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2021 Jeep Gladiator
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80th Anniversary 4x4
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Gladiator 80th Anniversary 4x4 16 22 $34,303 $34,960
Gladiator California Edition 4x4 16 23 $34,303 $34,960
Gladiator Freedom 4x4 16 23 $34,303 $34,960
Gladiator High Altitude 4x4 16 22 $39,592 $41,400
Gladiator Mojave 4x4 16 23 $43,162 $45,240
Gladiator Overland 4x4 16 23 $39,592 $41,400
Gladiator Rubicon 4x4 16 23 $43,162 $45,240
Gladiator Sport 4x4 16 23 $34,303 $34,960
Gladiator Sport S 4x4 16 23 $34,303 $34,960
Gladiator Texas Trail 4x4 16 23 $34,303 $34,960
Gladiator Willys 4x4 16 23 $34,303 $34,960
Gladiator Willys Sport 4x4 16 23 $34,303 $34,960
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Crew Cab 4x2 S Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 S Automatic 18 24 $27,317 $28,300
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 18 24 $28,184 $29,200
Frontier Crew Cab 4x2 SV Automatic Long Bed 18 24 $30,699 $31,810
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 PRO-4X Automatic 17 23 $35,765 $37,890
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 S Automatic 17 23 $30,252 $31,690
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 17 23 $30,919 $32,390
Frontier Crew Cab 4x4 SV Automatic Long Bed 17 23 $31,320 $32,810
Frontier King Cab 4x2 S Automatic 18 24 $26,247 $27,190
Frontier King Cab 4x2 SV Automatic 18 24 $27,095 $28,070
Frontier King Cab 4x4 S Automatic 17 23 $29,032 $30,080
Frontier King Cab 4x4 SV Automatic 17 23 $29,557 $30,960
Pricing
Invoice Price
$34,303
$27,317
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$34,960
$28,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$583 / month
$472 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Jeep Gladiator, for better or worse, is a Wrangler with a bed. Nothing else will satisfy those who seek exactly that, but competitors are more comfortable and more affordable.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
42.8 38.6
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 58.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 55.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 33.6
Front Head Room (in)
42.8 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
55.9 58
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.7 58.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
218 205.5
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
10 9.8
Height, Overall (in)
75 70.1
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
33.9 18
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
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.5 43.5
Steering Type
Re-Circulating Ball Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
TDB NA
Front Tire Size
P255/70SR18 P265/70TR16
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4500 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
4500 6620
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
4500 6620
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
450 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
450 662
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5800 6012
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4691 4320
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 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size Full-Size
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
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
650 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
220 185
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -
Engine
Engine Order Code
ERC NA
Displacement
3.6 L/220 3.8 L/231
Engine Oil Cooler
Regular Duty None
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
19 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 24
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No No
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.53 2.25
Trans Type
8 9
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)
4.49 4.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.63 3.26
Trans Order Code
DEM NA
Transfer Case Model
Manual None
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.65
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.86
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 1.00
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.71 5.42
Summary
Vehicle Name
Jeep Gladiator Nissan Frontier
Body Code
T T
Body Style
Crew Cab Crew Cab
Suspension
Axle Type - Front
Non-Independent Independent
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 3.69
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.4 8.9
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
-- --
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- --
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating
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  • Redesigned 2022 Frontier is here; 2021s sold out
  • Lease: From $307 per month for 36 months
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