Isuzu India is getting ready to launch the 2020 D-Max V-Cross. The pickup truck was spotted on test near company plant by Dr Suresh Kumar. The spy shots reveal interiors as well as exteriors of the updated D-Max V-Cross.
In terms of its exterior design, the new Isuzu D-Max V-Cross gets new projector headlamps taking the place of the halogen units, seen on its current counterpart. It also receives a new front bumper, grille and new alloy wheels. Changes to the rear include a new bumper with refreshed tail lamps and new brake lights.
Interior, though they retain the same layout, are also revamped with a new dual tone color scheme in a premium black and beige finish. The entire cabin gets a premium stance, with piano black accents in place of chrome seen on its earlier counterpart. The same color scheme continues on doors, dashboard and central console.
The seats are upholstered in leather along with the steering wheel; giving the new Isuzu V-Cross a more premium appeal. For international markets, the Isuzu D-Max V-Cross gets ventilated seats but it is not sure if this feature will make it to the India spec model. The infotainment system also gets updated to a new 7” touchscreen display with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Interior safety features include rear parking camera with sensors, climate controls, Electronic Stability Control, Hill Start Assist, Hill Descent Control while airbags on the front, side and curtain airbags will also be on offer.
Isuzu D-Max V-Cross spied on test has a 1.9 liter, 4 cylinder BSVI ready diesel engine. This is against the 2.2 liter engine seen on its current model. The engine, though downsized, gets increased performance with 162 bhp power and 360 Nm torque, an increase of 30 bhp power and 40 Nm torque, mated to a 6 speed automatic and shift-on-the-fly 4×4 system replacing the current 5 speed manual. The engine is BS IV compliant.
Isuzu D-Max V-Cross is currently offered in Standard and High variants. It is priced at Rs.15.32 lakhs and Rs.16.82 lakhs respectively. Price of the new V-Cross, with updated features and a new engine lineup, could go up marginally.