Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

2024 Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled in Thailand | Best Car Ever ?

Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

Isuzu has unveiled their 2024 Isuzu MU-X facelift in Thailand, marking an update for this large SUV which rivals Toyota LandCruiser Prado, Ford Everest and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport models. Alongside technical updates comes an updated exterior design.

An emissions-compliant 1.9-litre four-cylinder turbo diesel engine also exists, providing an ideal balance of efficiency and power.

 Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled Exterior

The MU-X SUV stands as one of the top seven-seat off-road SUVs on the market, thanks to its impressive ride and handling, spacious cabin and suite of effective driver assist technologies including lane keeping and speed sign recognition warnings – making it a formidable opponent to rival Toyota LandCruiser Prado, Ford Everest and Mitsubishi Pajero Sport SUVs.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

Isuzu’s recent revisions of its Struandale plant produced MU-X car have enhanced its competitive edge even further. The refreshed exterior boasts an eye-catching front design featuring bolder Dynamic-Blade headlights and fighter jet inspired bumper for optimal aerodynamics; and at the rear new taillights boast lighting signatures connected by black trim pieces; 18 or 20-inch alloy wheel designs have also been introduced.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

The top-spec RS variant, currently exclusive to Thailand, boasts a model-specific grille design and black finishes for items such as mirror caps, door handles, roof and wheels – which could help the MU-X stand out against more pedestrian rivals in Australia. Furthermore, this variant inherits from D-Max X-Terrain an upgraded Rough Terrain Mode feature that retains front axle traction control when engaged rear diff lock – something no other SUV on the market can claim as its own unique trait.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

 Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled Interior

Isuzu’s 2024 MU-X refresh is designed to compete with industry leaders such as Toyota Fortuner and Ford Everest in its segment. Boasting an upgraded flagship variant known as RS, the seven-seat adventure SUV now sports cosmetic upgrades for an enhanced sporting look.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

Isuzu claims their new Isuzu RS was designed to look like a genuine ute, with black-out elements in both its front grille and headlights featuring LED daytime running light systems (DRLS). Sitting atop unique 20-inch alloy wheels, it features front skid plates with lime green RS badges as well as updated rear taillights to complete its sporty aesthetic – while its more angular roof and flares complete its sporty design.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

Isuzu has added several modern touches to their interior to give it an upmarket and modern feel, such as an upgraded 9.0-inch touch-screen infotainment system with physical volume knobs and tuning knobs for tuning control, as well as an upgraded instrument cluster boasting a 7″ display.

Underneath, Isuzu has retained the four-cylinder turbo-diesel engines found in its current model. The 1.9-litre version produces 148 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque while its 3.0-litre sibling produces 187 horsepower and 450 Nm; both can be fitted to 4×2 or 4×4 drivetrains via 6-speed automatic transmissions; plus enhanced ADAS features like surround view camera, rear cross traffic brake, and lane keeping assist are standard in these variants.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

 Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled Safety

Isuzu has equipped its MU-X with numerous safety features, beginning with an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems suite featuring adaptive cruise control (including stop-and-go functionality), traffic sign recognition and rear cross traffic alert, emergency lane keeping/departure warning/driver attention monitoring as well as emergency lane keeping/departure warning/driver attention monitoring and driver attention monitoring. A reversing camera equipped with dynamic guidelines as well as LED headlights/taillights/trailer sway control/trailer sway control/trailer sway control/dual front/side/curtain airbags complete the safety offering of Isuzu.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

Interior upgrades on the MU-X include a refreshed 7-inch semi-digital instrument display with front and rear USB-C charge ports (while older ones remain), wireless Apple CarPlay support, Android Auto support, improved centre console paddle shifters for steering wheel-mounted paddle shifting and ventilated front seats; enhanced infotainment system touchscreen now supports wireless Android Auto and features simplified touch-sensitive volume tuning controls; as well as an all-new rear view camera that can be operated via voice command.

Isuzu claims it has enhanced the MU-X’s five-star ANCAP safety rating by making upgrades to driver knee protection, and providing model grades with 360-degree cameras to work alongside reverse automatic emergency braking and rearview camera functionality. Australia will likely retain Isuzu’s current two 1.9L and 3.0L four cylinder turbo diesel powertrain options (delivering 110kW/350Nm and 140KW/450Nm respectively), providing braked towing capacities up to 3500kg.

Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

 Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled Price

Isuzu has kept its pricing of the refreshed MU-X relatively unchanged, with entry-level LS-M 1.9L 2WD models starting from $51,500 drive-away pricing – making it significantly less than segment leaders like Ford Everest and Toyota Prado.

The LS-M features the same spacious, well-appointed cabin that was found in its predecessors; third row seating that can comfortably seat adults; an expansive trunk; as well as driver safety aids including blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert as standard equipment.

As with the larger D-Max ute, the 2024 MU-X continues to use Isuzu’s RZ4E-TC 1.9-litre diesel engine which produces 110kW and 350Nm. Though smaller than its 3.0-litre counterparts in both models, Isuzu maintains that it can still handle carrying significant loads.Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

As with the current Isuzu MU-X range, value remains an integral selling point – and Wheels Magazine recently recognized this fact when they awarded it the ‘Best Value 4×4 SUV’ title. Wheels Magazine recognised not only Isuzu’s seven-seater’s attractive upfront cost but its low insurance premiums, fuel costs and affordable servicing – something all MU-X models benefit from thanks to Isuzu’s Service Plus customer care program which provides capped-price servicing up until five years or 105,000km with six year warranty coverage!Isuzu MU-X Facelift Unveiled

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