The Isuzu MU-X is based on its pickup truck sibling’s platform. The variants offered in the MU-X have 17-inch diamond cut alloy wheels, projector headlamps with LED DRLs (Daytime Running Lights) as well as a few chrome inserts that premium appeal. The 4X4 version also has a steel plate transfer protector in addition to the standard underbody and fuel tank protector.
On the inside, the MU-X gets an automatic climate control, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system compatible with iPod connectivity and Bluetooth streaming. The infotainment system also gets steering mounted audio as well as phone controls in addition to cruise control. Along with USB, AUX and Radio playback, the infotainment system also gets a ‘Live Surround Sound’ 10 speaker system with a roof mounted 10-inch monitor for the rear passengers.
The MU-X is only offered with a 3.0 litre turbocharged engine with a power output of 174 hp and 380 Nm of torque between 1,800 to 2,800 rpm.
The turbocharged diesel engine will be available with a 5-speed automatic transmission
All versions of the Isuzu MU-X that will be offered will come with dual front airbags, ABS (Anti-lock Braking System) with EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution), Electronic Stability Control, Traction Control System, Hill Start Assist, ISOFIX mounts in the second-row seats and an engine immobiliser with an anti-theft system. It also gets traction control. Isuzu also provides 24×7 roadside assistance.
The MU-X’s fuel tank capacity is 76 litres, with a claimed mileage of 13.2 Kmpl.