When comparing the Jeep Gladiator's and the Jeep Wrangler's specifications and ratings, The Jeep Wrangler has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency, resale value and interior volume. The Jeep Gladiator and Jeep Wrangler have the same base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Jeep Gladiator's and the Jeep Wrangler's specifications and ratings, the Jeep Wrangler is a better car than the Jeep Gladiator.
Jeep Gladiator vs. Jeep Wrangler Pricing
A used 2023 Jeep Gladiator ranges from $41,956 to $73,868 while a used 2023 Jeep Wrangler is priced between $38,000 to $92,899. For a new model, the Jeep Gladiator's price is between $43,222 and $65,742, with the Jeep Wrangler priced between $38,423 and $76,012.
Jeep Gladiator vs. Jeep Wrangler Resale/Retained Value
Looking at the 5-year depreciation rate for both models, the Jeep Gladiator loses 23 percent of its value and the Jeep Wrangler loses 8.9 percent of its value. This means the Jeep Wrangler retains 14.1 percentage points more of its value and has the advantage of higher resale value versus the Jeep Gladiator.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the base engine of both the Jeep Gladiator and the Jeep Wrangler makes 285 horsepower. The Gladiator is rated to deliver an average of 19 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 506 miles. The Wrangler is rated to deliver an average of 20 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 438 miles.This gives the Jeep Wrangler the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Jeep Gladiator the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Jeep Wrangler, a compact SUV, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front shoulder room and rear shoulder room. The Jeep Gladiator, a midsize truck, has the advantage in the areas of front head room, rear head room and rear leg room. The Jeep Gladiator and Jeep Wrangler are comparable in regards to front leg room.