The sole remaining Isuzu passenger vehicle sold in the USA is the Ascender, which replaces the long-running Rodeo. Isuzu based the Ascender on the GM midsize SUV platform, and equipped the Ascender with a 291-bhp 4.2L I-6 or 300-bhp 5.3L V-8. The Ascender 7-passenger is available with either engine. Both Ascender models use a 4-speed automatic transmission. Properly equipped, the V-8 powered Ascender can tow up to 6,400 lbs.
|Model/Trim/Package ||Engine || || ||MPG
|Ascender 7p S, LS ||4.2l I6 (275-bhp) ||A4 ||RWD ||15/19/17 || ||$27,998|
|Ascender 7p S, LS ||4.2l I6 (275-bhp) ||A4 ||4WD ||15/20/17 || ||$31,193|
|Ascender 7p LS, Limited ||5.3l V8 (300-bhp) ||A4 ||4WD ||14/18/16 || ||$36,532|
|Ascender 7p LS, Limited ||5.3l V8 (300-bhp) ||A4 ||RWD ||14/18/16 || ||$33,337|