Some of the available options include a Jeep Performance Parts 2-inch lift, JPP tube doors, Mopar spray-in bedliner, tonneau covers, and a truck bed storage system. Bed-mounted cross rails, off-road lights and beadlock wheels will also be available when the 2020 Gladiator arrives in the second quarter of 2019.
“We’re giving owners what they need to enhance the most capable midsize truck ever, whether that’s versatile lifestyle accessories or Jeep Performance Parts for hard-core off-roaders,” said Steve Beahm, Head of Parts & Service (Mopar) and Passenger Car Brands, FCA – North America.
The Jeep Gladiator is based on the Wrangler, but gets a five-foot bed and a 1,600 pound payload capacity and a 7,650 pound towing capacity. When it arrives it will be powered by a 3.6L Pentastar V6 with 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft. of torque that can be mated to either a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. In 2020 the Gladiator a 3.0L EcoDiesel engine will be available with 260 horsepower and 442 lb-ft. of torque that’s mated to the eight-speed automatic.