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2009 Isuzu MU7 Platinum now available at Thailand's top exporter of Isuzu MU-7 or Alterra. Soni Thailand's top 4x4 pickup SUV exporter of Toyota, Mitusbishi, Honda, Isuzu trucks SUVs

Isuzu DMax, since its introduction in May 2002, remained Thailand's largest selling 4x4 pickup till 2005 when Toyota Hilux Vigo's and Toyota Fortuner's runaway popularity took Isuzu's crown away, but Isuzu is trying hard not to cede any ground and it has responded with its new Isuzu DMax and Isuzu MU-7. 2009 Platinum edition of Isuzu Dmax and MU-7 promise to give Toyota Hilux Vigo a run for its money.

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Isuzu is among Asia's top three commercial vehicles category. No company has the experience and expertise of Isuzu in diesel engines. In 2003 alone, it manufactured a whopping 16 million diesel engines.

The Isuzu MU-7 is a Pickup-based Passenger Vehicle (PPV) based on the Isuzu D-Max chassis and offers a seven-seat arrangement. Basically, the MU-7 has the same front fascia as the D-Max, but has a covered rear end instead of a truck bed. It is only available in Thailand and the Philippines. In the Philippines this model is called the Isuzu Alterra.

The Isuzu MU-7 is the new Sport Utility Wagon that has combined the convenience of multipurpose function, rugged sport-utility performance, a spacious seven-seat interior and passenger comfort and luxury. Since early launch, the drivetrain choices are 4x2 and 4x4. All come with one engine: the 3.0 4JJ1-TC DDi iTEQ engine.

Model Variations: The MU-7 presents 4 x 4 and 4 x 2 models. 4 x 2 model offers two-tone color variations as well as monotone color choice, and 4 x 4 model provides two-tone color variations.

Styling: The MU-7's exterior boasts luxurious styling that features modern design with an impressive panoramic window and unique front face and rear body. The interior is elegant and designed for full utility. The MU-7 offers functional 7-seat arrangement. Leather seat is also available for customers who pursue more elegance.

Engines: The MU-7 is powered by the newly developed 3.0-liter DOHC 16-valve 4JJ1-TC common rail engine. This engine offers excellent performance and better fuel economy as well as complies with EURO III emission regulations.

Special suspension set which exclusively reserved for all MU-7 is called MOVE suspension. Front: Double Wishbone, torsion bar, anti-roll bar, gas-type shock absorber. Rear: SUV-typed leaf springs via gas-type shock absorber.

In the late third quarter of 2006, the MU-7 range of models was updated and separated as Primo (4x2) and Activo (4x4). With a new 3.0 4JJ1-TCX DDi iTEQ , new transmissions were implemented as well: MUA5H 5 speed manual and MaxMatic-III automatic transmission. Also new was the interior, incorporating a console with wood decoration and new "best" seat upholstery.

And just as for the Gold Series and D-Max, both MU-7 Primo GS and Activo GS also receive gold Isuzu badges in 3 locations. GS models also come equipped with a new navigation entertainment system incorporating a new reverse assist (with camera from Kenwood), all optional since early 2008. Primo and Activo received Wide Vision blind-spot rear view mirror. Also added was the additional new low cost 4x2 model, the S (with DDI ITEQ 3.0 litre (146 PS)) which is priced below the Primo.

MU-7 Platinum models commenced on market by 1st November. Frontal changed a bit by platinum tone. Revamped fenders and side trims (by lower tone). But emphasized much in inner accessories. Such as new DVD/VCD/MP3/DiVX player with 2 USB slots via 8.1' touch-screen, built-in Bluetooth and Graphic Equalizer function. All this applied to highline Primo and Activo models. All models also received platinum painted engines. MOVE suspension for Activo and Primo also retooled. S model receives automatic transmission as optional. Click here for Isuzu MU7 Platinum 2009 specifications.

Work it hard or cruise it easy - Isuzu MU-7 makes things happen.

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Overview

  • Revised interior appointments.
  • Common Rail Direct Injection 3.0-liter inline-4 with 146ps.
  • Spacious seating for 7.
  • Standard SRS airbags, ABS and EBD.
  • Available 5.1 Surround Sound Entertainment System with DTS decoder.

