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New 2020 Jeep® Gladiator Mojave: a Ultimate High-performance Off-road Midsize Pickup

February 6, 2020

, Chicago

The Jeep® code is violation new belligerent with a Gladiator Mojave, a initial Jeep car to lift a brand’s newly minted Desert Rated badge. Jeep Desert Rated vehicles paint a ultimate in high-speed off-road capability and opening while traversing exhausting dried and silt environments.

“4×4 capability has always been a inaugural post of a Jeep code and a new Gladiator Mojave is a healthy prolongation of a mythological Trail Rated 4×4 capability leadership,” pronounced Jim Morrison, Head of Jeep Brand – FCA North America. “Jeep Gladiator is already a many able midsize pickup on a universe and, with a serve of a new Mojave model, we are delivering a many ardent business a new turn of capability with a ability to master high-speed dried and silt terrains.”

Gladiator Mojave models will arrive in Jeep showrooms in a second entertain of 2020.

Legendary Jeep 4×4 capability evolves to master imperishable dried terrain
Gladiator Mojave’s ability to tackle imperishable and punishing dried turf is a healthy expansion of a Jeep brand’s scarcely 80-year story of 4×4 capability leadership.

Jeep Gladiator Mojave models paint a ultimate in high-speed off-road capability and opening in silt environments, pleasantness of a brand’s eminent 4×4 complement with poignant cessation upgrades and endless contrast over oppressive silt and dried turf for car continuance and protection. Gladiator Mojave models underline new, specially-tuned FOX™ 2.5-inch inner bypass shocks with outmost reservoirs, industry-exclusive FOX front hydraulic hop bumpers, a reinforced frame, a one-inch front cessation lift with a china front movement plate, stronger axles with cast-iron steering knuckles, assertive front seats with integrated top bolsters and customary 33-inch Falken Wildpeak All-terrain tires. All of these customary facilities capacitate a Gladiator Mojave to turn a Jeep brand’s initial Desert Rated vehicle.

The foundation: Jeep 4×4 capability
The starting indicate for a Mojave edition’s new turn of capability is Gladiator’s proven Command-Trac 4×4 system, that facilities a two-speed send box with a 2.72:1 low-range rigging ratio, and heavy-duty third-generation Dana 44 front and back axles with a 4.10:1 spindle ratio and customary electronic-locking back differential. The Jeep Command-Trac 4×4 complement is used to yield aloft 4LO (low range) doing speeds for climbing silt dunes and other severe dried events. 

A best-in-class proceed angle of 44.7 degrees, breakover angle of 20.9 degrees, depart angle of 25.5 degrees and a best-in-class belligerent clearway of 11.6 inches serve enhances Gladiator Mojave’s off-road credentials. 

Other Gladiator Mojave capability highlights embody Jeep Performance Parts step silt slider side rails, a china front movement image for insurance over imperishable silt terrain, best-in-class accent and adult to 1,200 pounds of load and adult to 6,000 pounds of towing capacity.

More durable cessation and high-performance shocks
To acquire a first-ever Desert Rated badge, Jeep engineers versed Gladiator Mojave with specially-tuned high-performance FOX 2.5-inch inner bypass shocks to maximize handling, comfort and bottom-out insurgency on high-speed silt runs. The FOX shocks enclose inner passages that concede liquid to bypass a piston by regulated ports as it moves by a cessation travel. The outcome is a predicted float over normal off-road pushing conditions, with a ability to ramp adult damping force in impassioned use.  

Front and back outmost startle reservoirs keep startle liquid cool, preventing startle blur during prolonged runs by a prohibited dried during high speed. Military-grade cessation liquid maintains opening during impassioned temperatures and is a same liquid used in off-road racing shocks. 

