Being primarily based largely on the rough-and-ready Wrangler, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is extraordinarily successful off the overwhelmed path, and its addition was a welcome addition to a lineup that is lacked a pickup for many years. Now coming into its second mannequin yr, the truck is dropping some trims, including contemporary variations, and getting some tweaks for the 2021 mannequin yr.
First up, the 2021 Gladiator Willys—primarily based on the Sport S—comes with black 17-inch wheels with mud-terrain tires, rock rails from the Rubicon trim, a limited-slip rear differential, black exterior accents with black Willys stickers, and body-color fender flares instead of the usual black plastic items. Willy’s fashions additionally get the truck’s Know-how and Comfort packages. The truck a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment setup, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto compatibility, a common storage door opener, and some different goodies. A Sport-based Willys can also be accessible, as it’s on the Wrangler, and it ditches the Tech and Comfort goodies to maintain costs decrease. That one begins at $36,985 versus the posher Willys mannequin‘s $40,735 sticker.
The 80th Anniversary mannequin is a part of a lineup-wide push to commemorate the eight many years which have handed because the unique Willys MB Jeep was launched into service in World Conflict II. The 80th comes with 18-inch wheels and all-terrain tires, an 8.4-inch infotainment setup (that nets an Alpine audio system and an in-dash navigation system, amongst different issues), distant begin, body-color fender flares, grey exterior accents, fancy Berber flooring mats, and model-specific badging. It runs $43,480.
The ultimate new mannequin added to the lineup is the Excessive Altitude, a super-luxe model of the Gladiator with a body-color hardtop, full LED exterior lighting, 20-inch wheels, body-color exterior accents, a leather-lined cabin with as many know-how and comfort options as Jeep can muster together with auto excessive beams, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Nappa leather-based seat upholstery, and extra. If an on-road-focused Gladiator with an eye fixed towards consolation appears like your factor, finances $53,240.
The remainder of the lineup now will get full-time four-wheel-drive with a two-speed switch case. Sport, Overland, and Mojave fashions, in the meantime, get Jeep’s Selec-Trac two-speed switch case and a 2.7:1 low-range gear ratio. On the Rubicon mannequin, the Roc-Trac switch case has a 4.0:1 low-range ratio. Base mannequin Gladiator Sports activities now have the choice for LED headlights and fog lamps, and Overland fashions can now be optioned with TrailCam—a forward-facing off-road digicam that makes steep climbs and descents way more manageable. Jeep can also be including a diesel engine to the Gladiator lineup for 2021.
Pricing has been introduced throughout the lineup, with the Sport opening the proceedings at $35,040, similar to final yr. The $39,575 Sport S now runs $1,335 extra this yr, however the different carry-over 2021 trims—$42,135 Overland, $45,615 Rubicon, and $45,615 Mojave—go up by simply $245. The Altitude and North editions from 2020 have been discontinued.