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Isuzu D-Max Facelift and MU-X – 2016 Indonesia Auto Show (GIIAS)

 
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Isuzu is displaying the MU-X and D-Max Facelift at the 2016 Indonesia Auto Show.

The new Isuzu MU-X is on display at the 2016 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show. The new facelift is being showcased for the first time in the country.

It is priced from IDR 448 million (INR 22,83,571) for the standard variant, and IDR 478 million (INR 24,36,124) for the Premiere variant. Isuzu D-Max Facelift is also making its Indonesian debut at the ongoing show. It is priced from IDR 341 million to IDR 514 Million (INR 17,38,357 to INR 26,19,929).

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New Isuzu D-Max is built to compete in the commercial segment, while the the MU-X competes with the likes of Toyota Fortuner, Ford Endeavour and the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

MU-X borrows design cues from the D-Max. It receives chrome grille, flared wheel arches and 16” alloy wheels while it bears strong similarity to the Chevrolet Trailblazer. Its interiors are seen with silver steering wheel, 6 way adjustable driver seat and a long list of infotainment features besides climate controls, split seats in second and third row and plenty of storage spaces.

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MU-X is powered by a RZ4E-TC 1.9 liter turbo diesel engine offering 150 PS power and 350 Nm torque and a 4JJi-TCX 3.0 liter turbo diesel engine offering 117 PS power and 380 Nm torque. The D-Max facelift receives a turbo diesel engine with 136 PS power and 32.6 kgm torque. Both these models are set to garner the attention of buyers at the Indonesia Auto Show ahead of launch in the country.

 

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