Isuzu has just released its highly anticipated next-generation MU-X——Isuzu Mu-X 2021. The completely new D-Max mid-range SUV (also known as PPV van or passenger car in Thailand) offers a more dynamic exterior design, a more sophisticated interior and a host of new functions. Features designed to make the new Mu-X even more competitive.
From the outside, the brand new design of the 2021 Isuzu Mu-X is a radical departure from the previous model. Isuzu's popular PPV now has a more rounded silhouette. The new sheet metal has a powerful radiator grille that is flanked by two elegant LED headlights. The side profile features a curved rear window design that gives the illusion of a coupé-like roofline. If you go back you will see a large Isuzu badge on the tailgate. There are also a pair of sleek LED taillights that give off an amazing glow at night. The top-end variants include an electric tailgate and automatic high beam for the LED headlights.
When you step into the Mu-X, you will see a significantly higher quality interior than the previous model. The premium version has a generous portion of sewn details with brown leather upholstery. A sound system with 8 speakers and LED ambient lighting create a better atmosphere. Finally, there is a great 8-inch touchscreen infotainment system that integrates Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Under the hood of the next-generation 2021 Isuzu Mu-X, a new 3.0-liter 4JJ3-TCX BluePower diesel engine now develops 190 hp and 450 Nm of torque, an increase of 13 hp and 70 Nm over the outgoing 4JJ1-TCX. . The 1.9-liter RZ4E-TC engine is a completely new engine, but it still delivers 150 hp and 350 Nm of torque. Power is transmitted via the rear wheel or all four wheels via a 6-speed manual or automatic transmission. The manual transmission is only available for the 1.9 liter engine.
Isuzu is also equipping the new Mu-X with a range of advanced driver assistance systems. Known as Matrix Safety Intelligence, the system uses stereoscopic cameras on the front and rear radars to activate features like adaptive cruise control at full speed, automatic emergency braking and exit warning. Lane, lane departure warning, warning of blind spots and crossing from behind. Traffic alert.
The all-new 2021 Isuzu Mu-X will go on sale in Thailand in November, while a launch in the Philippines is expected to be late next year or early 2022.