Isuzu has launched the much awaited MU-X in India. This is a replacement for the aging MU-7 that wasn’t able to compete at all with other 7 seater SUVs in India. The MU-X is available in 2 versions (4×2 and 4×4) and comes with a 3.0-litre diesel engine.
Isuzu MU-X 4×2 AT: Rs 23.99 lakh
Isuzu MU-X 4×4 AT: Rs 25.99 lakh
The MU-X is a true family SUV and comes with a lot of practical touches. These include one-touch fold and tumble second row seats, full flat boot space, 3 power outlets, driver and passenger trays, roof mounted surround sound system, 2nd row arm rest with cup holders etc. The engine is also known for its reliable nature and can do duties without requiring a major check-up till 2 lakh kilometers.
Isuzu MU-X Engine Specs
The MU-X makes use of the same 3.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that was seen in the MU-7. However it now makes 177 PS of power along with 380 Nm of torque. The engine is mated to a 5 speed automatic gearbox. The MU-X comes with a 4×4 system as well along with shift on the fly function which allows the driver to toggle between 4×2 and 4×4 at speeds of upto 100km/h. There is also a low ratio transfer box. Isuzu claims a fuel economy of 13.8 kmpl
Isuzu MU-X Features
The MU-X comes loaded with features for the price. These include:
- Electronic stability control
- Traction control system
- Rear parking assist camera
- Leather seats
- Keyless entry with start/stop
- 7-inch touch screen system
- Roof mounted 10-inch monitor
- Cruise Control
Isuzu MU-X Dimensions / Tyres
The MU-X measures 4825 mm in length, 1860mm in width and 1840 mm in height making it as big as the Fortuner and the Endeavour. The SUV rides on 255/65 R17 alloy wheels.
Isuzu MU-X Price Comparison
Here is a quick look at the pricing of some of its rivals. As seen below, the MU-X offers very good value for money in the segment. Note that the MU-X comes with a standard warranty of 3 years / 100000km.
- Isuzu MU-X AT 4×4: Rs 25.99 lakh
- Mahindra XUV5OO W10 A/T AWD: Rs 18.68 lakh
- Toyota Fortuner AT 4×4 : Rs 31.86 lakh
- Ford Endeavour AT 4×4 : Rs 27.91 / Rs 31.5 lakh