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Isuzu MU-X

Isuzu MU-X

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    4.8 (17)
  • Value for Money
    4.8 (17)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.6 (16)
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    3.9 (17)
  • Braking
    4.6 (16)
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    4.3 (16)
  • Gear Shifting
    4.4 (16)
  • Suspension
    4.4 (17)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.7 (17)
  • Handling
    4.5 (17)
  • Interior Design
    4.3 (17)
  • Boot Size
    4.7 (17)
  • Comfort
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Tracey
TraceySouth East Queensland, QLD

Best car I have ever owned

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Just like to thank Isuzu . My Mux 7 seater was purchased from new in Dec 2015 it has just over 400000 on the clock has been serviced regular by my mechanic who i may add tells everyone how good of a car it is , he has also offered to buy it off me if i ever sell it . I am currently only on my 3rd set of tyres , just put the 2nd set of brake pads on last week . I work 5 days a week as a cleaner so the car is stopping and starting numerous times a day . It is so reliable and great to drive

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Brian P C
Brian P CSydney, NSW
  • 7 reviews
  • 2 likes

The beast was purchased to be the tow motor infront of our new Jayco 19.5 outback caravan. The MUX is well renowned as a strong work horse for towing Caravans and trailers upto 3 tonne. With lockdown soon to be over ours is sitting waiting to commence a few years of travelling. My brother bought his a few years ago and has circled Australia and then some without missing a beat. Biting at the bit to go!!!

Purchased in at Isuzu Dealers for $64,000.

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Phil
PhilMetropolitan Adelaide, SA
  • 4 reviews

Makes life a lot easier when you are behind the wheel.

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Used as an everyday driver it gives you the height to see around you and the room to pack a lot in.
Comfortable on long drives interstate and has the guts to tow a decent load.
Never had any issue with it, just a nice vehicle to drive.

Purchased in for $42,000.

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Michael M
Michael MHunter Region, NSW
  • 12 reviews
  • 9 likes

New to 4WD Vehicle

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Purchased Isuzu MUX February 2020 then covid struck. Now retired and was going to travel 2020.
Have only been able to do one longish run in it so far and fuel economy excellent. Could have travelled 1000k + on a standard tank.
Good to drive, comfortable and plenty of room.
No gizmos installed like other makes, so less to go wrong.
Servicing is every 15k and I have a fixed price listing supplied to me so I know exactly what I will be paying for the next 5 years
My only complaint would be the side mirrors do not fold in unless ignition is turned on. This could allow a bike rider to approach unnoticed prior to exiting.
Would recommend this vehicle.
Regards, M

Purchased in for $53,000.

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Greg
GregPilbara, WA
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Isuzu makes trucks not cars

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Its a SUV truck, sounds like a truck, tows like a truck, trucks along all day. We have had since brand new and only trouble we had when first had it was the gearbox, it wouldnt change into top sometimes while doing 100kmph or could be in top while town cruising at 40-60kmph, fixed it by towing a 3t excavator 250km in 4th.

Purchased in for $48,990.

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Taylor
Taylor
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Reliable and affordable

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Very impressed with the fuel economy and comfort of my new MUX. With all 7 seats up I can still fit my bugaboo bee stroller in the boot, the features and technology is great and the leather seats and red LED door lights are very stylish. We have had no troubles with this car and will not hesitate to buy another new one in 3 years time. great family car for a great price.

Purchased in at Coffs coast Isuzu.

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Great allrounder

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This car is used for for commuting and towing our van. We use it most days in a mix of city and country driving. We service this car as per Isuzu spec, but may do more oil changes as I would like to see the oil kept cleaner. We have had this car for nearly 40,000 and had no issues whatsoever. These are a very basic car, with few bells and whistles, but they have a very good engine. Towing the van (17 foot) returns 13l and, country driving, can get down a low as 7.5l. My wife drives this car mostly in a mix of city driving, with some country, and, has no regard for fuel economy, she gets 9.5 to 10l mostly.

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mike
mikeMetropolitan Adelaide, SA
  • 7 reviews
  • 2 likes

Great vehicle

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Changed from a prado to the new mux.
Maybe not quite as refined but still a nice car

Good engine and gearbox Tows well 1500 kg camper. Good air conditioning and touch screen Bluetooth works good

Purchased in at Wayne Phillis Automotive for $41,000.

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GaryMGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC

Brings a smile to my face

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Leisa
LeisaCentral Queensland, QLD
  • 2 reviews
  • 2 likes

The perfect car for me....

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Purchased in at Isuzu Dealers.

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Watchmen
Watchmen
  • 9 reviews
  • 14 likes

Excellent Vehicle

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Two years after purchasing new, the MUX is performing as expected with no problems experienced and just scheduled services. Used for long distant drives as well as around the paddocks towing a trailer. Sometimes pulls a caravan when needed for holidays.
Very comfortable on the open road and economical averaging 9 litres per 100km and 12 when towing.
Replaced my isuzu ute based on its own reliabilty over 320,000 kms with this MUX and very happy i did.

