Japanese carmaker, Isuzu Motors, has launched its new 7-seater SUV, the Isuzu MU-X MU-X in India. This SUV comes for starting price of Rs 23.99 lakh.
The Isuzu MU-X has3.0-litre, 4-cylinder turbo-diesel engine that produces 174 bhp and 380 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to a 5-speed sequential shift automatic transmission. It also offers 4×4 ‘Terrain Command’ variant with the electronic shift-on-the-fly rotary dial. This 4×4 version will get 4×4 high and 4×4 low ratios as well.
It claims to offer fuel efficiency of 13.8 Kmpl (4×2 AT variant). The ground clearance is 220mm.
|174 bhp at 3,600 rpm
|380 Nm at 1,800-2,800 rpm
The exterior of the car got host features including LED DRLs, projector headlamps, 17-inch diamond cut alloys, wing mirrors, roof-rails and chrome finish on the door handles.
It comes in four colors options for the body – Silky White Pearl, Orchid Brown Mica, Cosmic Black Mica and Titanium Silver Metallic.
The Mu-X is made of high tensile steel body construction. It has dual airbags, anti-lock brakes (ABS) with electronic brake-force distribution (EBD), brake assist, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), and hill-start assist.
It has electrically-adjustable driver’s seat, automatic climate control, cruise control and a power outlet each for all three rows. It has roof-mounted 10-inch DVD monitor and a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with 8-speakers.
In International markets, the company has already launched the MU-X facelift model back in March 2017. This is the same model that was being sold internationally before March 2017. We expect to get the MU-X facelift model in India sometime in 2018.
The company will manufacture this car locally at Sri City-based manufacturing facility in Andhra Pradesh. Now it has annual production capacity of 1.2 lakh units per annum.