I've had to fix numerous leaks, the alignment, breaks, had to replace the gas tank because it fell off, as well as fixing the heating and air conditioning. It is, after all, simply the Amigo by another name, with the same short, stout body and semi-convertible soft top; the same rugged four-wheel drive and optional V6 power. The large rear tailgate door, with its relatively short window, eliminates the square appearance of most sport-utilities. The Sport rides a 96. Broad fenders and gray overfenders enhance what Isuzu calls the vehicles performance-oriented, go-anywhere look. Both the hardtop and convertible models have two side doors.
Both come with new six-spoke 16-inch wheels for 2002. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. The Rodeo Sport is, in a word, endearing. The third issue is that like most sport utility vehicles, the car tends to have a rough ride with a fair amount of road noise. So I did use the kit, just came with the new cooler. A rear defroster and wiper are standard. So easy, even I managed, with my wife standing by giving me step by step directions without which I couln't have finished note; she made me say that.
Shifting into four-wheel drive, we drove over huge rocks and climbed through deep ruts. Units Affected 15515 Isuzu hasn't sold passenger vehicles here since 2009, but there are still plenty Isuzu cars on the road. It has bucket seats up front and a folding three-place rear bench though space on the bench seat is modest. Find replacement parts and upgrades for your 2002 Isuzu Rodeo Sport. Show full review Vehicle Overview Once known as the Amigo, the Rodeo Sport comes as a two-door hardtop or convertible. Constructed from a one piece cast ensures a strong design. The primary weakness I found was the gas mileage at about 17 miles per gallon is adequate for a four wheel drive car, but our location is over 23 miles from a major shopping center, so any shopping excursion gets expensive before you even start shopping.
The hard top comes with two moonroofs. Interior Features The 2002 Rodeo Sport interior is straightforward and utilitarian in appearance. The most obvious benefits of the hard top are the glass side and rear windows in place of the somewhat fussy zip-in plastic units on the soft-top. Both the hardtop and convertible models have two side doors. Which you choose says a lot about your lifestyle and where you live. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
The Rodeo Sport uses the same engines, four-wheel-drive system and front styling as the regular Rodeo. The carmaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced a recall for the Amigo and Rodeo Sport. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. Model Lineup The Rodeo Sport comes in two-wheel-drive and two four-wheel-drive versions. Driving Impressions The available 3.
Towed and hauled out with no sweat! The convertible has a manual removable sunroof and a folding fabric top over the rear seats and a hartop over the front seats. Although they cost less, hardtop models look more upscale and are ultimately more practical than soft-top models. The Rodeo Sport uses the same engines, four-wheel-drive system and front styling as the regular Rodeo. Blister fenders with the optional gray overfenders and form-filling tires add an appealing muscular demeanor. The spare tire-mounting bracket supports a high-mounted rear stop lamp that is fastened to the lower portion of the tailgate door. If there are any major pot holes then the car is very challenged to get through them.
On smooth highways, the V6 gallivants happily. The convertible has a manual removable sunroof and a folding fabric top over the rear seats and a hartop over the front seats. The two different names actually refer to the same vehicle, as the Amigo was renamed in 2001 to better pair with the company's…. At lower speeds, the steering is precise, which is equally helpful when negotiating crowded city streets or tight dirt trails. With its ladder-type frame and live rear axle, the Rodeo Sport retains some of its truck heritage.
This car just goes and goes. Strong low-end torque peaks at 214 pounds-feet at 3000 rpm. The primary weakness I found was the gas mileage at about 17 miles per gallon is adequate for a four wheel drive car, but our location is over 23 miles from a major shopping center, so any shopping excursion gets expensive before you even start shopping. Simply press the button on the dashboard. If there are any major pot holes then the car is very challenged to get through them. The Rodeo Sport should enjoy a slight performance advantage over the four-door Rodeo on and off the road, thanks to its shorter wheelbase and lighter weight.