1997 Isuzu Rodeo User Reviews

1997 Isuzu Rodeo Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 5 reviews

  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 5
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Overall: 3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5

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PROS
"ride" 3 reviews
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 3 reviews

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Scott writes:
1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr S V6 4WD SUV Review
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4

Pros

4X4, 4 door, Reasonable power

Cons

Gas Mileage

75

Get You One — Great SUV for just about anyone 4 X 4 had some power to it never bogged traffic cause i was going too slow. Little more than i liked for gas but overall it was a fun enjoyable car to own.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ΑΝΔΡΕΑΣ writes:
1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr LS 4WD SUV Review
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4

Pros

Nobody has them

Cons

Parts are hard to find in america

35

Tons Of Power And Good On Gas For A 97 Year — I like it all! Fun to drive fun off road. Fun Alpine stereo fun 200hp dohc engine that kicks all other 97 suv's asses up and down! No rust BFG All terrain tires! In storage for the next few years then will upgrade to 8 speed trans and flux capacitor!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Simon writes:
1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr LS 4WD SUV Review
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4

Pros

offroad

Cons

No longer produced, hard to find parts

25

Great Vehicle — Performance - Acceleration : Great considering it's weight - Braking : Great considering it's weight - Handling : Feels like a truck, take turns slower than normal Build Quality - Repairs : 4wd needed some fixing - Squeaks : None yet! - Rattles : At 65mph the back wheel starts to vibrate a bit loudly Appearance - Interior : Bland but spacious and comfortable - Exterior : Boxy, but decent Cost of Ownership - MPG : 15 - Maintenance : $50/mo Fun Factor - Is this car fun to drive? : Very! Great acceleration and very smooth ride in general. Coasts well and has 4wd allowing for great snow drifting, and also great stability in harsh weather

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brandon writes:
1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr LS SUV Review
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4

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room

Cons

gas

25

Pretty Nice Car — pretty good car, could use better gas mileage. The room is very nice. It sits up pretty nice and has all the power features. It has a v6 so has enough power. Over all its a good car for anyone to enjoy.

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Allie writes:
1997 Isuzu Rodeo Review
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3

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Handling, braking, majority of it

Cons

gas....

35

Ok — I was learning to drive manual in it. So, I didn't drive it far. But it lasted my sister almost 10 years. It was totaled when she slid on ice... (not her fault.)

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Reviews From Other Years

1991 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Gas Mileage Was Decent, Upkeep Was Easy, Parts Somewhat Abundant By Vic

It is ugly But man you lock in the power drive and take it through a muddy field she preforms like a dream. I had a cracked 3.1 ltr TBI V6 block automatic 2 wheel drive Rodeo and she was a beast the... Read More

I'm Not Big On Foreign Vehicles But I Loved This One By Lee

Great vehicle for all seasons, and we get pretty good winters here. I did have to get the transmission rebuilt but I don't blame the vehicle, I bought it used and rode it pretty hard Read More

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1992 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Put Bigger Tires On It When You Get It,31's By John

I love how tough it is, but it's not from America. Cheap and easy to fix though. It hasn't cost me much, just regular maintance. My truck is super easy to do anything in, i've went hill climbing,I go ... Read More

1992 Isuzu Rodeo By John

It sure wasn't a looker or a speed demon, but I had more fun with this POS truck than any other car I've owned. It was 4wd with a 5-speed manual trans and I had a blast driving it. I took it offroadin... Read More

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1994 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Awesome All Around Suv By Arch

Bought this car with only 42K miles on it and have driven it for the past 12 years! All in all the car has been amazingly reliable and good to me. Have done mostly wear and tear items with a couple ex... Read More

Fun And Rough. By Chris

This car is a really good when its running good. Mine has had a rough past. You can tell some teenagers off-roaded the crap out of it. It does have a few engine issues but all the engine needs is so... Read More

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1995 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Yes By Eric

Amazing. Best car I have ever driven or owned. Could use more but it's good enough with a v6. Cost of ownership, it's an older car, it needs it's fixes but once fixed you will be able to drive it fo... Read More

Love It! By Micchelle

Thiscar is a beast after 14 years. I boughtit off my brother and it is awesome in the snow, mud, whatever mother nature throws its way. Worth the 3000 I spent on it!thats all I have to say about that Read More

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1996 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Not Bad But Far From Good By Jonathan

I like that its stick shift and not a ford or kia. Its loud and fun to drive so it makes me content to say the least. I do wish it was higher off the ground, but financially I have deal with it. Read More

Giving To The Daughter, What Else Can You Say To That By Carrol

This i got on CL, it had a blown gasket, paid 500 for it, going to collage girl soon, but by far one of the best all around SUVs that i have had now and in the past. Would seek out another Read More

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