When it comes to towing, the MU-X is your perfect travelling companion. The power and dependability of Isuzu’s proven 3.0L turbo diesel engine was built for towing with an impressive 450Nm of torque. Coupled with the intuitive 6-speed auto, the MU-X is ready to make light work of every journey – whatever the terrain.

  • 3.0L turbo diesel
  • 140KW power
  • 450NM torque
  • 3.5T Towing+


At the heart of the MU-X is the Isuzu 4JJ3-TCX 3.0L turbo-diesel engine. With over a century of specialist engineering experience, the MU-X is perfectly equipped for all of your needs - no matter if hauling a caravan, or just the family.

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 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 Turbo Diesel

6-Speed Transmission

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

Transmission Transmission


The advanced 3.0 litre turbo-diesel engine produces 140kW and an avalanche of torque on demand, with 450Nm available from just 1,600 through to 2,600rpm. This provides exceptional take-off and acceleration with a broad, flat torque band aiding overall drive-ability - also perfect for when carrying a load, or towing up to 3.5T+.

Torque Curve


Cutting-edge driver assistance systems designed to protect and enhance your driving experience. Isuzu’s Intelligent Driver Assistance System (IDAS) is standard across the MU-X range.

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The MU-X includes numerous safety features designed to help prevent incidents and make towing easy.

Reversing Camera

See what's going on behind you when you're reversing or hitching up a trailer.

Trailer Sway Control (TSC)

TSC detects trailer sway and actives measures to control unwanted movement.

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

ESC kicks-in when under or oversteering occurs and helps restore control

Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Having the right tyre pressure is essential when towing. The Tyre Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) constantly monitors individual tyre pressures, helping ensure that safe tyre pressures are maintained for optimal fuel efficiency and to help reduce tyre wear. (Standard on LS-U and LS-T models).


Improve the towing capability of your MU-X with these Isuzu UTE Genuine Accessories.


Safe, confident and controlled driving, towing and off-roading takes know-how. Improve your skills with these expert tips.

+3.5 braked towing capacity on all MU-X models when fitted with an optional genuine Isuzu UTE tow bar kit or tow tongue kit and an Electronic Brake Controller. IDAS features are designed to assist the driver, but should not be relied upon nor used as a substitute for safe driving practices. Feature operation may vary in different driving conditions. For more information and an explanation of features use and limitations refer to the Owner & Driver’s Manual or talk to your local Isuzu UTE Dealer.