Canada Press Kit: 2023 Jeep Gladiator

Canada: 2023 Jeep® Gladiator Fact Sheet

Windsor, Ontario August 25, 2022 - The 2023 Jeep® Gladiator, engineered from the ground up to be the most off-road capable Jeep truck ever, builds on a rich heritage of tough, dependable trucks with an unmatched combination of rugged utility, authentic Jeep design, open-air freedom, clever functionality and versatility.

Powertrain options include a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine with engine stop-start (ESS) and a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel engine with ESS. Equipped with a versatile box, a body-on-frame design, front and rear five-link suspension system, solid axles and electronic lockers, Gladiator is one of the few midsize trucks to offer a six-speed manual transmission in addition to its available eight-speed automatic. Gladiator is built to handle the demands of an active lifestyle while delivering an open-air driving experience in a design that is unmistakably Jeep.

A multitude of technology features, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and safety features, such as Blind-spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path detection, adaptive cruise control and Forward Collision Warning-Plus, enhance Gladiator’s appeal. Combining traditional Jeep attributes with strong truck credentials, the Jeep Gladiator is a unique vehicle with unsurpassed capability.

New for 2023
  • Jeep Wave owner loyalty program expands to 2023 Jeep Gladiator for the first time, providing owners with exciting benefits and perks, as well as the utmost care and dedicated support – all at no additional cost.
    • What is included in the 3-year Jeep Wave Membership:
      • Up to 6 oil changes and tire rotations
      • Dedicated call centre support
      • Trip interruption
      • First day rental
  • New Capability Package for High Altitude trim features winch-capable steel front bumper, steel rock rails and front off-road camera
  • Willys trim now comes standard with proximity keyless entry, 7-inch instrument cluster, remote start and garage door opener
  • New exterior colour: High Velocity (replaces Snazzberry)
Highlights
  • Jeep Gladiator’s standard 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine with ESS delivers 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque and is engineered to provide a broad torque band. A six-speed manual transmission is standard on Sport, Mojave and Rubicon, and a TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission is standard on Overland and optional on Sport, Mojave and Rubicon
  • Gladiator models equipped with the 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine feature up to 775 kilograms (1,710 pounds) of payload and up to 3,492 kg (7,700 lbs.) of towing capacity with the available Max Towing Package
  • Gladiator offers an available 3.0-litre EcoDiesel V-6 engine, rated at 260 horsepower and 442 lb.-ft. of torque, with ESS
  • To handle greater torque loads, the EcoDiesel V-6 connects to a TorqueFlite 8HP75 eight-speed automatic transmission, calibrated for low-RPM shifts
  • The Sunrider Flip Top for Hardtop, available on all Gladiator models, offers a front-row soft top that quickly and easily flips back for an enhanced open-air driving experience
  • Available Dual-Door Group, with base or premium uppers, includes both full and half doors. Full-steel production doors are installed on the Gladiator while matching body-colour half doors are conveniently packaged within the vehicle. Engineered, tested and backed by the factory, the new half-door option enhances the Jeep Gladiator driving experience with production styling, security and occupant protection. With lower window ledges, new half doors provide improved visibility while maneuvering on and off road
  • Jeep Gladiator Mojave represents the ultimate in high-speed off-road capability and performance in sand environments and is the first to earn the brand’s Desert Rated badge. Mojave is equipped with high-performance FOX 6.3 centimetres (2.5-inch) internal bypass shocks with reservoirs and industry-first FOX front hydraulic jounce bumpers to maximize handling in addition to a rear locking differential and 33-inch tires
  • Approach angle of 44.7 degrees, breakover angle of 20.9 degrees, departure angle of 26 degrees and ground clearance of 29.4 centimetres (11.6 inches). Up to 80.0 cm (31.5 in.) of water fording capability
  • Gladiator models feature lightweight, high-strength aluminum doors, hinges, hood, fenders, windshield frame and tailgate to help reduce weight and boost fuel economy
  • The capable driveline of the Sport and Overland models include the Command-Trac NV241 part-time, two-speed transfer case, which features a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio. In addition, an optional Trac-Lok limited-slip rear differential provides extra torque and grip in low-traction environments, such as sand, mud or snow
  • The Gladiator Rubicon model features the Rock-Trac NV241OR two-speed transfer case with a 4.0:1 low-range gear ratio. Gladiator Rubicon also includes electric front and rear locking differentials, a disconnecting front sway bar, off-road winch-capable bumpers with removable end caps and 33-inch tires, taking the Gladiator to the highest level of capability
  • Gladiator offers a full-time two-speed transfer case across the lineup that is intuitive and allows the driver to set it and forget it, while constantly sending power to the front and rear wheels. The Selec-Trac transfer case with full-time four-wheel drive and a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio is available on Sport, Overland and Mojave, while the Rock-Trac Full-Time transfer case with a 4:1 low-range gear ratio is available on Rubicon
  • Jeep Gladiator features include iconic round headlamps, seven-slot keystone grille, trapezoid wheel flares, removable doors, exposed hinges with the Torx tool-bit size stamped into it, a fold-down windshield and innovative removable tops
  • Fourth-generation Uconnect system includes Apple CarPlay, Android Auto and the choice of a standard 7.0-inch (Sport) or 8.4-inch (Overland, Mojave, Rubicon) touchscreen with pinch-and-zoom capability
  • Standard electronic stability control (ESC), Electronic Roll Mitigation, trailer-sway control, Hill-start Assist and brake traction control are among more than 80 available safety and security features
Model Lineup
For 2023, the Gladiator lineup consists of four models:
  • Sport
  • Overland
  • Mojave
  • Rubicon
Available Exterior Colours
  • Black
  • Bright White
  • Firecracker Red
  • Granite Crystal
  • High Velocity (NEW)
  • Hydro Blue
  • Sarge Green
  • Silver Zynith
  • Sting Grey
Available Interior Colours
  • Black
  • Heritage Tan
  • Steel Grey
Jeep Brand
Built on 80 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV brand that brings capability, craftsmanship and versatility to people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a broad portfolio of vehicles that continues to provide owners with a sense of safety and security to handle any journey with confidence. The Jeep vehicle range consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, new three-row Grand Cherokee L, Grand Cherokee 4xe, Renegade and Wrangler and Wrangler 4xe. In Canada, Jeep Wave, a premium owner loyalty and customer care program, expands to Jeep Wrangler and Jeep Gladiator for 2023. Also available to all-new Grand Cherokee, Grand Cherokee L and Grand Cherokee 4xe owners, it is filled with benefits and exclusive perks to deliver the utmost customer care and dedicated support. The legendary Jeep brand's off-road capability is enhanced by a global electrification initiative that is transforming 4xe into new 4x4 in pursuit of the brand’s vision of accomplishing Zero Emission Freedom. All Jeep brand SUVs will offer an electrified variant by 2025.