Isuzu NPR-XD medium-duty cabover bridges the gap between two models

July 29, 2014
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has introduced a new addition to its N-Series line of medium-duty cabover trucks: the NPR-XD.

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has introduced a new addition to its N-Series line of medium-duty cabover trucks: the NPR-XD. With a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 16,000 lbs, it is deigned to bridge the gap between the firm’s 14,500-lb NPR-HD and 17,950-lb NQR.
“This new diesel model meets a number of vocational applications and requirements that previously might have required moving from an NPR-HD up to the NQR,” said Shaun Skinner, Isuzu’s general manager and executive vice-president.
He said the NPR-XD will be offered in the same cab configurations and wheelbases as the NPR-HD. For starters, its standard cab will be available in 109-, 132.5-, 150-, and 176-inch wheelbases and will provide a body/payload allowance ranging from 9,281to 9,490 lbs. The crew cab version of the NPR-XD will be available in 150- and 176-inch wheelbases and will provide a body/payload allowance ranging from 8,711 to 8,779 lbs.
All NPR-XDs will offer 19.5-inch wheels, 225/70R-19.5F 12-ply low-rolling-resistance tires, a front gross axle weight rating of 6,630 lbs, and a rear GAWR of 11,020 lbs. The NPR-XD also comes equipped with the Isuzu 4HK1-TC 5.2-liter turbocharged diesel engine delivering 215 hp and 452 ft-lbs of torque and mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
Isuzu also noted the NPR-XD is covered by its 24-month/60,000-mile maintenance program, available through any Isuzu dealership, which has been extended until Dec 31, 2014. The maintenance program includes an initial “dry service” at 4,000 miles; an “A service” beginning at 10,000 miles and continuing every 10,000 miles, and an inclusive “A/B service” at 50,000 miles.
Access www.isuzucv.com for complete details.

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