One year after its biggest update, Japanese automaker Isuzu Motors Ltd has finally released its models – the MU-X and V-Cross, a new 9-inch touchscreen infotainment system. This new 9-inch touchscreen unit is equipped with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity and will replace the old and old 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system. This upgrade will increase the comfort and convenience of drivers and passengers.
Last year, Isuzu launched V-Cross and MU-X in the Indian market with BS-6 compliance. It has introduced a more affordable trim which is priced at Rs. 16.98 lakh ex-showroom. The high-lander is well equipped and the list includes air conditioning with heater, tubeless tires with steel rim, four power windows, 60:40 split seats, a central locking system, rear parking sensor, high mounted stop lamp, fabric seat. And some more features.
The company also offers a Z variant that includes LED daytime running lamps with B-projector LED headlamps, LED tail lamps, roof rails, passive entry and start system, 6-way adjustable driver seat, automatic climate control, rear defggar, rear parking. Cameras with sensors and much more. For safety, the Z variant comes with dual airbags, engine immobilizer, brake override system and ABS with EBD. The Z variant starts at Rs. 19.98 lakh ex-showroom.
The V-Cross also comes in the Z Prestige variant with anti-pinch window, upgraded roof-mounted speakers, 6-way electrical adjustment for driver’s seat, cruise control, shift to fly four-wheel drive with high torque mode and front fog lighting. Z Prestige offers more safety equipment such as transfer case protectors, roof length airbags, side airbags, heel descent control, heel start assist, stability control and traction control. Jade Prestige starts with money. Ex-showroom Rs. 24.49 lakhs.
The V-Cross has a full-range 1.9-liter turbo diesel engine that produces 163 horsepower and 360 Nm of peak torque. Four-wheel-drive models also have an on-the-fly shift mechanism with high torque mode. The same engine was available earlier, although it produced less power and torque at 150 hp and 350 Nm. Previously, it came with a 2.5-liter diesel engine with 134 PS of power and 320 Nm of peak torque.
Isuzu has announced the same upgrade for the MU-X full-size SUV, including the 7-seater. The model contrasts with the MG Gloster, Toyota Fortuner and Ford Endeavor. It costs Rs. The ex-showroom of the two-wheel-drive AT variant is priced at Rs 33.23 lakh and the four-wheel-drive AT variant is priced at Rs. 35.19 lakh ex-showroom. It comes with a 3.0-liter diesel engine that produces a maximum power of 177 hp and a maximum torque output of 380 Nm. It comes with a two-high, four-high, four-low range with shift-on-fly operation. The language of design is almost the same as V-Cross. It comes with traction control, cruise control, bi-LED headlamps and many more animal comforts.