The all-new Jeep® Gladiator – the brand’s first pickup in almost three decades – is available to order at Jeep dealerships across Europe now.
Based on the brand’s iconic Wrangler and boasting the same all-terrain ‘Go anywhere, Do anything’ capability, a wealth of advanced technological features, unmistakable Jeep design cues and open-air freedom are combined with a 153 cm steel load bed to offer versatility, functionality and flexibility.
In Europe, Jeep Gladiator is available in Sport and Overland trim levels, as well as an exclusive Launch Edition offered in limited numbers during the launch phase. All trims are equipped with the new 3.0-litre MultiJet V6 engine, delivering 264 hp of power and 600 Nm of torque. The commercial launch will take place in Jeep dealerships in early 2021 across Europe.
Alongside the launch of the new Gladiator, a new customer care programme, Jeep Wave, will make its debut from this month on the new Jeep pick-up truck and all 2021 Jeep models. Jeep Wave offers an extensive range of services designed to ensure customers’ peace of mind, while reinforcing the sense of belonging to a community that is core to the Jeep experience around the globe. Highlights of the new programme include two years of no-charge maintenance at Jeep dealerships, 24/7 roadside assistance, a new dedicated Customer Service accessed through a multi-lingual Jeep Call Center for priority support and privileged entry to all brand events and partnerships.
Authentic Jeep exteriors and interiors, with a focus on technology and functionality, including a waterproof cabin
The all-new Jeep Gladiator boasts a rugged, distinguished design that is immediately recognisable with traditional Jeep styling cues. The Jeep design team kept the legendary seven-slot grille seen on Wrangler but included minor updates, and slanted it backwards to enhance aerodynamics.
The Jeep Gladiator is a unique vehicle, featuring multiple configurations for easy, open-air adventures thanks to several windscreen and top combinations: three-piece hardtop, soft top and top less.
The Jeep Gladiator’s interior combines authentic styling, comfort and versatility. It is also fully washable and is marked out by plenty of storage compartments such as the lockable drawer under the rear seats. The Gladiator’s cabin features a fourth-generation Uconnect™ system with 7- or 8.4-inch touchscreen and instrument cluster with a 7-inch thin-film transistor (TFT) display, which lets the driver configure the information displayed in more than 100 ways for easier comprehension.
Advanced Euro 6-D Final diesel powertrain
The 3.0-litre MultiJet V6 fitted to the Gladiator lineup for Europe is equipped with the Engine Stop-Start (ESS) system, and can deliver 264 hp and 600 Nm of torque. Designed and constructed by FCA EMEA, this sophisticated engine implements advanced turbocharger technology with a low-friction bearing designed for low-end and brisk performance. This is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, enabling the vehicle to optimise engine output while driving off-road or provide smooth, efficient power delivery at highway speeds. It also complies with Euro 6D Final standards.
The Jeep Gladiator engine lineup also includes the 3.6-litre Pentastar V6 petrol engine, which is available only in non-European markets and in the Middle East.
The most capable Jeep pickup ever
Jeep Gladiator delivers the brand’s legendary off-road capabilities courtesy of the sophisticated full-time Selec-Trac 4×4 system, featuring a two-speed transfer case with a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio, and heavy-duty third-generation Dana 44 front and rear axles, with a 3.73 rear axle ratio. As well as boasting outstanding breakover, departure and approach angles, and featuring rear limited slip differential, all the trim levels in the Gladiator lineup – Sport, Overland and Launch Edition – offer ‘Trail-Rated’ off-road prowess.
Advanced fourth-generation Uconnect™ system with new Uconnect™ Services for advanced on-board and off-board connectivity
Jeep Gladiator offers the fourth generation Uconnect™ system with either a 7-inch or 8.4-inch NAV screen, delivering communication, entertainment and navigation features. The Uconnect™ 8.4” NAV includes easy-to-use features, enhanced processing power, faster start-up times, high-resolution touchscreen and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity for hands-free phone, navigation and voice texting.
The three trim levels in the Jeep Gladiator lineup deliver specific equipment and features, and are designed to meet all customers’ needs. The Sport trim was created to offer improved functionality and content for off-road customisation, while the Overland trim represents the reference point in terms of both comfort and technology, with a wide range of features included as standard.
Two hundred exclusive Jeep® Authentic Accessories powered by Mopar® for the new Gladiator
Mopar® – the FCA brand dedicated to aftersales products and services for all FCA Group’s vehicles – will offer 200 new or specifically redesigned Authentic Accessories and Jeep® Performance Parts to customise the new Jeep Gladiator. These Mopar products will include active lifestyle accessories specific to pickups, such as bed covers and coverings, a railed roof rack and load-carrying systems (a basket with mesh to secure cargo, carrier for bikes, kayaks, surfboards or skis), as well as parts to enhance off road performance, including tubular side steps, rock rails, wheel rims and much more.