The 2018 Isuzu MU-X is expected to be released in mid this year. This model is anticipated to present a severe threat to big rivals such as Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Ford Endeavour, Toyota Fortuner and Chevrolet Trailblazer.
2018 Isuzu MU-X – Design Features and Technology
The SUV is more stylish compared to the dated MU-7. This is because the new model is based on a new platform with new designing. The model is anticipated to come with a new chassis which makes the SUV look shorter in length. It comes with a shorter wheelbase, excellent facing, and large grilles. The exterior is stylishly developed. It is anticipated to come with daytime running LED lamps with the 17-inch wheel.
The handling is also remodeled. The SUV is anticipated to have features of hill descent control which is speed-variable. A driver can set a given speed and the SUV will maintain the speed. The safety of the SUV is also top notch. The model is expected to come with Emergency Brake Assist, reverse camera, engine immobilizer, reverse parking sensor, Anti-theft alarm system and front seat belt warnings.
The interior is also fully developed. The 2018 Isuzu MU-X gets a new dashboard and will have a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. The dashboard will have a touch of piano black finish, excellent leather seats, and chrome. The driver seat is anticipated to include a 6-way power adjustable driver seat with climate control and cooling vents. The interior is remodeled and all features such as Passive Entry and Start System, a DVD player with an 8-speaker audio system, dual airbags with ABS have been remodeled. The whole cabin also gets equipped with power windows
The boot capacity is expected to be of 235-litres of space. At the boot, there will be a 12V outlet. Also, there is a compartment that comes in handy for storing tools. There are enough leg room and the head space that fits a 6-foot tall person. The interior also gets a dual tone color scheme. The rear passengers also get their own entertainment system. There is a 10-inch rear monitor with the audio system having quality Bluetooth and USB connectivity.
2018 Isuzu MU-X – Engine Specs
The SUV is expected to have a 3.0-liter, 4-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine. The turbocharged engine is expected to improve the general performance of the engine as well as the strength production. The SUV’s engine is expected to give out a peak power of 174 hp and a maximum torque of 380 Nm which will range between 1800 to 2800 rpm. The SUV is expected to have a five-speed transmission gearbox. The transmission method is expected to come in both manual and the automatic transmission. The fuel consumption of the SUV is expected to range between 7.9 l/100KM to 8.1 l/100KM.
2018 Isuzu MU-X – Release Date and Price
The model is anticipated to have a 4×4 option and also a shift on the fly 4×4 select. The mileage is expected to be 13.8KM/l for the 4×2 model. The 2018 Isuzu MU-X is expected to be in three different designs. The price will vary based on the type of model. In general, the price of the initial design is approximate $52,000. The SUV is expected to be available in the market in the mid of 2018.