Isuzu

Isuzu For 1997

By Carey Russ

Isuzu has been making trucks since early in this century. The company got its start in the U. S. market when it built a compact pickup sold as the Chevy LUV over 20 years ago. Although it has sold cars here, Isuzu now concentrates on trucks and sport-utility vehicles. It is well-known for its Trooper and the Rodeo sport-utilities, and also sells the new Hombre compact pickup and Oasis minivan.

The Hombre model lineup is expanded for 1997 with the addition of extended-cab models and an available V6 engine. The Oasis and Rodeo have detail revisions. The Trooper now has standard antilock brakes and interior and exterior refinements.

Hombre

The Shreveport, Louisiana-built Hombre was aimed squarely at the entry-level truck market when it was introduced last year. At that time, only regular-cab, 2.2-liter, 4-cylinder, 2-wheel drive, manual transmission models were available. The Hombre range is expanded this year with the addition of the "Spacecab" extended cab. Although Spacecab Hombres have the 2.2-liter 4-cylinder engine as standard equipment, they can also be had with a 4.3-liter V6 engine matched to a 4-speed automatic transmission.

All Hombre models have 2-wheel drive, standard power steering and 4-wheel antilock brakes, and daytime running lights and a driver's-side air bag.

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