While some compact trucks come close to the same performance envelope of the 2009 Jeep Wrangler, there is no direct comparison.
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.
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 Toyota FJ Cruiser is the Wrangler’s closest rival for pure style; it gets its retro design from the 1960s FJ, yet has modern components from the Toyota 4Runner that are a bit more road-friendly than those of the Wrangler.
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|2009 Jeep WranglerBrowse Used Listings||2008 Nissan FrontierBrowse Used Listings||2008 Nissan XterraBrowse Used Listings||2008 Toyota FJ CruiserBrowse Used Listings|
|15 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 20 MPG Hwy|
|Gas V6||Gas 4-cyl||Gas V6||Gas V6|
|4WD Sport Utility Vehicles||N/A||2WD Sport Utility||2WD Sport Utility Vehicle|
|4WD 2-Door X||2WD King Cab I4 Manual XE||2WD 4-Door Manual X||RWD 4-Door Automatic (GS)|
|4-Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|2 Door||King Cab||4 Door||4 Door|
|Manual||Manual||Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2009 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2008 Nissan Frontier||2009 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2008 Nissan Xterra||2009 Jeep Wrangler vs. 2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser|