Isuzu MU-7 or Alterra
Isuzu DMax, since its introduction in May 2002, has been Thailand’s largest selling pickup. Only now Toyota Hilux Vigo’s and Toyota Fortuner’s runaway popularity have taken 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.
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.
Work it hard or cruise it easy – Isuzu MU-7 makes things happen.
We sell both new and pre-owned Isuzu vehicles and sell Isuzu genuine parts at great prices as well.
- 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.
- 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- New! Semi-leather seats* or velvet Beige seats*
- The 3 passenger row with 7 seats
- Front seats can be lean up to 180
- New Design! The 2 nd 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
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.
|Engine||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 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||
ps / rpm
|146 / 3,800|
kg.m / rpm
|30.0 / 1,400-3,400|
|Dimensions||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 A/T|
|Chassis||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 A/T|
|Independent Double Wishbone and
Torsion Bar Springs and Stabilizer Bar
|Flex Ride MOVE Suspension,
Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs with Telescopic Shock Absorbers
|Tires and Wheels||Size||245/70 R 16|
No. of Studs
|Steering||Type||Rack and Pinion; Collapsible Steering Column|
|Material||Black, Leather Wrapped|
|Transmission||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 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|
|Direct Electronic Shift Control (DESC)||N/A||Equipped|
|3rd Start Mode||N/A||Equipped|
|Exterior||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 A/T|
|Radiator Grille||Body-Colored, 6-Hole Design /
Honeycomb Mesh Combination
|Chrome, 6-Hole Design/ Honeycomb Mesh Combination|
|Door Handles||Color / Type||Body Color,
Large Grab Type
Large Grab Type
|Side View Mirrors||Color / Type||Body Color, with LED Signal Lamp|
|Roof Rail||Body Integrated|
|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||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 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|
|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||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 A/T|
|Power Door Locks||Equipped|
|Power Side View Mirrors||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|
|Safety and Security||4×2 M/T||4×2 A/T||4×4 A/T|
|Dual SRS Airbags||Equipped|
|ABS with EBD||Equipped|
|Anti-Theft Immobilizer System||Equipped|
|Rear Back-Up Sensor||Equipped|
- 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.
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.
Available on the range-topping MU-7 4×4, 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.
- 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.