2002-04 Isuzu Axiom

Underwhelming is the word for Isuzu's Axiom. Beneath its edgy styling, the Axiom is troublingly trucky and trails any number of car-based "crossovers" for value, refinement, performance--and even [...]

1990-94 Isuzu Amigo

Neither the quickest nor the thriftiest small sport utility on the market, Amigo has quite a few virtues. Like its competitors, though, an Amigo is not a good bet for everyday transportation...

2003-08 Isuzu Ascender

Though Ascenders match most rivals for pace and space, Isuzu's longer warranty doesn't fully compensate for a spotty dealer network. Additionally, Isuzu's financial woes put the company's future [...]

1991-97 Isuzu Rodeo

The need to stop the vehicle to engage 4WD, then stop and back up to disengage it, is an inconvenience. Otherwise, the competent and tightly constructed Rodeo deserves a serious look, as it just [...]

1992-02 Isuzu Trooper

Rating high on our list of upscale 4x4s, early Troopers trail such rivals as the Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee mainly in their omission of shift-on-the-fly 4WD (on 1992-95 models) and an [...]

1996-99 Isuzu Oasis

If you don't need the greater interior space of a bigger minivan, or if you prefer swing-out rear doors to sliding side doors, an Oasis (or the nearly identical Honda Odyssey) can be a good choice...

1996-00 Isuzu Hombre

Though well-assembled, both the GM twins and Isuzu's Hombre rank a little below the Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series overall, but each offers an appealing set of attractions. Because Hombres have [...]

1998-04 Isuzu Rodeo

With the V6, a Rodeo accelerates better than most Japanese rivals, leaning toward the "sport" side of sport utility. Prices are not cheap, however, and Rodeo has no standout features that put it [...]