All-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator: The Most Capable Midsize Truck Ever

Posted on 29. Nov, 2018 by in Chrysler Canada

November 28, 2018

, Los Angeles

The all-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator – a many able midsize lorry ever – builds on a abounding birthright of tough, constant Jeep trucks with an unmatched multiple of imperishable utility, authentic Jeep design, alfresco freedom, crafty functionality and versatility, best-in-class towing and 4×4 payload, modernized fuel-efficient powertrains, higher on- and off-road dynamics and a horde of innovative reserve and modernized record features.

“Unquestionably a lorry and now tangible as a Jeep, a all-new 2020 Gladiator is a ultimate car for any outward adventure,” pronounced Tim Kuniskis, Head of Jeep Brand – North America. “There is extensive direct for this singular car from a constant Jeep business and pickup lorry buyers everywhere. Born from a abounding and unapproachable birthright of tough, constant Jeep trucks, Gladiator combines imperishable utility, flexibility and functionality ensuing in a many able midsize lorry ever.”

The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator delivers unmatched capability with best-in-class towing and 4×4 bucket capacity, stoical on-road pushing dynamics and newcomer safety. Legendary off-road capability comes pleasantness of a Command-Trac and on Rubicon models Rock-Trac 4×4 systems, third-generation Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lock electric front- and rear-axle lockers, Trac-Lok limited-slip differential, segment-exclusive sway-bar undo and 33-inch off-road tires.

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is accessible in these opposite trim configurations: Sport, Sport S, Overland and Rubicon.

Built in Toledo, Ohio, a all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator arrives in showrooms in a second entertain of 2019.
 
Modern take on authentic Jeep design
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator boasts a rugged, renowned settlement cultured that is immediately tangible with normal Jeep settlement cues.  

The Jeep settlement group kept a mythological seven-slot grille seen on Wrangler yet widened a grille slots for additional atmosphere intake to support with a best-in-class towing capacity. The tip of a keystone-shaped grille is kindly swept behind to raise aerodynamics.
 
Gladiator Overland and Rubicon models offer accessible LED headlamps and haze lamps that devise frail white lighting, adding to a truck’s complicated look. Gladiator models versed with LEDs underline daytime regulating lights, that form a halo around a outward fringe of a headlights. Forward spin signals are positioned on a front of a trapezoidal circle flares.

From behind, normal block tail lamps underline accessible LED lighting and give proceed to a far-reaching tailgate opening for unrestricted loading of bucket into a bed. The tailgate is damped and able of interlude in 3 positions, while bucket is simply cumulative with a power-locking tailgate.

Clever functionality and flexibility were a concentration while conceptualizing a Gladiator’s durable bed to streamline usability. Under-rail bed lighting, an accessible lonesome outmost energy source (400W 115-volt, three-prong) and clever integrated tie-downs, yield continuance and versatility. The accessible Trail Rail Cargo Management System provides additional storage options to classify and secure cargo.

The full-size gangling tire and mountain is located underneath a bed, behind a behind axle, and able of holding adult to a 35-inch tire.
 
An accessible spray-in bed liner, bed divider and tonneau cover yield even some-more options to keep bucket secure while assisting with durability. Gladiator Rubicon models are versed with protecting cab and bucket bed stone rails.  
 
A four-bolt settlement during a tip of a windshield’s support allows for a windshield to overlay down discerning and easily. A header bar connects a A-pillars and stays in place even when a windshield is folded down. This allows a rearview counterpart to sojourn in place even with a windshield folded.
 
Two-piece body-colour buffer flares with a black revoke insert give a lifted form and are customary on Overland and accessible on Rubicon models.

Lightweight, high-strength aluminum doors underline a Torx bit distance hammered directly onto a hinge to discharge guessing that distance bit is indispensable to mislay a doors. A apparatus pack with a required Torx pieces to mislay a doors and revoke a windshield is supposing as customary equipment.  
 
All Gladiators underline body-coloured competition bars, that are welded to a physique and underline integrated squeeze handles for front occupants.
 
