No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Isuzu reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Should the Isuzu D-Max 2017 be recalled?
We purchased a new Isuzu D-Max 3.0-litre diesel space cab 4x4 in late 2017 and have done about 70,000 km. We farm a stock/cereal grain property so the vehicle is used in the paddocks and mainly on ...Read more
Isuzu D-Max 2011: The lights don't flash when locking or unlocking
The lights in my 2011 Isuzu D-Max don't flash when button on the key remote is pressed. Any advice on what the issue might be and what I should do? Read more
Isuzu D-Max LS 2010: What to look for when buying
My hubby and I are looking at buying a 2010 Isuzu D-Max LS two-wheel drive. Wondering if you can advise of any issues to look out for. It looks to have had regular services and seems to be in good ...Read more
Isuzu D-Max 2017: Turbo failures
After reading heaps of reports regarding turbo failures on the Isuzu D-Max 2017, I have so much doubt in driving my car from Perth to Brisbane. I have read some reports that one fellow D-Max owner ...Read more
Isuzu D-Max 2010: DPF filter?
I have a 2010 Isuzu D-Max 3.0-litre turbo-diesel; does this model have the DPF filter? Any other known issues? Read more
Isuzu MU-X 2015: Whistling sound at high speeds
My 2015 Isuzu MU-X makes an annoying high-pitched whistling sound when driving at high speeds. Doesn’t do it as much below 80 km/h, varies in volume, worse when trucks pass in the other direction. Is ...Read more
Isuzu D-Max 2017: Is it good for short distance driving?
I’m thinking of buying a 2017 Isuzu D-max LS-U, but some people told me that it's not good for short distances because something or other doesn’t get to burn. I'm no car expert and I would only drive ...Read more
Isuzu D-MAX 2004: Hard starting and loss of power
I have a 2004 Isuzu Adventure 3.0-litre turbo-diesel. It is suffering from hard starting and gradual loss of power. I have taken it to several dealers and they say there is nothing wrong. Can you ...Read more
Isuzu MU-X 2014: Service light and Vacuum Switching Valve availability
I have a 2014 Isuzu MU-X and the service light keeps coming on. Isuzu says the fault is with the Vacuum Switching Valve, which are nil stock in Australia. I am meant to tow a caravan on holidays with ...Read more
Isuzu MU-X 2018: Should I buy one?
I am confused whether I should buy a 2018 Isuzu MU-X or not, as it comes with seven seats as compared to other competitors? Read more
Isuzu MU-X 2013: Why is my traction control light on?
The traction control light in my 2013 Isuzu MU-X is coming on from a cold start. The engine wiring harness has been replaced and it’s still doing the same. Now the shop is saying the battery is low, ...Read more
Isuzu MUX LSU 4x4 2018: Does it need an extra a transmission oil cooler?
I am interested in buying a 2018 Isuzu MUX LSU 4x4 for caravanning. Do I need to add a transmission oil cooler, as I have read on forums that many recommend it to keep the transmission cool? Read more
My Isuzu MU-X has turbo underboost
My 2015 Isuzu MU-X had an engine check and the cause is code P0299 (turbo underboost). When the mechanic checked the turbo sensor it was working fine. What other reasons might be behind that ...Read more
Isuzu D-Max: No power uphill
My Isuzu D-Max auto has no power or torque on hills. The engine seems "flat" when I'm going up a small incline/hill. Max speed is also limited to 90 km/h, even on a downhill slope? Read more
Isuzu D-Max 2016: What happens if you don't take diesel-powered cars for long trips?
Shortly after buying a new Isuzu D-Max in 2016 and my wife became seriously ill. She won’t recover and I am now her carer. I can’t use the D-Max as much as I'd like or intended. It has only done 8000 ...Read more
Isuzu MU-X and D-Max: Cracked inner guard in engine bay
Have there been any reports of cracks appearing in the inner guard in the engine bay just forward of the compliance plate of the Isuzu MU-X?I have seen some reports about the D-Max that seems to have ...Read more
Why do manufacturers put indicator lights 'inside' the headlamp cluster?
What is it with so many new cars being designed with indicator lights on the inside of the headlight?To name a few, just in dual cabs, the Isuzu D-Max, Nissan Navara, Ford Ranger, and many others.I' ...Read more
My car keeps stalling
My 2014 Isuzu D-Max recently started to stall when it's almost to a stop.I've cleaned the injectors, PCV and fuel pressure sensor, which has slightly helped. It still stalls but not regularly.Can you ...Read more