Isuzu launches MU-X, D-Max V-Cross and D-Max S-Cab in Nepali market


Japanese automotive brand Isuzu launched new models of MU-X, V-Cross and S-Cab in the Nepali market. Isuzu has launched these models in Nepal under sole distributorship of Continental Trading Enterprise (CTE), a subsidiary of Continental Group.

Officials of Isuzu said that the latest range of these vehicles are based on the latest generation of  D-MAX platform and manufactured at state-of-the-art plant at Sri City, Andhra Pradesh in India.

Similarly, they also claimed that these vehicles are built with the same tough, durable, reliable and life-lasting quality that Isuzu is globally known for and are powered by the Isuzu diesel engines renowned for fuel efficiency, reliability and performance.

The pick-up market in Nepal is expected to grow manifold and Isuzu has laid strong emphasis on offering a range of its latest D-Max products.

1 Isuzu MU-X

The Isuzu MU-X 2018 is the facelift version of the SUV that gets restyling on the outside and more features on the inside. On the safety front, the model now comes with additional tech. Styling changes have been made to the interiors that make it plusher. Coming to the Isuzu MU-X 2018 variants, it is available in 4×2 and 4×4 versions. The better-kitted model has undergone a slight change when it comes to the Isuzu MU-X 2018 price in Nepal, which has changed marginally.

The Isuzu MU-X 2018 specifications have been retained from the pre-facelift version. That said, it comes with the same 3.0-litre, turbo-diesel engine, which puts out maximum power of 174 bhp against peak torque of 390 Nm. Transmission duties are carried over by the conventional 5-speed manual unit and it also gets a choice between 4×2 and 4×4 drivetrains.

Powered by the 3.0-litre, turbo-diesel engine, the Isuzu MU-X 2018 mileage is rated at 13.8 km/l by ARAI under ideal conditions. The figure may vary in real-time conditions.

The Isuzu MU-X 2018 competes with Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Honda CR-V, Ford Endeavour and Toyota Fortuner, among others, in the premium SUV space.

The price of Isuzu MU-X starts at NRs. 1.35 Crore.

Isuzu MU-X Specifications

Engine Displacement –  2999 cc
Maximum Power – 174 Bhp @ 3600 rpm
Maximum Torque  – 380 Nm @ 1800-2800 rpm
Mileage (ARAI) – 13.8 kmpl
Ground Clearance – 220 mm
Boot Space – 235 litres
Fuel Tank Capacity – 65 litres