2008 Jeep Commander Values

Select a 2008 Jeep Commander trim level

2008 model year changes

The Jeep Commander's available V8 engine gets a 30-percent boost in power and ten-percent boost in torque for 2008, plus improved fuel economy. Several technologies--hill descent control, hill start assist, and trailer sway control--are introduced to the model as well. Two new entertainment options also join the lineup. Sirius Backseat TV brings on-screen entertainment for back-seat passengers, and the MyGig Multimedia Infotainment System brings navigation, audio, entertainment, and communication features together, and includes a 20-gigabyte hard drive for music or photo storage. In other changes, a two-row, five-passenger seating layout is now also available, an iPod interface is offered on some models, the steering column now tilts and telescopes, and there's a 115V AC plug. Options have also been realigned into popular packages.

Competitive comparison

Traditional Jeep styling; seating for seven; off-road ability; towing ability.

Special features for 2008

The 2008 Jeep Commander, which is mechanically similar to the Grand Cherokee, has a boxier, more traditional appearance and is the first Jeep to offer three rows of seating and a versatile interior for combinations of people and cargo. With rear-wheel drive, the Commander can tow up to 7,400 pounds, and with four-wheel drive it's an extremely capable off-road mount.
The 2008 Jeep Commander comes available in two trim levels – the Limited and the Overland – in either two or four wheel drive, with four doors and lots of interior room for seven passengers and all their gear. The Base Limited features a 235 horsepower 4.7-liter V8 with 4WD and a maximum towing capacity of 6,500 pounds while the Overland comes equipped with a 330 horsepower 5.7-liter V8 with 4WD and a maximum towing capacity of 7,200 pounds. Standard equipment includes Brake Assist, front and rear anti-roll bars, sequential shift control and a remote starter.