Isuzu has decided to follow up the successful introduction of the D-Max V-Cross in India with the launch of the MU-X SUV today. A rival to the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour, the MU-X replaces the ageing MU-7. The MU-X India launch took place at an event in New Delhi today. The 2017 Isuzu MU X India price lists starts at Rs. 23.99 lakh (ex-showroom, New Delhi). You can head to the nearest Isuzu dealer for a test drive of the MU-X. Read on to know more about the upcoming 2017 Isuzu MU X India price list, specs, mileage, features, et al.
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2017 Isuzu MU X Price in India
|Isuzu MU X India||Prices (Ex-showroom)|
|4×2||Rs. 23.99 Lakh|
|4×4||Rs. 25.99 Lakh|
Isuzu assembles the MU-X locally at their facility in Andhra Pradesh. This means prices are pretty competitive. The Isuzu MU-X India price range starts at Rs. 23.99 Lakh. The 4×4 model costs Rs 25.99 lakh. At this price point, the new MU-X, especially its 4×4 model, holds a pricing edge over immediate competition. In India, the MU-X’s main competition are- Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport and Chevrolet Trailblazer. Test drives of the MU X have already commenced at authorized Isuzu India dealerships. Isuzu India is offering a 3 year / 1,00,000km warranty on the MU-X.
2017 Isuzu MU X India Specifications
|Isuzu MU X India||Specifications|
|Engine Type/ Displacement||3.0 L Diesel|
|Power||177 PS @ 3600 rpm|
|Torque||380 Nm @ 1800 rpm|
|Transmission (Gearbox)||5-speed automatic|
|Mileage||13.8 km/l (claimed)|
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 features the 3.0 L unit with an automatic transmission option. The new Isuzu MU X gets a shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive system that allows it to shift between 4WD and 2WD
2017 Isuzu MU X India Mileage
|City (estimated)||8-9 KMPL|
|Highway (estimated)||13-14 KMPL|
|Overall (ARAI Figure) (Claimed)||13.8 KMPL|
Isuzu is claiming overall fuel efficiency figures of 13.8 KMPL for the MU-X.
2017 Isuzu MU X Walkaround Video
2017 Isuzu MU X India Features
- Automatic climate control
- AC vents for all three rows
- Passive entry and start system
- Electrically adjustable and electric folding ORVMs
- 7 inch touchscreen infotainment system
- 8 speaker audio system
- Roof mounted 10 inch DVD monitor
- Cruise control
- Terrain Command 4×4
- LED DRLs
- Projector headlamps
- Dual front airbags
2017 Isuzu MU X India Review – Exterior Design
Isuzu MU-X’s nose is nearly identical to that of the D-Max V-Cross. It gets a slightly different front grille and front bumper. The latter also houses the LED daytime running lamps. The headlamps get projector units. At the back, the MU-X gets split tail lamps along with a Trailblazer like wraparound glass area. India-spec MU X is the pre-facelift model. The 2017 MY MUX will come to us later. 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 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 India-spec model will get dual tone ivory-grey interiors. The cabin also features leather seats and seating for 7 occupants.
The MU X offers seven seats. Even with all seven seats in place, there’s sufficient cargo space. gets seven seats and decent cargo space. The manufacturer says that the 3rd row seating comfort was given the prime importance while development of the MU X. It goes on to claim that the 3rd row seating comfort is way better than competition.
2017 Isuzu MU X India Dimensions
|Isuzu MU X India||Dimensions|
|Length x Width x Height||4825 x 1860 x 1860 mm|
|Kerb Weight||2060 kg|
|Wheel Type and Size||17” Alloys|
|Boot Space||235 L with all three rows up
878 L with third row folded
|Fuel Tank Capacity||65 litres|
2017 Isuzu MU X India Colours
The new Isuzu MU X is on sale in four colour options-
- Silky White Pearl
- Orchid Brown Mica
- Cosmic Black Mica
- Titanium Silver Metallic
2017 Isuzu MU X Images
Seen in the images above is the 2017 Isuzu MU-X on sale in markets like Australia. It features several styling updates. However, India will get this model only at a later stage.
Stay tuned for latest news updates on the 2017 Isuzu MU X India price range, specs, mileage, features and test drive review. 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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