A reward Sunrider soothing tip provides a segment-exclusive easy alfresco option, that helps to still breeze sound and allows for entrance to prejudiced and full-open tip positions. The soothing tip comforts retainers that slip into a line for easy behind window removal.
 
Gladiator Overland and Rubicon models share an accessible three-piece body-colour hardtop option, charity a unique, reward appearance, while a black three-piece hardtop, accessible on Sport and Rubicon models and Standard on Overland, offers even some-more options for alfresco driving. The twin Freedom panels and quick-release latches capacitate a discerning dismissal and nomination of a hardtop. All hardtops underline a primer rear-sliding window.
 
Dozens of opposite door, tip and windshield combinations concede for unconstrained settlement possibilities.

Authentic interior settlement boasts reward comforts and technology
The new 2020 Jeep Gladiator’s interior combines authentic styling, versatility, comfort and discerning underline use. Precision craftsmanship and high-quality materials are found via a cabin.
 
The heritage-inspired centre smoke-stack comforts a clean, sculpted form that complements a plane dashboard settlement and sports a finish commanded by a indication choice. A hand-wrapped instrument row comforts a soft-touch aspect with accent stitching on Gladiator Overland and accessible on Rubicon models. Functional features, including meridian and volume control knobs, media charging and connectivity ports, and ESS control are all sculpted for discerning approval and are simply within strech of a front-seat occupants. Inboard and outboard round HVAC vents are surrounded by a gold chrome bezel for a accurate and reward nonetheless imperishable appearance.
 
Jeep functionality and flexibility are renowned in a centre console and renowned with metal-plated accents. The centre console houses rigging change selection, send box and parking brake. Real bolts featured on a shifter, squeeze handles and a infotainment screen’s support prominence genuine construction methods.
 
A push-button starter, featuring a weather-proof surround, is customary on a 2020 Gladiator and is simply located within a driver’s reach.
 
Cloth or leather-contoured seats underline accent stitching and tractable accelerate and lumbar support. Available comfort comforts embody exhilarated front seats and steering wheel.

All-new behind seats underline high-quality reward materials giving a seats an jaunty demeanour that also delivers comfort and support. The behind seats, disdainful to Gladiator, comforts segment-leading behind leg room and utilizes a singular settlement that can be sealed in place to yield secure storage behind a chair back. The behind seats can be folded prosaic to entrance cab-back storage and yield a bucket building for incomparable items.
 
With a behind seats folded flat, LED lights on a entertain trim panels irradiate a storage space behind a seats. Two storage nets on a cab-back wall yield even some-more secure storage.
 
Clever storage solutions are found via a 2020 Gladiator, including durable filigree pockets that extend a whole length of a doors and countless phone storage areas.
 
The behind chair cushions can overlay adult into “stadium” position to exhibit a customary open storage bin, that utilizes a space underneath a chair for stowing diverse items. An discretionary lockable bin provides secure storage space when a tip or doors are removed. The accessible lockable storage bin comforts twin opposite distance doors that conform to a 60/40 apart behind chair cushion. Removable dividers can yield adult to 5 apart compartments and uses a same tighten as a glove box and centre console.
 
A removable missile bin fits in a under-seat storage space and creates it easy to secure bolts when a doors and tip are removed, or a windshield is folded down. The missile bin lid indicates a analogous array of bolts and their plcae underneath a lid in Petroglyph style.
 
The motorist and front newcomer vinyl-wrapped door-trim panels are soothing to a touch. Lift-Assist handles underneath any doorway armrest underline an integrated pull-cup settlement that creates doorway dismissal discerning and easy. Convenience comforts embody pacifist entrance with Keyless Go.
 
The instrument cluster comforts a 3.5- or an accessible 7-inch thin-film transistor (TFT) information LED display. The 7-inch LED arrangement allows a motorist to configure information in some-more than 100 ways, including stream media being played, tire pressure, tire-fill alert, or digital speed readout. Integrated buttons on a steering circle control audio, voice, and speed functions and permitting a motorist to keep their hands on a circle during all times.
 
