Jeep Gladiator is Beating US Competitors but Buyers Want More

2022 Jeep Gladiator

The Jeep Gladiator was introduced for consumers who wanted a Wrangler-based truck, and Jeep provided pretty much exactly what many people had asked for. The Gladiator looks a great deal like the Wrangler inside and out and is almost as off-road-capable as the Wrangler, so it comes as little surprise that the midsized Jeep pickup has sold very well.

However, since the Gladiator came onto the scene, the Wrangler has gotten an array of new options and/or features that are not available for the Jeep pickup. The most reasonable requests focus on offering the turbocharged 2.0-liter engine and the 4xe hybrid package from the Wrangler. The 4xe package has helped the Wrangler become the bestselling plug-in hybrid in the U.S. market and, having driven the hybrid Jeep, it seems like a drivetrain that would work nicely in the Gladiator. On the more extreme end of things, more than a few Jeepers with deep pockets would gladly pay big money for a Gladiator Rubicon 392, but so far, we have only seen the incredible V8 package in the Wrangler. [Read more…]

Jeep Wrangler Continues to Comfortably Outsell Ford Bronco

2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392

Ford introduced the Bronco as the first modern competitor to the Jeep Wrangler and, having tested them both extensively on-road and off, I can say that the Bronco is truly the best alternative to the Wrangler of the modern era. No SUV combines off-road abilities with on-road comforts as well as the Wrangler, but the … Read more

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe First Drive: Another Great Hybrid

2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe

Some critics questioned Jeep’s move to make the Wrangler their first hybrid vehicle with all-electric driving capabilities, but the Wrangler 4xe quickly became the best-selling plug-in hybrid in the U.S. The Grand Cherokee is the second model to receive the optional 4xe hybrid drivetrain; after spending the day driving one around Texas, I have little … Read more

2022 Moab Easter Jeep Safari Concept Round-Up

2022 Easter Jeep Safari Concepts

Last week, we brought you a look at the two most extreme concepts that debuted this past weekend at the 2022 Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. The Bob Concept and the Magneto 2.0 Concept were the most elaborate concepts in Moab this past weekend, but the brand brought out five other new concepts – … Read more

Wrangler Rubicon 4xe First Drive: All-Electric Meets Trail Rated

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 4xe

Many Jeep vehicles have changed their shape a great deal during their existence, but the Wrangler has always a boxy, go-anywhere SUV. When Jeep picked the Wrangler to be the brand’s first vehicle sold in the U.S. with the new 4xe electrified drivetrain, there were two key questions from critics. Can the Wrangler really serve … Read more