May 7, 2019
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
The all-new 2020 Jeep® Gladiator – a many able midsize lorry ever – dominated during a 25th annual “Mudfest” foe hosted by a Northwest Automotive Press Association (NWAPA). Jeep won 3 of a 6 car categories with a all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator holding home tip honors, being voted “Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of a Year” by automotive publisher members of NWAPA.
“The 2019 NWAPA Outdoor Activity Vehicle of a Year foe featured a many opposite organisation of vehicles we’ve seen in a 25-year history,” says NWAPA President John Vincent of U.S. News World Report. “The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator warranted a pretension of Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of a Year with an unusually organic mix of SUV and pickup attributes that northwest consumers crave.”
In serve to holding altogether tip honors, a 2020 Jeep Gladiator also warranted a win in a Truck and Extreme Capability categories. This is a initial time in a event’s 25-year story that a car has prisoner a Overall, Truck and Extreme Capability categories during once.
More than 25 NWAPA automotive reporters spent dual days contrast vehicles on paved and off-road routes. Testing took place during The Ridge Motorsports Park in Shelton, Washington. Journalists tested 22 vehicles from 14 manufacturers to name winners in 6 categories: Subcompact Utility, Compact and Mid-size Utility, Family Utility, Premium Utility, Trucks and Extreme Capability. The altogether winner, a all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator, was comparison from a difficulty winners to be named a 2019 Northwest Outdoor Activity Vehicle of a Year.
All-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator, a many off-road 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 flexibility and best-in-class towing and 4×4 payload.
Available with 3 opposite powertrain combinations and versed with a versatile load box, Gladiator is built to hoop a final of an active lifestyle while delivering an alfresco pushing knowledge in a pattern that is certainly Jeep. Combining normal Jeep attributes with clever lorry credentials, a Jeep Gladiator is a singular car able of holding passengers and load anywhere. A crowd of record features, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and reserve features, such as Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, adaptive tour control and Forward Collision Warning-Plus, serve Gladiator’s appeal.
All Gladiator models are Trail Rated with a badge indicating that a car is designed to perform in a accumulation of severe off-road conditions identified by 5 pivotal consumer-oriented opening categories: traction, belligerent clearance, maneuverability, accent and H2O fording. Gladiator Rubicon models are versed with signature red draw hooks, Rock-Trac® 4×4 system, featuring a two-speed send box with a 4:1 low-range rigging ratio, front and back heavy-duty Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lok® electric front- and rear-axle lockers, segment-exclusive electronic lean bar disconnect, cab and bed stone rails and customary 33-inch Falken Wildpeak All-Terrain off-road tires.
NWAPA (www.nwapa.org) is a veteran classification of automotive reporters and media members from via a Pacific Northwest and Southwest Canada. Founded in 1991, NWAPA includes 54 voting members representing some-more than 700 newspapers, magazines, radio stations, media groups, and a internet. Members of a classification have been contrast SUVs and crossovers given a appearance of a complicated sport-utility car in a mid-1990s. Non-voting NWAPA members embody member from automotive manufacturers and associated attention professionals.
Built on some-more than 75 years of mythological heritage, Jeep is a authentic SUV with class-leading capability, craftsmanship and flexibility for people who find unusual journeys. The Jeep code delivers an open invitation to live life to a fullest by charity a full line of vehicles that continue to yield owners with a clarity of certainty to hoop any tour with confidence.
The Jeep car lineup consists of a Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To accommodate consumer direct around a world, all Jeep models sole outward North America are accessible in both left and right-hand expostulate configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options.
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