Exterior

Overview

  • The new advance designed front grill with an exclusive style front bumper.
  • New! Projector Ellipsoid front lighting system, Look trendy all perspective.
  • New! Front Round-type fog lamps.
  • New! Built-in Hood Scoop for 3000 Ddi VGS Turbo.
  • New Designed! Aluminum Alloy Wheels.
  • New! Designed at rear with Chrome Plate Bezel*. New Designed! Rear Bumper Spoiler*.
  • New! Designed Primo and Activo logo.
  • Turning lights in LED type on side mirrors, modern and luxurious, more safety.
  • Large Rear Lamps.
  • Built-in Sporty Spoiler with third brake lamp in LED type.
  • Built-in color key Roof Garnish

* Optional

 

Here you'll learn about features such as the the unique "emotional mono form" shape, the body style, cargo access and more.

Emotional Mono Form

Drawn as if from a single pen stroke, the Emotional Mono Form gives the MU-7 unparalleled aerodynamics while maintaining unsurpassed comfort for everyone on board. It also gives the MU-7 a commanding presence on the road.

Panoramic Windows

As a genuine 7-seater SUV, the MU-7 provides excellent comfort with its large, upswept glass area. The large windows also provide ample visibility for the driver from all angles.

Front and Rear Fog Lamps

The only one in its class to provide the security of both front and rear fog lamps, it gives the MU-7 genuine everyday usefulness whatever the road condition.

Integrated Spoiler

Sportiness is seen in every angle of the MU-7, and it is enhanced by the standard integrated rear spoiler. It also integrates a high-mount stop lamp for a safer driving experience.

Side Mirror with LED

The MU-7's large Side Mirrors emphasizes its driver-oriented nature by providing excellent visibility. Meanwhile, the integrated LED signal lends this SUV some European design flare.

Side Step Board

Excellent ingress/egress is provided by an integrated side step board. It's flushed onto the body for better aerodynamics and is finished in high-quality aluminum for sturdiness.

Back-Up Sensor

Have some additional piece of mind with the MU-7's back-up sensors. They provide ample and reliable warning when maneuvering in tight spaces.

Cross Bar

The MU-7's roof-mounted cross bars add sophistication to the exterior design. It also heightens the practicality by enabling you to carry additional load on the roof of the MU-7.

Chrome Muffler

Finisher Make everyone notice the power of the new i-TEQ Direct Injection diesel engine with the MU-7's chrome muffler finisher.

Spare Tire Lock

The MU-7 integrates a tire lock to protect the under floor mounted full-sized spare tire.

 

Interior

Overview

  • New! Semi-leather seats* or velvet Beige seats*
  • The 3 passenger row with 7 seats
  • Front seats can lean up to 180
  • New Design! The 2nd Row Seats as large as sofa bench, and the 60/40 split allows for maximum cargo versatility
  • Unique Design! Third row seats, the convenience of multipurpose function
  • Adjustable headrest, Spacious and comfortable with utility design armrest. Foldable seats
  • New! Luxury Neo-Walnut Wooden Flush Surface Console design
  • Overhead Console compliment overall interior design
  • 5 cabin lights
  • 4 lights in first 2 rows
  • Foldable cup holder
  • Charger in 2 sections for your lifestyle, more utility
  • Immobilizer remote key
  • New luxury design for combination meter panel illumination with Super Vision
  • New! Impressive Built-in audio system, available MP3/WMA & CD player

* Optional

Learn about the MU-7's interior appointments, including its first-in-country Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound with DTS and 10 speakers, seven-passenger seating and a versatile loading bay.

Wood Grain Interior Paneling

The wood grain interior paneling exudes luxury, further accenting the MU-7's interior. The black leather steering wheel gives ample grip and class.

Advanced Audio-Video System

Marvel at the MU-7's premium audio-video sound system that can play a variety of formats to suit your entertainment needs: DVD/VCD/MP3/CD/CD-R/CD-RW.

Widescreen LCD Monitors

Enjoy the latest movies with the standard widescreen LCD monitors. Mounted at the back of the front seats, they will certainly make your daily commute even more enjoyable.

Dolby Digital & DTS Decoder

First in its class, first in the country, the advanced entertainment system is capped off with a first-rate sound system complete with 10 separate speakers and a detachable subwoofer.

* Selected variants only.