The accessible 7.0- or 8.4-inch touchscreen displays residence a fourth-generation Uconnect complement and sits prominently atop a centre stack. The fourth-generation Uconnect complement enhances a user interface and complement opening with quicker startup times and softened shade resolution. A 5.0-inch touchscreen is customary on Gladiator Sport. Directly subsequent a touchscreen are organic comforts such as meridian and volume control knobs and media connectivity ports.
 
Exclusive to Gladiator Rubicon models, an discretionary forward-facing off-road camera allows obstructions brazen on a route to be simply seen. The front camera sits behind a center container of Gladiator’s seven-slot grille and can be accessed by a accessible Off-road Pages.
 
Two USB ports and a USB-C pier adult front and twin in strech of occupants in a behind chair bond to a media centre. A 115-volt AC opening is accessible to energy name three-pronged home electronics.

Optional audio upgrades embody a weather-proof subwoofer and a unstable wireless orator located behind a behind seat. LED lights on quarter-trim panels irradiate a storage space and a advancing hire for a wireless speaker. A net on a left side of a cab wall provides additional storage when versed with a subwoofer and wireless speaker.
 
Advanced fuel-efficient powertrains
The all-new Jeep Gladiator offers a proven 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine during launch with a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 engine being offering in 2020.  
 
3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine
The FCA US 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine delivers 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and comforts ESS as customary equipment. It is engineered to yield a extended torque rope with a concentration on low-end torque – an essential trait indispensable for impassioned off-roading.
 
A six-speed primer smoothness is customary on all Gladiator models versed with a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6, and an eight-speed involuntary smoothness is optional.
 
Known for a refinement, power, efficiency, and adaptability, a Company has constructed some-more than 8.6 million 3.6-litre V-6 Pentastar engines given prolongation began in 2010. The award-winning engine family is now built during 3 plants – Trenton (Michigan) Engine Complex, Mack Avenue (Detroit) Engine and Saltillo (Mexico) South Engine.
 
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator advantages from a renouned V-6 engine’s low-range torque, that is indispensable when out on a trails or during perfectionist conditions such as hauling bucket or towing a trailer. 
 
3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 engine
The 3.0-litre EcoDiesel engine will be accessible starting in 2020. Gladiator models will offer a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 engine, rated during 260 horsepower and 442 lb.-ft. of torque, with ESS standard. An eight-speed involuntary smoothness is customary and is designed to hoop a increasing torque output.
 
FCA US engineers blending a engine – designed and done by FCA EMEA – to accommodate a NAFTA region’s regulatory requirements.
 
The EcoDiesel V-6 engine implements polished turbocharger record with a low-friction temperament designed for low-end and transitory performance. The EcoDiesel V-6 engine also comforts low-friction pistons to urge fuel economy, revoke hothouse gas emissions and yield an extended explosion complement – injector nozzle, piston bowl, and heat block with integrated explosion vigour sensor to optimize combustion. Low Pressure Cooled EGR assists to mix with a high-pressure complement to enhance a operation of EGR use and urge fuel economy.
 
Eight-speed involuntary transmission
The new 2020 Jeep Gladiator offers an eight-speed involuntary transmission, enabling a car to optimize engine outlay while on a trails or enjoying smooth, fit energy smoothness during highway speeds. The eight-speed involuntary is accessible on all Jeep Gladiator models.
 
Gladiator’s eight-speed involuntary smoothness offers a manageable pushing experience. Whether travelling during a week or stone crawling or hauling bucket on a weekend, business will suffer a smooth, linear energy smoothness and softened fuel efficiency.
 
A singular set of twin overdrive ratios urge highway fuel economy and revoke altogether noise, quivering and rudeness (NVH) levels.

Uniquely matched to a mandate of a Gladiator Rubicon model, a eight-speed involuntary smoothness delivers a 77.2:1 yield ratio. The towing and 4×4 opening advantages from a 4.7:1 initial rigging ratio joined with a 4.1:1 final expostulate delivers unmatched capability.
 
