battery-electric version of its D-Max pick-up, the heavy-duty automaker has now confirmed the model will be coming and would be assembled in Thailand and launched in Norway in 2025. Isuzu confirmed the electric model during a media briefing for the facelifted D-Max. “Isuzu is actively taking efforts to realize a carbon-neutral society. Going forward, Isuzu plans to produce a BEV (battery electric vehicle) pick-up truck in Thailand.


    Oct 12, 2023

  • New 2024 Isuzu D-Max facelift launched in Thailand - Upgraded ADAS, new look

    Since the third-generation Isuzu D-Max made its world debut in Thailand back in 2019, the pick-up truck has been topping the Kingdom’s best-selling chart which it took over from the Toyota Hilux. 4 years later, the D-Max has been given a more aggressive facelift with some improvements on the safety front. In Thailand, the updated D-Max is available with around 30 variants across 5 distinct body styles which are priced between THB 540,000 to THB 1,264,000 (~RM 69k-161k). This is clearly the most

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    Oct 9, 2023

  • Review: Isuzu D-Max Auto Plus 1.9L 4x2 - The urban motoring man's power tool

    Man and power tools cannot be separated, in the same line as Taylor Swift and songs about ex-boyfriends or on a more relatable note, Alfa Romeos and unreliability. If you’re wondering why that is, there’s a simple reason behind it and what led to the Isuzu D-Max 1.9L 4x2. Let’s hark back to the times of Neanderthals and the first rudimentary tools created. It was an expression of a man’s potential. Generally, as the tools evolved into more complicated variants, the potential expounded as well. E


    Oct 9, 2023

  • More aggressive 2024 Isuzu D-Max facelift leaked in Thai social media ahead of launch this month

    Thailand’s best-selling car of 2023 so far, the Isuzu D-Max is looking to receive a facelift in the Kingdom around this month. However, it seems that Thai social media have leaked photos of the updated D-Max before its official unveiling. The photos were uploaded into a private Thai Isuzu D-Max Facebook group while Autolife Thailand reported that the D-Max facelift could be launched on 6 October. Based on the photos, the updated D-Max could sport a redesigned front bumper with the front fog ligh

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    Oct 5, 2023

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