2020 Jeep Wrangler vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator
2020 Jeep Wrangler 2020 Jeep Gladiator


3.6L V6 3.6L V6


285 285

  MPG (City/Highway) *

17/25 16/23

  Towing Capacity **

2,000-3,500 lbs. 6,000-7,650 lbs.

2020 Jeep Wrangler vs 2020 Jeep Gladiator

Serving New Bern, NC

While the Jeep Wrangler gets some updates and new features for the 2020 model year, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is unique. The Jeep Wrangler has a new hybrid engine available on the Sahara Unlimited. Additionally, the Sport and Sahara trims get a new variant called the Altitude. Although the Moab trim is no longer offered this year, there are several special-edition trims that you can enjoy instead. The Jeep Gladiator is a new SUV from Jeep with a body design heavily influenced by the Wrangler and an open-style truck bed. The Gladiator, which ranks #2 among midsize trucks, proudly earns the title of the only convertible truck available on the market. Its sizeable back row makes for comfortable road trips, and it features Jeep's distinctive off-road capabilities on all trims.


The 2020 Jeep Wrangler and the 2020 Jeep Gladiator both provide plenty of power with multiple engine options. The Wrangler gets a standard 3.6L V6 engine that generates an impressive 285 HP and 260 LB-FT of torque. The engine comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission, but you can also choose to get an eight-speed automatic instead. A second gasoline engine is available, which is a turbocharged 2.0L with four cylinders. This engine's top power output is 270 HP and 295 LB-FT of torque. This engine is automatically paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. A 3.0L diesel engine is also available. You can choose an either part-time or full-time all-wheel drive based on the trim level. All trims of the Jeep Gladiator are powered by the same engine, which is a 3.6L V6 that generates 285 HP and 260 LB-FT of torque. This engine comes standard with a six-speed manual transmission as well, and an eight-speed automatic is available.


A sporty and athletic appearance is a highlight of both Jeep vehicles. There are also several custom options available on various trim levels of both vehicles. The base edition of the Wrangler is equally ready for the back roads and putting on a show with 17-inch steel wheels, fog lights, removable doors and windows, tow hooks, and skid plates. Alloy wheels and automatic headlights are highlights of the Sport S, while the Altitude upgrades to larger 18-inch wheels and a hardtop. The Rubicon gets 32-inch all-terrain tires and many exterior appearance accents. The Jeep Gladiator offers 17-inch steel wheels on the base trim and alloy wheels starting with the next trim. The Rubicon gets 33-inch tires, and there are several trim-specific accents.


The interiors of both Jeep SUVs range from basic to luxurious. The base models get a five-inch infotainment display screen with Bluetooth and a backup camera. A convertible soft top is standard on the base trim of the Gladiator. The Sport S of the Gladiator adds a larger seven-inch touchscreen display, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and satellite radio. The Sport S of the Wrangler gets air conditioning and a leather-wrapped wheel, while its variants get a larger seven-inch display screen, satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto.

In 2020, both the Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Gladiator are exceptional vehicles. Contact us today to learn more and test drive both.

* EPA-estimated. Actual mileage may vary.
** When properly equipped. See dealer for details.