What is the Jeep Gladiator?

February 12th, 2019 by

2020 Jeep Gladiator
The Jeep Gladiator is a midsize pickup truck based on the Jeep Wrangler. Needless to say, truck fans in the Rice Lake area have been thrilled with the news of this latest addition to the Jeep lineup, which we expect to arrive in the showroom here at Don Johnson Motors sometime in Spring of 2019. The 2020 Jeep Gladiator will be the only open-air pickup on the market, and will feature the superior off-road capability for which Jeep is famous. Learn more about what the exciting new Gladiator will have to offer, and feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

What Will the 2020 Jeep Gladiator Look Like?

This new Jeep truck will look a lot like the Jeep Wrangler. It will have the same iconic styling, and will feature a fold-down windshield and removable roof panels and doors. The rear window will also be removable, so you’ll be able to fully enjoy the open air when you hit the trail at Pipeline. The Gladiator also has a 5-foot truck bed with an ample number of tie-downs and a tailgate that can be locked halfway open, making it easier to carry longer items.

What Are the Jeep Gladiator Performance Specs?

Okay, the Gladiator will look rugged enough, but what kind of performance can you expect? We’re certain that you won’t be disappointed with the engine options and capabilities:

  • Standard Engine: 3.6L V6 with 285 hp and 26 lb-ft of torque.
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual, or 8-speed automatic.
  • Payload Capacity: Best-in-class 1,600 pounds.
  • Towing Capacity: Best-in-class 7,650 pounds.
  • Available Engine: A 3.0L diesel 6-cylinder with 260 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque will be offered later in 2020.

In addition, every Gladiator model will feature Jeep’s legendary 4×4 capability.

2020 Jeep Gladiator on the trail

What are the Jeep Gladiator Features?

Hayward drivers will be happy to know that the Gladiator will come loaded with standard features, and will offer many optional features that will enhance your off-road experience. Highlights include:

  • Standard 5.0-inch display screen
  • 3.5-inch TFT driver information display, with a 7-inch display as an available option
  • Optional 7- or 8.4-inch Uconnect® infotainment center touchscreen with navigation
  • Folding rear bench seat with lockable storage behind the seatback
  • Lockable and waterproof bin below the rear seat
  • Optional power fabric sunroof
  • Optional forward-facing TrailCam Off-Road Camera, an industry exclusive

Learn More About the 2020 Jeep Gladiator at Don Johnson Motors

Here at Don Johnson Motors, we’re just as excited about this new Jeep truck as you are, and we’re certain that the Gladiator will be instantly ranked among the best off-road trucks available. In the meantime, check out our AWD truck inventory, and learn how to choose the right pickup truck for your needs. Make sure to explore our current new vehicle specials, and find out about the benefits of the Jeep Wave program, then stop by one of our Northwestern Wisconsin dealerships to get all of the latest news on the 2020 Jeep Gladiator.

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