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2008 Jeep Liberty Specifications

All dimensions are in inches (millimeters) at curb weight and with standard wheels and tires unless otherwise noted.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Body Style
Four-door sport-utility vehicle
Construction
Steel Uniframe
Assembly Plant
Toledo North Assembly Plant; Toledo, Ohio
EPA Vehicle Class
Multipurpose vehicle

ENGINE: 3.7-LITER SOHC V-6
Availability
Standard
Type and Description
90º V-6, liquid-cooled with balance shaft
Displacement
225.8 cu. in. (3700 cu. cm)
Bore x Stroke
3.66 x 3.57 (93.0 x 90.8)
Valve System
Chain-driven, SOHC, 12 valves, with hydraulic end-pivot roller rockers
Fuel Injection
Sequential, multi-port, electronic, returnless
Construction
Cast-iron block, compacted graphite bedplate, aluminum alloy heads, balance shaft
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
Power (SAE net)
210 hp (157 kW) @ 5,200 rpm (56.8hp/L)
Torque (SAE net)
235 lb.-ft. (319 N·m) @ 4,000 rpm
Max. Engine Speed
6,000 rpm, electronically limited
Fuel Requirement
Regular unleaded, 87 octane (R+M)/2
Oil Capacity
5 qt. (4.7L)
Coolant Capacity
14 qt. (13.25L)
Emission Controls
Two mini-oxidation and one three-way catalytic converters; four heated oxygen sensors; EGR and internal engine features(a)
Max. Gross Trailer Weight
Automatic with Trailer Tow Package
5,000 lbs. (2250 kg)
Manual Transmission
3,500 lbs. (1600 kg)
Estimated 2008 EPA Fuel Economy - mpg (City/Hwy)
3.7L Gasoline Engine, Manual Transmission, 2WD
16/22
3.7L Gasoline Engine, Automatic Transmission, 2WD
16/22
3.7L Gasoline Engine, Manual Transmission, 4WD
16/22
3.7L Gasoline Engine, Automatic Transmission, 4WD
15/21
(a) Meets ULEV II emission standard in all 50 states.

