Isuzu MU-X vs Volkswagen Touareg Comparison

    Isuzu MU-X

    Volkswagen Touareg

    2024 Isuzu
    MU-X
    vs
    2024 Volkswagen
    Touareg
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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
    8.3
    0.0
    Based on the Isuzu MU-X LS-M (4x4)
    Based on the Volkswagen Touareg 170TDI
    Best suitable for...
    Driving the familyDriving the family
    Long distance drivingLong distance driving
    TowingTowing
    Fuel Efficiency
    80L
    624 to 664 km
    90L
    612 km
    ANCAP Safety Rating
    Warranty
    6 year
    warranty
    5 year
    warranty
    MSRP
    $48,900 - $67,400
    $89,240 - $117,540
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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
    Mike Costello
    Senior Contributor
    Mike Costello drove this car and these were their findings:
    Hits
    • Outstanding ride and handling
    • Sturdy, premium-feeling cabin
    • Even the base V6 diesel has grunt
    Misses
    • Lots of optional extras
    • Needs a full-size spare wheel
    • Daft steering wheel 'buttons'

    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 (+$2,200)
    • Metallic Paint Premium (+$2,500)
    • Pearl Effect Paint (+$2,200)
    • Sound & Comfort Package (+$7,600)

    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.

    Specs

    Type
    TURBO CDITURBO CDI
    Size (cc)
    29992967
    Size (L)
    3.0L3.0L
    Induction
    DIESEL TURBO 4TURBO V6
    Camshaft
    DUAL OVERHEAD CAMDUAL OVERHEAD CAM
    Valves/Ports per Cylinder
    1624
    Power
    140kW170kW - 210kW
    Power RPM
    36004000
    Torque
    450Nm500Nm - 600Nm
    Torque RPM
    16001750
    Bore Stroke
    --
    Compression Ratio
    16.315.5

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