The Isuzu D-Max soldiers on in the ute segment, with customers drawn to its purportedly reliable truck engine and no-frills approach the dual cab pick-up market.

It mightn’t be the first, second or third double-cab on your list - and, in fact, it currently ranks fifth in the class in terms of sales.

So why should you consider one? Or should you consider one at all?

And if you should, does the top-spec LS-T model make sense?