Isuzu MU-X vs Mazda CX-9 Comparison

    Isuzu MU-X

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    Mazda CX-9

    2024 Isuzu
    MU-X
    vs
    2024 Mazda
    CX-9
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    How they stack...

    CarExpert Score
    CarExpert has rated other vehicles in the suv large category, between scores of 7 and 8.6.
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    7.9
    8.2
    0.0
    Based on the Isuzu MU-X LS-M (4x4)
    Based on the Mazda CX-9 SPORT (FWD)
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Fuel Efficiency
    80L
    592 to 664 km
    72L - 74L
    605 to 651 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    6 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $47,400 - $69,400
    $47,600 - $74,400
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    CarExpert's Take

    Matt Campbell
    Senior Contributor
    Matt Campbell drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Choice of 4x2 or 4x4
    • Low entry price point
    • 3.5-tonne towing capacity
    Misses
    • Laughable media screen size
    • Missing some amenities on the inside
    • Black plastic exterior door handles
    James Wong
    Production Editor
    James Wong drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Lots of metal for the money
    • Punchy 2.5T still goes hard
    • Comfortable and refined
    Misses
    • Piddly old infotainment display
    • No 360 camera or front sensors
    • No third-row air vents

    Standard Features

    Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    Wireless phone charger
    Powered tailgate
    Rear air vents
    Adaptive cruise control
    Climate control
    Reversing sensors
    Reversing camera
    Autonomous emergency braking

    Optional Features

    • Mica Paint (+$650)
    • Metallic Paint (+$650)
    • Metallic Paint (+$695)
    • Metallic Paint Special (+$695)

    Colours Available

    The 2023 Isuzu MU-X is available in the following exterior paint colours:

    • Basalt black mica
    • Cobalt blue mica
    • Galaxy blue mica (LS-U and LS-T only) (NEW)
    • Magnetic red mica
    • Mercury silver metallic
    • Mineral white
    • Moonstone white pearl (LS-U and LS-T only)
    • Obsidian grey mica

    All premium paints cost an additional $650.

    For the 2022 model year, the CX-9 is available in the following finishes:

    • Machine Grey metallic*
    • Polymetal Grey metallic*
    • Soul Red Crystal metallic*
    • Snowflake White Pearl mica
    • Sonic Silver metallic
    • Titanium Flash mica
    • Deep Crystal Blue mica
    • Jet Black mica

    *Premium finishes cost $495

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDITURBO DIRECT F/INJ
    Size (cc)
    1898 - 29992488
    Size (L)
    3.0L, 1.9L2.5L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4TURBO 4
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1616
    Power
    140kW170kW
    Power RPM
    36005000
    Torque
    450Nm420Nm
    Torque RPM
    16002000
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    16.310.5

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