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2008 Isuzu Ascender
2008 Ford Expedition
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2WD 4-Door LS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door LS 14 20 $25,656 $27,149
2WD 4-Door LUX 14 20 $25,656 $27,149
2WD 4-Door S 14 20 $25,656 $27,149
4WD 4-Door LS 14 20 $27,546 $29,149
4WD 4-Door LUX 14 20 $27,546 $29,149
4WD 4-Door S 14 20 $27,546 $29,149
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2WD 4-Door XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD 4-Door XLT 12 18 $28,980 $31,345
4WD 4-Door XLT 12 16 $31,590 $34,245
2WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 18 $33,518 $36,590
2WD 4-Door Limited 12 18 $35,258 $38,750
4WD 4-Door Eddie Bauer 12 16 $36,114 $39,490
2WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 18 $36,984 $40,690
4WD 4-Door Limited 12 16 $37,839 $41,650
4WD 4-Door King Ranch 12 16 $39,565 $43,590
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,656
$28,980
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,149
$31,345
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$522 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Ford Expedition is a big, capable SUV with a truly useful and convenient third row.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 63.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 60.2
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 39.1
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 39.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
58.1 59.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 63.2
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 39.8
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Side Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.0 8.7
Height, Overall (in)
71.9 77.2
Step Up Height - Front (in)
18.2 - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA 34.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
43.8 48.3
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 119.0
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
NA 8.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 78.8
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
34.7 39.2
Step Up Height - Side (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
NA 56.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
32.1 34.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
191.6 206.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
70.0 82.5
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
80.1 108.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
39.7 44.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.7 55.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
NA 49.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x 0.78 13.5 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 28
Fuel Tank Location
NA Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.82 NA
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA 42.16
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 20
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 40.83
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA 654
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R16 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA T5G
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 2305
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA 654
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA 654
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 2305
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T5G
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA 2305
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5300 6000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
530 600
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2750 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10000 11800
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2297 2741
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5550 7400
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3200 4250
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2297 2808
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 13
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA 2250
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 150
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V8
Fuel System
MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
276 @ 4600 365 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
LL8 995
Displacement
4.2L/256 5.4L/330
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 6000 300 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 18
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.34
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Hydra-Matic Auto w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 4.17
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.52
Trans Type
4 6
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.86
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.40
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Vehicle Name
Isuzu Ascender Ford Expedition
Body Code
NA 119" WB
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.4
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3080 4250
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
NA 3500
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.31
Axle Type - Front
NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA 34.9
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2750 3500
Suspension Type - Rear
5-Link Coil Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA 4250
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA 34.9
Axle Type - Rear
NA Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Dbl-A Double Wishbone
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Fully Boxed
Doors
Side Door Type
NA - TBD -

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