The Isuzu MU-X will rival the Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour. It will powered by a 3.0-litre diesel motor and will come with a Terrain Command 4-wheel drive system.
The Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavour is all set to receive a new rival in the form of the Isuzu MU-X. The launch is now confirmed for 11th May but the specifications of the mammoth SUV have been already leaked. The Isuzu MU-X is based on the Chevrolet Trailblazer and shares it’s looks with the macho Isuzu D-Max V-Cross. It will be available with a 4-wheel drive system as standard with a variable low and high range mode. It will be powered by a 3.0-litre diesel engine that develops 174 HP and 380 Nm. A 5-speed sequential shift automatic gearbox does duty of transferring power to the wheels.
The engine is rated to deliver 13.8 kmpl and comes with a fuel tank worth 65 litres. Suspension duties are carried out by independent double wishbone coil springs and a penta-link setup at the rear. The car is based on a ladder frame chassis and can seat 7 adults. The Isuzu MU-X runs on 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels and gets a 300mm discs upfront and larger 318mm rear disc. Safety features include ABS, EBD, BA, ESC, traction control and dual airbags.
On the insides, the Isuzu MU-X will come with a 7-inch infotainment system with a 10-inch roof mounted DVD entertainment system, 8-speaker system, 6 way electrically adjustable driver’s seat, automatic climate control, cruise control, keyless entry and go, and leather upholstery on seats and steering wheel. The SUV will be offered with a 3 year or 1 lakh km warranty and 4 different shades for the exteriors namely Silky White Pearl, Orchid Brown Mica, Cosmic Black Mica and Titanium Silver Metallic. Stay tuned to Motorworldndia.com as we will bring you the launch event Live from New Delhi!
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