Isuzu D-MAX X-TERRAIN 2021 Radio Review

Isuzu D-MAX has long been a favourite Ute because of its robustness and 4WD capability. I drove the top model the X-TERRAIN that has premium features, comfort and advanced technology,

Isuzu D-MAX 21MY 4x4 X-TERRAIN Crew Cab Ute Volcanic Amber Metallic (1)

The X-TERRAIN features a number of external cosmetic additions that enhance the appeal as well as a premium interior.

Standard features include a dramatically improved 9-inch infotainment system with DAB+, Android Auto™ and wireless Apple CarPlay®, electronic driver’s seat with additional lumbar support, walk away locking, 8 speaker surround sound system and a host more.

21MY Isuzu D-MAX X-TERRAIN Interior Dash

D-Max now comes woth a 5 star ANCAP safety rating across the entire range and the new Intelligent Driver Assistance System (IDAS), means that the D-MAX is now class leading in safety features.

Improvements to the reliable 3.ol turbo diesel powertrain mean smoother driving and better economy. D-MAX has always been a strong off road performer as well as an excellent tow vehicle.

X-Terrain is priced from only $58,990 drive away and is backed by a 6 Year Warranty, up to 7 Years Roadside Assistance and 7 Year Capped Price Servicing program.

Im Rob Fraser

Isuzu D-MAX 21MY 4x4 X-TERRAIN Crew Cab Ute Volcanic Amber Metallic,

What is good?

  • Class leading Safety
  • Improved centre screen resolution
  • 4WD and towing capability

What is not so good?

  • No heated or A/C seats
  • Adaptive cruise control not selectable
  • Would love 150kW/500Nm

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 Model:  Isuzu D-MAX X-TERRAIN 4WD Dual Cab Ute  

  • Model Price:  $62,990 MLP* Introductory Special $58,990 RDAP
  • Engine:  3.0L 4 Cyl TDi
  • Drivetrain: Terrain Command 4×4 Aisin 6 speed Auto
  • Power:  140kW at 3,600rpm
  • Torque:  450 Nm @ 1,600-2,600rpm
  • Safety:  5 Star ANCAP
  • CO2 Emissions:  207 g/km
  • Economy ADR:   8.0 L/100km
  • Tow Capacity:    3500 kg
  • Tow Ball Rating: 300 kg
  • Payload: 970 kg
  • Servicing: Capped Price
  • Warranty: 6yr/ 150,000 km with 1 Yr. conditional roadside assist up to 7 years

*MLP – Manufacturers List Price includes GST and LCT but excluding statutory charges, dealer costs and dealer delivery. See your dealer for RDAP. Does not include price of any options.

Overall Rating    89/100

  • Behind the Wheel 9
  • Comfort 8
  • Equipment 8
  • Performance 8
  • Ride & Handling 9
  • Practicality 9
  • Fit for Purpose 9
  • Towing Ability   10
  • Off road Capability 10
  • Value for Money 9

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Rob first learned to drive on the farm in a left hand drive WW11 Jeep when he was 11, many years ago. He has maintained a strong interest in the industry ever since and was hooked on 4WDriving way back then.Often known for taking the 4WD in the driveway over the sports car, he has travelled pretty much everywhere in Australia and when he is bored goes for a drive.