Industry-first FOX front hydraulic hop bumpers act as a delegate span of shocks, that yield additional damping force as a cessation reaches limit compression, in sequence to alleviate impacts and forestall bottoming out in oppressive off-road situations during speed. They mix race-proven record with new, cutting-edge facilities to yield increasing damping opening and bottom-out control in a final few inches of cessation travel. In summary, a FOX shocks and hop bumpers yield drivers certainty and capability, including bottom-out control on oppressive dried turf during high speed, while delivering a gentle float over silt washboards or damaged cement on a backroads.

A half-inch boost in a Mojave’s lane provides additional fortitude and allows for wrapping of a incomparable shocks. Jeep engineers also reinforced both a support and spindle to hoop severe dried terrains during high speed. 

Jeep Gladiator Mojave facilities a one-inch front cessation lift for increasing hop travel, with a china front movement image and customary 33-inch Falken Wildpeak All-terrain tires or discretionary Falken Wildpeak Mud-terrain tires.

These engineering enhancements to a Gladiator Mojave’s cessation yield float control and certainty on any high-speed silt or dried terrain, while an Off-Road Plus symbol allows drivers to take Gladiator to a subsequent turn of tractive capabilities. With a pull of a button, drivers can adjust throttle, delivery change points and traction control for rise opening on aloft speed passes on silt terrain, as good as during low-speed stone crawling. The Off-Road Plus expostulate mode on Mojave will also feature, for a initial time on Jeep, a ability for drivers to close their back spindle during high speeds while in “4H” (this underline will entrance after this year).

Proven powertrain
The Jeep Gladiator Mojave’s 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine delivers 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and facilities engine stop-start (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 delivery is customary with a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 and an eight-speed involuntary delivery is optional.

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 load or towing a trailer.

With a customary six-speed primer transmission, Gladiator Mojave boasts an considerable yield ratio of 57.3:1 and 52.6:1 on Mojave models versed with a discretionary eight-speed involuntary delivery – both of that make cresting a dune or scaling any barrier on a route easy.

Mojave inside and out
Inside a cabin, Gladiator Mojave facilities some-more assertive front seats with integrated top bolsters to reason occupants absolutely in place. The upgraded seats are accessible in leather or cloth with orange accent stitching and festooned Mojave logos. 

Mojave facilities dual interior colors options Black and Steel Gray, as good as a competition-inspired leather-wrapped steering circle with accent stitching that facilities an assertive edge territory for additional hold and ergonomic comfort.

Featuring a one-inch front cessation lift that formula in a some-more distinguished appearance, Gladiator Mojave is ornate with a singular hood decal on a heavy-duty opening hood with core scoop, singular extraneous badges, orange draw hooks, singular 17 x 7.5-inch wheels, with Jeep Performance Parts step silt slider side rails between those wheels. 

An accessible forward-facing off-road camera allows obstructions in a dried to be simply seen as good (previously a Gladiator Rubicon-exclusive option).

Jeep Desert Rated 
The all-new Desert Rated badge is a initial of a kind for Jeep and is a healthy prolongation of a brand’s mythological Trail Rated® designation. Desert Rated vehicles paint a ultimate in Jeep vehicle’s high-speed, off-road capability and opening in exhausting dried and silt environments.  

Every Desert Rated 4×4 Jeep car has been grown and has succeeded opposite a array of eager tests in 5 categories: Ride Control and Stability, Traction, Ground Clearance, Maneuverability and Desert Prowess. 

  • Ride Control and Stability: With a groundbreaking desert-tuned suspension, Gladiator Mojave tackles undulating dried turf with formidable control and comfort
  • Traction: By strategically doing and delivering power, Gladiator Mojave conquers indeterminate surfaces such as sand, silt and lax mud with confidence
  • Ground ClearanceMaximized using clearances with an optimized cessation concede Gladiator Mojave to design dunes, blast by whoops and anything else a dried can chuck during it
  • Maneuverability: Nimble and manageable doing allows Gladiator Mojave to turn an prolongation of a motorist when quickly navigating dried turf and climbing impassioned angles
  • Desert Prowess: Tested and proven to withstand a heated heat, counterfeit sand, lax silt and forward dirt that accompany revengeful dried environments

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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