ISUZU is well known for its trucks and full-size SUV in India, which comes with a muscular look and a size that makes every other car look small. However, this all felt small in front of the new BS6 norms which were introduced around the same time last year in India, due to which the company had to discontinue all its lineup as every ISUZU car was built based on the earlier pollution BS4 norms. But the company has returned to Indian markets again after a 1-year break with a BS6 upgrade to its two new entries which also have received minor changes as well. So, let’s judge these cars that, if they can withstand this modern competition or not. Here is the list of 5-Things to know before buying the BS6 ISUZU MU-X.
Gone where the days where the MUX would come with a powerful 3.0-litre diesel engine that worked on the BS4 norms and could generate a max power of 177 PS and 380 Nm of max torque. Now the MUX comes with a rater weaker 1.9-litre diesel engine which can generate a max power of 163 PS and max torque of 360 Nm.
The new MUX is built in India with a collaboration of General Motors and Isuzu and shares its platform with the Chevrolet Trailblazer and also the D-Max.
The MUX comes in only 2 variants – first being the 4×2 drive variant which is priced at Rs. 33.23 lakh and the off-roading capable 4×4 drive variant which is priced at Rs.35.19 lakh
The MUX now comes with features like a comparably smaller 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a semi digital instrument cluster, 6-way adjustable driver seat, push button start/stop and many more. for the safety the car gets standard features like ABS with EBD, 6 airbags, ISOFIX child mount and many such more.
The MUX locks horns with the segment ruler Toyota Fortuner, widely popular Ford Endeavour, MG Gloster, Mahindra Alturas G4 and the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace.