After a gruelling week of testing, we have a winner in Australia's most comprehensive 4WD SUV test. Here are the cars that came out on top.
Toyota LandCruiser Prado vs Isuzu MU-X Comparison
Toyota LandCruiser Prado
How they stack...
- Choice of 4x2 or 4x4
- Low entry price point
- 3.5-tonne towing capacity
- Laughable media screen size
- Missing some amenities on the inside
- Black plastic exterior door handles
|Apple CarPlay and Android Auto|
|Wireless phone charger|
|Rear air vents|
|Adaptive cruise control|
|Autonomous emergency braking|
- Crystal Shine Paint (+$675)
- Mica Metallic Paint (+$675)
- Metallic Paint (+$675)
- Mica Paint (+$650)
- Metallic Paint (+$650)
There are 10 available exterior finishes for the Prado line-up, including:
- Glacier White
- Ebony (black)
- Crystal Pearl (white)*
- Silver Pearl*
- Wildfire (red)*
- Peacock Black*
- Eclipse Black*
- Dusty Bronze*
- Espresso Brown*
*Premium paints demand a $675 upcharge.
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.
The Prado is still Australia's favourite large SUV, even in the face of newer, fresher rivals. Does it still deserve that title?
The entry-level MU-X offers plenty of good gear but feels a bit budget on the inside – should it be on your shortlist?
|DIESEL TURBO F/INJ||TURBO CDI|
|DIESEL TURBO 4||DIESEL TURBO 4|
|DUAL OVERHEAD CAM||DUAL OVERHEAD CAM|
|Valves/Ports per Cylinder|