The Isuzu KB double-cab continues to grow in stature in the highly competive South African pick-up market. The lucrative bakkie market has many other strong players but Isuzu continues to up the ante to stay ahead of the pack. Whether as 4×4 or 4×2 type, the Isuzu double-cabs simply give their competition some nasty dust to eat!
The KB however is no longer just the bakkie of choice for farmers and construction companies who happen to raise the dust where their Isuzu bakkies work. The KB double-cab is now a vehicle of choice for city sleekers of all ages, including home executives (aka housewives). These last groups are attracted by the sheer size of the vehicle, which can act as both a family car and pick-up bakkie. But additional spice to this choice is brough home by fantastic modern feature of safety and comfort the Isuzu double-cab boasts. These are taken to dizzy heights by the latest models, which are just marvellous to look at and drive in.
The KB Double Cab delivers elegance with precision to create a premium look and feel. A modern twin-cockpit design and cutting-edge, class-leading technology make it equally as comfortable and functional as it is impressive.
Hop in and you will understand why you wished you had all the time to go far, thanks to the comfort of the luxurious leather seats and the technology all around. The integrated-sound-system, with touch-screen Radio with Navigation rank among the best in the motor industry. Never have a dull ride with the radio with Bluetooth audio streaming capability.
The leather-steering-wheel-with-audio-control, including cruise control, make long distance driving an absolute pleasure.
To hit the road and stopping to park are effortless; just the press the Engine Start/Stop button!
Safety is paramount as it is the most important aspect attracting people to a particular vehicle and the KB highly recognises that. Its features include Electronic Stability Control (ESC), with elements like Brake Assist, Traction Control, Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Anti-lock Braking Systems. The LX is fitted with six airbags so you and your passengers are safe.
LED Daytime Running Lights add safety and style. The LED tail and brake lights are brighter, illuminate faster and use less energy.
Projector headlights have a long lasting multi-reflector or projector halogen lights which provide bright illumination for top notch visibility for KB drivers and low light for other drivers.
Parking assistance recognises the fact that the KB is very much an urban vehicle, which is which is why the Park Distance Control (PDC) is vital. It warns the driver if obstacles come within a sensing range. It helps prevent vehicle damage and the associated inconvenience as it makes reversing, parking and low speed manoeuvring easy and risk free. PDC also eliminates blind spots and provides corner protection.
The KB double-cab is perfectly balanced and aerodynamically efficient. Its bold design and practicality make a real impression without a hint of pretence.
Alloy wheels adds to the allure of the vehicles, as the LE model comes standard with 16-inch alloys while the LX model boast the 17-inch, with the option of upgrading to 18-inch.
KB 250 D-TEQ Hi-Rider 4×2 R344,400
KB 250 D-TEQ LE 4×2 R435,200
KB250D-TEQ Double Cab LE 4×4 R429 100
All come with a five-year/120 000 km warranty and five-year/90 000 km service plan.