2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Specs Review – Gladiator takes the latest model of cargo bed of the brand Jeep, the Comanche, who stayed at the beginning of the 1990s. Based on the legendary Wrangler, the truck version combines a cabin of four-door with a five-foot box and required lots of off-road seriously. The latter includes large tires for off-road, robust suspension and advanced all-wheel drive systems. But eventually you will reach a V-6 diesel, will only be available a version of gasoline when this truck goes on sale in the second half of 2019. However, Gladiator represents an entry only among the medium-sized trucks. His distinctively rugged exterior and removable panels make it an extremely elegant and versatile transport mode.
2020 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon Specs Review
After years of anticipation and speculation, the new Gladiator finally emerges from the shadows as the first truck Jeep pickup in almost 30 years. His official debut at the auto show in Los Angeles revealed a large amount of information about the much-anticipated model from the company that it was rumored that I was called everything from Scrambler (a nickname used briefly from 1981 until 1985) to simply “Wrangler Pickup”. ” Although it will not be in showrooms for several months, the latest offering of Jeep finally will compete face to face with popular rivals such as Chevrolet Colorado ZR2, Toyota Tacoma TRD and Ford Ranger Raptor.
Jeep has confirmed that the Gladiator line will include four different models: Sport, Sport S, Overland and Rubicon, but has not announced any price information. Even so, we know that each version will have a cargo bed size and a cabin of four doors with windshield and removable doors. Similarly, both the removable soft and hard top available for creating an outdoor booth. A standard six-speed manual or an optional eight-speed automatic transmission are connected to a V-6 gasoline; a diesel version will be optional in 2020. The new Jeep will also be equipped with the latest technology entertainment and driver assistance.
The Gladiator will arrive at dealerships with a 3.6 V-6 litre producing 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque routed through a standard six-speed manual transmission or an optional eight-speed automatic. The same engine and transmissions available in the Wrangler’s four-door, which needed up to 7.5 seconds to reach the 60 mph with the automatic and maximum all-terrain options. While only the Wrangler has a four-cylinder option, the Gladiator is intended to get a diesel V-6 that develops 260 horsepower and a powerful turn of 442 lb-ft. Choose the package Max Towing, can tow up to 7650 pounds and carry 1600 at the loading platform, which are closely aligned with the Canyon and Colorado diesel-powered.
Until we really drift away at the wheel of the Gladiator, we can only speculate about how will go the business on and off the road. The four-door Wrangler should provide some information, since they share a body on frame construction. However, the Gladiator is 31 inches longer overall and has 19.4 extra inches between the front and rear wheels. Jeep not only increases the interior passenger space, but it also improves the ride and handling to transport cargo. The majority of enthusiasts care about off-road equipment of the truck, which includes everything from heavy skid plates up to proportions of axles being dragged in the rock and the ability of wading up to 30 inches of water. The generous ground clearance and angles of approach / exit help even more Gladiator to conquer unknown parts.
Inside, infotainment and load
Inside, the Gladiator has a vertical dash that imitates the Wrangler and is compatible with easy-to-use controls. Durable details include button waterproof boot, and there are optional convenience features such as a steering wheel with heating and heated front seats. Jeep says the wheelbase of the truck to improve the legroom in the back seat compared with the four-door Wrangler. Gladiator also have panels for body and ceiling that can be removed easily to create a cabin in the open air.
Each model has a standard touch screen, but only the larger 7.0 and 8.4-inch screens come with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Stereo system can also be upgraded with an optional subwoofer and a portable wireless speaker behind the back seat. The front seat passengers will have access to several power points, which include two USB and a USB port-C; Also available is a 115 volt outlet.
Along with his five-foot cargo bed, the Gladiator is filled with ingenious interior storage options. Your cabin has a handful of places to attach a smart phone and a handy hidden compartment under the rear seat. Seats itself can be saved in multiple ways and then lock securely when the path becomes treacherous.
Safety and driver assistance features
Gladiator still not has been tested shock or by national highway transportation safety administration or by the Insurance Institute for highway safety. Otherwise, the Jeep pickup available with a handful of driver assistance functions. The Rubicon model has a useful front-facing camera that can be useful when you abrases trails or drag you over rocks.
Warranty and maintenance coverage
We hope that the Gladiator share a warranty that is similar to the rest of the line of Jeep, which includes limited competitive coverage and powertrain. It is likely to include the program property of Wave of company that offers two services of oil change and tire rotation of courtesy per year by the dealer during the first two years.
- The limited warranty is 3 years or 36,000 miles
- The Powertrain warranty to 5 years or 60,000 miles
- Are they covered two years of scheduled maintenance of courtesy.