The Japanese manufacturers of the Isuzu brand of cars have released the next best SUV in their lineup, the Isuzu MU-X 2017. The design is largely based on the Isuzu Pickup D-Max, which means it will be big, rugged and sturdy. The manufacturers kept the characteristics that made the model great when it was last launched, it handles off road driving as smoothly as it does tarmac driving. The Japanese manufacturers have created a quality vehicle upgraded to stand its ground amongst its competitors.
Isuzu MU-X 2017 – Interior and Exterior Design
Isuzu MU-X 2017 model is designed to look powerful and aggressive. The wide front grille and modern front bumpers that are different to its predecessor further accentuate the look. It has been fitted with LED lights redesigned to make the front look aggressive. This SUV does not claim to be what it’s not. It looks, sporty and aggressive on the outside but most of the features are pretty basic. The Japanese are known for valuing function and form more than aesthetics and this philosophy can be seen in the Isuzu MU-X 2017 Model.
The cabin has a basic design but the idea of basic functionality does not mean boring or archaic it only means you have the features that you need within easy reach and it will not take you a lot of time to figure what is what or how to use individual features. You still get the plastic dashboard, an easy to use an air-conditioning system and an infotainment system that has been upgraded. Don’t expect automatic features like automatic headlights or automatic wipers are basic and devoid of the fancy features found in most SUV models.
The car has chunky dials to control air-conditioning and dials to control other things. The stereo system is also a little old with knobs and dials for control. The Isuzu MU-X 2017 has been described as a workhorse with good reason but from the outside, it looks more than just a workhorse but a luxurious, comfortable seven-seater SUV.
There are some , modern features in the car are like USB ports that are connection points for mobile devices and phones. The center console also has twin glove boxes for extra storage. The car has latest technological features that enable high-quality sound, Wi-Fi connectivity and an infotainment system that can be controlled on a touchscreen. The car is equipped with safety features like ABS, airbags and a rearview camera, which is handy for parking.
Isuzu MU-X 2017 – Engine Specs
The Isuzu MU-X 2017 is a front wheel drive car fitted with a 3.0-liter , four cylinder engine. The engine can produce 130hp at 380 lb-ft torque/ the engine will be mated to a five-speed transmissions system. The car has the capacity to consume an average of 7 to 7.8 liters of fuel per 100km.
Isuzu MU-X 2017 – Release Date and Price
Isuzu has not revealed a lot about the 2017 Isuzu MU-X but from the rumors, the car is expected to be unveiled towards the end of 2016. The MU-X will be available in three trims. The basic trim is slated to cost around $26,000 whilst the upgraded versions will cost a little bit more depending on the special features and enhanced performance.