Jeep CJ-5 vs Jeep CJ-8 Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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Specs

1983 Jeep CJ-5
4WD
1985 Jeep CJ-8
Scrambler 4WD
Powertrain 4-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
4WD
4WD
4WD
Fuel Economy, City
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17 MPG
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Fuel Economy, Highway
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19 MPG
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Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
115 hp @ 3,200 RPM
92 hp @ 4,000 RPM
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Torque
210 lb-ft @ 1,800 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
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Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
9:1
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Displacement
4,200 cc
2,500 cc
4,200 cc
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional --
Cassette Player Optional --
Radio Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 4 seats 2 seats
Front Legroom 37 in 39 in
Back Legroom -- --
Exterior
Length 142 in 177 in
Width 68 in 68 in
Height 66 in 67 in
Wheelbase 83.4 in 103.5 in

Available Options

1983 Jeep CJ-5
4WD
1985 Jeep CJ-8
Scrambler 4WD

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