Frequently Asked Questions About the All-New Jeep Gladiator Pickup

Ever since the Comanche was discontinued in 1992, we’ve been patiently waiting for Jeep to return the mid-size truck segment. That wait finally came to an end with the introduction of the Jeep Gladiator for the 2020 model year. Named after the original Gladiator SJ that was sold from 1962 to 1988, the new Gladiator JT hit the ground running with available best-in-class towing and hauling and unmatched off-road ability. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about this exciting new Jeep model.

How much horsepower does the Jeep Gladiator have?

The Gladiator gets its motivation from a 3.6-liter Pentastar® V-6 engine that generates 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

Can the Jeep Gladiator tow?

Oh yeah it can! All Gladiator models can tow 7,000 pounds. But, when properly equipped with the towing package, Gladiator achieves a best-in-class tow rating of 7,650 pounds.

Does the Jeep Gladiator Have Apple CarPlay?

The Technology Group package is available on the Sport S trim and standard on higher trims. It includes a 7-inch Uconnect infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration.

How long is the Jeep Gladiator’s truck bed?

The Gladiator comes with a 5-foot truck bed.

What is the seating capacity of the Jeep Gladiator?

The Jeep Gladiator is a four-door, five-passenger pickup.

Is the Jeep Gladiator have a convertible top?

Yes, the Gladiator comes standard with a convertible folding soft top. But, that’s not all. Just like the Wrangler, the Gladiator’s doors are removable, and the front windshield can be folded down for a true open-air experience. A three-piece removable hard top is also available.

What is the Rubicon trim?

The Gladiator Rubicon is the model with the most off-road capability. While all Gladiator models are well-equipped for the trails, the Rubicon takes it to a new level with features like:

  • Tru-Lok® electronic locking front and rear differentials
  • Rock-Trac® 4:1 transfer case
  • Segment-Exclusive Front Sway Bar Disconnect
  • Wheel-to-wheel steel rock rails
  • FOX brand aluminum-bodied 2-inch-diameter shocks
  • 33-inch all-terrain tires

Is the Jeep Gladiator four-wheel drive?

Yes! All Gladiator models come standard with Trail Rated® 4x4 Capability and Heavy-Duty Dana® 44 Axles.

Does the Jeep Gladiator have advanced safety features?

Yes! Gladiator models can add the Safety Group and Advanced Safety Group packages for advanced driver-assistance technologies like:

  • Blind Spot Monitoring
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Full Stop
  • Forward Collision Warning with Active Braking
  • Rear Cross Path Detection
  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera

Is the Jeep Gladiator water proof?

No, it’s not fully water proof. However, thanks to special water sealing and a high mounted air intake, the Gladiator can cross water obstacles up to 30-inches deep.

How much ground clearance does the Jeep Gladiator have?

All Gladiator models have at least 10 inches of ground clearance. Gladiator Rubicon has 11.1 inches. The standard approach angle is 40.8 degrees (43.4 degrees for Rubicon), and the departure angle is 25 degrees (26 degrees for Rubicon).

Test Drive the New Jeep Gladiator in Hinesville, GA

If you’re interested in learning more about the exciting new Jeep Gladiator, come visit Liberty Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM in Hinesville, GA where you can experience it for yourself. One of our friendly representatives will be happy to give you a tour and set you up with a test drive.

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