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Acura SLX

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Acura SLX
Isuzu
aka Chevrolet Trooper
Honda Horizon
Holden Monterey
Holden Jackaroo
Isuzu Bighorn
Isuzu Trooper
Opel Monterey
Vauxhall Monterey
Production 1996–1999
(chassis DJ5)
Class Mid-size SUV
Body Style 4-door SUV
Length 183.5 in (4661 mm) (1996-97)
187.8 in (4770 mm) (1998-99)
Width 72.4 in (1839 mm) (1996-97)
72.2 in (1834 mm) (1998-99)
Height 72.2 in (1834 mm)
Wheelbase 108.7 in (2761 mm)
Weight Weight - you get the point
Transmission 4-speed automatic, RWD/4WD
Engine 3.2 litre V6 (1996-97)
3.5 litre V6 (1998-99)
Power N/A hp @ N/A rpm
N/A lb-ft of torque @ N/A rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Acura SLX was a mid-size sport utility vehicle (SUV) sold by the Acura division of Honda from 1996 to 1999. It is a lightly upgraded Isuzu Trooper released at the same time as the Lexus LX 450 and it was only sold in the United States. The SLX was later replaced by the Honda Odyssey-based Acura MDX in 2001.

See Wikicars' comprehensive Acura SLX Review.

Recent Changes

The SLX received a restyled front end for the 1998 model year, but continued to sell poorly and was ultimately discontinued after 1999. It is said that sales were affected by bad press when the 1996-1997 models were rated "Not Acceptable" by Consumer Reports for their tendency to roll over during testing. In a lawsuit brought by Isuzu against Consumers Union, the court found that some of the magazine's statements showed a "reckless disregard" for the truth.

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Engine and Transmission

The SLX from 1996 to 1997 had a 3.2-liter V6 gasoline engine with a maximum output of 190 hp (142 kW) and was replaced in 1998 by a 3.5-liter dual overhead cam V6 engine that produced 215 hp (160 kW).

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