14 March 2019, Visakhapatnam
In an effort to offer seamless service and attain customer satisfaction, manufacturer of world-renowned D-MAX pick-ups, Isuzu Motors India inaugurated a new dedicated service facility of ‘Mahavir ISUZU’ in Visakhapatnam. The new facility will be equipped with modern tools and 5 service bays to handle various vehicle servicing requirements. The facility is spread over an area of 22,000 sq.ft and is conveniently located in one of the key industrial hubs of Visakhapatnam on the Chennai – Kolkata highway.
With this dedicated service centre, Mahavir ISUZU adds to its network of touch-points already operational in Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh and in Hyderabad. ISUZU vehicles purchased from any of the authorised outlets in Andhra Pradesh are exempted from Motor Vehicle Tax till March 2021*.
The new facility was inaugurated today by the senior management team of ISUZU and Mahavir Group in the presence of company officials and select customers. The new facility will be manned by technicians professionally trained by ISUZU. Notably, one of the ISUZU Certified Technician from Visakhapatnam had represented team India in the Global ISUZU Grand-Prix Technical Competition held recently. This facility is designed with ISUZU Dealership Standards to offer convenience and best service support to all its customers.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Naohiro Yamaguchi, Managing Director, Isuzu Motors India, said, “ISUZU has been strengthening its sales and service operations constantly across the country. Andhra Pradesh, being the home for ISUZU vehicles, is one of the key growth markets for ISUZU in India. Our service operations are backed by various levels of training to provide customers the best service in the pursuit of customer satisfaction. Our association with Mahavir goes back to days when ISUZU started its operations in India in 2012. They have been constantly supporting us with their remarkable customer-centric sales and service approach through these years and we are happy to strengthen our association with this new dedicated service facility. I wish Mahavir Group the very best in their journey with us.”
Mr. Yashwant Jhabakh, Chairman – Mahavir Group, said, “We are committed to our customers and this facility is dedicated to our growing customer base in the region. Our core philosophy of ‘creating value through relationships’ is demonstrated with our association with ISUZU over the last 6 years. We are happy to grow with the brand in the state and we are confident of delivering value to our customers.”
The new service facility ‘Mahavir ISUZU’ in Visakhapatnam, will provide service of highest quality to all customers in and around the region. The entire range of ISUZU vehicles are manufactured at the SriCity plant in Andhra Pradesh with a high level of localisation. The plant at SriCity is slated to become one of the key manufacturing hubs of ISUZU globally.
ISUZU D-MAX Regular Cab:
The ISUZU D-MAX Regular Cab, a single cabin pickup, is a tough, powerful and reliable workhorse that is globally known for its performance and life-long durability. The Regular Cab is available in both flat deck and cab-chassis variants. The flat deck variant excel in meeting the wide range of applications in commercial transportation, while the Cab-chassis variant is an ideal choice to build reefer containers for cold chain transport applications. The Cab-chassis variant can also be customized for special purpose applications in the logistics and allied businesses.
ISUZU D-MAX S-CAB:
The ISUZU D-MAX S-CAB, a 5-seater Pick-up, offers a unique combination of Space, Performance and Strength in Smart proportions. It caters to the modern businessmen and professionals who seek high level of sophistication, space. The S-CAB is now also available in a Hi-Ride variant, which provides a higher ground clearance required for travelling smoothly over challenging roads. The S-CAB is also ergonomically designed and offers superior features for safety, comfort and convenience for the modern Pick-up driver.
ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross:
The ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross is India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle, and caters to those SUV buyers who seek adventure and want to stand out among their peers. The V-Cross comes with a highly capable 4WD, modern SUV features and a large deck. Available in High and Standard grade variants, the new V-Cross comes with additional features such as – Electronic Stability Control (ESC) with Traction Control System (TCS), Auto Cruise Control, Daytime running lamps (DRL), LED Tail lights, Rear view camera, 2-Din touchscreen entertainment system and Side-step.
The ISUZU mu-X is a premium 7-seater full size SUV designed to offer the best of both worlds – All Muscle and All Heart. It is a perfect combination for those buyers who seek not only style, power and a dominating road presence but also want to have the best-in-class space and comfort for their family. The new mu-X comes with refreshed exteriors (front & rear), exuding more aggressive stance, premium ‘Lava Black’ interiors, additional safety features including 6-Airbags (front, side and curtain), Hill Descent Control (HDC) and 18-inch multi-spoke twist design diamond-cut alloy wheels making the SUV more sporty and muscular.
The ISUZU mu-X comes with ‘5ECURE’ package that provides Warranty and Free Periodic Maintenance for 5 years or 150,000 km (whichever is earlier). The new mu-X also comes with attractive finance options. (Terms & Conditions apply.)
The ISUZU vehicles are attractively priced with the ISUZU mu-X (4X2 variant) at ₹ 27,25,958/-, V-Cross (Standard) at ₹ 15,27,586/-, D-MAX S-CAB (Hi-Ride) at ₹ 9,11,088/ – and D-MAX Regular Cab Flat Deck at ₹ 7,37,995 /- (all prices, ex-showroom – Visakhapatnam).
*ISUZU vehicles manufactured and sold in the state of Andhra Pradesh enjoy a 100% motor vehicle tax exemption which will continue for the next 5 years. This incentive is as per the AP GO. MS.No. 67 dated 18th Nov 2016. More details of this GO can be accessed at http://goir.ap.gov.in/.
Isuzu Motors Limited, Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan is a global manufacturer of light, medium and heavy commercial vehicles, utility vehicles and diesel engines. With operations in 25 countries, selling in more than 100 countries worldwide, the company is a leader in pick-ups and utility vehicles in many markets. The company manufactures and sells over 6 lakh units annually, across the world.
Isuzu Motors India Private Limited (IMI), a subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, Japan, was established in August 2012. Headquartered in Chennai, the company sells the popular ISUZU D-MAX V-Cross – India’s First Adventure Utility Vehicle and the ISUZU mu-X, premium 7-seater SUV in the personal vehicle segment and variants of ISUZU D-MAX pick-ups for the commercial segment. ISUZU vehicles are known for their reliability and performance around the world. Renowned the world-over, ISUZU vehicles are gaining huge significance in the Indian market as well, thanks to the ‘value proposition’ it offers the customers.
Isuzu Motors India manufactures these products at its new manufacturing plant in Sri City, spread over an area of 107 acres in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The company began its manufacturing operations in April 2016, with strong focus on quality and commitment to Indian market. Isuzu Motors India began its vehicle production with high levels of localisation at Start of Production (SoP) and aims to increase it in future.
The company has dedicated dealer touch-points, conveniently located in 45 locations across the country. For more information on the company, and its products/services, please visit – www.isuzu.in