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The Isuzu D MAX range has been expanded in South Africa with five new automatic models added to the line up, giving its proven and dependable bakkie even greater driving comfort and convenience.

Headlining the expanded product portfolio is the eye catching, lifestyle oriented Isuzu D MAX 250 X Rider, which is now available in a five speed
automatic transmission for the first time. This complements the existing five speed manual derivatives, available in two and four wheel drive,
that have been extremely popular in South Africa.

As crucial models in the Double Cab line up, Isuzu has also introduced the five speed automatic transmission to the mid range D MAX 250 LE, as well as the popular workhorse oriented D MAX 250 Hi Ride model.

Also new to the Double Cab range in a Hi Ride trim level is the addition of a 3.0 Litre automatic model matched with a 6 speed [...]

Isuzu Motors South Africa in Port Elizabeth has started supplying knocked down (KD) Isuzu D-MAX pick-up kits for assembly purposes to its Isuzu manufacturing facility in Kenya. This represents the first intra-continental regional trade exchange of its kind for Isuzu on the continent and is aligned to its strategy for its South African vehicle assembly plant to serve as a hub for growing its overall volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Isuzu Motors Limited, majority shareholder of Isuzu East Africa, regards the opportunities in Africa, based on infrastructural investment, to be significant. The East African operation previously focussed only on truck and bus assembly operations while fully importing light commercial vehicles from South Africa.

Isuzu is a leading brand in the East African markets, with a commanding 44.5%  share of the Kenyan new vehicle market in 2019.

Isuzu Motors South Africa CEO and Managing Director Michael Sacke said Isuzu’s market strength in East Africa can be contributed [...]

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