2024 Isuzu mu-X’s enhanced safety and innovative tech features  set to revolutionize the SUV market image

2024 Isuzu mu-X’s enhanced safety and innovative tech features set to revolutionize the SUV market

Mar 10, 2024 | NEWS

Tagaytay, Philippines (March 7, 2024) – Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) proudly introduced the latest edition of its flagship SUV, the new 2024 Isuzu mu-X, in an exclusive media test drive event, showcasing its state-of-the-art safety and technological advancements. With its outstanding 5-star ASEAN NCAP safety rating brought by its Advanced Driver Assist System (ADAS) with SMART DUO Camera, the new Isuzu mu-X now comes equipped with even more features designed to elevate the driving experience and provide unparalleled protection for both its occupants and its surroundings.

The event, which took place from BGC, Taguig to Tagaytay Highlands, saw around 60-kms of driving allowing the members of the motoring media and influencer group to experience first-hand the vehicle's enhancements. Upon arriving at Tagaytay Highlands IPC prepared a controlled testing area highlighting its new features, starting with its new 360-degree Around View Monitor (AVM), a cutting-edge system that provides drivers with a comprehensive view of the vehicle's perimeter, aiding in navigating tight parking spots and making difficult turns with ease.

Further enhancing the safety features of the mu-X, IPC also demonstrated its improved blind spot monitoring system, capable of detecting vehicles or motorcycles in the driver’s blind spot, thus significantly reducing the risk of accidents during lane changes or turns.

IPC also sets a new benchmark with the introduction of the first-in-class Digital Video Recorder (DVR), allowing owners to record up to 11 hours of video from both its front and rear cameras, without the need for aftermarket dashcam installations. This innovation ensures vehicle warranty integrity while providing added security and convenience to mu-X owners.

Catering to the modern and tech-savvy drivers, the 2024 Isuzu mu-X also boasts Wireless Connectivity that the participants truly enjoyed, compatible with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto®, any compatible phone can seamlessly integrated into its 10.1” Infotainment system. This feature, along with its new Wireless Charging capability, ensures that occupants can enjoy their journey with continuous entertainment, navigation, and connectivity, without the worry of draining their devices' batteries.

With its elegant exterior, powerhouse safety features, and cutting-edge technology, IPC President Tetsuya Fujita expressed his enthusiasm for the model, stating that, “The 2024 edition of the Isuzu mu-X is our most technologically advanced and safest SUV to date. With these new features, alongside with its modern and elegant styling, the new Isuzu mu-X is poised to redefine expectations and revolutionize the SUV market – raising the bar even higher in terms of in-vehicle safety and technology.”

Powered by the reliable 4JJ3-TCX Blue Power Diesel engine, the Isuzu mu-X efficiently delivers up to 190 PS of maximum power and 450 N-m of maximum torque, giving its customers the confidence to face the challenges of urban driving as well as traverse any terrain when driving off-road. And with the addition of these technological advancements, the new Isuzu mu-X makes a compelling choice for those seeking a reliable, stylish, and safety-oriented vehicle.