ISUZU Motors Limited has confirmed a possible price hike across its D-MAX pick-ups and mu-X SUVs, with effect from 1st January 2019. Similar hikes happened in January and September 2018, the main reason being high input and distribution costs as stated by the company.
The hike could be between 1-2% for commercial vehicles like the D-MAX Regular Cab and D-MAX S-CAB and by 3-4% for the adventure pick-ups such as the D-MAX V-Cross and mu-X SUV. The rise in percentage indicates a hike from Rs 15,000 to Rs 1,00,000 for all variants.
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In India, the Isuzu D-Max series offers the regular D-Max cab and D-Max S-Cab in the commercial vehicle segment and the flagship D-Max V-Cross in the adventure category. Prices before the hike range from Rs 6.68-8.88 lakhs for the D-Max cabs whereas D-Max V-Cross available in two variants range from Rs 14.2 lakhs to Rs.15.78 lakhs.
Isuzu mu-X is a premium 7-seater full-size SUV. It offers best in class space and comfort and boasts of new exterior designs and premium interiors in black. It sits on 18” multi spoke diamond cut alloy wheels offering the SUV a sporty stance.
Isuzu D-Max V-Cross is India’s first adventure utility vehicle which is a 4WD with modern features and a large deck. It comes in High and Standard grade models and gets safety features among which are Electronic Stability Control with Traction Control System, automatic cruise control, a 2 Din touchscreen entertainment system, daytime running lights, LED tail lamps and a rearview camera.
In India, Isuzu has been operating from its new facility in Andhra Pradesh since April 2016 and the company has dealerships across 42 locations. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Isuzu Motors Limited operates in 25 countries with sales across 100 countries.