Ceiling-Mounted A/C Vents

A car-like comfort is provided by ceiling-mounted air con vents (one for each passenger). Ultimate control is provided by a dual blower system with ceiling-mounted controls.

Convenient Cup Holders

The MU-7 understands the needs of the family and has provided a variety of cup holders and cubby holes throughout the roomy cabin. There are a total of 6 cup holders located throughout.

Map Lights & Sunglass Holder

Added convenience for the front passengers is provided by the standard dome map lights and sunglass holder.

Second Row Reading Lamps

Second row passengers also get the luxury of their own individual reading lamps. They also provide illumination upon entry/exit of the MU-7.

3rd Row Headrests

Adjustable headrests offer better comfort for the third row passengers especially on long trips. The 3rd row bench also offers a tumble feature with a locking mechanism.

Seatback Accessory Hook

If want to put all your groceries and other loose items in order, the MU-7's seatback integrated accessory hook is capable of carrying up to 3 kilograms.

 

 

  Specifications

Engine 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Model i-TEQ 4JJ1 Direct Injection Turbo Charged with Intercooler
Engine Cover Equipped, Gold and Black Painted
Fuel System Common Rail System
Fuel Distribution Computer Controlled Direct Injection
Fuel Tank Capacity

liters

76
Displacement

cc

2,999
Maximum Output

ps / rpm

146 / 3,800
Maximum Torque

kg.m / rpm

30.0 / 1,400-3,400
Dimensions 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Overall Length

mm

4,950
Overall Width

mm

1,800
Overall Height

mm

1,805
Wheelbase

mm

3,050
Chassis 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Suspension

Front

Independent Double Wishbone and
Torsion Bar Springs and Stabilizer Bar

Rear

Flex Ride MOVE Suspension,
Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs with Telescopic Shock Absorbers
Brakes

Front

Ventilated Disc

Rear

Drum
Tires and Wheels Size 245/70 R 16
Make Alloy

No. of Studs

Six (6)
Steering Type Rack and Pinion; Collapsible Steering Column
Material Black, Leather Wrapped
Tilt Adjust Equipped
Transmission 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Type 5-speed Manual 4-speed Automatic
Shift-On-The-Fly 4WD Not Equipped One-Touch with Neutral Position
Final Gear Ratio 4.300
Grade Logic N/A Equipped
Direct Electronic Shift Control (DESC) N/A Equipped
Power Mode N/A Equipped
3rd Start Mode N/A Equipped
Exterior 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Radiator Grille Body-Colored, 6-Hole Design /
Honeycomb Mesh Combination
Chrome, 6-Hole Design/ Honeycomb Mesh Combination
Fog Lamps Equipped
Door Handles Color / Type Body Color,
Large Grab Type
Chrome,
Large Grab Type
Side View Mirrors Color / Type Body Color, with LED Signal Lamp
Roof Rail Body Integrated
Cross Bar Equipped
Rear Combination Lamp Large Type, Multi Reflector
Body Integrated Rear Spoiler Equipped with High Mount Stop Lamp
Rear Wiper and Washer Equipped
Tailpipe Finisher Equipped, Chrome
Interior 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Face Panel, Window Bezel, Console Wood Panel
Audio System Single In-Dash
Media Formats Supported DVD, VCD, CD, MP3, WMA, FM/AM Tuner
DTS & Dolby Digital 5.1 Decoder N/A Equipped N/A Equipped Equipped
No. of Speakers Six (6) including Two (2) Tweeters Ten (10) Speakers + Detachable Subwoofer Six (6) including Two (2) Tweeters Ten (10) Speakers + Detachable Subwoofer Ten (10) Speakers + Detachable Subwoofer
Video System Dual 7" Wide Screen Headrest Mounted LCD Monitors
Seats: 1st Row Sliding and Reclining Bucket Seats
Seats: 2nd Row Bucket Seats with Foldable "Walk-Thru" Center Seat
Seats: 3rd Row Bench Type, Fold and Tumble
Seat Material High Grade Moquette
Headrests Height Adjustable
2nd Row Personal Reading Lamp Equipped (Left and Ride Side)
Assist Grips: 1st Row Passenger Side, Retractable Type
Assist Grips: 2nd Row Left and Right Side, Retractable Type
Headlining Molded, with Integrated Aircon Control Switch and Vents
Comfort and Convenience 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Power Door Locks Equipped
Power Windows Equipped
Power Side View Mirrors Equipped
Keyless Entry Equipped
Central Door Lock Switch Driver and Passenger
Cup Holders: 1st Row 4, Front Console and Door Pocket Integrated
Cup Holders: 2nd Row 2, Door Trim Integrated
Cup Holders: 3rd Row 2, Side Trim Integrated
Coat Hook Equipped
Safety and Security 4x2 M/T 4x2 A/T 4x4 A/T
Dual SRS Airbags Equipped
ABS with EBD Equipped
Anti-Theft Immobilizer System Equipped
Rear Back-Up Sensor Equipped

