In the Vietnamese market, genuine Jeep Gladiator has 2 versions, including Sport and Rubicon with prices of VND 3,218 billion and VND 3,498 billion respectively. In particular, the Jeep Gladiator Rubicon is the most advanced version with many outstanding features and features.
Gladiator marks Jeep back in the pickup segment after 26 years of opening, first introduced in November 2018. Before appearing in genuine form, this model was brought in by a number of private agents outside Hanoi, but the quantity was not much.
Jeep Gladiator has a 771kg payload capacity and the most powerful 3.47 tons in its segment. The cargo compartment is covered with a load-bearing plastic.
On the side of the cargo box, Jeep skillfully placed the “love 419” logo. At the time of the launch, a lot of people didn’t understand what they meant. In fact, 419 is the area code for the city of Toledo, in the state of Ohio (USA) – where the FCA’s 312-acre factory complex is located. This plant is producing both Wrangler and Gladiator models. The fact that Jeep put this logo on the car is meant to thank the employees, and at the same time expresses its commitment to long-term production here.
LED taillights and a clear window between the cabin and the cargo box.
Big, off-road square shaped rearview mirror. The plastic door handle is like the old car models.
The car has dimensions of 5,591 x 1,894 x 1,843 mm, wheelbase 3,488mm, ground clearance 282mm and wading ability up to 762mm. 17-inch tires combined with multi-terrain tires.
With the above overall specifications, the Jeep Gladiator is in the mid-range pickup segment, which is equivalent to the Ford Ranger in size, but the design and technology make this model more expensive than pickups of the same size. . In the press release, the American automaker confidently affirmed that the Gladiator 2020 is the midsize pickup with the best off-road capability ever.
Jeep Gladiator in Vietnam is equipped with a Pentastar V6 3.6L engine, for a capacity of 285 hp at 6,400 rpm and a torque of 347 Nm at 4,100 rpm. The engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission and a Rock-Trac four-wheel drive system.
The suspension is manufactured by Fox.
Cabin design resembles “brother” Wrangler with circles and squares inspired by vehicles used in the military. In the Rubicon version, the materials used are mainly aluminum and high-grade leather. The entertainment system has an 8.4 inch touch screen, supports Android Auto / Apple CarPlay connectivity and the 8-speaker Alpine sound system.
Seasoned steering wheel, integrated quick adjustment buttons. In terms of technology, the vehicle is equipped with adaptive automatic throttle, blind spot warning, forward collision warning, up / down assist, electronic balance, tire pressure sensor, connection assist and trailer -shock, reverse camera. In addition, the company also added an optional front camera hidden behind the grille so that users can easily follow obstacles. Overall, the Jeep Gladiator is packed with more than 60 safety features and assistive technology.
One very interesting thing is the customizable ability of Jeep Gladiator, users can remove all 4 doors and roof to cut weight when operating offroad and turn into a convertible pickup. All these parts are made of lightweight aluminum, which only needs one person to easily disassemble. The removable door also means that the speaker system and the glass lift button must move to the center console and anti-roll frame. The front windshield can open to the front.
Vehicles with 3 differential lock modes called Tru-Lok, and Off-Road mode help the car automatically adjust the engine power on many types of adjustments. Owners can spray water directly on the floor for cleaning, and water will be drained through the 6 wash valves under the floor.
Rear seats with armrests in the center. In addition, the car also has 2 more cup holders on the floor, separate air-conditioning door with USB charging port and 230V socket.