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2008 Jeep Wrangler Overview


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Avg. Price: $22,603
Avg. Price: $20,821
Unlimited Rubicon 4WD
Avg. Price: $25,478
Unlimited Sahara
Avg. Price: $20,505
Unlimited Sahara 4WD
Avg. Price: $22,820
Unlimited X
Avg. Price: $18,686
Unlimited X 4WD
Avg. Price: $20,866
Avg. Price: $18,467
Avg. Price: $16,668

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Average User Score

4.65 stars

Based on 56 reviews

2008 Wrangler Sahara Unlimited 4wd 4dr by kdh1969
 — kewl look lots of legroom good power incredible 4wd will go anywhere you want navigation and sirius hard drive are awesome soft top and hard top handles well on the highway snow and ... Read More
The Most Fun On 4 Wheels by M Brock
 — It's a Jeep, what more can I say? I absolutely love it. More than competent off road, reasonable on road (much improved over recent years). Reasonably priced for the package. I had mine equipped wi... Read More
I Will Have It The Rest Of My Life by Dave
 — awesome "mommy wagon" great for haulin people around or or hitting the trail on any day, even being a big truck, handles like a dream on or off road, jeeps fun do drive There are soo many options ... Read More

2008 Jeep Wrangler Overview

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2008 Jeep Wrangler

The original military-inspired utility vehicle, the 2008 Jeep Wrangler might be trying a little too hard to straddle the divide between rugged off-roader and suburban SUV. But even with such "luxury" conveniences as optional power windows and locks and the new remote start and navigation accessories, Jeep owners should still be proud to hold their heads high as they exchange their iconic wave of Jeep brotherhood. Beyond the new options, the 2008 Jeep Wrangler adds a standard Sunrider convertible soft-top with sunroof on the Sahara and Rubicon trims.

The 2008 Jeep Wrangler comes in three trims (X, Sahara, and Rubicon), all available in an extended Unlimited version that features four full-size doors and 20 more inches of length, mostly in the cargo area. Unlimited trims also come with a fold-out windshield. Seating four in two rows, the base model X starts with two removable half doors and plastic windows, ABS brakes, dual front-side airbags, traction and stability control, and rollover protection. Three convertible tops are offered. The X starts with a three-piece hardtop, the Sunrider soft top is standard on Sahara and Rubicon, and Jeep offers an optional regular soft-top.

A 3.8-liter, 202-hp V6 is paired with either a 6-speed manual or optional 4-speed automatic transmission. While acceleration power and fuel economy are not stellar, owners are willing to give these up for the 2008 Wrangler's unsurpassed off-roading capability.

All models are equipped with part-time four-wheel drive, while the Unlimited offers both four-wheel and rear-wheel drive. Despite its growing list of creature comforts, the Wrangler remains rugged to the core, combining its four-wheel drive with skid plates, 10 inches of ground clearance, a 2-speed transfer case, low-range gearing, and solid live front and rear axles. As you move up to the Rubicon trim, you add a front stabilizer bar that can be electronically disabled for more clearance, a 4WD transfer case, and two locking differentials. Rear seats are cramped, but fold down for 56 cubic feet of cargo space (85 in the Unlimited). Drain holes in the floor, an under-floor storage compartment, and off-roading tires ranging from 16 to 18 inches maintain the 2008 Wrangler's utilitarian reputation and popularity among owners.


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Jeep Wrangler Questions


Speakers Cut Out

The radio in my Jeep will play just fine for as little as 30 seconds to ten minutes or more but eventually all of my speakers will suddenly cut off. The radio is still powered on, only the speakers c...

8 views with 2 answers (last answer about a week ago)

Why Would Make The Temperature Stay At Cold?

I replaced the thermostat in my 2008 Jeep Wrangler, now the temperature gauge stays at cold and the fan races as if it's hot Is this normal

20 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

Reducing The Size Of The Wheels/tires On A Jeep Wrangler X 2008

My wife and I are in our 70's and do not want to get rid of our Jeep Wrangler X (2008), we want to put smaller wheels/tire (car/small truck) on the jeep to facilitate exit and entering the Jeep. we ...

55 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 months ago)

Temperature Gauge

This year i've replaced a waterpump, had a computer reset & replaced the temperature sensor. i can not remember how my gauge sate when i first purchased the vehicle. When i start my vehicle it goes ...

283 views with 9 answers (last answer 6 months ago)

How Do I Rate A Dealership

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