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1997 Isuzu Trooper

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Information shown for entry-level SUV.

Fuel Economy:
City 13/Hwy 17/Comb 15 MPG
Max Seating: 5
Engine: V6, 3.2 Liter Transmission: Automatic
Country of Origin: Japan Country of Assembly: Japan

1997 Isuzu Trooper Consumer Reviews

Overall Rating
8.6
Out of 10

Based on 123 Ratings for the 1992 - 2002 models.

Review this car
  • Value
    8.8/10
    Quality
    8.9/10
  • Reliability
    9.0/10
    Performance
    8.4/10
  • Comfort
    8.7/10
    Styling
    8.6/10

Its a bloody tank. I love it. It is very simple.

By on Saturday, February 07, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 125,000

10 6.0
overall rating 6 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
6/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
8/10
Quality
3/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
9/10

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"Had the car for 12 years. It had 62k on it when I got it I put another 60+ on it. Ocasional repairs but fully expect car will last to 200k. I pull4wd Ford and Chev trucks out of snow banks all the time"

1 person out of 5 found this review helpful

A bullet proof car, not a single problem in 12 yrs

By on Monday, January 19, 2015

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 26,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
6/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
6/10

Pros: "Totally dependable"

Cons: "stiff ride"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"The most trouble free car I have ever owned. Just routine maintenance for 12 years. The only part replaced is the battery. Brake pads still at 70%, alignment is perfect, the exterior & interior is still like new. Quality throughout, only negative is the stiff ride."

7 people out of 9 found this review helpful

Most reliable vehicle I have ever owned

By on Saturday, October 04, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 109,000

10 10.0
overall rating 10 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
10/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
8/10
Styling
8/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Reliable and capable"

Cons: "Thirsty by comparison to newer rigs like it"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10

"Never had any problems with this vehicle and it is more capable off road than one would expect. I have personally driven over 100,000 miles in it and it has been flawless. Wish Isuzu was still making SUVs. But, I'm not letting go of this one for some time to come."

12 people out of 22 found this review helpful

Great value, bought new in 1996. still no rust.

By on Saturday, August 23, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 135,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
7/10
Styling
7/10
Comfort
7/10

Pros: "rust free. runs well. dependable. Easy to maintain"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I bought this Trooper new in 1996, have had no major problems with it. rust free, engine runs well, still looks very good. Not a fancy SUV, but As a comparison my 2001 Ford F150 King Ranch (bought new) has rusted Through the rocker panels large enough to put your hand through!"

4 people out of 5 found this review helpful

Well Built -Hauls People and Great Cargo area

By on Friday, August 15, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 83,400

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
8/10
Reliability
10/10
Quality
9/10
Performance
9/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
9/10

Pros: "Bullet proof engine"

Cons: "MPG"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9

"I have owned since new. 83,000 original miles. Replaced tires once, belt twice and air filters every 12K. Regular oil changes and that is it. Rides great, sits up high enough, great visibility. Little rough on MPG but did not expect higher mpg. Oil consumption quart every 1200 miles. Brakes still original and plenty left. The leather interior still in great shape, dash looks new, paint excellent."

7 people out of 11 found this review helpful

We have owned Three Troopers over the years

By on Thursday, July 31, 2014

I own this car - My approximate mileage is 156,000

10 9.0
overall rating 9 of 10rating details

Reviewer Ratings

Overall Rating
9/10
Value
10/10
Reliability
9/10
Quality
10/10
Performance
10/10
Styling
10/10
Comfort
10/10

Pros: "Opens up your world"

Cons: "Gas mileage"

Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 8

"We have had three troopers over the years a1986 4x4 of the year we got it used . Changed our life's . We started camping, kayaking, off-roading .we went to some great spots. We sold it and got a new 1996 loved it. We had to sale it . Missed it so much we went looking for a used one . Came a crossed a new one a 2000 the last year. They made 4 wheel drive Troopers. 14 years later looks great runs great we tow off-road toys with it all the time. Our son dose swimming pools out of it for the time being then back out to the desert for out tow vehicle . Love it ."

6 people out of 9 found this review helpful

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