Isuzu MU-X India Launch on May 11, 2017


Isuzu will follow up the successful introduction of the D-Max V-Cross with the launch of the MU-X SUV next month. A rival to the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour, the MU-X will replace the ageing MU-7. Recently, Isuzu unveiled a facelift of the MU-X for the Thai market that features visual upgrades. The MU-X will be launched in India on May 11, 2017. Expect prices to start at around Rs. 25 lakh (ex-showroom). Read on to know more about the upcoming 2017 Isuzu MU X India launch and price details.

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2017 Isuzu MU X Launch in India

Model Name Expected Launch Date
2017 Isuzu MU-X May 11, 2017

Isuzu will launch the MUX in May 2017. Test mules of the upcoming Isuzu SUV have been spotted on Indian roads on multiple occasions.

2017 Isuzu MU X Price in India

Model Name Estimated Ex-showroom Price
2017 Isuzu MU-X Base Model Rs. 25 lakh
2017 Isuzu MU-X Top Model Rs. 30 lakh

Isuzu will manufacture the MU-X locally at their facility in Andhra Pradesh. Which means prices will be very competitive. Expect the Isuzu MU-X range in India to start at around Rs. 25 lakh. Isuzu might even price it under Rs. 23 lakh to give the MU-X and edge over its rivals. In India, the MU-X’s main competition will be in the form of the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Chevrolet Trailblazer.

2017 Isuzu MU X India – Images

2017 Isuzu MU X India Specifications

Length x Width x Height 4825 x 1860 x 1860 mm
Wheelbase 2845 mm
Kerb Weight 2060 kg
Wheel Type and Size 17” Alloys
Boot Space -NA-
Fuel Tank Capacity 65 litres
Engine Type/ Displacement 3.0 L Diesel
Power (estimated) 177 PS @ 3600 rpm
Torque (estimated) 380 Nm @ 1800 rpm
Transmission (Gearbox) 5-speed manual/5-speed automatic
Mileage 12 km/l (estimated)

In Thailand, the MU-X is available with a 1.9 L Diesel that makes 150 HP and 350 Nm and a 3.0 L Diesel that makes 177 HP and 380 Nm. India-spec MUX is likely to feature the 3.0 L unit with manual and automatic transmission options.

2017 Isuzu MU X India Mileage

City (estimated) 8-9 KMPL
Highway (estimated) 13-14 KMPL
Overall (ARAI Figure) (estimated) 12-13 KMPL

2017 Isuzu MU X India Review – Exterior Design

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Isuzu recently unveiled an updated version of the MU-X for Thailand. It features a new front bumper. There is a slightly modified grille along with some chrome applique around the fog lamp area. The headlamps get LED daytime running lamps along with projector units. At the back, the MU-X gets restyled bumpers along with LED detailing for the tail lamps. There aren’t any major changes, apart from new alloys wheels. The side profile of the MU-X bears very strong resemblance to the Chevrolet Trailblazer. That is because both SUVs share the same platform.

2017 isuzu mu x india official image front angle

2017 Isuzu MU X India Review – Interior Design

On the inside, the resemblance to the Trailblazer and V-Cross is stronger. The centre console features a touchscreen unit with vertical AC vents on either side. Placed below the touchscreen is a circular setup for the automatic climate control. Unlike the Trailblazer, the MU-X features a much simpler looking instrument console. The Thai-spec model seen in the images here features a black beige colour scheme along with faux wood inserts. India-spec MU-X is likely to get a similar treatment. The cabin also features leather seats and seating for 7 occupants.

2017 isuzu mu x india official image dashboard interiors

Stay tuned for more updates on the 2017 Isuzu MU X India launch and price. Do you think the Isuzu MU-X can give the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour a tough time in India? Do let us know via the comments section below.

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  1. its tuff time for MUX until they offer competitive price in the segment… 19-22 is the killer price and gives tuff compition. More than that ppl will look for the well established and renowned brands in market like ford and Toyota.As trailblazer also offering lesser than 20lak exshowroom and few more SUV like Jeep Compass much awaited entering the segment it’s been really interesting to see.ISUZU as a good player around the world finding tough time in india with less showrooms and less sales… as both are inter related sales is needed for more show rooms
    Hope this time they come up
    With GOOD PRODUCT WITH GOOD PRICE.. are it will be to late if rexton and M&M XUV
    new model lunch is planning at end of the year as M&M is very aggressive in pricing and also the quality of offering is good.