1997 Isuzu Rodeo User Reviews

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1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr S V6 4WD SUV Review
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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

Pros: 4X4, 4 door, Reasonable power

Cons: Gas Mileage

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1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr LS 4WD SUV Review
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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

Pros: offroad

Cons: No longer produced, hard to find parts

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1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr LS 4WD SUV Review
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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.)

Pros: Nobody has them

Cons: Parts are hard to find in america

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1997 Isuzu Rodeo 4 Dr LS SUV Review
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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.

Pros: room

Cons: gas

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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.)

Pros: Handling, braking, majority of it

Cons: gas....

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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

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

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

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

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 Acadia_109231

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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