Compare 2008 Jeep Commander vs 2008 Land Rover LR3

2008 Jeep Commander
2008 Land Rover LR3
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4WD 4-Door Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Commander 4WD 4-Door Limited 13 18 $36,145 $39,640
Commander 4WD 4-Door Overland 13 17 $39,727 $43,665
Commander 4WD 4-Door Sport 14 19 $27,859 $30,330
Commander RWD 4-Door Limited 14 19 $33,788 $37,020
Commander RWD 4-Door Overland 13 19 $36,618 $40,200
Commander RWD 4-Door Sport 14 19 $26,054 $28,330
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4WD 4-Door HSE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
LR3 4WD 4-Door HSE 12 17 $49,163 $54,025
LR3 4WD 4-Door SE 12 17 $44,158 $48,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,145
$49,163
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,640
$54,025
Monthly Payment Estimate
$661 / month
$900 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.0
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Jeep Commander is good Jeep (a trail-capable vehicle), but it's not a great people mover. The 2008 Land Rover LR3 is hard to justify for fashion alone, but if you're living an off-road lifestyle, it's one of the best.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 12 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicles 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
54.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.0 59.2
Passenger Capacity
7 7
Third Leg Room (in)
28.9 36.3
Second Head Room (in)
40.3 42.4
Third Hip Room (in)
57.4 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
58.5 59.4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 42.4
Third Head Room (in)
35.7 40.1
Front Hip Room (in)
55.6 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
112.8 - TBD -
Third Shoulder Room (in)
50.6 42.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
42.1 40.4
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.8 75.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.5 63.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
8.6 7.3
Length, Overall (in)
188.5 190.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
75.6 74.1
Liftover Height (in)
34.1 - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.5 63.5
Wheelbase (in)
109.5 113.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
36.3 44.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 48.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - 76.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
68.5 90.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- TBD - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
7.5 9.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - 45.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 0.6 13.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x 1.2 13.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.1 22.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 37.6
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.14 3.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TCH NA
Front Tire Size
P245/65R17 255/55HR19
Spare Tire Size
P245/65R17 175/80R19
Front Tire Order Code
TCH NA
Spare Tire Order Code
TCH NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/65R17 255/55HR19
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1654
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6500 - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 551
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
650 - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
5003 5796
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 19 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
625 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
329 @ 3950 315 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EVE NA
Displacement
4.7L/287 4.4L/268
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
302 @ 5650 300 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 12
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.75 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA 2.93
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.00 4.17
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.52
Trans Type
5 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 1.00
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.00 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 & 1.50 2.34
Trans Order Code
DGQ NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Vehicle Name
Jeep Commander Land Rover LR3
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Live axle Independent, air
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar Double-Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
SLA Independent Independent, air
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar Double-Wishbone

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