Jeep’s 2021 Gladiator pickup launched in NepalPosted On: February 1, 2022 By : Shuva Raj Khatri
Jeep has recently launched the Gladiator pickup in Nepal. The pickup–powered by a 3.6L petrol engine–is hailed as a versatile version of the Wrangler. It comes with a longer wheelbase, a pickup bed, and greater towing capacity. The vehicle boasts, among others, a removable black three-piece hard-top, removable doors, and a fold-down windshield– all of which make the vehicle look tough and rugged.
The Gladiator is a convertible truck with the body of an SUV and the openbed of a pickup truck. Its front fascia has some similarities with the 2021 Wrangler–iconic styling, round headlamps, seven-slot grille, rugged side-steps, and flat fender flares. And it gets 17-inch tech-silver aluminum wheels. For lighting, the pickup features LED headlights with DRLs, taillights, and fog lights.
On the inside is a premium cabin featuring cloth trim seats, The dashboard features a three-spoke steering wheel with mounted control buttons, and behind it is a seven-inch instrument cluster. As for the infotainment system, the vehicle features a seven-inch Uconnect touchscreen infotainment system that is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
The pickup can accommodate five people and comes with 60:40 folding rear seats that allow extra space for storage.
The Gladiator is powered by a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine that generates a power of 285 hp at 6400 rpm and a torque of 353 Nm at 4400 rpm. Its engine comes mated to an eight-speed automatic transmission.
The pickup comes with a Selec-Trac® Active On-Demand 4×4 system with a smart lock feature that keeps the system engaged during off-roading or on inclined roads.
|Engine||3.6L Pentastar V6|
|Drive system||4 WD|
|Fuel-tank capacity (L)||83|
|Ground clearance (mm)||254|
|Towing capacity (kg)||2721|
|Payload capacity (kg)||601|
|Cargo-box volume (L)||2350|
|Water-wading capacity (mm)||762|
The Gladiator comes with plethora of convenience features such as a remote start system, remote proximity entry, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, AC with automatic temperature control, nine speakers (with overhead sound bar), USB ports, lockable rear underseat and behind-seat storage, and a roll-up tonneau cover.
For safety, the pickup comes with features such as front airbags, Electronic Roll Mitigation (ERM), Anti-lock Brake System (ABS), Traction Control and Trailer Sway Damping (TSD), blind-spot monitoring system, rear-cross path detection, rear parking assist system, forward-collision warning, and hill-start assist.
Jeep Gladiator price in Nepal
Currently, the Gladiator comes in only one variant: the Overland. The Jeep Gladiator’s price in Nepal is Rs 2.20 crore.
|Jeep model||Price in Nepal|
|Gladiator Overland||Rs 2.20 crore|