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Isuzu facelifts KB in SA





21 September 2015


Isuzu has added three new derivatives to the KB range, bringing the tally of models to 18.

Newcomers include a two-pedal 4×4 flagship model with features like a class-leading infotainment system and keyless entry and start/stop.

Highlights of the new range includes:

New flagship: Isuzu KB300 LX 4×4 Double Cab Automatic

Addition of five-speed automatic transmission option adds refinement and ease of use for those seeking an SUV with a ‘bak’

Standout exterior features include LED daytime running lights and LED technology in the rear lamps for improved visibility

Class-leading payload and towing capacity

Class-leading emissions and fuel consumption from tried and tested 3.0-litre turbodiesel

Upmarket interior with keyless stop/start ignition – a segment first

Touch-screen infotainment centre with integrated DVD, reverse camera and satellite navigation – a segment first

New workhorse models: Extended Cab and Double Cab Fleetside 4x2s

100kW/320Nm high-output 2.5-litre common-rail/direct-injection turbodiesel with variable geometry turbocharger boasts class-leading consumption and emission characteristics

Bluetooth-enabled sound system for easy phone integration

Rugged, black plastic bumper/valance designed in Isuzu’s school of hard knocks

16-inch wheels with 245/70 dual-purpose tyres

Stability Control for all but entry-level single cabs

High output 100kW/320Nm powerplant replaces low-output version across the range

Height-adjustable steering added to Base models

Cruise Control operated from new, leather-clad steering wheel for LE-grade double cabs

New cloth trim for LE and LX models

All Isuzu KB models are sold with a fully-comprehensive 5-year/ 120 000 km warranty and roadside assistance programme, a 5-year/ unlimited mileage anti-corrosion warranty and a 5-year/ 90 000 km service plan. Service intervals are 15 000 km or twelve months for all derivatives. Isuzu KBs are available from the GMSA dealer network.