Isuzu Gemini Reviews

1982 Isuzu Gemini TF 2.0Ltr petrol from Australia and New Zealand

Model year1982
Year of manufacture1982
First year of ownership2001
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 2.0Ltr petrol Manual
Performance marks 9 / 10
Reliability marks 9 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 6 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired340000 kilometres
Most recent distance360000 kilometres

Summary:

Awsome Reliable Beast

Faults:

Head Gasket

Alternator

Universal Joints

Steering Equipment.

General Comments:

The Gemini is a very underestimated car. However, with a small amount of work they can be turned into a street machine. The G200 (2 litre) makes a huge performace difference as opposed to the G161 (1.6 litre). This simple conversion allows you to beat vehicles such as naturally aspirated Silvias, Lancer VRXs, Focuss and other similar models. It also scares cars such as Falcons and Commodores.

Handling can be improved with a larger set of tyres and sports suspension.

A cheap car to make look good, reliable.

Will run forever without oil and water.

Recommendable car for anyone.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 23rd October, 2004

1984 Isuzu Gemini LD 1.8 diesel from India

Year of manufacture1984
First year of ownership1984
Most recent year of ownership2004
Engine and transmission 1.8 diesel Automatic
Performance marks 10 / 10
Reliability marks 10 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 0 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 10 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
8.0 / 10
Distance when acquired0 kilometres
Most recent distance155000 kilometres

Summary:

It is the best deal

Faults:

Nothing at all, actually it is the best car. I know that no one would believe it that till now, also it is performing really very excellently. And till now it has not given us any big trouble.

General Comments:

It is the best mid sized car built by Isuzu Motors Japan. And they proved that they are best in automotive technology.

I have used this car for the last twenty years in India where no vehicle lives for this long.

And now I am planning to go in for a new car if any are available from Isuzu Motors.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 15th April, 2004

29th Jun 2012, 23:07

Gemini diesel's are the best car ever made!!!

23rd Feb 2013, 23:28

There are several of these with 1 million km or more. Such a great reliable car with the bulletproof Isuzu diesel. Car makers haven't learned much in 30 years with the cheap crap they make now. The Gemini could get 50 MPG no problems!!

Average review marks: 8.0 / 10, based on 2 reviews