Compare 2008 Isuzu Ascender vs 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser

2008 Isuzu Ascender
2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser
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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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RWD 4-Door Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD 4-Door Automatic 16 20 $20,969 $23,045
4WD 4-Door Manual 15 18 $22,044 $24,225
4WD 4-Door Automatic 16 20 $22,416 $24,635
Pricing
Invoice Price
$25,656
$20,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,149
$23,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$452 / month
$384 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
Retro-coolness, off-roading, and practicality don’t come together as well in any other vehicle as they do in the 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
Rear Door Type
Liftgate -
EPA Classification
- 2WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 58.4
Second Head Room (in)
39.6 40.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55.5 55.4
Second Leg Room (in)
37.0 31.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 41.3
Second Hip Room (in)
58.1 51.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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 71.3
Step Up Height - Front (in)
18.2 -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
NA - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
43.8 -
Wheelbase (in)
113.0 105.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
NA -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.1 74.6
Side Door Opening Width (in)
NA -
Overhang, Front (in)
34.7 -
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 63.6
Track Width, Front (in)
- 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 8.7
Length, Overall (in)
- 183.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
43.7 27.9
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 66.8
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.0 x 1.14 12.6 x - TBD -
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 12.3 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.7 19.0
Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.82 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
20.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.4 41.8
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 17.1
Tires
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA -
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA -
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA -
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R16 P265/70R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
NA -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA -
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 P265/70R17
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA -
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5300 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
530 500
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)
- 4050
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 17 x 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 17 x 7.5
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
10.8 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 6000 239 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas V6
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
276 @ 4600 278 @ 3700
Engine Order Code
LL8 NA
Displacement
4.2L/256 4.0L/241
Engine Oil Cooler
NA -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 20
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.22
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.04
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA -
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Hydra-Matic Auto w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.52
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.40
Trans Type
4 5
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.73
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Isuzu Ascender Toyota FJ Cruiser
Body Code
NA -
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Dbl-A Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA 1.18
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 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.79
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- w/Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- w/Stabilizer Bar
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder -
Doors
Side Door Type
NA -

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