When comparing the Ford F-150's and the Jeep Gladiator's specifications and ratings, the Ford F-150 has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing and base engine power. The Jeep Gladiator has the advantage in the areas of resale value and interior volume. Based on this comparison of the Ford F-150's and the Jeep Gladiator's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Ford F-150 vs. Jeep Gladiator Pricing
For a new model, the Ford F-150's price is between $44,968 and $81,916, with the Jeep Gladiator priced between $47,555 and $66,515.
Ford F-150 vs. Jeep Gladiator Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Ford F-150 loses 31.7 percent of its value and the Jeep Gladiator loses 23 percent of its value. This means the Jeep Gladiator retains 8.7 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Ford F-150.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Ford F-150’s base engine makes 400 horsepower, and the Jeep Gladiator base engine makes 285 horsepower.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Jeep Gladiator, a midsize truck, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room. The Ford F-150, a fullsize truck, has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room and front leg room.
Available Cab Types and Bed Lengths
The Ford F-150 is available in a Crew Cab, Extended Cab, or a Regular Cab configuration, and the Jeep Gladiator is available in a Crew Cab configuration. The Ford F-150 offers bed lengths of 67.1, 78.9, and 97.6 inches, and the Jeep Gladiator offers a bed length of 60.3 inches.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Ford F-150 has an average safety rating of 4.79 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.