2022 Jeep Gladiator
The Jeep Gladiator was a smashing hit when first revealed in 2018, and since then, has brought together the worlds of off-road vehicles and pickup trucks. Continuing to be loved by truck drivers and Jeepers alike, the model continues to drive on for the 2022 model year. Take a look at the new specs.
3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6
Avail. Engine Type
Uconnect 4C NAV
Trims and Engine Type
For the 2022 model year, the Jeep Gladiator has nine trims – Sport, Willys Sport, Sport S, Altitude, Willys, Overland, Rubicon, Mojave, and High Altitude. Every trim comes powered by the 3.6-liter V6 engine with variable valve timing (VVT) and electric start-stop (ESS) technology. This engine is able to generate 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque. Available on all trims, except the Mojave, is the more powerful 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6 engine, able to generate 260 horsepower but 442 lb-ft of torque.
Every trim comes with a six-speed manual transmission, standard, with the ability to upgrade to an eight-speed automatic transmission (standard on the High Altitude trim). When running on the standard 3.6-liter V6 engine, the fuel economy is 17 mpg in the city and 22 mpg on the highway. The EcoDiesel V6 has an EPA of 22/28 mpg city/highway.
With a 4×4 drivetrain as the standard, all trims except the Rubicon come equipped with a Command-Trac part-time 4WD system for managing various road conditions, sending torque to all wheels when required, plus a 2.72:1 low range for rock crawling and neutral for flat towing when properly equipped. A Selec-Trac® Full Time 4WD System is available on select trims, able to lock in 4×4, and with a 2:72:1 gear ratio that can help driving in various terrain. The Rubicon comes with Rock-Trac HD Part Time 4WD Sys and Rock-Trac Full Time 4WD System in place of these for additional rock-crawling capability and control.
Across the 2022 Jeep Gladiator lineup, standard features include front door tinted glass is standard, a tinted windshield glass, and a solar control or deep-tint sunscreen glass. Past the Sport S, trims come with heated exterior mirrors, automatic headlamps, and power tailgate lock. The High Altitude also comes with supplemental turn signals on the mirrors. This is also an available option, along with LED fog lamps, reflector headlamps, and tail lamps, starting with the Sport S trim. All trims have the option of a soft top or a hard top or other top, side steps, a roll-up tonneau cover for the truck bed, and spray-in bedliner. 17-inch wheels are the standard, with 18-inch wheels on the Overland, and 20-inch wheels on the High Altitude trim.
Up until the Willys trim, cloth bucket seats are the standard upholstery, followed by leather-trimmed bucket seats, and Premium Nappa leather on the High Altitude trim. A rear 60/40 spilt-folding rear seat is a lineup standard, along with a reclining manual 6-way adjustable driver’s seat with manual 2-way lumbar adjust. Starting with the Sport S trim, the 2022 Jeep Gladiator can come equipped with heated front seats, a leather-wrapped and heated steering wheel, and automatic temperature control. An LED come in the cabin is standard on all trims.
On the 2022 Jeep Gladiator, the standard setup is Uconnect 4 on a 7-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay and Google Android Auto, an 8-speaker system, integrated voice command with Bluetooth, and steering wheel-mounted audio controls. Starting with the Sport S trim, Uconnect 4C with NAV on an 8.4-inch touchscreen available, standard after the WIllys trim. All trims have the ability to add SiriusXM, with HD Radio and a wireless Bluetooth speaker, starting on the Sport S trim. Upgrading the sound system to an Alpine Premium system is available on the Sport S, Altitude, and Willys, standard on the Overland, Rubicon, Mojave, and High Altitude trims.
Safety Features and Warranty
All 2022 Jeep Gladiator trims come with an advanced multistage front airbag system, supplemental front seat side airbags, stability, and traction control systems, trailer sway control, anti-lock 4-wheel disc HD brakes, electronic roll mitigation, hill start assist, keyless go, a Parkview rear back-up camera (not on the Altitude trim), and a Sentry Key theft deterrent system. Blind-spot and cross-path detection, full-speed forward collision warning plus, and a ParkSense rear-park assist system become available past and including the Sport S trim. Only the High Altitude trim comes with adaptive cruise control with stop.
All Jeep vehicles are covered by a 3-year or 36,000-mile basic warranty, a 5-year or 100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty, roadside assistance for five years or 100,000 miles, and rust-through coverage for five years or 100,000 miles.