The "Rodeo" name has been used by the Japanese car manufacturer Isuzu in relation to two of its vehicles. The name was utilised for a small pickup truck that was available in Japan and a compact SUV that was sold in North America. After this, the Isuzu Rodeo became is a stand-alone vehicle that gained popularity in the US market. Production of Isuzu pickup trucks ceased in 2004. What makes them today a popular choice for SUV buyers? Read this article to know more about Isuzu Rodeo cars.
Popularity SUVs have become increasingly popular in recent years, being a common choice for families, company executives and businesses. They are just as handy for doing the shopping as they are for transporting building materials around. The rides of such vehicles have also become smoother in recent times whereas in the past, pick up cars had a reputation for bumpiness. Features The Isuzu Rodeo saw many of the improvements that were made to SUVs in general. It is a good choice for drivers with larger families and comes with a host of features. A standard Rodeo has air conditioning and pollen filter, a completely adjustable leather steering wheel and gear stick, lights for map reading, illuminated ashtrays and moquette upholstery. The Rodeo features child proof locks, adjustable seatbelts, passenger and driver airbags and also an MP3 compatible stereo system. Many of the features that come with the Rodeo are sometimes only found on other manufacturers higher spec models and the Rodeo seems to have been designed with the kids' school run in mind.
Power and capacity For commercial needs, the Rodeo does not lack in power and capacity to carry. The Isuzu Rodeo has a brake horse power of 136 and a payload of 1075kg. The fuel consumption is competitive with a figure of 34.9 miles to the gallon. The power of the vehicle means that it is superior in this area to many of its rivals. The ride is reasonably smooth and this is something that Isuzu focused on to improve. The steering is responsive, both on and off-road, and the vehicle is surprisingly easy to maneuver in and out of small spaces. The Isuzu Rodeo has much to offer, to both individuals and commercial users alike. The Rodeo comes with an abundance of features and still manages to stand out amongst increasing competition.