The new 2021 Jeep Gladiator bases its propulsion on this type of engine that is offered for the first time in the pick-up range. The entire system under the hood increases its capabilities in order to satisfy the brand’s customers.
The Jeep Gladiator pick-up launched a new version in its 2021 line that bases its propulsion on a more efficient diesel engine. Thus the vehicle offers higher torque and better performance.
2021 Jeep Gladiator Colors
This is the available 2021 Jeep Gladiator exterior color options, check the colors list below:
- Firecracker Red Colors
- Gobi Clear-Coat Colors
- Gator Clear-Coat Colors
- Billet Silver Metallic Colors
- Granite Crystal Metallic Colors
- Punk’n Metallic Colors
- Hydro Blue Pearl Colors
- Black Clear-Coat Colors
- Sting-Gray Colors
- Bright White Colors
- Hella Yella Colors (est.)
- Mojito Colors (est.)
- Bikini Blue Colors (est.)
The biggest benefits the new Jeep Gladiator offers, starting with its ‘star’ powertrain, is increased torque to optimize the off-road experience and fuel economy for increased performance. The winning engine is a 3.0-liter V6.
EcoDiesel properties will be available in Sport, Overland and Rubicon variants , equipped with third-generation Dana 44 axles and a Rock-Trac or Command-Trac two-speed transfer case. All together, it allows minimum levels of noise, vibration and hardness.
In terms of performance, the new Jeep Gladiator engine delivers 260 horsepower and 599 Nm of torque. The transmission it connects to is an eight-speed automatic calibrated for shifting at low revs and firmness. Of course 4 × 4 capacity.
The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 unit uses camshafts with four valves per cylinder and there is a 60 degree angle between the cylinder bases. The block is made of compact graphite to offer damping resistance to vibrations and the pistons are made of aluminum.
It also incorporates an air cooler located at the base of the grill, in front of the radiator, in order to maximize the coldest temperatures. The gas recirculation system has been updated to a low and high pressure double circuit system, and direct fuel injection nozzles.
“The combination of Gladiator with unmatched off-road capability with fun on-road driving performance, the best Gladiator fuel economy and incredible driving range, ” said Jim Morrison, Jeep representative – North America, of the new model.
This diesel version opens pre-orders from now on but in the showcases of the dealers you will only be able to see the last months of the year. Its new EcoDiesel engine is manufactured at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles facility in the municipality of Cento, Italy.