Isuzu Announces Aggressive Pricing for All-New 2006 Pickups

Entry-Level i-280 Extended Cab Starts at Only $16,989

Jul. 01, 2005 By


CERRITOS, Calif., June 29 -- Isuzu Motors America, Inc., today announced the pricing for its all-new 2006 Isuzu Pickups. The entry- level i-280 Extended Cab 4x2 will start at a manufacturer's suggested retail price of only $16,989 -- over $1,000 less than a comparably equipped 2006 Chevy Colorado.

"Isuzu has had a tradition of value pricing that we are proud to continue with the new Isuzu Pickups," said J. Terry Maloney, president and COO of Isuzu Motors America. "We think the combination of a world-class midsize pickup, highly competitive pricing, and our tremendous warranty coverage will be very appealing to consumers."

The value-packed Isuzu i-280 Extended Cab 4x2 features a Vortec 2800 2.8-liter inline four-cylinder engine, a choice of five-speed manual or optional four-speed Hydra-Matic transmissions, and three available option packages:

  • * The Preferred Equipment Package, priced at only $699, includes rear
    jump seats with storage compartment; carpeted floor covering; cloth
    seat trim; AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player and more.
  • * The LS Package, with an M.S.R.P. of only $939, adds power windows,
    door locks and outside mirrors; keyless remote entry; upgraded seat
    fabric; body side moldings; and more.
  • * The Luxury Package, priced at only $1,569, offers limited slip rear
    differential; electronic traction control; head curtain side impact
    airbags; six-disc CD changer; leather-wrapped steering wheel; fog
    lamps; sliding rear window and more.

The flagship i-350 Crew Cab 4x4, with a base M.S.R.P. of $27,358, is powered by a Vortec 3500 3.5-liter inline five-cylinder engine mated to a four-speed Hydra-Matic transmission. The i-350 comes with all of the features in both the Preferred Equipment and LS Packages. As a result, amenities like AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player, full power, tilt, cruise and deluxe seat fabric are standard. Optional on the i-350:

  • * The Limited Package, with an M.S.R.P. of $1,839, includes leather-
    appointed interior trim; eight-way power heated driver's seat; six-way
    power heated passenger seat; six-disc CD changer; sliding rear window;
    and more.

All 2006 Isuzu Pickup owners will benefit from Isuzu's seven-year/75,000- mile Powertrain Limited Warranty and matching 24-hour roadside assistance coverage. These coverages are in addition to Isuzu's three-year/50,000-mile basic and six-year/100,000-mile perforation from corrosion warranties.

Isuzu Motors America, Inc., is the U.S. distributor of Isuzu sport utility vehicles and diesel engines.

Source: Isuzu Motors America, Inc. Newsletter
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