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Selected Style 2WD 4-Door LS
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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
4WD 2-Door X
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4WD 2-Door X 15 19 $18,365 $19,505
RWD 4-Door Unlimited X 16 21 $20,024 $21,285
4WD 2-Door RHD X 15 19 $20,307 $21,640
4WD 4-Door Unlimited X 15 19 $21,844 $23,285
4WD 2-Door Sahara 15 19 $22,829 $24,960
RWD 4-Door Unlimited Sahara 16 21 $23,969 $26,195
4WD 2-Door Rubicon 15 19 $25,593 $28,065
4WD 4-Door Unlimited Sahara 15 19 $25,749 $28,195
4WD 4-Door Unlimited Rubicon 15 19 $27,569 $30,240
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,656
$18,365
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,149
$19,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$325 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2008 Jeep Wrangler is a one-of-a-kind vehicle: an extreme off-road convertible with the on-road handling and ride of--well, a true off-roader.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type Liftgate -
EPA Classification - 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5 55.6
Second Leg Room (in) 37.0 35.6
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 41.3
Second Hip Room (in) 58.1 44.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.5 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 39.6 40.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.4 61.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.4 41.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 102.9
Exterior Dimensions
Step Up Height - Front (in) 18.2 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 43.8 -
Wheelbase (in) 113.0 95.4
Ground Clearance, Front (in) NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.1 82.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) NA -
Overhang, Front (in) 34.7 -
Step Up Height - Side (in) NA -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) NA - TBD -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 32.1 -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 191.6 -
Side Door Opening Height (in) NA -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 8.0 -
Height, Overall (in) 71.9 - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) - 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 8.8
Length, Overall (in) - 162.9
Liftover Height (in) - 27.8
Track Width, Rear (in) - 61.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 39.7 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 43.7 17.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) NA - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 70.0 - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 80.1 61.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x 0.78 12.4 x 0.47
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 11.9 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.7 18.6
Fuel Tank Location NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 20.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.4 34.9
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock 3.82 -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - 3.5
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - 14.7
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA TRM
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) NA -
Spare Tire Order Code NA TBB
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front NA -
Rear Tire Size P245/65R17 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare NA -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) NA -
Rear Tire Order Code NA TRM
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) NA -
Front Tire Size P245/65R17 P225/75R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear NA -
Spare Tire Size P235/75R16 P225/75R16
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 500 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 530 200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 5300 2000
Weight Information
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 10000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2297 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5550 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 3200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 2297 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2750 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs) - 3741
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.8 13.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) NA 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 140
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 276 @ 4600 237 @ 4000
Engine Order Code LL8 EGT
Displacement 4.2L/256 3.8L/231
Engine Oil Cooler NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 285 @ 6000 202 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas V6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 15
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.25
Trans Description Cont. Hydra-Matic Auto w/OD Manual
Transfer Case Model NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 4.46
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA 2.72
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.72
Trans Type 4 6
Trans PTO Access NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA 1.00
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 4.06
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.61
Trans Order Code M30 DEH
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA -
Trans Power Take Off NA -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.21
Summary
Vehicle Name Isuzu Ascender Jeep Wrangler
Body Code NA -
Body Style 4 Door 2 Door
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.42 -
Axle Type - Front NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2750 -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Link Coil Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear NA -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Dbl-A Live Axle
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 3080 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) - w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type NA -
 
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