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2008 Isuzu Ascender
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$27,149
3 listings nationwide

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2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,967
29 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2008 Isuzu Ascender
S
Eric Tallberg Preview:

Faced with dwindling sales and an aging design, Isuzu soldiers on with its 2008 Ascender, a value-oriented, midsize, five-passenger, four-door SUV. Offering no third-row seat and unins...

2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
Michael Perkins Review:

Choosing the right TrailBlazer is not easy. The only way to get the SS...

The Good: Virtually unchanged, Chevrolet's 2009 TrailBlazer still offers a comfo...

The Bad: Cheap interior materials and a suspension that never quite got it righ...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2008 Isuzu Ascender
S
No User Reviews
2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
65
2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 1LT 4WDReview:

Cool — Greater performance greater braking greater handling strong body. I haven't repair for anything the ...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

Specs

2008 Isuzu Ascender
S
2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
RWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21.7 gal 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
285 hp @ 6,000 RPM
285 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
276 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
276 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10.3:1
Displacement
4,200 cc
4,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 4 in
3.66 in x 4.01 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 3 stars 3 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 3 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 46.9 in
Back Legroom 37 in 37 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 43.7 cu ft 41 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,133 lbs 1,227 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,133 lbs 1,227 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,300 lbs 5,200 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,800 lbs 5,700 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.6 in 191.8 in
Width 76.1 in 74.7 in
Height 74.5 in 72.5 in
Wheelbase 113 in 113 in

Available Options

2008 Isuzu Ascender
S
2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD

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