2021 Jeep Gladiator vs Ford Ranger

2021 JeepGladiator
Features & Specs
2021 Ford Ranger
Removable Top
38.3 Inches
Second Legroom
35.5 Inches
11 Inches
Max Ground Clearance
8 Inch
Four Wheel Drive

2021 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2021 Ford Ranger

The Jeep Gladiator and the Ford Ranger are both new to the mid-size truck segment after years of these manufacturers not having any skin in the game. The two are both midsize pickups but is that where the similarities end? The team at Victory Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram thought we would take a closer look to see how these two compare and differ.

2021 Jeep Gladiator Power & Handling

Gladiator Rubicon comes standard with front, and rear Tru-Lok Electronic Locking Differentials offer incredible power and maximum traction. In addition, the Gladiator offers buyers two engine options a V6 and an EcoDiesel V6. The 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine offers 285 horsepower and maximum torque of 260 lb-ft torque. The 3.0L EcoDiesel V6 engine delivers up to 260 horsepower and best-in-class torque of 442 lb-ft torque. Plus, its Variable Geometry Turbo technology, eight-speed automatic transmission, and wide track axles with a 3.73:1 axle ratio offer incredible acceleration and the strength to handle the added low-end torque produced by diesel.

2021 Ford Ranger Power & Handling

The 2021 Ford Ranger comes with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine that delivers 270 horsepower. The Ranger also includes Auto Start-Stop Technology for greater fuel efficiency. In addition, the class-exclusive 10-speed SelectShift automatic, featuring Ford-patented technology, optimizes gear progressions and delivers smooth, quick-shifting up and down the gearbox. The Ranger offers buyers a decent payload of 1,860 pounds and a 7,500-lbs. tow ratings. Buyers can opt to upgrade your 2021 Ford Ranger to come with an all-wheel drive, but they typically come standard with a rear-wheel drive.

2021 Jeep Gladiator Features & Design

The Gladiator offers buyers an abundance of convinced features, such as best-in-class rear-seat legroom. Some of Gladiator’s premium are leather seats and a wrapped dashboard with accent stitching. Plus, soft-touch surfaces are finished with platinum chrome bezels, handles, and knobs. In addition, the Gladiator is the only pickup on the market that comes with a zipperless Sunrider soft top that allows you to lower it to experience a true open-air experience. Plus, you can easily remove the lightweight aluminum doors for an extra dose of freedom.

2021 Ford Ranger Features & Design

In addition to its rugged durability, the Ford Ranger offers drivers many appearance packages that offer features such as the bold off-road style with newer, wider lip moldings, unique Ebony Black MikoSuede Inserts, and a stylish Tremor badge on the truck bed. In addition, the 5-seater Ranger SuperCrew model has more rear legroom and true rear doors for easier access. However, in order to have a leather seat, you have to jump up to the top model. Otherwise, you will be left with cloth 4-way adjustable seats.


So if you are looking for a powerful truck that can tow 7,650 pounds with the top down, then the Jeep Gladiator is the truck for you! And if you are in the Delmont, PA area, then Victory DCJR is the dealership for you! We offer a straightforward approach to car shopping. We never play games or run misleading advertisements. We believe in transparency. Our sales team will show you all your options upfront, and you choose the best option for you. Life is too short to do business any other way!