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2008 Jeep Wrangler vs. Its Competition

 
2008 Jeep Wrangler 4WD 2-door Rubicon Front Exterior View
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There's nothing directly comparable to the 2008 Jeep Wrangler, but some compact trucks come very close to the same performance envelope.

The Dodge Dakota offers four-door models, V-8 power, and four-wheel drive.

The Nissan Frontier has a big V-6 option, a four-door body style, and a unique canvas sunroof that opens its cabin to the elements.

The Nissan Xterra is a four-door sport-ute with a rugged look and off-road versions that offer some, but not all, the Wrangler's rocky-road prowess.

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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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Especially with the improved V-8, the 2008 Dodge Dakota can do most of what a full-size truck can while consuming fewer resources in the process.
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For those of us who don't live on a ranch, the 2008 Nissan Frontier is large enough to haul real people and cargo, but sized for the urban-congestion reality.
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For active people who need to tow or haul a lot of gear or go off-road, the 2008 Nissan Xterra is one of the best—and best-looking—choices.
MSRP From   
$19,505$20,470$16,530$22,060
Gas Mileage   
15 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Gas V6Gas V6Gas 4-cylGas V6
EPA Class   
4WD Sport Utility VehicleN/AN/A2WD Sport Utility
Style Name   
4WD 2-Door X2WD Ext Cab ST2WD King Cab I4 Manual XE2WD 4-Door Manual X
Drivetrain   
4-Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
4245
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
2 DoorExtended Cab 6'7" BedKing Cab4 Door
Transmission   
ManualManual w/ODManualManual w/OD
 
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