Six-speed primer transmission
All-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator models are versed with a customary six-speed primer transmission. This smoothness comforts a singular settlement that employs optimized rigging ratios for bolstered yield ratio opening and is cable-operated, expelling shifter quivering and bolstering sound isolation.
 
The change settlement comforts a gentle changeable position and bolsters change accuracy. A 4.41 ratio widespread offers considerable fuel potency during faster speeds and delivers discerning acceleration with smooth, accurate change quality.
 
Most able midsize lorry ever though compromise
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator delivers mythological off-road capability pleasantness of twin modernized 4×4 systems. The Command-Trac 4×4 system, customary on Sport and Overland, comforts a two-speed send box with a 2.72:1 low-range rigging ratio, and heavy-duty third-generation Dana 44 front and behind axles with a 3.73 behind spindle ratio.
 
On Gladiator Rubicon, a Rock-Trac 4×4 complement comforts heavy-duty third-generation Dana 44 front and behind axles with a “4LO” ratio of 4:1. A 4.10 front and behind spindle ratio is customary as are Tru-Lok locking differentials.
 
Gladiator Rubicon models offer softened accent and sum cessation transport with assistance from a segment-exclusive electronic sway-bar disconnect. With a customary six-speed primer transmission, Gladiator Rubicon has an considerable yield ratio of 84.2:1, and 77.2:1 on Rubicon models versed with a discretionary eight-speed involuntary smoothness – both of that creates scaling any barrier on a route easy.
 
Both Command-Trac and Rock-Trac systems offer full-time torque management, enabling optimal hold in low-traction conditions.
 
An accessible Trac-Lok limited-slip behind differential on Sport and Overland provides additional torque and hold during slippery, low-traction situations, such as pushing over sand, gravel, sleet or ice.
 
Gladiator Sport, Overland and Rubicon models accept a Trail Rated badge interjection to mythological Jeep 4×4 capability, that includes comforts such as:

  • Command-Trac 4×4 complement with 2.72:1 yield ratio customary on Sport and Overland models
  • Rock-Trac 4×4 complement with a “4LO” ratio of 4:1 and Tru-Lok locking differentials customary on Rubicon models
  • Skid plates and front and behind pull hooks
  • Standard on Rubicon behind steel heavy-duty off-road behind buffer and accessible front steel winch-ready buffer with removable finish caps
  • Approach angle of 43.6 degrees, breakover angle of 20.3 degrees, depart angle of 26 degrees and belligerent clearway of 11.1 inches
  • Aggressive accessible 17-inch off-road wheels; Rubicon models get 33-inch tires standard
  • Up to 76 centimetres (30 inches) of H2O fording
  • Up to 3,469 kg (7,650 lbs.) towing and 725 kg (1,600 lbs.) 4×4 bucket ability   

Rugged body-on-frame settlement is a substructure for mythological Jeep lorry application and durability
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator utilizes a accumulation of ways to optimize ride, doing and sound characteristics while bolstering fuel economy even while towing and hauling. Utilizing a body-on-frame settlement and featuring a good engineered five-link cessation system, Gladiator delivers on capability, with stoical on-road pushing dynamics, newcomer reserve and best-in-class towing and 4×4 bucket capacity.
 
Gladiator’s body-on-frame settlement uses modernized materials and engineering to be lightweight nonetheless unbending and durable, and comforts an all-new lightweight, high-strength steel frame. When compared to Jeep Wrangler 4-door, Gladiator’s support is an additional 78 centimetres (31 inches) longer while a wheelbase is 49 cm (19.4 in.) longer. The longer wheelbase and a bed’s positioning centre abaft of a behind spindle centerline enables for improved weight placement and a some-more gentle and stoical float when carrying cargo. The column shaft, stop and fuel lines and empty complement were extended to accommodate a changes indispensable to make a proven body-on-frame settlement work with a many able midsize lorry ever. 
 
