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Jeep Gladiator JT) Review Rundown

JeepPublished on 22 Mar 2021Last Edited on 14 Nov 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*
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Overview

Neoscore* 0%
Pros**
  • EcoDiesel engine is great for towing
  • Excellent off-road capability
  • Comfortable to drive
Cons**
  • Nothing in particular

Summary

Jeep Gladiator (JT) is a pickup truck based on the JL Jeep Wrangler. Like the Wrangler, the Jeep Gladiator uses a traditional body-on-frame construction with solid front and rear axles for uncompromised offroad capabilities. Also like the Wrangler, the Gladiator is a convertible, with both a soft top and a hard top on offer.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.

Rundown

autoexpress[1]

Sentiment Score[*] 76%
Reviewers from autoexpress have found the following[***]:
Gladiator is no taller or wider than a Wrangler – and at 5,539mm long, it's only 200mm longer than the Mercedes X-Class. That length means there's a 1,531mm load bay, as well as plenty of room inside for five people to travel long distances in comfort. Unladen, it doesn't have the uncomfortable bounce of many pick-ups, with a ride that's compliant over all but the very worst surfaces. The 3.6-litre V6 isn't there for its sprinting abilities, but it's whisper-quiet.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Terrific off-road performance
  • Comfortable to drive
  • Lots of accessories
Cons[**]
  • Not the best off-roader

cnet[2]

Sentiment Score[*] 82%
Reviewers from cnet have found the following[***]:
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave starts around $45,000, including $1,495 for delivery. Depending on trim level the Gladiator can haul anywhere from 1,105 to 1,700 pounds in the bed. The Mojave can handle 1,200 pounds of payload and tow up to 6,000 pounds.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Great off-road manners
  • Great suspension
  • Solid on-road performance
Cons[**]
  • Mojave is more expensive than other Gladiators

cnet[3]

Sentiment Score[*] 74%
Reviewers from cnet have found the following[***]:
The Gladiator Rubicon EcoDiesel is rated to return 22 miles per gallon combined. Diesel engines are great for towing, but due to some engine cooling issues, Jeep recommends pulling a maximum of 6,000 pounds. The Gladiator has no problem handling just about any off-roading scenario, including rocks and ruts.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • EcoDiesel engine is great for off-roading
  • Excellent off-road performance
  • Excellent fuel economy
Cons[**]
  • No automatic transmission
  • Not as comfortable as a Wrangler

digitaltrends[4]

Sentiment Score[*] 47%
Reviewers from digitaltrends have found the following[***]:
The 2020 Jeep Gladiator joins the small but competitive midsize-truck segment. Jeep only had fuel economy estimates for the 3.6-liter gasoline V6 ready in time for publication. The 4:10-ratio Dana 44 axles and rock rails are items any serious off-road enthusiast will want to fit.
Find the original article here.
Pros[**]
  • Excellent off-road capability
  • Good on-road manners
  • Comfortable to drive
Cons[**]
  • Cramped and dated cabin
  • Poor ride quality

References

1. ^ New Jeep Gladiator 2019 review. autoexpress. 2019-08-20 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
2. ^ 2020 Jeep Gladiator Mojave review: Desert runner. cnet. 2020-04-08 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
4. ^ 2020 Jeep Gladiator first drive review. digitaltrends. 2019-03-29 Retrieved 2021-03-22.
*. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher\'s own rating, if available, as a result.
**. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher\'s own bullets points, if available, as a result.
***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher\'s own, if available.
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