Towing, touring or city cruising, the MU-X can take on it all. The Isuzu 3.0L turbo diesel engine delivers a massive 430Nm of torque matched with a 6-speed automatic transmission. Using highly-advanced Isuzu common-rail diesel technology this balances the power with superior fuel efficiency. The end result is outstanding performance to tackle any hill, overtake on the freeway and tow what you like without constant visits to the fuel station.

Magnetic Red Mica MU-X on mountain road MU-X Driving on Dusty Road


At the heart of every MU-X is the famous 3.0L Isuzu engine, exclusive to the Isuzu range. It’s one of Isuzu’s most popular engines, now powering your Isuzu SUV.

3.0L Turbo Diesel

The secret to producing efficient power is having a large capacity, under-stressed engine that can cope with any challenge. The exclusive 3.0L turbo diesel engine is why the MU-X delivers more power and torque using less fuel, making it one of the most fuel efficient 7-seat SUVs out there.
The exposed D-MAX engine under the bonnet The exposed D-MAX engine under the bonnet

6-Speed Transmission

Choose the intuitive 6-speed automatic and let the MU-X do all the smooth shifting for you. If you do wish to take control, select Rev-tronic mode for sequential shifting. Grade Logic technology makes sure you are in the correct gear when ascending and descending tough terrain.

Transmission Transmission

Torque On Demand

With 430Nm of torque on demand, you'll experience smooth acceleration with the MU-X no matter the load. From passengers in every seat, to hauling a trailer full of camping essentials, the MU-X will tackle the road ahead and any hill with ease.

Torque Curve Torque Curve


The MU-X has serious pulling power, with 3 tonne braked towing capacity across all models. Load up the back with all your gear, then hitch up a boat, caravan or trailer. Driving the MU-X you don't ever have to leave anything behind.

Pulling Power MU-X Towing


Diesel engines are 20-30% more efficient than petrol engines. The MU-X is so fuel efficient because our engineers have decades of experience in commercial transport, where every litre counts.


Dirty, dusty off-road adventure is where the MU-X really shines, with engineering and technology features that'll keep you going across all types of terrain.