19 Feb 2021: BS6 ISUZU mu-X SUV found testing in India: Details here
ISUZU's next-generation mu-X SUV, which was unveiled in October 2020, should be launched in India later this year. A test mule of the car has been spotted testing on the roads.
The images suggest that it is based on the previous-generation model, and the company might be testing the BS6 engine on this vehicle.
Here are more details.
Exteriors: The car has an imposing design
The new-generation ISUZU mu-X has an aggressive design, featuring a sloping roofline, a muscular bonnet, a twin-slat chromed grille, a wide air dam, and sleek LED headlamps with integrated DRLs.
It is flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, ORVMs, side steppers, and petal-patterned 20-inch alloy wheels.
Wrap-around taillights and a heavily refreshed bumper are available on the rear.
Fact: It will be offered with two diesel engine options
In India, the 2021 ISUZU mu-X will be offered with two BS6-compliant engine choices: a 1.9-liter diesel mill that makes 150hp/350Nm, and a 3.0-liter diesel motor that generates 190hp/450Nm. Transmission duties will be taken care of by a 6-speed manual and a 6-speed automatic gearbox.
Interiors: The vehicle packs a 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment console
The ISUZU mu-X has a spacious cabin, featuring an 8-way power-adjustable driver's seat, an electric parking brake, a powered tailgate, dual-zone climate control, and a multifunctional steering wheel with paddle shifters.
It houses a 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity facilities.
Multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and other standard features are available to ensure the safety of the passengers.
Fact: 2021 ISUZU mu-X: Pricing and availability
Details related to the pricing and availability of the 2021 ISUZU mu-X in India will be revealed at the launch event later this year. However, it is expected to carry a price-tag of around Rs. 30 lakh (ex-showroom).