The 3.0-liter Isuzu 4JJ3 diesel engine has been assembled at a plant in Japan since 2019 and is installed in the popular MU-X SUV, D-Max pickup truck or similar Mazda BT-50. This power unit is essentially a seriously upgraded version of the 4JJ1 engine.
Isuzu is the first Japanese car manufacturer. The headquarters is located in Tokyo. Founded in 1916. One of the world’s largest manufacturers of trucks, SUVs and buses. The company is also known for its diesel engines (including for a wide range of GM vehicles). The main production is located in Japan.
The index of each Isuzu engine consists of four characters, two numbers and two Latin letters:
- The first digit indicates the number of engine cylinders.
- The second letter indicates the name of the family to which the particular motor belongs.
- The subsequent letter and number indicate the position of the motor within its family.
The 3.0-liter Isuzu 4JJ1 diesel engine has been assembled at the Japanese plant since 2004 and is installed on the popular D-Max pickup truck or the MU-X off-road vehicle. There are OHV engine versions: 4JJ1-T, 4JJ1-X, 4JJ1-TCN, 4JJ1-TCS for commercial vehicles.
The 3.2-liter Isuzu 6VD1 V6 gasoline engine was produced by the concern from 1991 to 2004 and was installed both on the company’s SUVs and on their counterparts from other manufacturers. There were two versions of the engine: SOHC with a power of 175 – 190 hp and DOHC with a power of 195 – …
The 3.5-liter V6 Isuzu 6VE1 engine was produced by the Japanese concern from 1998 to 2004 and was installed on the company’s largest SUVs and their counterparts from other manufacturers. There was a version of this engine with direct fuel injection, but it was produced for only one year.
The 2.3-liter Isuzu 4ZD1 carburetor engine was assembled by the company from 1985 to 1997 and was installed on a number of popular SUVs and pickup trucks of the concern, such as Trooper, Mu, Faster. On the American version of the Impulse coupe, an injection modification of this unit is found.
The 2.6-liter Isuzu 4ZE1 gasoline engine was produced by the concern from 1988 to 1998 and was used by the company’s most popular models of its time, such as Trooper, Mu and Wizard. This power unit was mainly offered for all-wheel drive versions of SUVs.
The 2.8-liter Isuzu 4JB1 diesel engine was assembled at a factory in Japan from 1988 to 1998 and installed on such popular concern models as the Trooper, Wizard or Faster pickup truck. Now the production of clones of this unit has been mastered by numerous Chinese companies.
The Japanese company assembled the 3.0-liter Isuzu 4JX1 diesel engine from 1998 to 2004 and installed it on many of its models, such as the Wizard, Trooper or the similar Opel Monterey. This 16-valve DOHC engine was fundamentally different from its OHV predecessors.
The Isuzu 4JG2 3.1-liter diesel engine was produced by the concern from 1991 to 2000 and was installed in many SUVs, such as the Trooper or the similar Opel Monterey. There were atmospheric, turbocharged versions of the unit and the most powerful ones with an intercooler.