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Pros: It would be a toss up between anti-lock brakes and auto-headlights
Advice: This is a good truck for the money, and better warranty than Chevy/GMCI have had my truck 3 months now and have to say that it has been all that I ask of a basic truck. I wanted a truck that could be used for every day work..no cloth seat or carpet. I have the 5 speed manual and it has no trouble with my utility trailer or my bass boat. It handles well and the engine works fine. The mileage is more than was stated. I am very pleased with the overall package.Has many features that are not offered on other makes.
Pros: the comfort and feel of the car
Cons: All the repairs.
Advice: Stay away or at least be careful.I bought my '02 rodeo used. I had to redo the transmission at 60,000 miles (right after the warranty expired). I had to replace the entire A/C system. I have put 3 water pumps in the vehicle, and I have a coolant leak that can't be located. Oh and now the car chooses when it will let me disengage it from park into drive/reverse. Put more money into the car than it is worth. Love the feel/drive of the car, but parts are hard to find and cost a bundle. I will never buy another Isuzu.
Pros: the engine runs strong...so far
Cons: the drop in quality of the izuzu product
Advice: stay away....stay far awayAfter about 6 months the front end began to rattle.Now after 1yr and 9 months it sounds like the front axles or some part of the suspention is going to fall out,and the front tires have began to bounce like two huge rabbits under my fenders anytime i go over a sharp bump.The transmission has developed a whinny sound you can hear in the last row of this 7 passenger disaster.(you know the sound,like a childs electric car that they ride in?)Well it's been 3 trips to the dealers repair shop #4 this monday. Too bad Izuzu sold it's sense quality breaking into the upper end suv's. I have owned izuzu before ..never again.