2019 has already come and Isuzu has also brought its fans with the new Isuzu MU-X which comes to be the 2019 model year. The PPV (pickup-platform vehicle) gets no significant changes but comes with cosmetic modifications outside and inside. It has been available in the Thailand market.
So what’s new in the Isuzu MU-X 2019 facelift? The front bumper has been slightly tweaked with darker cladding in the standard version while the Limited variant comes with color-keyed pieces. The center air intake also looks more prominent than the previous model’s.
The new Isuzu MU-X which comes to be the 2019 model year
The center air intake also looks more prominent than the previous model’s
At present, the Japanese car manufacturer hasn’t disclosed any images of the MU-X interior but it is expected to get the same unit as the premium Onyx version which comes with leather seats and more gloss black trimmings.
Under the hood, the Isuzu MU-X 2019 is powered by the same engine in the current model which is a 3.0L BluePower diesel for the top-of-the-line 4x4 and a 1.9L BluePower unit for 4x2 version.
Especially, the 1.9L engine is equipped with stop/start tech which can automatically turn off the engine when the car is stationary. When the braking system is released, the car will start again.
The MU-X 2019 is powered by the same engine in the current model
According to the latest car news, the Isuzu MU-X 2019 may hit the Philippine market in the middle or in late 2019.
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<p>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."</p> <p> </p>