by Patrick on Mar 14, 2010 Vehicle: 1993 Isuzu Trooper S 4dr SUV 4WD
Bought new in 1993, and 300,000 miles later is still going strong. One of the best vehicles I've ever purchased in terms of reliability. Solid,strong and sturdy; handles well and very maneuverable. Simple, uncomplicated interior features, dashboard full of "on/off" knobs, crank window handles, radio/cassette player, no electronic door locks, no security alarms...nothing to break! Tremendous amount of storage capacity. Kept on regular maintenance schedule since new, and though some old parts have been replaced with new factory parts, it's all to be considered part of it's long life. Lots of people look and wave while driving, especially other Trooper owners. Thanks Isuzu!
by Hau-Ching Liao on Jul 30, 2009 Vehicle: 1993 Isuzu Trooper S 4dr SUV 4WD
I have a manual transmission Trooper S. I own it for 16 Years already. I like its exterior and interior design. However, the enginer burns the oil, I will need to add 1 quarter of the oil every 1000 miles. I replaced the whole transmission couple years ago. It cost me $3000+. Now it works fine, but the speakers were not working for a while already. My brother suggested me to trade it in and buy a Hybrid SUV and get the $4500 rebate from the goverment.
by YoungBlood on Nov 7, 2008 Vehicle: 1993 Isuzu Trooper S 4dr SUV 4WD
It all started when I was looking for my first suv. I drove just about all makes & models of suvs there are & just wasn't pleased, usually it was about the interior layout. I came across a 93 model, fair priced & got it. I have had it now about 5 years & I am as pleased now as I was when I got it. I had planned to add a lot of improvements to it such as window tint, K&N filter, some suspension upgrades to mainly improve handling, namely cornering :) but have decided (after driving a 1998 & 2000 model trooper) that I think I'll simply trade up. BIG improvements on handling & power in these models as the 98's & up got a 215 hp 24 valve dohc & 230 ft. lb. in torque upgrade.
by trooperls on May 25, 2008 Vehicle: 1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 4dr SUV 4WD
Its performance and comfort is unsurpassed. You can't beat the safety feeling of metal around you. Brakes on a dime. Starts the 1st time. Love to drive corners very well and extremely reliable. Very quiet when running and smooth transition from start. Interior well made with cubbies for everything. Exterior great shape This is a must have suv!!! I have no regrets buying this vehicle and would buy another without reservation. It has a firm feel when you drive but thats the 4x4 component. I absolutely love the automatic stick. It brings the sporty feel to the drive. Isuzu did itself well when it constructed this gem. If your looking for a suv that will go the distance this is it!!!
by spencer on Jun 7, 2006 Vehicle: 1993 Isuzu Trooper S 4dr SUV 4WD
I find my 1993 Isuzu Trooper S to be one of the most fun to drive off road vehicles I've seen in a long time. While on-road performance is slightly below par; off road, it takes 45 degree inclines with relative ease.
by B P on Jul 1, 2004 Vehicle: 1993 Isuzu Trooper LS 4dr SUV 4WD
Purchased with 50,000 miles(for about
$18000) back in '96 and now has a
little over 150,000 miles. Have had a
few maintenance issues, such as rear
main seal replacement(twice), timing
belt tensioners & idler(twice), oil
consumption(1qt/3000 miles - started at
about 100,000), and right now I have a
nagging transmission pan leak I am
troubleshooting. All that being said,
these have been minor problems compared
to the overall reliability,
dependability, and enjoyment that my
wife and I have had with this vehicle
over the past 7-1/2 years.