Being based in ample allotment on the rough-and-ready Wrangler, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is acutely able off the baffled path, and its accession was a welcome accession to a lineup that’s lacked a auto for decades. Now entering its additional archetypal year, the barter is bottomward some trims, abacus beginning versions, and accepting some tweaks for the 2021 archetypal year.
First up, the 2021 Gladiator Willys—based on the Sport S—comes with atramentous 17-inch auto with mud-terrain tires, bedrock balustrade from the Rubicon trim, a limited-slip rear differential, atramentous exoteric accents with atramentous Willys stickers, and body-color fender flares in abode of the accepted atramentous artificial pieces. Willys models additionally get the truck’s Technology and Accessibility packages. Those net the barter a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment setup, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, a accepted barn aperture opener, and a few added goodies. A Sport-based Willys is additionally available, as it is on the Wrangler, and it ditches the Tech and Accessibility aliment to accumulate prices lower. That one starts at $36,985 against the posher Willys model’s $40,735 sticker.
The 80th Anniversary archetypal is allotment of a lineup-wide advance to admire the eight decades that accept anesthetized back the aboriginal Willys MB Jeep was launched into account in World War II. The 80th comes with 18-inch auto and all-terrain tires, an 8.4-inch infotainment bureaucracy (that nets an Alpine audio arrangement and an in-dash aeronautics system, amid added things), alien start, body-color fender flares, gray exoteric accents, adorned Berber attic mats, and model-specific badging. It runs $43,480.
The final new archetypal added to the calendar is the Aerial Altitude, a super-luxe adaptation of the Gladiator with a body-color hardtop, abounding LED exoteric lighting, 20-inch wheels, body-color exoteric accents, a leather-lined berth with as abounding technology and accessibility appearance as Jeep can aggregation including auto aerial beams, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Nappa covering bench upholstery, and more. If an on-road-focused Gladiator with an eye against abundance sounds like your thing, account $53,240.
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The blow of the calendar now gets full-time four-wheel-drive with a two-speed alteration case. Sport, Overland, and Mojave models, meanwhile, get Jeep’s Selec-Trac two-speed alteration case and a 2.7:1 low-range accessory ratio. On the Rubicon model, the Roc-Trac alteration case has a 4.0:1 low-range ratio. Base archetypal Gladiator Sports now accept the advantage for LED headlights and fog lamps, and Overland models can now be optioned with TrailCam—a forward-facing off-road camera that makes abrupt climbs and descents abundant added manageable. Jeep is additionally abacus a agent agent to the Gladiator calendar for 2021.
Pricing has been appear beyond the lineup, with the Sport aperture the affairs at $35,040, aforementioned as aftermost year. The $39,575 Sport S now runs $1,335 added this year, but the added butt 2021 trims—$42,135 Overland, $45,615 Rubicon, and $45,615 Mojave—go up by aloof $245. The Altitude and North editions from 2020 accept been discontinued.
This adventure was originally appear on September 1, 2020 and has been adapted with appraisement information.