Published on February 17th, 2023 | by Subhash Nair


Isuzu D-Max Updated For 2023, Here Are The Changes

The Isuzu D-Max gets some local updates for the 2023 model year.

The Isuzu D-Max has been a smash hit in Malaysia and around the world. This new model debuted in April 2021 in our market and the reception has exceeded all expectations. To strengthen the position of the D-Max, Isuzu Malaysia has decided to introduce a number of updates to the model here for 2023.

“The Isuzu D-Max has made tremendous inroads by being a highly innovative, sophisticated, safe and capable truck wrapped in a very handsome and modern design package. For 2023, we have taken it up a notch with a number of enhancements that will increase its appeal,” said Shunsuke Okazoe, Chief Executive Officer of Isuzu Malaysia.

New Body Colours

There are three new body colours being introduced this year. The X-Terrain and Premium variants can now be ordered in:

  • Islay Gray Mica
  • Dolomite White Pearl (replaces Silky Pearl White)

The Automatic Premium, Auto Plus and Automatic Standard variants are now gets Biarritz Blue Metallic, which replaces Sapphire Blue.

Exterior Design Changes

Also new to the D-Max are some design changes to the exterior. Here are the corresponding changes to each variant.

All variants

Radiator Grille


  • Dark Grey Roof Rail
  • Dark Grey Door Mirrors
  • Dark Grey Door and Tailgate Handles
  • New Front Bumper
  • New Side Step
  • New Over Fender
  • New Silver Lower Bumper Garnish

X-Terrain and Premium

  • New 18″ alloy wheels
  • New Rear Combination Lamp Covers

Auto Plus and Standard

  • New 17″ alloy wheels

Interior Changes

X-Terrain, Premium, and Auto Plus

  • 15W Wireless Fast Charger

X-Terrain and Premium

  • New Black Leather Seats
  • 2.1A USB Type-C Port


  • Café Brown Instrument Panel Garnish
  • Café Brown and Satin Silver Door Garnish
  • Black with Brown Stitch Upper Dashboard
  • Door Panel
  • Console Lid
  • Steering Wheel
  • Shift Knob and Boot
  • Parking Brake Boot
  • Digital Video Recorder (Front & Rear)
  • Interior Ambient Lighting

Auto Plus and Standard

  • New Black Fabric Seats


3.0L Premium Automatic

  • Revised suspension for increased payload (now 775kg)

All 4X4 Variants

  • Rear Differential Lock

Single Cab

  • Remote Keyless Entry
  • 12V Power Outlet
Isuzu D-Max with Sogo and Okazoe

“Most of the updates made to this year’s Isuzu D-Max have been the result of the close collaboration between Isuzu and its dealers. Through an intimate understanding of our customers’ requirements, we are able to effect timely enhancements that meet the needs and desires of Isuzu D-Max users,” said Kenkichi Sogo, Chief Operating Officer of Isuzu Malaysia.


Pricing for each variant in Peninsular Malaysia is as follows:

Isuzu D-Max Single Cab

Isuzu D-Max Double Cab 4X2 Auto Plus

Isuzu D-Max Double Cab Standard

Isuzu D-Max Double Cab Premium

Isuzu D-Max Double Cab X-Terrain

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