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June 13, 2024

Isuzu Reveals Updated mu-X For 2025


Isuzu has also updated its 7-seater mid-sized SUV, the mu-X for 2024. This year, the mu-X gains revised styling, upped levels of tech and comfort, and a new model grade.

Across all grades, the 2024 mu-X gets a new aggressive-looking front clip. The Mazda-esque wing-shaped grille is now gone and in its place is a larger, hexagonal-shaped one with what Isuzu calls a “Titanium Carbide” finish to its trademark horizontal bar insert. Flanking it are new LED headlights with a “Dynamic Blade” design and fighter jet-inspired front bumper. Over to the sides, the 20-inch alloy wheels have been re-designed and at the rear, the taillights now span the entire length of the backend with an “Embrace Line” look.



For 2024, a sporty new RS grade changes things around with a “Black Diamond” front grille, high-gloss black 20-inch alloy wheels, a gloss black roof, and a revised rear bumper with built-in diffusers.

Inside, the mu-X gets a new gauge cluster with a larger 7-inch LCD screen, a new infotainment touchscreen display with wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and a new seat cushion design. The dual zone climate control has also been updated with PM 2.5 filtration system. Meanwhile, the RS variant receives an all-black design with Lime Green accents to the seats, red accents to the multi-info display, and ambient red lighting. There’s also a smart power tailgate that opens and closes based on the proximity of the key fob.



Mechanically, the mu-X continues unchanged with its 1.9-liter (150 horsepower and 350 Nm) and 3.0-liter (190 horsepower and 450 Nm) engine choices. As always, there’s a shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive system and a single-button Rough Terrain System.

That being said, the mu-X does switch to Electric Power Steering. Not only does this reduce steering effort and turning radius (5.6 meters) on the family-friendly SUV, but it also helps it unlock Lane Keep Assist and Traffic Jam Assist on its Smart Duo Cam-based ADAS. It also updates the rear Blind Spot Indicators to include Emergency Lane Keeping. Other ADAS functionalities such as full-speed adaptive cruise control, automatic high beam, and forward collision warning with automatic braking remain.



Other safety features include a 360-degree camera with transparent view.

The 2024 Isuzu mu-X is already on sale in Thailand where it will be manufactured. However, according to Isuzu Philippines insiders, it’s unlikely that the update will make it to the local market by this year. It’s very likely this new mu-X will enter the local market as a 2025 model.

11 comments:

  1. Looks a lot better than the mess of a front end that the pre-facelift was. It still isn't pretty and still looks awkward from some angles but at least it's an improvement.

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  2. Looks like Maxus D90

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  3. Looks like a botched cosmetic surgery to me.

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  4. Tiggo big brother look.

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  5. This refresh is a bit better than the current design which looks like a puffer fish to me

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  6. I hope it will come in philippines before 2025

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    1. it might come at september of 2025 cuz september is usually the month if the mu-x's gonna launch

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  7. Love the comments on design. Don’t think you buy a SUV because it’s “pretty”. Admittedly, some look better than others but it’s all very subjective. What I am more looking at are the newer safety and driver assistance functions. I appreciate there’s still plenty of buttons vs other manufacturers placing more (if not all) controls on a touch screen, specifically the climate control. If for some reasons the screen gets accidentally broken or just won’t turn on (it happened to me in my older model MUX), at least you can still operate the aircon since those are buttons on the dash. So please ISUZU: continue to keep buttons on the dash and don’t go put everything onto a flat screen. I will wait 2025 to replace my current MUX. I enjoy the 3.0 engine because I do lots of mountain driving and it gives me the power I need even at full load (passengers and cargo).

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    1. MU-X looks like a Chery Tiggo 8 Pro or Maxus D90 now
      The MU-X variant that most Isuzu dealers stock and sell is the base variant with puny 1.9 liter turbo diesel engine with 350nm of torque which is weak.
      Sales of MU-X in the Philippine market was very low due to buyers refuse to buy the underpowered base variant and bare overpriced mid level 3.0 liter variants of the MU-X

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  8. Hopefully will launch before i decide to buy 2024 mux. So will not be wasted. I like its aggressive look

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  9. what will be the projected price for 2025 1.9L at?

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