The all-new Isuzu D-Max is one of the most improved SUVs in the market, but has it improved enough to take the crown of off-roading champion in Australia? In many aspects it has, and we will be looking at some of the main reasons why it the best choice for off-roading in Australia. The 4×4 landscape has gotten massive competition over the past couple of years, and with so many new competitors lining up for the battle to be king, there has never been a better time to review one of the best newcomers.
We are talking about the Isuzu D-Max, which is going toe-to-toe with some of the more established names in the country, like the Hilux, and the Mazda BT-50. The all-new Isuzu D-Max holds its own, and the updated features it now has have given it a clear advantage over its competitors. Isuzu has stepped up their game and give major off-road capabilities to the new D-Max, which now features an electro-mechanical locking differential, more off-road clearance, and an enhanced 800mm wading depth.
So, how does it perform better than its competitors? All you need to do is take it up a steep hill and watch how it handles the terrain. Even though numbers are important when it comes to engines, you can be sure that the Isuzu D-Max has got a beast under the hood. The new D-Max also features a wider wheelbase that allows it to easily go over any terrain in the bush and the outback. The updated clearance also helps enhance the overall appeal for the Isuzu D-Max as far as off-roading is concerned in Australia.
The improved suspension of the Isuzu D-Max is worth talking about because it ensures the SUV can easily handle small bumps and hits on the body. You won’t feel like a duck out of water in the new D-Max and that is all down to the enhanced suspension. The excellent support for the body of the vehicle means that you will never face any problems when going over rugged terrain. The new D-Max also sports larger tires and that can only be good news because once again, it means that you don’t need to worry about losing grip in the outback.
The one thing you can be certain of when it comes to off-roading in Australia is that with the new Isuzu D-Max you are getting a beast of a vehicle. The improved power and performance of the SUV have ensured that it remains ahead of its competitors when it comes to its off-roading capabilities. It is better than the older model and should be your first choice if you want to go off-roading in Australia.