2022 Jeep Gladiator

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2022 Jeep Gladiator
2022 Jeep Gladiator

Key specs

Base trim shown

Pickup Truck

Body style


Combined MPG


Seating capacity

218” x 74.1”


Four-wheel drive



The good:

  • Rugged styling
  • Ride quality
  • Off-road capability
  • Towing capacity

The bad:

  • Expensive
  • Floaty on-road handling
  • Wind noise
  • Squat when towing
  • Small cargo box

10 trims

Starting msrp listed lowest to highest price

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Notable features

  • 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system now standard
  • Mid-size crew-cab pickup
  • Gas or diesel V-6 engine
  • Manual or automatic transmission
  • Four-wheel drive standard
  • Standard convertible top and removable doors

2022 Jeep Gladiator review: Our expert's take

What Is the 2022 Jeep Gladiator?

The Jeep Gladiator is a mid-size crew-cab pickup truck with room for five people. It has a standard 285-horsepower, 3.6-liter V-6 engine that works with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. An optional 260-hp, turbo-diesel 3.0-liter V-6 pairs with an eight-speed automatic. Part-time four-wheel drive is standard, and competitors include the Ford Ranger, Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma. You can see how the Gladiator scored in our Car Seat Check here.

What’s New on the 2022 Jeep Gladiator?

A 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system is now standard, and Jeep says the cabin air filter can remove 95% of particulates.

Which Features in the 2022 Jeep Gladiator Are Most Important?

Standard features include:

  • Folding soft top
  • Fold-down windshield
  • Removable doors
  • Push-button start
  • Cloth seats
  • Cruise control
  • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity 

Available features include:

  • Three-piece hard top
  • Spray-in bedliner
  • Household power outlet in cargo box
  • Adjustable cargo tie-downs
  • Power locks, mirrors and windows
  • Remote start
  • Leather-trimmed seats
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Alpine premium stereo
  • 4-inch touchscreen navigation system
  • Forward collision warning
  • Automatic emergency braking
  • Blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert
  • Adaptive cruise control

Should I Buy the 2022 Jeep Gladiator?

The Jeep Gladiator is a unique entrant in the mid-size pickup truck class. The off-road Rubicon version has the rock-crawling ability of a muscled-up mountain goat, but the Gladiator’s poor straight-line tracking is a problem when driving on paved surfaces. It’s also expensive — especially uplevel trims.

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.4
  • Interior design 4.3
  • Performance 4.6
  • Value for the money 4.4
  • Exterior styling 4.8
  • Reliability 4.4

Most recent consumer reviews


Don’t buy it

Since we have had our gladiator we have not found it to live up to what we were told. First issue was a problem with the fuel tank vent causing fuel to spill out and poor gas mileage TOOK 6 months to get the problem resolved! Unacceptable! Second issue is the rear and front windshields. Our rear windshield busted out and we have no Idea how. Talking with the repair people it’s very common both are very weak because there is no frame so it breaks very easy. Third this underpowered turd cannot tow with any kind of tolerable gas mileage. Cost us a fortune to tow our small 22’ RV trailer.


What’s Not to Like

This is a.rock solid vehicle that defines “utility” better than all the rest. You have tons of ways to configure the vehicle every day. Open air roof, doors off, entire top off, pick-up truck uses, off roading, climbing, travel, snowshoeing, skiing, snow driving, trails and dirt roads, hiking, carry bed loads, trailering, ATVs, etc, etc, etc. No way to ever find it boring. Plus, the extra bonus of the culture, friendliness, the wave, jeep groups, and the way it promotes and nurtures getting outdoors and getting active. No issues. Alpine stereo is great. Nav is great. Heat is great. comfort great, carrying fun loads great, towing to 4K lbs great. No complaints.


Good and bad. Better suited to warmer climates.

Don't buy this vehicle in freezing climates. The windshield and wiper blades freeze while driving in freezing snowing conditions. The door latch mechanisms also freeze, doors are hard to stay latched. My windshield broke with a loud pop in a Wendy's parking lot. Seems the hot and cold from the icing at the bottom and the hot heat off the defroster breaks these gorilla glass windshields. Mopars refuses to.do anything under warranty even though it's an issue. The good? Great 4 wheel drive, transfer case shifter very hard to pull. The ecodiesel I got gets up to 30 mpg on highway. About 17 in town when not sitting at idle to warm up. 1st regen was at about 1500 miles.

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New car and Certified Pre-Owned programs by Jeep
New car program benefits
36 months/36,000 miles
60 months/unlimited distance
60 months/60,000 miles
36 months/unlimited distance
Roadside assistance
60 months/60,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned program benefits
Maximum age/mileage
5 model years or newer/less than 75,000 miles
Basic warranty terms
3 months/3,000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer certification required
125-point inspection
Roadside assistance
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