A normal steel bed utilizes 4 steel cross-members to strengthen a bucket building while a aluminum tailgate is damped. Utility and flexibility are maximized with clever integrated tie-downs, under-rail bed lighting and an discretionary lonesome outmost energy source.
 
To strengthen vicious car components while on a trail, including a fuel tank, send box and involuntary smoothness oil pan, Gladiator employs 4 transformation plates and bars. Rubicon models advantage from a use of complicated sign tubular steel stone rails to diminish intensity physique repairs inflicted while out on a trail. Rubicon models also underline segment-exclusive stone rails for a bed corners. 

The use of lightweight, high-strength aluminum closures, including a doors, doorway hinges, hood, buffer flares, windshield support and tailgate assistance diminish weight and boost fuel economy. Other ways a Jeep engineering group looked to conduct weight enclosed regulating vale line and stabilizer bars, aluminum engine mounts and steering gear.
 
Gladiator utilizes a proven five-link curl cessation settlement with a front cessation regulating a parallel control arm and 4 longitudinal control arms. Full-width line bars done of fake steel control parallel transformation of a spindle with minimal angle change during cessation travel.
 
The behind five-link curl cessation design, disdainful to Gladiator, comforts twin top and twin revoke fake steel control arms for longitudinal control, and a line bar for parallel spindle control. The control arms are located underneath of a support rails while a behind shocks are brazen confronting to yield unchanging damping for float comfort and bucket management.
 
The springs have been tuned for an best change between on-road doing while providing a gentle float around town, with or though bucket in a bed, and mythological off-road capability. Ride comfort, body-roll control, handling, bucket and towing capability is significantly extended with assistance from startle tuning, tough points, and physique mountain strategy.

An proceed angle of 43.6 degrees, breakover angle of 20.3 degrees, depart angle of 26 degrees and a belligerent clearway of 11.1 inches allows Gladiator to go anywhere.
 
Gladiator also advantages from adult to 76 centimetres (30 inches) of H2O fording, adult to 725 kg (1,600 lbs.) of bucket and adult to 3,469 kg (7,650 lbs.) of towing ability with a accessible Max Towing Package.

More than 80 accessible modernized reserve and confidence features
Safety and confidence were peerless in a growth of a all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator, that offers some-more than 80 accessible active and pacifist reserve and confidence features. Available comforts embody Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path showing and forward-facing off-road camera, customary ParkView behind backup camera with energetic grid lines, Adaptive Cruise Control, and electronic fortitude control (ESC) with electronic hurl mitigation.

Fourth-generation Uconnect complement delivers modernized technology
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator offers 3 Uconnect systems – Uconnect 5-, 7-inch and 8.4NAV, delivering communication, party and navigation comforts drivers and passengers desire, including a full-colour LED instrument cluster.
The Uconnect complement includes easy-to-use features, extended estimate power, faster startup times, and touchscreens that arrangement high-resolution graphics.
 
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator is accessible with a Uconnect 7.0 or 8.4NAV systems and includes a new Apple CarPlay and Android Auto features.
 
Apple CarPlay
Seamlessly integrates an iPhone with a vehicle’s built-in arrangement and controls in further to featuring Siri Voice control. IPhone-equipped drivers can make phone calls, entrance music, send and accept messages, and accept voice-guided navigation optimized for trade conditions and more, while staying focused on a road.
 
Android Auto
System shares useful information when pushing and creates it easy to entrance a best of Google technology. Featuring Google Maps with giveaway voice-guided navigation, live trade information, line guidance, and on-demand entrance to 30 million songs with Google Play Music, and a ability to place phone calls or send and accept messages while gripping hands on a circle and ask Google hunt any question. Android Auto also creates it easy to entrance renouned apps and calm from a Uconnect system’s touchscreen.
 
Drivers and passengers also have an contentment of infotainment comforts during their fingertips with SiriusXM Radio, Travel Link, Traffic and Connected Services that yield real-time information.
   