TRANSMISSION: NSG370-MANUAL, SIX-SPEED OVERDRIVE
Availability
3.7-liter V-6 engine
Description
Six-speed, overdrive, synchronized in all forward gears and reverse, multi-rail shift system with top-mounted shift lever
Clutch
Hydraulic actuation, dual mass flywheel system
Gear Ratios
1st
4.46
2nd
2.61
3rd
1.72
4th
1.25
5th
1.0
6th
0.84
Reverse
4.06
Axle
3.21
Overall Top Gear
2.69
TRANSMISSION: 42RLE-AUTOMATIC, FOUR-SPEED OVERDRIVE
Availability
Optional with 3.7-liter V-6 engine
Description
Adaptive electronic control and electronically modulated torque converter clutch
Gear Ratios
1st
2.84
2nd
1.57
3rd
1.0
4th
0.69
Reverse
2.21
Axle
3.73
Overall Top Gear
2.57
TRANSFER CASE: MP1522 COMMAND-TRAC®
Availability
Standard on 4WD models
Type
Part-time, electronic shift
Operating Modes
2WD, 4WD Lock, 4WD Low, Neutral
Low Range Ratio
2.72:1
Center Differential Type
None
TRANSFER CASE: MP3022 SELEC-TRAC® II
Availability
Optional on 4WD models
Type
Full-time active, electronic shift
Operating Modes
2WD, 4WD Auto, 4WD Low, Neutral
Torque Split, F/R
42/58
Low Range Ratio
2.72:1
AXLE RATIOS
3.7-liter V-6 Engine Auto
3.73:1
3.7-liter V-6 Engine Manual
3.21:1
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Alternator
160-amp
Battery
600-amp, maintenance-free
DIMENSIONS AND CAPACITIES
Wheelbase
106.1 (2694.4)
Track, Front
61.0 (1549.4)
Track, Rear
61.0 (1549.4)
Overall Length (NAFTA Vehicles)
176.9 (4492.9)
Overall Width
72.4 (1838.0)
Overall Height (with Roof Rack)
70.6 (1794.6)
Load Floor Height
32.8 (834.3)
Sill Step Height
19.8 (503.2)
Ground Clearances
(4WD w/ P235/65R17 Tires)
Chassis
9.5 (240.7)
Fuel Tank
10.2 (260.3)
Front Axle
7.4 (189.1)
Rear Axle
7.7 (196.0)
Approach Angle (with Air Dam)
27.6°
Breakover Angle
21.5°
Departure Angle
29.7°
Towing Capacities, lbs. (kg)
All Models Equipped with Class II Type Hitch
2,000 (907)
3.7L Engine Manual Transmission w/Trailer Tow Pkg (Class III)
3,500 (1,588)
3.7L Engine Automatic Transmission w/Trailer Tow Pkg. (Class III)
5,000 (2,268)
Curb Weight, lbs. (kg)
3.7-liter 2WD
4,030 (1,827)
3.7-liter 4WD
4,222 (1,915)
Maximum Payload (includes Occupants and Cargo), 16-inch Tires Only, lbs. (kg)
950 (431 kg)
Maximum Payload (includes Occupants and Cargo), lbs. (kg)
1,150 (522 kg)
Weight Distribution, 4x4, F/R
44/56
Frontal Area
30.21
Fuel Tank Capacity
19.5 gal. (73.8L)
BODY AND CHASSIS
Layout
Longitudinal front engine, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive
Construction
Steel Uniframe
SUSPENSION
Front
Upper and lower "A"arms, coil springs, low-pressure gas-charged shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
Rear
Live axle, upper and lower trailing arms, track bar, coil springs, low-pressure gas-charged shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
STEERING
Type
Power rack-and-pinion
Overall Ratio
17.36:1
Turning Diameter (Curb-to-curb)
35.5 ft. (10.83 m)
Steering Turns (Lock-to-lock)
3.42
BRAKES
Standard-All
Front
Size and Type
11.9 x 1.1 (302 x 28) vented rotor with 2.6 (66) single-piston floating caliper
Swept Area
55.1 sq. in. (355.3 sq. cm)
Rear
Size and Type
12.44 x 0.47 (316 x 12) solid rotor with 1.9 (48) single-piston floating caliper
Swept Area
51.8 sq. in. (334.5 sq. cm)
Power-assist Type
8 x 9 (204 x 230) Tandem diaphragm, vacuum assist
Four-wheel Anti-lock Brake System (ABS)
Standard-all
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
Standard-all
Parking Brake Type
Rear brake drum-in-hat
TIRES
Standard-Sport
Size and Type
P225/75R16 all-season, black sidewall
Mfr. and Model
Goodyear Wrangler ST
Revs per Mile (km)
715 (1151)
Standard-Limited
Size and Type
P235/65R17 all-season, black sidewall
Mfr. and Model
Goodyear Wrangler HP
Revs per Mile (km)
721 (1160)
Available-Sport
Size and Type
P235/70R16 all-season, all-terrain outline white letter
Mfr. and Model
Goodyear Wrangler SRA
Revs per Mile
721 (1160)
Available-Limited
Size and Type
P235/60R18 all-season, black sidewall
Mfr. and Model
Goodyear Fortera HL
Revs per Mile
722 (1160)
Compact Spare Tire
Standard Sport
Full-size Spare Tire w/ Matching Wheel
Standard Limited, Available Sport
WHEELS
Standard-Sport
Type and Material
Machined and painted cast aluminum
Size
16 in. x 7 in.
Standard-Limited
Type and Material
Machined and painted cast aluminum
Size
17 in. x 7 in.
Available-Limited
Type and Material
Chrome Clad cast aluminum
Size
18 in. x 7 in.

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