Isuzu

Isuzu

Tested Isuzu cars

Isuzu Jidōsha Kabushiki-Kaisha is the full name of the company best known as simply Isuzu, it was named after a river that flows past a Japanese shrine. The name means “fifty bells pealing in harmony and celebrations.”  Isuzu was founded in 1916 in Japan, and first came to the UK in 1987.

The Isuzu Trooper 3.5 Citation LWB won the Best All Terrain Vehicle in 1999 and with the Isuzu Rodeo Trooper Denver scooping the Best Utility Vehicle at Towcar of the Year 2005.

See Isuzu D-Max Utah Double Cab manual statistics

Pick up, Witter fixed towbar

Performance

  • Diesel (40.4mpg solo)
  • 4 cylinders, 1898cc engine
  • 6 gears, manual
  • All-wheel drive
  • Power (bhp@rpm): 162@3600
  • Torque (lb/ft@rpm): 266@2000-2500
  • 40 - 60mph acceleration (towing): 14.9 seconds

Weights for towing

  • Kerbweight (kg): 2019
  • Gross vehicle (kg): 3050
  • Caravan (kg): 1716
  • Noseweight (kg): 120

Pricing

  • From £21,999 - £38,545
  • £31,331 (price as tested) includes £231.25 towing gear charges
  • Total of first three years’ car tax:  £780
  • Insurance group: 40A
  • CO2 g /km: 183
  • Towable with B licence: B licence unlikely (max caravan/trailer MTPLM 450) but B+E required for caravan/trailer heavier than this