Can 2021 Isuzu MU-X compete with competitors?

The 2021 Isuzu MU-X was officially launched in Thailand. Isuzu hopes to follow the leading position in the PVV market by major upgrades to the exterior and interior, bringing the price to 1.109-15.79 million baht.

The brand-new MU-X has this concept-redefinition, and the management of Isuzu emphasized that this PPV utility vehicle uses most of the parts of D-Max, so it is easy to maintain and low maintenance cost.

Exterior and interior design

The creation of the exterior design is based on emotion and a solid concept, and the overall lines emphasize a sense of swing. Dual LED headlights and LED daytime running lights keep the lower part of the car stable, while Winglet Signature LED taillights have an electric tailgate opening and closing function.

There are 6 body colors to choose from: Marrakech Brown, Dolomite Pearl White, Etna Red, Bavarian Biotite, Iceberg Silver and Bohemian Silver.

The interior design is taken from the new Isuzu D-Max, but adds a feeling of luxury and high-end materials. It has a body-hugging design, electrically adjustable driver's seat and front passenger seat.

The three-row seats are as spacious as a family car, adjustable and foldable. The center console is a continuous design of the front console, equipped with an electric handbrake with automatic brake holding function, and an automatic dual zone air conditioning system.

The 9-inch infotainment screen supports AppleCarplay and Andorid Auto connections. The speaker has 8 positions, including a fast charging USB port with AC and DC charging ports and 12 cups and drink holders, and has a remote start function.

There are two versions of the engine. The first is the turbocharged 1.9-liter Ddi Blue Power four-cylinder diesel engine, which has 150 horsepower at 3,600 rpm and 350 Nm of torque at 1,800-2,600 rpm.

The top models use 4-cylinder common rail direct injection diesel engines with variable fin VGS turbochargers. And a 3.0-liter intercooler, which can provide 190 horsepower at 3,600 rpm, and 450 Nm of torque at 1,600-2,600 rpm

Both engines are powered by a 6-speed automatic transmission with terrain mode to enhance off-road driving performance. The suspension has coil springs with 4-wheel gas shock absorbers, and the front suspension has double wishbones. The rear suspension is a 5-link, with new improvements.

The security system is complete.

2021 MU-X has a dedicated safety system dedicated to preventing accidents. ADAS or (Advanced Driver Assistance System) has a new smart dual front camera, which is more accurate than a single camera and helps detect objects in front. Two radars and eight sensors around the car are used together.

The maximum speed limit can be set manually.

The speed lock system can automatically maintain the distance to the vehicle ahead.

The stop-and-go system will automatically stop the car and start following the vehicle in front.

Alarm system when the vehicle leaves the lane.

Blindness Detection System

Automatic high beam control

The forward collision warning system is used in conjunction with the automatic emergency braking system.

Unable to prevent the accelerator pedal when there is an obstacle ahead

Rear traffic warning system when reversing

In the event of an accident, the system will automatically stop the vehicle.

Parking assist system

6 airbags

The car's anti-flow system when going uphill.

Speed ​​control system when going downhill

Stability, stability and anti-skid control system

What do you think of 2021 Isuzu MU-X?