Compare 2008 Isuzu Ascender vs 2008 Jeep Wrangler

2008 Isuzu Ascender
2008 Jeep Wrangler
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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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4WD 2-Door X
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
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
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 41.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 102.9
Exterior Dimensions
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 -
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
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.8
Length, Overall (in)
- 162.9
Liftover Height (in)
- 27.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 61.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- 61.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
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
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 -
Brakes
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 -
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
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 18.6
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 34.9
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.82 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 14.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.5
Tires
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
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
Trailering
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
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 200
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3200 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2297 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2750 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
10000 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2297 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5550 -
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 3741
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 13.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 140
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Engine
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
Fuel System
MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
276 @ 4600 237 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
LL8 EGT
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
Transmission
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 4.06
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.61
Trans Order Code
M30 DEH
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
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
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.72
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.21
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 2 Door
Vehicle Name
Isuzu Ascender Jeep Wrangler
Body Code
NA -
Suspension
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 -
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 -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Coil Springs
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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