2016 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4 Review

Sales of large SUVs are on the rise, and not just urban-centric family haulers. Big, tough, off-road capable SUVs make up about 40 per cent of segment sales, and that number is growing.

While the Toyota Landcruiser and Prado sit atop the sales ladder, the Isuzu MU-X comes in a very respectable, and very surprising, third.

Launched here in 2014, the MU-X has been the quiet achiever of the SUV set,now eclipsing sales of more established names like Pajero, Patrol andPathfinder.

There are three trim grades in the MU-X line-up, and our test car is the top-specification $53,500 2016 Isuzu MU-X LS-T 4x4.

Think about it, Australia is a landmass that covers some 7.7 million square kilometres where roughly 80 per cent of the 820,000-kilometre road network is unpaved. Throw in any travel that actually occurs ‘off road’ and you can start to see why a proper 4x4 makes sense. Read more...

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16 Feb 2017

By James Ward