Manufacturing
The all-new Jeep Gladiator is built in Toledo, Ohio, where Jeep vehicles have rolled off a public line given 1941. The new lorry will make a prolongation home in a south plant of a Toledo Assembly Complex, where a Jeep Wrangler JK was built until Apr 2018. The Toledo South Assembly Plant, or what has also been famous as Toledo Supplier Park, was built in 2005, highlighting an innovative retailer co-location judgment where retailer partners build and conduct pivotal prolongation routine comforts totally within a plant “footprint.” FCA US will implement that same prolongation complement to furnish a new Jeep truck, operative with twin of a strange retailer partners. Kuka and Hyundai Mobis will supply a physique and chassis, respectively. Production is approaching to start in a initial half of 2019.
 
Manufacturing ability for a new lorry was combined by relocating prolongation of a subsequent era Jeep Wrangler to a north side of a Toledo Assembly Complex as partial of a $4.5 billion (U.S.) automation devise to realign a Company’s U.S. prolongation bottom to enhance a Jeep and Ram brands. FCA US invested $700 million (U.S.) to retool a north plant and combined some-more than 700 new jobs to support prolongation of a new Wrangler.
 
Rich birthright of tough, constant Jeep trucks
The all-new 2020 Gladiator is a latest iteration in a prolonged line of Jeep trucks that began behind in 1947 when Willys Overland introduced a one-ton lorry with four-wheel expostulate formed on a CJ-2A. With some-more than 40 years of abounding birthright to pull from, Gladiator is a latest in a prolonged line of Jeep trucks that includes:  
 
Jeep Pickup: 1947-1965
A 300 cm (118-inch) wheelbase pickup that satisfied few product changes. It was Willys-Overland’s initial try to variegate a Jeep code from a CJ.

Jeep FC-150/170 Pickup: 1957-1965
These Forward-Control array Jeep vehicles were radically work trucks – with an 205 cm (81-inch) wheelbase for a FC-150 and 262 cm (103.5 inches) for a FC-170. They perceived few changes during their lifecycle, yet some 1959 and 1960 models featured full-floating front and behind axles, and some FC-170 models enclosed twin behind wheels and a four-speed primer transmission.

Jeep Gladiator/J-Series Pickup: 1963-1987
Resembling a Wagoneer, Gladiator debuted in 1963 in possibly 305 cm (120-inch) (J-200) or 320 cm (126-inch) (J-300) form and featured a Dana 20 send box and Dana 44s front and rear. The Gladiator name was forsaken in 1972.

Jeep CJ-8 Scrambler: 1981-1985
Introduced in 1981, a Scrambler was a Jeep identical to a CJ-7, yet with a longer wheelbase. Known internationally as a CJ-8, it was accessible in possibly hard- or soft-top versions. Less than 30,000 Scramblers were built, and are intensely renouned among collectors today.

Jeep Comanche (MJ): 1986-1992
Based on a Cherokee height and likewise equipped, a pickup perceived a six-foot bed in 1987. Later models offering Selec-Trac® or Command-Trac four-wheel drive.
 
Mopar/Jeep Performance Parts

The Mopar code will offer some-more than 200 new or redesigned Jeep Performance Parts and accessories for owners to personalize a all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator during launch. Mopar products will embody active lifestyle, truck-capable accessories such as tonneau covers and a spray-in bedliner, opening calm such as lift kits, off-road lights, stone rails and wheels, as good as most some-more grown privately for a new Jeep Gladiator.
 
Mopar tools and accessories for a Gladiator are corroborated by a bureau guaranty and were combined in tighten and with a Jeep brand, engineering and a product settlement bureau by tens of thousands of hours of development, contrast and validation. The strictest standards and factory-exclusive information — information not accessible to a aftermarket — were used to seamlessly confederate Mopar tools and accessories with a Gladiator and broach correct fit, finish and peculiarity down to a colour, grain, demeanour and line of any product.
 
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 93rd anniversary in 2018. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.  
 

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