Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc has introduced its newest model: the 2016 NPR Diesel. The truck features a 13,000-lb GVWR and a 33.5-inch frame to offer more capability than previously available in an entry-level Isuzu diesel truck—while still providing durability and fuel economy.
Among features of the 2016 NPR Diesel are:
•Standard 30-gallon rear-mounted in-rail fuel tank
•Frame width of 33.5 inches that will accept bodies up to 102 inches wide and 91 inches high
•Four wheelbases—109, 132.5, 150, and 176 inches—that will accept body lengths up to 20 feet
The new NPR Diesel is powered by the newest and most modern powerplant in the Isuzu family, the 3.0-liter 4JJ1-TC turbocharged and intercooled diesel engine. This powerplant produces 150 horsepower and 282 ft-lb of torque at 1,600 to 2,800 rpm. The engine has a B-10 diesel engine life rating of 310,000 miles and is capable of running on B20 biodiesel fuel.
The powerplant is mated to an Aisin A460 six-speed automatic transmission with double overdrive, lock-up torque converter that operates in second through sixth gears, and available PTO.
The 2016 NPR Diesel comes with a standard powertrain limited warranty that covers engine and drivetrain against defects in material and workmanship for three years, unlimited mileage. This vehicle is also warranted against perforation from corrosion for four years regardless of mileage.
Production of the 2016 NPR Diesel will begin in Japan in November 2015, and the truck will be available at Isuzu’s nearly 300 dealers in North America shortly thereafter. Call 866-441-9638 or see www.isuzucv.com to learn more.