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2008 Isuzu Ascender: Rated At the top of Safety


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The recently-launched, fuel-efficient 2008 Isuzu Ascender was lately rated by U.S. News & World Report
among the top 25 "Midsize Affordable Sports utility vehicles" within the U.S.



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The recently-launched, fuel-efficient 2008 Isuzu Ascender was lately rated by U.S. News & World Report
among the top 25 "Midsize Affordable Sports utility vehicles" within the U.S. When it comes to security
features, the 2008 Ascender received exactly the same rating because the 2008 Chevrolet Trailblazer and
also the 2008 GMC Envoy.


U.S. News & World Report noted the 2008 Isuzu Ascender worked out well in crash tests carried out by the
us government, specifically in side-impact crashes. Based on the article in U.S. News, the Ascender received
five from five stars in government crash tests (if you want to discover for yourself, browse the Ascender's
page around the National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration's website for that full report) for front
and back-chair passenger safety. One of the numerous reasons the Isuzu Ascender gained this type of
favorable rating is the fact that side-impact airbags now come standard within the 2008 model.


The Ascender comes standard with fog lights and daytime running lights, as well as features a specialized
stability control system known as Stabilitrak StabiliTrak Electronic Stability Control. The machine
combines traction control with stability control systems, in addition to anti-lock brakes. Together, the 3 are
made to assist the driver maintain directional command from the vehicle.


Additionally to the active security features, the 2008 model also offers upgraded passive security features.
The 2008 Ascender offers air bags for the driver and also the front passenger, in addition to standard mind-
curtain side-impact air bags. These air bags were choices on the 2007 model. The more recent Ascender
also features a computerized air bag suppression system made to deactivate the leading-passenger airbag and
lower airbag-related injuries.


The Isuzu Ascender also offers an appearance style that enables for exceptional visibility in the driver's
chair. In contrast, U.S. News & World Report noted that, according to the 2008 Mazda CX-7, "test
motorists have expressed concern, however, about impaired front visibility because of the sharp style of the
CX-7's car windows."


But safety is not the only real reason to obtain driving of the Ascender. U.S. News & World report, within
the overall impression from the 2008 Isuzu Ascender, noted the Ascender "provides as well as an
outstanding warranty and smooth ride?" as well as stated the SUV's superior towing abilities. The 2WD
model can tow, when correctly outfitted, as much as 5,800 pounds.


Generally, testers were impressed using the Ascender's V6 engine energy and exactly how the Vehicle
handles. Prizes noted that "the Ascender feels controlled and agile." Another rater from Auto Media stated
the Ascender runs "easily and silently" and "speeds up intensely from the dead stop."


Based on an evaluation within the Orlando Sentinel, the Ascender beats the Ford Explorer when off-roading.
Evaluating the 2, the rater recognized, "? the solid rear axle from the Ascender is the perfect arrangement,
giving the Isuzu more agility in severe off-road traction situations." U.S. News also noted the 2008 Ford
Explorer's "heavy steering takes away from efficiency.Inch
Intellichoice has not ranked the 2008 Isuzu Ascender, but did recognize Isuzu's entire 2006 fall into line as
well as within their class for low costs.




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