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Isuzu Trooper
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Production produced from when to when+total units made (optional)
Class denote market class
Body Style 5 door 7 seat SUV
Length length - 4720mm
Width Width - 1835mm
Height Height - 1840mm
Wheelbase wheelbase - 2760mm
Weight Weight - 2730kg
Transmission 4 speed A/T
Engine 4JX1-TC
Power 160 hp @ 3900 rpm
333N-m of torque @ 2000 rpm
Similar similar (Mitsubishi Pajero)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Isuzu Trooper (also called Isuzu Bighorn, Opel Monterey, Vauxhall Monterey, Holden Jackaroo, Chevrolet Trooper, Honda Horizon and Acura SLX) was a mid-size SUV produced by Japanese manufacturer Isuzu from 1981 until 2002 when it was replaced by the Isuzu Ascender and the Isuzu Axiom. As Isuzu's first foray into SUVs its rivals included the Ford Explorer and the Dodge Durango.

See Autopedia's comprehensive Isuzu Trooper Review.

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'92-'02 models had a propensity for premature PCV valve failure. Among enthusiasts, the accepted practice is to check the PCV valve every two to three oil changes to prevent obstruction, as this will prevent oil from being pushed from the crankcase.


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Hybrid Models

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Unique Attributes

All model year Troopers had 70/30 rear-swinging doors. That is to say, the left door was roughly 70% of the width of the door opening, and the right door 30%.

'92-'02 Troopers had a cargo capacity of 92 cubic feet with the rear seats folded.


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Second Generation (Facelift, Philippines only): (2003-2005)

Second generation (Facelift) (1998-2002)

Second generation (1992-1997)

Sheetmetal from the firewall rearward was unchanged through 2002.

Diesel models receieved a scoop on the hood, but were not available in North America.

Engines available include the 6VD1 3.2l gasoline, 4JG2 3.1l diesel, depending on market.

First Generation(1981–1991)


Isuzu Bighorn - Japan Holden Jackaroo - Australia Acura SLX - North America Opel Monterey - Europe Vauxhall Monterey - United Kingdom Chevrolet Trooper - South America Holden Monterey - Australia Honda Horizon - Japan Subaru Bighorn - Japan

Design quirks and oddities

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Current Models

Ascender · F-Series · H-Series · i-Series · i-Series (Philippines) · N-Series · Panther (Hi-Lander / Crosswind) · DMax · Alterra · Giga · Elf · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · ·

Historic Models

· Axiom · Trooper · Rodeo · Amigo · VehiCROSS · Piazza · Aska · Hombre · Oasis · Bellett · Gemini · Pick Up · Impulse · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · ·

Concept Cars

VX2 Concept · Zaccar Concept · Kai Concept · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · ·

DMAX engine · 6HK1-TC · Toyota

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