Purchased in at Cardiff Isuzu Ute.

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Lauren Tan
Lauren TanSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 3 reviews
  • 4 likes

Worth the wait

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Brought this car a month ago, this is my first automatic car and have found it great. Its a bit to get throw the gears but Im probably too use to a manual. The whole car is luxury from the leather seats to the electric add ons. Eg tv and air con in the back for the kids. I use this car for longer drives but have taken it to work, the reverse camera makes parking easy. Love this car.

Purchased in at Norris Motors .

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rebekah.howard1
rebekah.howard1AU
  • 10 reviews
  • 2 likes

Love the purr of this tough diesl family 4WD

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Purchased in for $39,000.

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TerraTerranoSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 4 reviews
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I've grown to love this noisy beastie that can tow houses up mountains!

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Besides for being a little noisy, the engine in this vehicle is phenomenal. I tow a Majestic Knight SLE (20'6") packed up to almost 3.0 ton with very little effort. Fuel consumption towing (about 13 l/100) is equivalent to many vehicles unladen effort! With the updated interiors, the feeling of being in a much more expensive vehicle cannot be passed by. Our MU-X has just turned one years old, and every indication is that it'll still be with our family for many, many years to come. Zero problems or issues to date.

Purchased in for $44,000.

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Peter
PeterSouth East Queensland, QLD
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Love my MUX

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frysie13
frysie13asked
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I've had an issue with my 2015 MUX. The radio turns off and on by itself and the screen is bland although when it turns back on the Isuzu logo appears. It is stuck on one channel and the only function that works if the volume. I am presume the SD card is faulty?

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Gordon B.
Gordon B.asked
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I suddenly can,t seem to turn off my MUX LST 22 accessories...tried everything...it says put into P and push button...but it just keeps going into and out of start without foot on brake...help...it also won,t stay locked . so anybody can open the door

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John Sando
John Sandoasked
MU-X 2nd Generation 4WD 3.0L Diesel LS-T (2017-2022)

Hi,
We get our new 2022 MU-X LST 4 x 4 in August.
We bought the vehicle to be our tow vehicle for our caravan.
Our caravan (Essential C Class Tourer) comes with a camera on the back of it and with a Safety Dave, SD-0109 Rear view LCD monitor for inside the car. Needs to be hard wired.
We know that in the past there was a module you could get installed to have the caravan camera connect to your MU-X screen inside the car.
So my questions are:
1. Can you plug in like normal with your caravan plug to the car and automatically connect with the screen inside the car from the camera on the caravan?
2. If you cant do 1, can you fit a module that will allow you to do this?
3. Has anyone done this to their MU-X LST 2022 model?
3. If you have what parts did you need and do you have photos please?
Appreciate what ever feedback you can give me.
Cheers, John.

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CategoryLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVsLarge / 7 Seater SUVs
Starting Price $53,900.00$65,900.00$59,900.00$47,900.00
Warranty Distance 150000 kms150000 kms150000 kms150000 kms
TransmissionAutomaticAutomaticAutomaticAutomatic
Drive TypeFour Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Four Wheel Drive (4WD)Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Fuel TypeDieselDieselDieselDiesel
Wheels17" Alloy20" Alloy18" Alloy17" Alloy
ANCAP Safety Rating5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Fuel Consumption8.3 L/100km7.9 L/100km7.9 L/100km8 L/100km
Engine3.0L turbo-diesel, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve with Diesel Particulate Diffuser (DPD)3.0L turbo-diesel, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve with Diesel Particulate Diffuser (DPD)3.0L turbo-diesel, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve with Diesel Particulate Diffuser (DPD)3.0L turbo-diesel, in-line 4-cylinder, DOHC, 16-valve with Diesel Particulate Diffuser (DPD)
Engine Code4JJ3-TCX4JJ3-TCX4JJ3-TCX4JJ3-TCX
Max Power140kW @ 3600rpm140kW @ 3600rpm140kW @ 3600rpm140kW @ 3600rpm
Max Torque450Nm @ 1600-2600rpm450Nm @ 1600-2600rpm450Nm @ 1600-2600rpm450Nm @ 1600-2600rpm
Country of ManufactureThailandThailandThailandThailand
Maximum Towing Capacity (braked)3,000 kg3,000 kg3,000 kg3,000 kg
Maximum Towing Capacity (unbraked)750 kg750 kg750 kg750 kg
Manufacturer Warranty6 year(s)6 year(s)6 year(s)6 year(s)
Dimensions
Kerb Weight2,135 kg2,175 kg2,155 kg2,035 kg
Ground Clearance230 mm235 mm235 mm230 mm
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