Isuzu MU-X 2017
Carsguide Deputy Editor James Cleary had this to say at the time: The Isuzu MU-X is well-equipped, competent and nicely screwed together. Not as bold or plush as some of its competitors, the top-spec LS-T is all the money, but will appeal to traditional, no-nonsense buyers who prefer an honest, hard worker over a tricked-out flash Harry.You can read the full review here.
This is what James Cleary liked most about this particular version of the Isuzu MU-X: Plenty of grunt, Heaps of space, Trick transmission
The 2017 Isuzu MU-X carries a braked towing capacity of up to 3000 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.
The Isuzu MU-X is also known as the Chevrolet Colorado, the Chevrolet D-Max, the Chevrolet LUV D-Max, the Holden Colorado, the Holden Rodeo, the Isuzu KB, the Isuzu LB, the Isuzu Rodeo, the Chevrolet T Series and the GMC Canyon in markets outside Australia.
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Isuzu MU-X 2017 Q&As
Check out real-world situations relating to the Isuzu MU-X here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.
Is it worth waiting for the new Isuzu MU-X?
When the new D-Max arrived in 2020, the big improvements included a step up in standard equipment and a big leap forward in refinement and ride quality. The engine and driveline, however, was carried over from the previous model, so performance and driveability were similar.
With that in mind, you can probably expect the all-new MU-X to offer a similar hike in standard equipment terms. But unlike the D-Max with its rear leaf springs, the MU-X already features coil springs all around, so there may not be quite the same boost to refinement or ride quality. That said, it’s unlikely Isuzu would go backwards in this department. If you can live without the creature comforts, then a run-out deal on the old model seems like a pretty good idea. It really all depends on how much importance you place on having the latest and greatest.Show more
Why is my 2017 Isuzu MU-X struggling to make power?
If the new clutch helped the vehicle climb hills, then I dare say that was money well spent. As for noises from the engine under load, I’m afraid that’s a job for somebody on the spot who can listen to the vehicle and make an assessment. The noise could be major internal problems or it could be something as simple as a loose heat shield under the car. Even a loose or worn engine mount can create all sorts of mysterious and expensive-sounding noises and rattles.
Don’t forget, your vehicle came with a five-year factory warranty, so a major failure that is not the result of mis-use or general wear and tear (provided the vehicle has travelled less than 130,000km) is still covered by Isuzu.Show more
What does the "check system" error code mean in the Isuzu M-UX?
Any time you have a fuse blowing consistently, you have an electrical problem. Either the circuit involved in lighting the indicator letters and shifting the vehicle into Park (modern transmissions use electronic actuators extensively) is shorting out or being overloaded, and that’s causing the fuse to blow as an alternative to the wiring melting and setting fire to something.
If it’s a new vehicle, though, it’s covered under the factory warranty, so a trip to the dealership should put it right at no cost to you. It could be a pinched wire, a poor earth, or a fault in the electronic control system. Either way, it’s Isuzu’s problem.Show more
Why is the fuel consumption of my 2019 Isuzu MU-X getting worse?
My initial thought is that 11 or 12 litres per 100km for an overall average is about what I would have expected. These are not small cars, they’re not light and they have fairly ordinary aerodynamics.
What you need to keep in mind is that the official fuel consumption figure is a number achieved on a very specific test cycle that in no way approximates a real-world experience. Car makers go to great lengths to nail a good number on these tests (for marketing purposes) often at the expense of real-world fuel economy. Yes, it does seem crazy, doesn’t it?
You also mentioned you use your car mostly for high-speed driving. What’s your definition of high speed? Thanks to the aerodynamics of vehicles like the MU-X an extra 10km/h at freeway speeds can have a huge effect on economy. Even removing a roof-rack when you’re not using it can save a litre per 100km.Show more
Isuzu MU-X 2017 Price and Specs
|Isuzu MU-X Model||Body Type||Specs||Price from||Price to|
|LS-M (4X2)||SUV||3.0L Diesel 6 SP SEQ AUTO||$23,600||$32,010|
|LS-M (4X2)||SUV||3.0L Diesel 6 SP AUTO||$24,000||$32,560|
|LS-M (4X2)||SUV||3.0L Diesel 5 SP AUTO||$23,200||$31,570|
|LS-M (4X4)||SUV||3.0L Diesel 6 SP SEQ AUTO||$27,000||$35,750|