The 2020 Jeep Gladiator pricing has finally been released with the base model starting at $35,040. The Gladiator is set to go on sale later this year, and will be competing in a tough market. With a starting price of $35,040, it’s already started higher than other automakers. FCA added that the fuel economy for the V-6 engine will average 23 mpg on the highway. The Gladiator is running similar numbers compared to other midsize trucks.
The base Gladiator is priced a bit higher, but comes standard with four-wheel-drive and a V-6 engine. The Sport S trim, has a few extras over the base model, and is priced starting at $38,240. The Overland model is priced starting at $41,890, packed standard with power door locks, auto headlamps, side steps, two-piece fender flares with body color inserts, and upgraded tires. The Rubicon model starts at $45,040, and gets 33-inch tires, upgraded cloth seats, and a Rock-Trac 4×4 system with heavy-duty axles and locking differentials. Well equipped puts the Rubicon model in the $60,000 range.
Jeep lovers will get their wish, an EcoDiesel option will be available for the Gladiator. The truck will eventually have the option of a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine with 260 hp and 442-lb per feet of torque. However, it will launch with the classic 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine with 285 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. With a standard transmission, the truck is EPA rated at 16/23/19 mpg city/highway/combined. The eight-speed automatic gets a little boost with 17/22/19 mph. The numbers are extremely competitive its competitors. The 2019 Toyota Tacoma gets 18/22/20 mpg when equipped similarly, and the Chevy Colorado gets 17/24/19 mpg comparatively. The 2019 Ford Ranger has a turbocharged 2.3-liter four-cylinder which gives it better fuel economy at 20/24/22 mpg with four-wheel-drive and a 10-speed automatic.
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