2020 JeepGladiator
Features & Specs
2020 Ford Ranger
285 hp
Standard Horsepower
270 hp
4WD
Drivetrain
RWD
Standard
Removable Roof
Not Available
Yes
Manual Transmission Option
No

2020 Jeep Gladiator vs 2020 Ford Ranger

Are you in the market for a new midsize pickup truck that can venture off the beaten path and haul your dirt bikes out to your favorite trail? If so, we have two trucks we think you should take a look at. The first is the new 2020 Jeep Gladiator with standard 4WD, a removable roof, and removable doors. The other truck we think you should look at is the 2020 Ford Ranger, which comes equipped with a singular engine option, optional smartphone integration, and more. Find out which pickup truck is right for you by continuing on down below.

2020 JeepGladiator Power & Handling

The new Jeep Gladiator can tow up to 7,650 pounds thanks to the award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V6 engine that comes under the hood. The Pentastar engine pumps out 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. The Gladiator will also be available with a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine that is rated to pump out 260 horsepower and 442 lb-ft of torque. The diesel engine comes paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission, while the gas-powered engine comes with either a six-speed manual transmission or the eight-speed automatic.

2020 Ford RangerPower & Handling

The power of the 2020 Ford Ranger is driven through the rear wheels unless you opt for the optional four-wheel-drive system that drives power through all four wheels. Underneath the hood of each and every Ford Ranger is a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine that comes paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The engine outputs 270 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque.

2020 JeepGladiator Features & Design

The Jeep Gladiator has a lot to offer, including five trim levels, including the brand new Mojave that sports Jeeps all-new Dessert Rated badge. All the other Gladiator models come with the Trail Rated badge. Each Gladiator comes with a removable roof, removable metal doors, an eight-speaker sound system, a Class II bumper hitch, Bluetooth. The Sport S tacks on an auto-dimming rearview mirror, heated power mirrors, and alloy wheels. Side steps, LED ambient footwell lighting, a 7-inch touchscreen, and 18-inch alloy wheels come with the Overland. Fox shock absorbers, 33-inch all-terrain tires, and an electronically disconnectable front stabilizer bar come with the rock-crawling Rubicon. Last up is the desert racing Mojave with Fox internal bypass reservoir shocks and front hydraulic jounce bumpers, a performance steering wheel, and an Off-Road+ Button.

2020 Ford RangerFeatures & Design

The Ranger lineup starts off with the sparsely equipped XL that comes with AC, a four-speaker sound system, 16-inch steel wheels, and a manually locking tailgate. The XLT tacks on a sic-speaker sound system, power mirrors, smartphone integration, and keyless entry. You can pair the XLT with several packages, including the 301A, 302A, and the Technology package. In these packages, you can find remote start, navigation, and heated seats. The top-tier Lariat comes with most of the features in the 302A package and is available with the 501A package. If you really want to off-road, you should look into the FX2 and FX4 Off-Road packages.

Conclusion:

There is no real debate here. The 2020 Jeep Gladiator far surpasses the 2020 Ford Ranger in every way. The Gladiator offers open-air freedom, impressive off-road prowess, and outstanding towing capabilities. Whether you're interested in the Gladiator Sport, Rubicon, or Mojave, we here at Banks Crossing Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram have the perfect Gladiator model for you.


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