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IsuzuPH introduces new 3.0-liter VGS Turbo Diesel engines for the Isuzu D-MAX and mu-X

Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) just launched the new 3.0L VGS Turbo variants of D-MAX and mu- X model in response customer demands for more power. These new variants are an addition to the current 2.5 liter lineup.

The 3.0L engine is a new 4JJ1-TC (HI) Diesel engine, with Common Rail Direct Injection and an intercooled Variable Geometry System (VGS) turbocharger which starts to work at lower rpms almost eliminating lag. Known for being reliable, durable and fuel efficient, its also equipped a lifetime timing chain and anti-friction melt-in cylinder liners. Power is rated at 163Ps at 3,200 rpm with 380 Nm of torque from 1,800 to 2,200 rpm.

There are more premium features for the 3.0 VGS Turbo variants, new LED Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) for the Isuzu mu-X LS-A, a new tailgate mounted Reverse Camera, a Chromed Muffler Cutter tailpipe, and front grille, door handle, and rear door garnish.

The Isuzu mu-X 3.0 VGS Turbo comes in six dynamic color options: Splash White, Cosmic Black, Titanium Silver, Aqua Blue, Outback Brown and Silky Pearl White. while the Isuzu D-MAX 3.0 VGS Turbo comes in the exciting Venetian Red color along with the existing colors Cosmic Black, Garnet Red, Titanium Silver and Splash White.

Prices for the Mu-X are set at P1,398,000 for the 4×2 LS-A A/T; P1,708,000 for the mu-X 4×4 LS-A A/T. A premium of P10K will be added to the variant price for all Silky Pearl White units.

The Isuzu D-MAX 4×2 LS M/T is priced at P1,090,000; D-MAX 4×2 LS A/T at P1,160,000; D-MAX 4×4 LS M/T at P1,360,000; D-MAX 4×4 LS A/T at P1,430,000.


The Isuzu D-MAX and mu-X 3.0 VGS Turbo variants are now available in all authorized Isuzu dealership across the country. In Metro Manila, Isuzu dealerships are located in EDSA Balintawak, Quezon Avenue, Commonwealth, Pasig, Manila, Makati and Alabang. In the provinces, Isuzu dealerships are located in Isabela, Pangasinan, Cabanatuan, Pampanga, Bulacan, Cavite, Batangas, San Pablo, Bacolod, Iloilo, Mandaue, Cagayan de Oro, Davao, and General Santos.