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2002 Isuzu Axiom

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You could do much worse
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By KingMikey
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 2WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Honestly, I had this car for 7 years and 105K before my wife totaled it last week and with the exception of an AC compressor a year or two ago, the vehicle was flawless. I towed a 3500lb boat and it was perfect. Even with the 2WD model the limited slip system never got me stuck at a boat ramp or anywhere else. And it always had plenty of power to tow that boat. Fuel efficiency was always a problem whether towing or not though.


Favorite Features

Acceleration...Acceleration...Acceleration...Nice Turning radius too!


Suggested Improvements

Bouncy ride and Awful gas mileage.


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7 years and still going strong
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By Frankie
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 2WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Bought it new 8/02. Seven years, 60k miles now. Regular maintenance service (oil changes,air filter). Replaced the s-belt myself @ 45k miles. No other service. New BF Goodrich tires @ 50k miles.On the way to tire dealer, just to see what power this 6cyl had I held the brake, put the pedal to the floor, slowly released the brake and smoked the tires for 200 ft. Avg 18.1 mpg since day one. Haven't reset since I bought it. Too bad Isuzu pulled out of US. I definitely would have bought another by now. Traded in a '97 Rodeo (bought new, had 137000 miles on it in 5 years, zero repairs) for this one.


Favorite Features

The adjustable shocks, self dimming mirror, the auto-climate control-the fact that I don't have to reset the outside air option each time I start car, unlike most vehicles, huge cargo area with/without folding down the seats, info screen (compass, clock, mpg info-ahead of of its time) overall look.


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Best SUV you will ever own!
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By Luc
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 2WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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4 years and the only repair was a tuning light bulb! Replace the factory Good Years and the ride quality will improve. I got a set of Pirelli Scorpion ATR - 80 miles/hour and you can hear only a little wind noise! Gas mileage is average, but OK for an SUV - I will say better than most SUVs with same engine size. If you are looking for a used SUV, this will beat by far any other used SUV available in value/reliability/price!


Favorite Features

Ride, power, being safe and known that I will get where I want without problems.


Suggested Improvements

Discontinued - too bad, the only suggestion is to make them again. How about a hybrid version?


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The Truth
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By The Truth
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 2WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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Great truck, but only flaw is how the material used, such as paint and trim; they somewhat fade and come loose. Great overall truck, great bang for the buck!


Favorite Features

Style, gas mileage (for the year, 2002). I love the quiet ride.


Suggested Improvements

Clear coat on paint.


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A Must Have!
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By AxLoVe
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2002 Isuzu Axiom 2WD 4dr SUV (3.5L 6cyl 4A)


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I wanted a truck, but I came across the Axiom, it surprised me; average gas mileage but real fun to drive. I recommend it for anyone.


Favorite Features

Front display, body style, comfort.


Suggested Improvements

Make more Axioms!


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