The 2008 Jeep Wrangler

2007 Wrangler X

2008 Wrangler Basics:

  • Trims: X, Sahara, Rubicon
  • MSRPs:
    • X: $19,320
    • X RHD: $22,280
    • Sahara: $24,775
    • Rubicon: $27,880
  • Gas Mileage: 17 city / 19 hwy
  • Engine: 3.8-liter V6
  • Standard Horsepower: 202
  • 4WD Standard (but available 2wd on X)
  • Wheelbase: 95.4in
  • Overall Length: 162.9in
  • Overall Width: 82.8in

Standard Features:

Wrangler X Includes:

  • 16-inch Slot Spoke Styled Steel, painted Argent
  • P225/75R16 Goodyear Wrangler ST, black sidewall tires
  • Command-Trac® 4WD System
  • Black fender flares
  • X Badge
  • Front Stabilizer Bar
  • Next Gen Dana 30 Solid Front Axle
  • Next Gen Dana 44 HD Solid rear Axle
  • 6 speaker, single CD sound system
  • Mini Floor Console
  • 3.21 Axle Ratio

Wrangler Sahara Includes:

  • 17-inch Moab Cast Aluminum, painted Sparkle Silver wheels
  • P255/75R17 Goodyear Wrangler SR-A, outline white letter tires
  • Command-Trac® 4WD System
  • Body-color fender flares
  • Hood Insulation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tubular side steps
  • Front/rear tow hooks
  • Deep Tint Sunscreen Windows
  • Sahara Badge
  • Fog Lamps
  • Driver Height Adjuster Seat
  • Full Length Floor Console
  • Premium Instrument Cluster w/Tach
  • Speed Control
  • Temperature & Compass Gauge
  • 3.21 Axle Ratio
  • Front Stabilizer Bar
  • Heavy Duty Suspension w/Gas Shocks
  • Next Gen Dana 30 Solid Front Axle
  • Next Gen Dana 44 HD Solid rear Axle

Wrangler Rubicon Includes:

  • 17-inch Moab Cast Aluminum, with Machined Face wheels
  • 2 Front & 1 Rear Tow Hooks
  • LT255/75R17 BFGoodrich® Mud Terrain, black sidewall tires
  • Rock-Trac® 4WD System
  • Rubicon Badge
  • Black fender flares
  • Fog Lamps
  • Hood Insulation
  • Air Conditioning
  • Driver Height Adjuster Seat
  • Full Length Floor Console
  • Heavy-duty rock rails
  • 32-inch-tall mud tires
  • 4.10 Axle Ratio
  • Premium Instrument Cluster w/Tach
  • Speed Control
  • Temperature & Compass Gauge
  • Dana 44 heavy-duty solid front and rear axle
  • Electronic Front Sway Bar Disconnect
  • Performance Suspension
  • Tru-Lok front and rear axles

About the 2008 Jeep Wrangler

There was little change from the 2007 model to the 2008 Jeep Wrangler. Prices increased slightly and some minor style tweaks, but it is hard to differentiate it from the 2007. The sunrider soft top is now standard on the on Rubicon and Sahara. Also ad an option remote ignition for those mountain days. Still the king of the 4X4. Jeep seems to delivery a winner with the Wrangler every year.

2008 Wrangler Pricing and Options

The 3 trim familiar trim options remain for the 2008 Wrangler: Rubicon, Sahara, and X. In 2008, the X RHD is also availible - the right hand drive version of the X. The Jeep Wrangler Rubicon, you get enhanced handling and off-road performance as well as a full  set of interior benefits for about $28,000. The Sahara sits in the middle of the X and Rubicon and starts at just shy of $25,000. The X is the baseline configuration which comes at a great value starting at ~$19,000. The X RHD starts at just over $22,000, so you have to pay more to sit on the other side of the car. All these prices are a touch higher than last year's model.

If you need more info, Edmunds has more on the 2008 wrangler available here. Also check out jeep's site to build your own or find out more.