Powerful, robust, and reliable, the Isuzu MU-X is an outstanding SUV. From start to finish every aspect of its design reflects Isuzu’s commitment to excellence. If you’re looking for a capable vehicle you can count on, you can find SUVs for sale on Auto Mart.
It’s on its way
The first Isuzu MU-X was shipped to South Africa earlier this year, news that follows the auto manufacturer’s announcement of their plans to launch their business operations locally. After GM left South Africa, Isuzu established independent operations in Port Elisabeth, which was officially launched in February. Isuzu has business operations in 30 countries and their 47 manufacturing plants are run with partners. Isuzu’s operations in South Africa are their first completely independent venture outside of Japan. Isuzu has established a reputation in South Africa for their reliable and quality vehicles. Isuzu KBs are renowned for their superior ride quality when traveling on gravel and the MU-X is set to take this performance up a notch.
Specifications and features
The MU-X is equipped with the Isuzu’s renowned 3.0-litre turbo diesel engine. Whether you want the freedom to explore off-road terrain or you’re traversing the city streets, this capable SUV is the ultimate ride. With 7 seats and plenty of interior space, you can take your friends and family with you on your next adventure. The MU-X boasts a five-link rear suspension and South Africans will be able to choose between the 2×4 and the 4×4 variations. The MU-X 300 is equipped with a 3.0-litre turbodiesel engine that delivers 130 kW of power with a peak torque of 380Nm. This variation has a six-speed automatic transmission. Another reason to consider finding these SUV’s for sale is their bi-LED projector headlamps, which increase visibility at night and in challenging weather conditions. The reversing camera makes navigating an urban environment easier and safer. The towing capacity for this model is 3 000kg.
The first Isuzu MU-X was available for sale in Thailand in 2013. The vehicle was then introduced in the Philippines where it gained popularity among local motorists. Following its success in Thailand and the Philippines, the MU-X was introduced to Australia. The 1.9-litre variation is available on the international market and has an engine that delivers 110kW of power with a peak torque of 350Nm. Both manual and automatic transmissions are available for this variation. A rear differential lock option is also available.
The competition is tough
The Isuzu MU-X, which is similar to the Chevrolet Trailblazer, is competitively priced in order to compete with its rivals, the Toyota Fortuner, Ford Everest, and the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.
For many years, Isuzu bakkies have proven their trustworthy performance on mines as well as on construction sites. They’ve delivered a performance that local farmers can count on when facing challenging terrain. Isuzu leads the international production of diesel engines, which demonstrates their expertise in the production of trustworthy compression-ignition engines.
Now that you know more about the Isuzu MU-X, you can find SUVs for sale on Auto Mart. A capable SUV gives you the freedom to explore new terrain and to enjoy South Africa’s spectacular scenery.