Isuzu D-Max RZ4E 2018 & Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 2018 officially launched

Updated Jun 05, 2021 | Same topic: Leading-Edge Tech Trends

Isuzu Philippines launches new 1.9L RZ4E engine for the D-Max and MU-X.

Isuzu has introduced the all-new 3.0L 4JJ1-TCX Blue Power for its hot SUV and pickup - the Isuzu MU-X 2018 and Isuzu D-Max 2018 for months before. The engine is highly appreciated since it is expected to produce cleaner emissions, greater fuel efficiency and more power.

The Japanese brand seems to continue pampering these vehicles as it has recently launched another fresh engine option for the MU-X and the D-Max: A smaller 1.9 L turbo-diesel powertrain dubbed “RZ4E”.

Isuzu 1.9 L turbo-diesel RZ4E engine launching event

Isuzu has recently launched another fresh engine for the MU-X and the D-Max - a smaller 1.9 L turbo-diesel powertrain dubbed “RZ4E”

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Mr. Hajime Koso - President of Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) said that the all-new RZ4E Blue Power motor is built carefully to offer more torque and power. This engine is efficient, environment-friendly, quiet, less vibrational and easy to maintain.

Like the 3.0 L engine - the 4JK1-TC, the new mill also comes standard with Euro 4 compliant Blue Power tech. It consumes 1898cc and produces 148 hp and 350 Nm of torque. The RZ4E is also equipped with some new features of technology including DLC fuel injector needles, fracture-split design linking rods and Diamond-like Coated. All of these features contribute to reducing engine friction, making exhaust emissions clearer and performing greater fuel economy.

The 1.9 L turbo-diesel RZ4E engine

Like the 3.0 L engine - the 4JK1-TC, the new mill also comes standard with Euro 4 compliant Blue Power tech

Besides, IPC also revealed the updated Isuzu D-Max 2018 which is now powered by the fresh RZ4E mill. The Isuzu D-Max RZ4E 2018 receives redesigned alloy wheels, new headlamps and a fresher-looking front fascia. If you think the price of the 2018 variant is a bit expensive for you, you can also take a look at the used Isuzu D-Max 2011 for sale at affordable prices. 

Isuzu D-Max RZ4E 2018 angular front

The Isuzu D-Max RZ4E 2018 receives redesigned alloy wheels, new headlamps and a fresher-looking front fascia

Isuzu D-Max RZ4E 2018 taillight

The all-new Isuzu D-Max is now equipped with the all-new 1.9 L turbo-diesel RZ4E engine

Additionally, the RZ4E is also armed with a water-cooled variable geometry turbocharger system which helps the engine get a great throttle reaction even at low speed.

Speaking of the new Isuzu MU-X, stepping inside its cabin and you will e welcomed by glossy black plastic trim, automatic climate control system, LED ambient lighting, multi-info display, fabric seats and touchscreen infotainment system.

The RZ4E MU-X comes in with 5 cues consisting of Silky Pearl White, Titanium Silver, Obsidian Gray, Havana Brown and Cosmic Black. Especially, the Silky Pearl White will be offered only on the LS-A version with an addition of P10,000.

Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 2018 front view

The RZ4E MU-X comes available with 5 cues consisting of Silky Pearl White, Titanium Silver, Obsidian Gray, Havana Brown and Cosmic Black

According to latest car news, the Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 2018’s price tag has been officially announced while the price of the Isuzu D-Max RZ4E 2018 will be notified at a later date.

Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 2018 prices in the Philippines
Model  Prices
Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 4x2 LS M/T  P1,395,000 
Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 4x2 LS-A M/T  P1,570,000 
Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 4x2 LS-A A/T P1,595,000

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Know more about Isuzu mu-X 2021

Isuzu mu-X

<p>The Isuzu mu-X is a seven-seater midsize SUV with a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive&nbsp;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&#39;s name is an acronym which stands for&nbsp;Mysterious Utility eXtreme.&quot;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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