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Isuzu D-MAX RC.I

Isuzu D-MAX RC.I (2012-2016) (page 5 of 5)

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  • Build Quality
    4.3 (9)
  • Value for Money
    4.3 (9)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.3 (9)
  • Noise Level
    3.2 (9)
  • Braking
    4.0 (9)
  • Acceleration / Power
    4.1 (9)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.0 (9)
  • Suspension
    3.6 (9)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.4 (9)
  • Handling
    4.3 (9)
  • Interior Design
    4.0 (9)
  • Boot Size
    4.8 (6)
  • Comfort
    3.6 (9)
  • Features
    3.4 (9)
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MW
MWSouth-Eastern Region, NSW

Looking to buy, test drive so far only

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We just took a D-Max LS-U for a drive and liked it except the right was very harsh on uneven road - very disappointing. We were also a little concerned that the air con was OK only - it worked but you had to run the fan on high and that added a lot to the cabin noise. Also the engine is not as quiet as the Mazda BT50.
Price. Overall feel and everything else about it
Very lumpy ride, Air con may struggle over time.

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Glenn
Glenn

I hope you have better luck with yours mine has been nothing but problems under warranty now I have to pay for repairs myself

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mustangdudeSouth East Queensland, QLD
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Review after 18 months

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I highly recommend getting yourself a rubber/silicone key cover for your key. This was something that annoyed me but it was fixed by buying it a silicone cover. They are on ebay.

mustangdude
mustangdude

We tried a silicone cover but found it was too soft and kept coming off when you turned the key.
I might look for a better, harder cover because that certainly is a good solution.

JBJARROD
JBJARROD

I have had my silicone one on since new, it barely moves. Maybe it needs a good clean to wipe off the oily residue maybe?? I did buy mine a couple years ago off ebay. It had the isuzu emblem cutout on the back of the key. Sorry this didn't help you.

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Love it

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Done 4000klms a month over the 6 months since I got my D-Max and love it love it love it. Has Power to burn, and will with easy tow the 3 ton it rated to tow. The most practical work ute, easy to use brilliant fuel economy, comfortable on long trips. Easy as to keep clean. Best investment I have ever made.
Love everything about it.

simon
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bernarrd
bernarrd

True,stereo is very poor

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johnt57aus
johnt57ausAU
  • 4 reviews
  • 6 likes

Follow up

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JBJARROD

Do yourself a favour and go grab a silicone key cover off ebay! Will stop the keys from being accidentally pressed in your pocket.

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Paddy
PaddyNaracoorte, South Australia

Not so tough D-Max

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I bought the ute new in January and it's now done 20,000km. It drives better then my car and is comfy on long trips. Truthfully I wouldn't buy another one or recommend one to someone planning on doing a fair bit of four wheel driving, as a trader ute or tow vehicle I would.
Fuel economy, comfort.
On third alternator, diff had problem, not very capable off road, not tough enough off road

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fatbob
fatbobAU
  • 3 reviews
  • 5 likes

The ultimate towing machine

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My wife & I have just completed a 5000k trip in a D-max towing a 3 ton caravan,travelling with my brother & sister in-law who were driving the 200 series twin turbo Landcruiser also pulling a 3 ton caravan. Well let me tell you Toyota lovers the D-Max left it for dead in both performance & fuel economy, up hills around Tumit & Mt. Kosiosco the D-Max in 3rd gear literally pushed the cruiser up the hills, fuel stops the D-Max was on average $50.00 less per every fill, I averaged approx 14lts to the 100k's as apposed to the cruiser's 22lts to the 100k's. The D-Max might look small but it's built tough & is very comfortable for a ute.
I loved the way it performed, handled & the great fuel economy

Mark
Mark

must have been something wrong with the landcruiser I reckon ,

FNQ Peter G
FNQ Peter G

Our company D-Max lives on Cape York it returns 6.9 in 4WD all the time all standard gear except bull-bar and driving lights.one tough and efficient truck.

Mark
Mark
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Erin80
Erin80Tas
  • 3 reviews
  • 5 likes

2012 Isuzu D-MAX LSU Space Cab (new model)

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dizzy
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Speedo being out conforms with the ADR for speedos. Take it up with them. Most new vehicles do not have an accurate speedo.

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Kerley1111
Kerley1111AU
  • 2 reviews
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Love my D-Max

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LS-U new at the end of October. Road trip since covering 6000km. Loving it.

Comfort and reliability. Towed a boat on the road trip and achieved 10L per 100km. Not towing I am getting about 9L/100km. Fitted a Razorback Canopy and that is excellent as well.

Would recommend to my friends. Very happy.
Economy, power, reliability

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