The Isuzu is planning to boost its line of full-size SUVs with a new, fully refurbished vehicle. The upcoming car will be called the Isuzu MU-X 2017 and will come with a modern exterior, sophisticated interior and a more powerful engine. It is expected to intensify competition in this category of vehicle and help the Japanese automobile manufacturer increase its revenue.
Isuzu MU-X 2017 – Platform and Design:
With a big grille & bumper, huge LED headlamps, and wide air vents, the front end of the Isuzu MU-X 2017 will be a bit aggressive and prominent. The rear end will have an enormous tailgate, a protruding bumper and also LED taillights. The sides will be glazed by a brand new 18-inch wheels, highly-functional mirrors and classic windows. The exterior body panels will be decorated with elegant lines and curves as well as sleek features.
In the interior, the seats will be more functional with adjust and heating mechanisms. With the rear seats being ford-able, the new Isuzu car will offer enough space for luggage. Some fine materials such as leather and metal & wood trim will feature in most of the cabin components. Equipped with the latest technological features, the Isuzu MU-X 2017 will offer plenty of information and entertainment to the passengers. It will have a colored touchscreen and other tech features such as an 8-speaker audio system, satellite navigation and automatic climate control system. In addition, the car will get high-tech connectivity and driver-assistance equipment.
Isuzu MU-X 2017 – Engine Expectations and Performance:
The newest MU-X will have a 3.0-liter turbodiesel I4 engine capable of producing 130 hp and 380 lb-ft. The engine will be paired with a 5-speed manual or automatic transmission system that provides enhanced gear shifts and boosts fuel efficiency.
The full-size SUV will achieve the 0-to 60-mph acceleration in 9.0 seconds and attain a top speed of 120 mph. The engine is expected to provide improved fuel economy and excellent lower emission rate figures. The fuel consumption is estimated at 17 mpg in the city and 24 mpg on the highway.
Safety and Security:
The car will be a safe and secure one. It will be equipped with features such as anti-lock brake system (ABS), rearview camera, digital security control (DSC), seatbelts, digital brake distribution (EBD), rear cross traffic alert system, airbags, traffic alert, advanced cruise control, blind spot detection system and lane departure assist.
Isuzu MU-X 2017 – Rumors Date and Price:
The starting price of Isuzu MU-X 2017 is set at around $26,000, so it will be a costly vehicle. The trim levels will be selling at higher prices. The top-notch model is expected to fetch around $35,000. The SUV will be available in the last months of 2016. Some markets will start selling at the end of the first quarter of 2017.
The following vehicles will give Isuzu a good run for its money concerning the new full-size SUV: Toyota Fortuner, Ford Everest, Mitsubishi Pajero, Holden Colorado, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Yukon, Lincoln Navigator and Suzuki Grand Vitara.