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2020 Jeep Gladiator
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Altitude 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Gladiator Altitude 4x4 17 22 $32,928 $33,545
Gladiator Mojave 4x4 16 23 $41,864 $43,875
Gladiator North Edition 4x4 17 22 $38,628 $40,395
Gladiator Overland 4x4 16 23 $38,628 $40,395
Gladiator Rubicon 4x4 16 23 $41,864 $43,875
Gladiator Sport 4x4 16 23 $32,928 $33,545
Gladiator Sport S 4x4 16 23 $32,928 $33,545
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Crew Cab 4x2 S Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Automatic 18 24 $26,932 $27,900
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 18 24 $27,799 $28,800
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic Long Bed 18 24 $30,313 $31,410
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 17 23 $35,387 $37,490
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 S Automatic 17 23 $29,870 $31,290
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 17 23 $30,538 $31,990
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic Long Bed 17 23 $30,938 $32,410
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Automatic 18 24 $25,862 $26,790
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 18 24 $26,710 $27,670
Frontier King Cab 4x4 S Automatic 17 23 $28,646 $29,680
Frontier King Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 17 23 $29,175 $30,560
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,928
$26,932
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$33,545
$27,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$559 / month
$465 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
3.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator pairs everything we love and hate about the Wrangler with a useful pickup bed. A new V-6 gives buyers a reason to shop the 2020 Nissan Frontier this year, but waiting for next year’s redesign is a better idea.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.6
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 33.6
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 58.3
Second Head Room (in)
40.8 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.4
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
51 -
Wheelbase (in)
137.3 125.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
10 9.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.8 72.8
Overhang, Front (in)
29.7 -
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
218 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
10 9.8
Height, Overall (in)
73.1 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume (ft³)
35.5 27.1
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
56.8 61.4
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.8 44.4
Tailgate Width (in)
50 -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
60.3 59.5
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
56.8 61.4
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.9 18
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.6 11.3
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 11.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 21.1
Steering
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.5 43.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
TDB NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P255/70SR18 P265/70TR16
Rear Tire Order Code
TDB NA
Front Tire Size
P255/70SR18 P265/70TR16
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4500 6620
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
450 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
450 662
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4500 6620
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3750 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9650 11230
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
2205 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3100 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2486 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6250 6012
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 7.5 16 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 185
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
285 @ 6400 310 @ 6400
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded V-6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
260 @ 4400 281 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.8 L/231
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No No
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.67 0.71
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.29 4.80
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14 3.26
Trans Order Code
DFT NA
Transfer Case Model
Manual None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.65
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.42
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.11 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
Summary
Body Style
Crew Cab Crew Cab
Vehicle Name
Jeep Gladiator Nissan Frontier
Body Code
T T
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Arm Leaf
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Rigid Axle
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.69
Suspension Type - Front
Leading Link Double Wishbone
Axle Type - Front
Non-Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.69
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.3 9.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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