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Isuzu mu-X 2021

For the Philippine market, the Isuzu mu-X has four available variants. The entry-level trim is the mu-X RZ4E 1.9 4x2 LS AT and it has a price tag of Php 1,350,000. The top-spec trim in turn, has a price of Php 2,145,000.

Variants and Price list
Price
₱1,350,000 - ₱2,145,000

Isuzu mu-X 2021 Overview

Body type
SUV / Crossover
Transmission
AT , MT
Seats
7
Engine
1.9 - 3 L
Max Power
148 - 175 hp
Max Torque
350 - 380 Nm

The Isuzu mu-X is a seven-seater midsize SUV with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive layout. It is based on the Isuzu D-Max, and like its pickup truck brother, it uses a body-on-frame chassis. For the Philippine market, the Isuzu-made SUV has two available engine options. The smaller one is a 1.9-liter RZ4E Bluepower turbodiesel capable of making up to 148 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. It can come with a six-speed manual transmission, or a six-speed automatic transmission. The larger engine option for the mu-X is a 3.0-liter inline-4 turbodiesel. At most, this mill can produce up to 175 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. Only a six-speed automatic transmission is available with this engine. The mu-X variants with this engine is either rear-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive. For those unaware, this Isuzu model's name is an acronym which stands for Mysterious Utility eXtreme."

 

Launch

The Isuzu mu-X for the Philippine market was initially launched in September 2014 as a replacement for the seven-seater Isuzu Alterra SUV. During its launch it was avaialble with a 2.5-liter turbodiesel engine, or a 3.0-liter turbodiesel engine. In 2019, the said 2.5-liter was later replaced by the 1.9-liter RZ4E Bluepower turbodiesel engine. Currently, the mu-X is one of the two Isuzu passenger car models available in the Philippines together with the Isuzu D-Max.

The Isuzu mu-X is a veteran, but it still proves to be a capable midsize SUV

Exterior

On the outside, the Isuzu mu-X for the Philippine market is equipped with front fog lamps, LED headlamps, LED turn signal lamps, turn signal side repeaters, and LED taillights. Depending on the variant, the SUV model can also come equipped with roof rails. For the base-model, it uses a set of 16-inch alloy wheels. The mid-spec and top-spec variants however, have a set of 18-inch alloys.

Interior

Inside, the mu-X can fit in a total of seven occupants including the driver. To keep its occupants comfortable, the 1.9-liter variants comes equipped with a manual air-conditioning system, while the 3.0-liter variants has automatic climate control. Both systems do come with rear vents.

For the driver, the top variants of the Isuzu-made SUV provides a tilt-adjustable leather wrapped steering wheel, leather seats, and an electronically adjustable front seat. The 1.9-liter models on the otherhand has fabric seats and a urethane steering wheel.

Technology & Safety Features

Standard on the mu-X is an eight-inch touchscreen, which is capable of connecting via USB, aux-in, and Bluetooth. It is also iPod compatible. For the driver, the Isuzu-made model provides automatic headlamps, analog gauge cluster, a digital trip computer, a reverse camera, and offline navigation. The top-spec variant adds on to these with power-folding side mirrors, rain-sensing wipers, and hill-start assist.

For safety, dual-front airbags, anti-lock braking with electronic brake-force distribution, ISOFIX child seat tethers, speed-sensing door locks, a security alarm, and an engine immobilizer are standard on all mu-X trims. The top-spec variants also come with stability control and traction control.

Platform & Chassis

The mu-X is a five-door midsize SUV with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive/four-wheel-drive layout. In terms of dimensions, it is 4,825mm long, 1,860mm wide, and 1,825mm in height. Its wheelbase is 2,845mm in length, and it has a ground clearance of 230mm. The Isuzu SUV also has a curb weight of 2,650 kg.

For suspensions, the mu-X uses a double-wishbone front suspension and a multi-link rear end. Braking is handled by disc brakes for the front and rear. The Isuzu-made SUV also uses a manual hand operated parking brake. Lastly, the top-spec mu-X LS-A can either be rear-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive.

Engine & Drivetrain

For the Philippine-spec mu-X, two engine options are avaiable. The smaller engine option is the 1.9-liter inline-4 RZ4E Bluepower turbodiesel. This mill can produce up to 148 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. For the 1.9-liter engine, available transmissions include a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission. Both variants that use the 1.9-liter engine only comes with rear-wheel-drive.

The larger engine option is a 3.0-litre inline-4 turbodiesel. At most, this four-banger can make up to 175 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. On both LS-A variants that uses this engine, only a six-speed automatic transmission is avaialble.

Isuzu mu-X 2021 Price list

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The price of the Isuzu mu-X in the Philippines starts at ₱1,350,000 for the entry-level Isuzu mu-X RZ4E 1.9 4x2 LS AT, while the top-of-the-line Isuzu mu-X LS-A 3.0 4x4 AT is priced at ₱2,145,000. For more details, please refer to our 2021 Isuzu mu-X price list as follows:

Isuzu mu-X RZ4E 1.9 4x2 LS AT

Automatic | Diesel | 7 seats
₱1,350,000
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Isuzu mu-X RZ4E 1.9 4x2 LS-A MT

Manual | Diesel | 7 seats
₱1,670,000
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Isuzu mu-X LSA-A 3.0 4x2 AT

Automatic | Diesel | 7 seats
₱1,795,000
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Isuzu mu-X LS-A 3.0 4x4 AT

Automatic | Diesel | 7 seats
₱2,145,000
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*** Please note that the Isuzu mu-X‘s prices might differ in some showrooms and should serve as reference only.

Isuzu mu-X 2021 Specifications

Summary

  • Diesel

Powertrain

  • 1.9-3 L
    No
    148-175 hp
  • 350-380 Nm
    AT , MT
    Permanent 4x4 , RWD

Suspension & Brakes

  • Double Wishbone
    Disc
    Disc
  • Manual (Hand)

Dimensions

  • 4,825
    1,860 mm
    1,825-1,840 mm
  • 220-230 mm

Capacities

  • 7

Exterior

  • LED , LED Projector
    16-18 inches

Interior

  • Fabric , Leather
    Electronic , Manual
    Automatic , Manual

Technology

  • Push Button , Turnkey
    None , Standard
    With
  • iPod
    None
    With
  • With
    None
    With
  • None , With
    None , With
    None

Safety & Security

  • 2
    None , With
    With
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    With
    With
  • With
Note: Some of the specs you see here vary per variant. Check out each variant to see the full specifications.

Isuzu mu-X FAQS

What does Mu-X means?
The nameplate Mu-X stands for “Mysterious Utility eXtreme."
How many seats does the Isuzu Mu-X have?
The Mu-X is a fullsize 7-seat SUV.
Is the Isuzu Mu-X diesel or gasoline?
All Mu-X variants offered for the Philippine market are diesel.
Is the Isuzu Mu-X offered with 4x4 option?
The Isuzu mu-X is offered in both 4x2 and 4x4 drivetrain configuration.

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