The all-new Isuzu MU-X will cost more than the Mitsubishi Montero Sport

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by Drei Laurel | Aug 16, 2021
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Planning on buying the Philippine-bound 2022 Isuzu MU-X? If yes, be prepared to shell out at least P1,590,000 for the base unit. 

A source from within the Japanese car brand has provided Top Gear Philippines with the local prices and specs of the next-generation midsize SUV, and you could end up spending up to P2,450,000 depending on what variant you choose. Look:

2022 Isuzu MU-X

  1. Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 4x2 LS AT – P1,590,000
  2. Isuzu MU-X RZ4E 4x2 LS-A MT – P1,770,000
  3. Isuzu MU-X 3.0L 4x2 LS-A AT – P1,900,000
  4. Isuzu MU-X 3.0L 4x2 LS-E AT – P2,100,000
  5. Isuzu MU-X 3.0L 4x4 LS-E AT – P2,450,000

Units will be available in five colors: Marrakesh Brown, Satin White Pearl, Onyx Black, Mercury Silver, Splash White.

You’ll also have two engine options to choose from: A 3.0-liter Blue Powe turbodiesel with 187hp at 3,600rpm and 450Nm between 1,800-2,800rpm, and a 1.9-liter Blue Power RZ4E turbodiesel with 148hp at 3,600rpm and 350Nm between 1,800-2,600rpm. Both options come paired with either a six-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission.

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If you’re willing to spend a premium on a higher-end LS-E unit, you’ll also be looking at advanced safety and convenience features such as forward collision warning, autonomous emergency braking, turn assist, adaptive cruise control, and automatic high beams.

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Also worth noting is that the entire range gets a 10.1-inch touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility. Nice. Higher-end LS-E units come with an eight-speaker sound setup, while the rest of the lineup comes with six speakers.

It’s important to note that nothing is 100% until official word from Isuzu Philippines comes out. Right now, though? This is as much information as we’re getting. Also, no launch date yet, but we expect more information regarding a release to be made available soon.

What do you think of the all-new MU-X’s local pricing and specs?

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