January 16, 2020
, Auburn Hills, Mich.
The 2020 Jeep® Gladiator Rubicon – a many able midsize lorry ever – has been named FOUR WHEELER “2020 Pickup of a Year.” The endowment is given annually by a editors of a opinion-leading off-road fan publication.
“The new Jeep Gladiator is a lorry many buyers have been watchful years for,” pronounced FOUR WHEELER Editor Ken Brubaker. “After a week of contrast in a accumulation of severe environments, a Gladiator valid that it is all lorry and all Jeep, that is a severe combination. Mix in a considerable Rubicon package that includes Tru-Lok differential lockers, Rock-Trac send box with 4:1 low range, front disconnecting stabilizer bar and full skidplating, and it’s transparent a Gladiator is during a front of a class.”
Over a march of a week, FOUR WHEELER’s judges conducted a accumulation of tests travelling some-more than 1,000 miles of sundry turf that enclosed pavement, gravel, dirt, sand, rocks, sand and snow. A loose-dirt hillclimb and H2O crossings were enclosed in contrast as well. Night pushing was also integrated into a foe to sign any vehicle’s lighting equipment. Judges enclosed staff from several 4×4 media brands, including FOUR WHEELER, 4-WHEEL OFF-ROAD, and JP MAGAZINE.
“When a Gladiator was initial announced, there was regard that it would be too many lorry and not adequate Jeep, or too many Jeep and not adequate truck,” pronounced MOTORTREND GROUP Content Director Sean P. Holman. “If anything, a contrast has proven that Jeep has strike a honeyed mark with a Gladiator, giving business one of a excellent off-road-capable midsize trucks on a market.”
FOUR WHEELER’s Pickup Truck of a Year endowment eventuality – now in a 31st uninterrupted year – is an invitation-only foe that is usually open to all-new or significantly revised pickup trucks for a arriving indication year.
“Our all-new Gladiator Rubicon is a world’s usually lorry that delivers mythological Jeep 4×4 off-road capability, alfresco leisure and authentic Jeep design,” pronounced Jim Morrison, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA North America. “The Gladiator is 100 percent Jeep and 100 percent truck – a ideal multiple of imperishable utility, flexibility and functionality that a constant Jeep business have been seeking for.”
All-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator
The all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator, engineered from a belligerent adult to be 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.
Equipped with a proven 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine and 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.
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About Jeep Brand
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. Jeep is partial of a portfolio of brands offering by tellurian automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For some-more information per FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), greatfully visit www.fcagroup.com.
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