Compare 2008 Jeep Liberty vs 2008 Toyota RAV4

2008 Jeep Liberty
2008 Toyota RAV4
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4WD 4-Door Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Liberty 4WD 4-Door Limited 15 21 $24,852 $26,640
Liberty 4WD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $21,267 $22,700
Liberty RWD 4-Door Limited 16 22 $23,372 $25,030
Liberty RWD 4-Door Sport 16 22 $19,787 $21,090
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4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RAV4 4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 20 25 $20,839 $22,900
RAV4 4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 20 25 $22,890 $25,155
RAV4 4WD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 20 25 $22,270 $24,475
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 26 $22,689 $24,935
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 26 $24,632 $27,070
RAV4 4WD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 26 $24,012 $26,390
RAV4 FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT 21 27 $19,888 $21,500
RAV4 FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Ltd 21 27 $21,972 $23,755
RAV4 FWD 4-Door 4-cyl 4-Speed AT Sport 21 27 $21,342 $23,075
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT 19 27 $21,768 $23,535
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Ltd 19 27 $23,743 $25,670
RAV4 FWD 4-Door V6 5-Speed AT Sport 19 27 $23,113 $24,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,852
$20,839
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$26,640
$22,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$444 / month
$382 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
Much less of a cute-ute than it used to be, the 2008 Jeep Liberty defines SUV-lites by not being one. The 2008 Toyota RAV4 brings a little more space than most compact SUVs without a mid-size price.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
4WD Sport Utility Vehicle 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 53.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.8 108.2
Second Leg Room (in)
38.8 38.3
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.8
Second Hip Room (in)
48.4 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.8 57.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
40.3 39.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
40.8 41.8
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.0 61.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.1 104.7
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
35.3 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.4 71.5
Track Width, Front (in)
61.0 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in)
9.4 7.5
Length, Overall (in)
176.9 181.1
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
44.2 - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
70.1 66.3
Liftover Height (in)
33.3 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
31.5 36.4
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
64.2 73.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.7 - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 1.1 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.4 x 0.5 11.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.4 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.36 14.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.5 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
TBB NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/65R17 P215/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
TUP NA
Front Tire Size
P235/65R17 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
P235/65R17 P215/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
TUP NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4163 3444
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
14.0 7.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
160 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.7L/226 2.4L/144
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
210 @ 5200 166 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
235 @ 4000 165 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
EKG NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 20 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 25 (Est)
Transmission
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
1.00 - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
4-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.21 3.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.57 2.20
Trans Order Code
DGV NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 1.02
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
2.72 - TBD -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.94
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Liberty Toyota RAV4
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
A-Arms MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Live Axle Double-wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/stabilizer bar coil spring

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