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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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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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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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

2004 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

2004 Isuzu Rodeo S Review By DKennedyTN

This mid sized SUV is a very comfortable ride, but built to go the distance. It is fun to drive as it handles well. The vehicle has good power with a V6 engine; The downside of that being it is a some... Read More

The Runt Of The Litter By John

It drives well, but remember its a Truck, It handles well, but remember its a truck, It certainly went well thanks to the Prodrive button, and for a Truck it looked good too. Shame I had such mechanic... Read More

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2003 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Love It! By moliver45242

I love my Rodeo. It is paid off now for several years and the maintenance required has been minimal--oil/owners manual typical recommended maintenance and tires every once in a while. The four w... Read More

Good Workmans Car By Le

lots of torque decent on the highway fairly roomy interior good for engineers and builders. Read More

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2002 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Rodeo Has Been Great By momsdragginwagon

We bought this Rodeo brand new in 2002 with 10 year 120k warranty. Isuzu has stood behind the warranty with flying colors! New motor at 53k miles (bolt broke off, motor didnt blow up) New hood at appr... Read More

Isuzu Rodeo By Glen

Like any SUV out there slow off the line but can tow some. It was repaired for the back door being loose and the transmission leaked. Like any SUV built for short rides to and from. Would not drive fo... Read More

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2001 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Rockin Rodeo By bcos

Bought my 2001 Rodeo in '06 with 70k on it. In mid-2013 it now has over 130k. It has been super reliable with only expected wear items needing replacement. I owned 2 Troopers prior to the Rodeo. Isu... Read More

Looks Good, Fun To Drive By jonnypainter

i bought this vehicle used and have owned it for a year now. i love the way it drives, but then again, i like trucks..it drives more like a truck than an suv/car. pulls the camper well, and 4x4 is ver... Read More

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2000 Isuzu Rodeo Reviews

Clean By worleymotors

The Rodeo is a good family car or a car to get around in the winter. It comes in 4WD. The car handles well in tough conditions. It has lots of storage space or space to put the luggage for travel Read More

An Absolute Money Pit. By Claire

From the start I had problems with this SUV. Bought it in 08 and it had a very low mileage and now I think it's because it was always broken down. Common problem with the Rodeos is a constantly flas... Read More

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