Carlton Phillip Motor Pool, Roseau, Dominica
Engines: It is available in two variants - 4x2 and 4x4. Under the hood is a 3.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine producing 177PS of power and 380Nm of torque. Transmission duties will be handled by a 5-speed automatic transmission with sequential shift and brake shift technology. The claimed fuel-efficiency for the 4x2 variant is 13.8kmpl.
In terms of features, the Isuzu MUX houses an electrically-adjustable driver’s seat, second row seats with one-touch fold and tumble, a power outlet each for all three rows, automatic climate control, cooling vents for all three rows, a roof-mounted 10-inch DVD monitor, cruise control and a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with 8-speakers and iPod and Bluetooth compatibility.
It is the successor of the dated MU-7 (now discontinued) and is more competitive in its segment as well compared to the latter. The Isuzu MU-X undercuts two of its rivals, the Ford Endeavour and the Toyota Fortuner in terms of price.
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