2021 Jeep Gladiator
Features & Specs
2021 Ford Ranger
285 hp.
270 hp.
Convertible Soft Top
Not Available
Maximum Trailering Capacity

2021 Jeep Gladiator vs Ford Ranger

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator and 2021 Ford Ranger are in the midsize truck segment, and it's a tough one. Let's look at both these trucks and see how they compare. The Gladiator brings with it 80 years of Jeep heritage. Jeep added a diesel V6 engine to the 2021 engine lineup, along with a full-time 4-wheel drive system and a forward-facing Trail Cam. The 2021 Ford Ranger now has a Tremor Off-Road package and a Black appearance package. Both the Gladiator and the Ranger are rugged and offer plenty of features, including off-road capability. Please keep reading to see how they compare.

2021 Jeep Gladiator Power & Handling

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator has two engine choices, a3.6-liter V6, and the all-new 3.0-liter diesel V6. 3.6-liter V6 is standard on the Gladiator. This V6 produces 285 horsepower and 260 lb-ft of torque and comes with 6-speed manual transmission. You can upgrade to the 8-speed automatic transmission if you wish. The 3.0-liter diesel V6 makes 260 horsepower available in the Sport, Overland, and Rubicon trim models. The 8-speed automatic is the only transmission with this engine. Full-time 4 wheel drive is standard on all Gladiator models.

2021 Ford Ranger Power & Handling

There is one engine for the 2021 Ford Ranger, a 2.3-liter turbocharged inline-4 with 270 horsepower. This engine is paired with a 10-speed automatic transmission. The Ranger comes standard with a rear-wheel-drive arrangement. All-wheel drive is optional.

2021 Jeep Gladiator Features & Design

The Gladiator provides the open-air ride that Jeep is famous for, along with the versatility of a truck. This truck is a five-passenger vehicle. The circular gauges pay tribute to the Jeeps of the past. Behind the rear seats is a convent lockable storage area. Jeep took this to the next level and made a wireless Bluetooth removable speaker that will fit behind the back seat. After a day on the trails, pull the drain plugs and hose out the floors.

2021 Ford Ranger Features & Design

The 2021 Ranger is a five-passenger truck. You can opt for leather seats in the upper models. There is an available 8-inch infotainment touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. Along with optional 18-inch alloy wheels.


As you can see, both of these midsize trucks will get the job done, but why not do it with the top and doors off! Marburger CDJR has plenty of Gladiators in stock and ready to test drive. Our sales team here is to help you find a Gladiator that is perfect for you. Check out our entire inventory on our website, day or night!

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