Toyota Hilux Vs Isuzu DMAX


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Here's a quick comparison between the Toyota Hilux and the Isuzu D-Max. The D-MAX platform is sold under a variety of brand names around the world but they also sell them under their own brand now - at least in Australia.

There is not many obvious differences between the Isuzu D-max or the Colorado. Both use the same diesel engine and basic platform although the Isuzu does not come with a V6 option. Both are made in Thailand so presumably come from the same factory.

Like all the other variants of the basic car there is not anything outstanding about the D-Max. The D-Max looks dated on the in and outside. They are also overpriced and under specified despite being made in Thailand. We think your money is better spent else where unless you can get a decent saving on a new one.

See below for specification comparison.

Isuzu D-Max
Toyota Hilux

Like all the D-Max variants it is smaller than the Hliux and as mentioned looks and feels like an older design. As for capability since we haven't driven this version we can't comment.

Try it and see if you like it.






Last known pricing (APPROX)

NOT including on roads, discounts etc...

Toyota Hilux
2010 FROM $44,500-$56,000 AUD

Isuzu D-Max
2010 FROM $38,200 - 49,300 AUD



Toyota Hilux Izuzu D-Max

1GR-FE (modified)
V6 Petrol
4 Litre (3956cc)
Claimed 175Kw @ 5200RPM
Claimed 376Nm @ 3800RPM (MANUAL)
Claimed 343Nm @ 3800RPM (AUTO)

1KD-FTV (modified)
IL4 DOHC Diesel
Turbo-charged - Intercooler
Direct Injection - Common Rail
3 Litre (2982cc)
Claimed 126Kw @ 3600RPM
Claimed 343Nm @ 1400-3400RPM

2TR-FE (modified)
IL4 Petrol
DOHC 16 valve with VVTi
2.7 Litre (2693cc)
Claimed 116Kw @ 5200RPM
Claimed 240Nm @ 3800RPM

IL4 Diesel
DOHC 16 Valve with EFI
Direct Injection - Common Rail
Turbo charged with intercooler
3 Litre (2999cc)
Claimed 120Kw @ 3600 RPM
Claimed 360Nm @ 1800 RPM
Claimed 333Nm @ 1600 RPM (Auto)


1825 - 1905Kg
Towing capacity up to 2250kg
Towing capacity up to 3000kg
Fuel capacity & consumption  
Up to 76 litres
IL6 Petrol 13-13.3 lts per 100km
IL4 Diesel 8.2-9.3 lts per 100km
Up to 76 litres
IL4 Diesel 8.4-9 lts per 100km
Other specifications  
5 or 4 speed Auto or 5 speed manual
Overall height/ width 1810/1835
Overall length/Wheelbase 5255/3085
Track (front/rear) 1540/1540
Tray L1520mm x W1515mm x D450mm
Total payload capability 1000kg (Approx)
NCAP safety rating 4/5
4 speed Auto or 5 speed manual
Overall height/width 1750/1800
Overall length/Wheelbase 4995/3050
Track (front/rear) xxxx/xxxx
Tray L1375mm x W1530mm x D480mm
Total payload capability 1000kg (Approx)
NCAP safety rating 3/5
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach 30
Departure 23-26
Breakover N/A
Minimum ground clearance 292mm
Water Fording depth 700mm Max
Part-time 4x4
Angle of: (degrees)
Approach xx
Departure xx
Breakover xx
Minimum ground clearance 225mm
Water Fording depth N/A Max
Part-time 4x4
Performance Performance

Performance figures


2010 FROM $44500-$56,000 AUD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing and specials accessories etc...
2010 FROM $38,200 - 49,300 AUD
*Always check with the dealer for up to date pricing and specials accessories etc...

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