Isuzu mu-X Boondock launched in the PH; price starts at Php 1.84 m
MANILA: Following the arrival of the Isuzu D-Max Boondock edition in the Philippines, the SUV fanatics started craving for a similar model of the automaker’s ever so popular SUV, the mu-X.
So, after serving the Philippine masses with the same model for good five years, the Isuzu mu-X has eventually received a major upgrade. The Japanese automobile manufacturer celebrates the SUV’s 5th anniversary with the 2020 mu-X Boondock edition. On top of the standard mu-X’s capabilities, the mu-X Boondock sports enhanced off-road abilities, features, and tech that make it an adventure-ready SUV.
For starters, the 2020 Isuzu mu-X Boondock boasts a brand-new front lip along with contrasting accents on its exterior, and hence, look much better and sportier than the standard variants of the SUV. Providing the mu-X Boondock with proper off-road abilities are the 17-inch machine-finished alloy wheels that come clothed with 265/70/R17 Yokohama Geolandar all-terrain tyres. There are also the steel step boards featuring the ‘Boondock’ logo. Another standard equipment that makes the SUV a true adventure vehicle is the roof-mounted crossbar.
Moving inside the 2020 Isuzu mu-X Boondock, we find the SUV flaunting-
- Leather upholstery
- Ten-inch LCD monitor
- Electrically adjustable driver’s seat
- Eight-inch touchscreen infotainment that comes equipped with USB, Bluetooth, AUX, navigation, Wi-Fi, CD/DVD, and a six-speaker sound system
Similar to the Isuzu D-Max Boondock edition pickup truck, the SUV also features aftermarket springs and performance shock absorbers which provide the mu-X Boondock with a 50mm lift.
Powering the 2020 Isuzu mu-X Boondock edition is the 4JJ1-TCX, 3.0-litre turbo-diesel unit equipped with BluePower Technology. This unit makes 177 PS of maximum power at 3,600 rpm and a peak torque of 380 Nm from 1,800 to 2,800 revs. A six-speed automatic gearbox with manual select is the only transmission option. Moreover, Isuzu is offering the mu-X Boondock edition in 4x2 variant only.
The automaker has priced the SUV at Php 1,845,000, and you can have one for yourself at any of the 42 official Isuzu dealerships across the Philippines. Thanks to a discount of Php 160,000, you can take home the 2020 Isuzu mu-X Boondock at just Php 1,685,000 for a brief period.