 

Performance

Overview

  • New! VGH Turbo in RHV5
  • New! Hi-speed IC (Inter-communication)
  • More riding comfort with Move Suspension (Mobility on Versatile Equilibrium),
  • Innovation of technology and special design for driving comfort
  • Independent double wishbone front suspension with Torsion Bar for smooth driving and gas-pressurized shock absorbers. Special design stabilizer for more performance
  • SUV-typed Leaf Spring rear suspension is newly designed for comfortable drive for smooth driving, more performance in every condition, Multi-Disc Piston gas-pressurized shock absorbers, and 5 levels absorbing
  • Rack & Pinion steering system
  • 4 wheels drive in Part time type
  • Intelligent drive train electronic control system TOUCH-ON-THE-FLY

With its 3rd generation common rail direct injection engine, the MU-7 is not only fast and powerful but genuinely quiet and refined.

3rd Generation CRDi

Engine Potent performance and superior fuel economy come together in one unbeatable engine package. With 146 ps of power and a wide 30.0 kg.m of torque, the new i-TEQ 3.0 Ddi will certainly move you.

 

Variable Swirl System

The 4JJ1-TC engine incorporates a Variable Swirl System that improves fuel swirling motion during low and high speeds for the perfect air/fuel mix and efficient combustion.

 

 

Melt-In Liner

As powerful and efficient the new engine is, Isuzu has given it a longer service life and a more durable engine block by incorporating a first-in-its-class Melt-In Liner.

 

 

5-speed MT or 4-speed AT

The MU-7 offers two transmission choices for the discerning driver. A robust 5-speed manual is standard, while an electronically controlled 4-speed automatic with power and 3rd start mode is available.

 

 

Flex Ride Move Suspension

The Flex Ride Move Suspension system allows excellent riding comfort while maintaining excellent vehicle stability on any condition. Coupled with along wheelbase, the MU-7 rides like no other.

 

 

Wide 16" Tires

Not only do the wide 245/70 R 16 all-terrain tires look good, but they provide unparalleled handling characteristics.

 

 

Dual SRS Airbags

There's nothing safer for the family than the Isuzu MU-7. It comes standard with Dual SRS Airbags with a Seat Belt Reminder Buzzer.

ABS with EBD and G-Sensor

14" front ventilated discs give the MU-7 immense stopping power. The standard ABS with EBD and G-Sensor is the perfect answer for the country's unpredictable weather.

 

 

Shift-On-The-Fly 4WD

Available on the range-topping MU-7 4x4, it offers unparalleled handling security. It also offers the convenience of a one-touch push button system, so there's no need to stop or engage flimsy levers.

 

 

 

 

Engine

Overview

  • New breakthrough in engine development! Isuzu 4JT1-TCX 3000 Ddi VGS Turbo, the latest technology…more exciting and full power matched better with your lifestyle
  • The latest technology VGS Turbo and the large Inter-cooler in Isuzu 3000 cc. With the output of 163 hp (120 kw) at 3,600 rpm. Max torque at 360 nm at 1,800-2,800 rpm in manual transmission, 333 nm at 1,600-3,200 rpm in automatic transmission. More driving excitement, high performances come together with fuel economy. Offer an excellent power 0-100 km/hr in only 12.1 second*
  • New Developed! Isuzu 4JJ1-TC** 3000 Ddi Super Commonrail, giving higher acceleration, power, yet silence and high gas savings.
  • Make your own choice! Isuzu 3000 Ddi VGS Turbo for the fun driving, More power…High gas saving.

* tested in Isuzu MU-7 Super commonrail Primo 2WD 3000 Ddi VGS Turbo A/T by Isuzu engineering team,japan.

** available in MU-7 Primo M/T.

 

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