Turbo power for entry-level KB

2013-06-20 10:47

Isuzu launched its sixth generation KB in South Africa this year, it's body 26cm longer, six cm wider and six cm taller than the model it replaced.

Now, June 2013, Isuzu adds five new derivatives to its KB range. According to Isuzu: "The new models focus on increasing the value proposition for business owners and enhancing its existing models."


The automaker has added a low-pressure turbo to its KB 250 base single-cab and Fleetside single-cab models. The 2.5 turbodiesel, borrowed from the previous generation KB, produces 58kW at 3800rpm and 170Nm at 1800rpm. Fuel consumption is 7.8 litres/100km.

Isuzu hopes to add more value to its range with three new Double Cab LX models sporting cloth seats. According to Isuzu, the models “reflect a saving of R9500 over their leather covered siblings”.


KB 250 Single Cab (Base) - R197 200
KB 250 Single Cab (Fleetside) - R214 100  

KB250 models are sold with five-year or 90 000km service plan and a five year or 120 000km warranty.

KB 300 D-TEQ Double Cab LX - R400 900
KB 300 D-TEQ Double Cab LX a/t - R413 900
KB 300 D-TEQ Double Cab LX 4x4 - R454 900

All prices include VAT. All Isuzu KB models come standard with a five year or 90 000 km service plan and a five year or 120 000km warranty

  • Svenson Eriksen Zeleman - 2013-06-23 22:11

    problem is less power with KB

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