Isuzu Diesel Engines Specifications - Isuzu's quality lineup of clean and fuel-efficient motorized power houses clearly ranks them among the world's best diesel engine manufacturers for four-wheel drive vehicles.
The pioneering engine manufacturer boast a wide-ranging lineup of current models which displays the company's unparalleled technological edge and reflects the trends demanded by today's 4x4 and SUV workhorse markets.
When Isuzu's D-Max and MU-X range got a fresh boost in reliability and efficiency from the upgraded versions of their flagship 3.0-liter 4JJ1-TC engine, it now means their pickup models and lightweight sports utility trucks come equipped with the new VGS turbo.
A move from Isuzu that ensures they can compete effectively with the latest barrage of engines introduced into the industry by competing brands. It will be no surprise to all faithful owners of Isuzu 4x4s, but now the D-Max pickup and the popular Mu-X SUV will be come with the optional 4JJ1-TC (HI) 3.0-liter commonrail diesel engine with variable geometry system (VGS) turbo.
The ultimate aim was to provide oodles of power to reduce the number of necessary gear changes. Add an enviable combination of effortless hill climbing, easier off-road driving, and the same unrivalled fuel efficiency, Isuzu diesel engines remain in the top lineup of diesel engine manufacturers.
Max Output: 224kW (360PS)/3,200rpm
Max Torque: 880N-m (89.5kg-m)/1,600rpm
Application: Chevrolet Silverado/Express, GMC Sierra/Savana
The 4JJ1-TC diesel engine is a DOHC 16 V 3.0 L common rail direct injection with turbo and intercooler. This unit replaced the 4JH1 in the Holden Rodeo followed by the Chevrolet and Holden Colorado (produced in Thailand).
Stock power was 146 hp (107 kW) and 294 N·m with a 17.5:1 compression ratio.
The 4JJ1-TCX diesel engine is a DOHC 16 V 3.0 L common rail direct injection with VGS-turbo and intercooler. This unit provided a 17.5:1 compression ratio originally.
Stock power in 2006 was 163ps (120kW) and 360 N·m for Manual transmission/ 333 N·m for Automatic transmission, increased to 177 ps and 380 N·m in 2011 with a reduction in compression ratio to 17.3:1.
When the company introduced the 'BluePower' system in 2015, the unit displayed improved economy and the compression ratio was further reduced to 16.5:1 for the Isuzu SUV and pickup range including the stylish D-Max, the Mu-X, and the face lifted 'Blue Power'.
Max Output: 110kW (150ps)/2,800rpm
Max Torque: 375N-m (38.2kg-m)/1,400~2,800rpm
Application: ELF light-duty trucks in Japan
Max Output: 279kW (380ps)/1,800rpm
Max Torque: 1,765N-m (180kg-m)/1,200rpm
Application: GIGA heavy duty trucks and tractors in Japan