A new 1.9L diesel engine replaces the existing 3.0L unit
There is no manual gearbox available with the SUV
Deliveries and bookings will start from today itself
The 2021 BS6 Isuzu MU-X has been launched in the Indian market at a starting price of Rs 33.23 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, Chennai). It has been introduced in two variants namely 4x2 AT and 4x4 AT. The 7-seater SUV comes with a few minor aesthetic updates while powered by a new BS6 compliant 1.9L diesel engine in place of the existing 3.0L diesel engine. Just so you all know, the 2021 BS6 Isuzu MU-X will take on the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour, Mahindra Alturas and MG Gloster in the Indian market.
As far as looks are concerned, the 2021 MU-X SUV flaunts the same tiger-inspired front fascia with thick chrome grille and bi-LED projector headlamps. The headlamps also get integrated LED DRLs while other styling elements include 18-inch alloy wheels, muscular wheel arches and split LED tail-lamp cluster. The cabin boasts of soft leather seats with adjustable headrests for all seats. Comprising of a twin cockpit design, it also gets the one touch split/fold seats in both the second and third rows. Some of the standard features in the SUV are automatic climate control, steering mounted controls, touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay & Android Auto, ABS with EBD, traction control and six airbags.
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Mechanically, the 2021 Isuzu MU-X draws power from a BS6 compliant lightweight 1.9L Ddi diesel engine. The engine will produce maximum power output of 160bhp and peak torque performance of 320Nm between 2000-2500rpm. The engine will be linked to a new 6-speed sequential shift automatic transmission as standard with both the 4x2 and 4x4 variants. The 4x4 variant comes with a ‘shift-on-the-fly’ 4x4 select dial as standard. There is no manual gearbox on offer even as an option with the SUV. The bookings and deliveries of the BS6 MU-X will start from today itself as the demo units and test drive vehicles have already reached Isuzu dealerships. Below is the 2021 BS6 Isuzu MU-X price variant-wise (ex. showroom, Chennai):
2021 BS6 Isuzu MU-X 2WD AT - Rs 33.23 Lakhs
2021 BS6 Isuzu MU-X 4WD AT - Rs 35.19 Lakhs
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