Isuzu launches 'MU-X' SUV in India

Auto company Isuzu Motors has launched its new SUV - the MU-X in the Indian automobile market. The company has launched this SUV with two variants - two- wheel drive variant and all- wheel drive variant.

As far as prices are concerned, the price of two- wheel drive variant is Rs 23.99 lakh, while all- wheel drive variant has been priced at Rs 25.99 lakh. All prices are ex- showroom, New Delhi.       



This SUV has been built on the D-Max V-Cross lifestyle pickup truck. Looking at the growing competition in the SUV segment, Isuzu has tried to give best- in- class features in this car. It is worth- mentioning that this SUV will replace the existing MU-7 of the company.

This new car of Isuzu will compete directly with the Chevrolet Trailblazer, the Toyota Fortuner, the Hyundai Santa Fe, the SsangYong Rexton and the Ford Endeavour in the Indian car market.           

As for engine and power, Isuzu has introduced this car with a 3.0- liter, 4- cylinder turbocharged diesel engine, which generates a power output of 177 PS along with 380 Nm of peak torque. It is equipped with a 5- speed automatic gearbox. The company claims that this SUV will give a mileage of 13.8 kmpl. In addition, the SUV comes fitted with 17- inch alloy wheel.

While manufacturing the SUV, the company has also taken special care of its safety features. For safety, many features such as ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) with EBD (Electronic Brake force Distribution), EBA (Emergency Brake Assist), Electronic Stability Control (ESC), TCS (Traction Control System) and Hill Start Assist (HSA) have been provided in this car.

The seating of the car is much comfortable. And on the center console there is an attractive 10- inch DVD monitor and cruise control system. At the same time, an electric adjustable driver seat, one- touch fold and tumble function second row seat  in the car are enough to give it the status of the best SUV.