Isuzu Ups Warranty
August 20, 2019
The new terms cover both the D-Max and MU-X for a six-year/150,000km period, complete with a six-year roadside assist package.
Isuzu has also upped its capped-price servicing program to seven years/105,000km, with a total cost of $3600 over the seven-year period. Services range between $350 and $1110 annually.
Isuzu says the limited kilometres on the warranty is due to its research telling it that most Isuzu owners travel less than 25,000km per year.
The program represents a marked improvement over the brand’s previous Wfive-year/130,000km warranty, five-year/75,000km capped-price service program and five-year roadside assist.
The new warranty is ahead of most mainstream competitors from Ford, Toyota and Nissan, although is still behind the market-returning Korean marque, SsangYong, with its Musso ute and RextonSUV scoring a market-leading seven-year, unlimited kilometre warranty promise and transparent capped price servicing for the duration. Mitsubishi announced a seven-year/150,000km plan for the Triton when it launched earlier this year.
The D-Max and MU-X are both powered by a 130kW/430Nm 3.0-litre turbodiesel engine, and in both instances the powertrains require servicing once every 12 months or 15,000km – whichever occurs first.
Article by Tom White.