Isuzu launches Hi-Lander at ₹16.98 lakh and BS6-compliant V-Cross, MU-X SUV1 min read . Updated: 10 May 2021, 03:16 PM IST
The Isuzu Hi-Lander is powered by a 1.9-litre diesel engine which is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.
Isuzu Motors has launched as many as three products in India, with at least one of them being a brand new model. The carmaker has introduced the BS 6 versions of its pickup truck D-Max V-Cross and MU-X SUV and a new entry-level pickup model Hi-Lander.
Tsuguo Fukumura, Managing Director at Isuzu Motors India, said, "India is a key market for us, and we will continue to bring in the best technology and engineering that Isuzu has to offer globally.
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Isuzu is globally renowned for making tough, reliable and fuel-efficient vehicles and our new BS 6 range embodies these characteristics."
The new entry level D-Max model Hi-Lander has been launched at a price of ₹16.98 lakh (ex-showroom, Chennai). The Isuzu Hi-Lander is powered by a 1.9-litre diesel engine which is mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. This engine provides 163 hp of power and 360 Nm of peak torque. The Hi-Lander pickup may not have a four-wheel drive system, but it has a better ground clearance. The entry-level pickup also gets halogen headlamps, black ORVMs and steel wheels on the outside.
"The new Isuzu passenger vehicles are developed to truly enhance the value proposition with best-in-class design, performance, comfort, safety, and driving pleasure for our valued customers," said Fukumura.
The Isuzu V-Cross 4x2 J Manual is priced at ₹19.98 lakh, the 4x4 J Manual is priced at ₹20.98 lakh and the top model 4x4 Automatic J Prestige is priced at ₹24.49 lakh, (ex-showroom, Chennai).
As far as features are concerned, the V-Cross top model has six airbags, 7.0 inch touchscreen infotainment system, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support, steering mounted control, six-way adjustable driver seat, automatic climate control And electronic stability control etc. have been given.
The seven-seater SUV MU-X is priced at ₹33.37 lakh. It comes with a two-wheel drive mated with automatic transmission. The four-wheel-drive variant with automatic transmission will cost ₹35.34 lakh. The two variants are powered by same 1.9-litre 4-cylinder diesel engine that churns out 163 Bhp of power and 360 Nm of peak torque. It has a 5-speed automatic gearbox, as well as it comes with a 4 wheel drive system and a low range gearbox.