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2021 Jeep Gladiator Price And Specs

  • 2021 Jeep Gladiator pricing and specifications
  • Improved payload ratings across the range
  • New Night Eagle variant announced
  • Rubicon gets standard luxury updates
  • Available from June 2021, with entry-level pricing starting from $68,450 MSRP.

It’s out with the old and in with the new at your local Jeep dealer, with the previous entry-level Gladiator offering the ‘Sport S’ being ousted in favour of the Night Eagle. Not only does it sound sexier, it is sexier, thanks to some dipped in black bits and a more feature-laden spec than the model it replaces.

Priced from $68,450 the Night Eagle comes standard with Jeep’s 8.4” Uconnect touchscreen, Satellite Navigation and Apple Car Play and Android Auto, as well as a security alarm, remote start system and a 4.10 final drive ratio. Jeep says it provides a ’20 percent customer advantage over the Sport S’, which might mean you’re getting more, or it’s better off-road or it just makes you a better customer. Whatever it means, it will be 20 percent easier telling your mates you drive a ‘Night Eagle’ rather than a ‘Sport S’, and they’re going to think you’re some kind of ninja.

Gladiator Night Hawk replaces the Sport-S as the entry-level Gladiator.

The Night Hawk, like the superseded Sport S, is fitted with Jeep’s Selec-Trac four-wheel-drive system featuring a 47.8:1 crawl ratio and Dana differentials, with the vulnerable bits being protected by rock sliders and three underbody protection plates.

Jeep hasn’t left the top-spec Rubicon untouched, adding standard fitment heated leather seats and a heated steering wheel.

In other news the Gladiator range has received an official payload increase of 73kgs, taking the total payload for both the Night Eagle and Rubicon to 693kg. That’s enough the see the Gladiator reclassified from an off-road passenger vehicle to a light-goods carrying vehicle, but not enough to see it challenging the one-tonne dual-cab utes for ‘work truck’ duties, which was never the point of the Gladiator, to begin with.

“After a year of being on the market in Australia, we’ve listened to our customers and have invested in improving the payload capacity of the Jeep Gladiator, elevating its capability and adventure-ready stance,” said Tom Noble, Marketing and Communications Director, Jeep Australia.

“We’re constantly looking at ways to improve customer value with our vehicles, and the Jeep Gladiator Night Eagle ensures customers can buy into the Jeep Gladiator range and gain premium equipment as a standard,” continued Mr Noble.

The easiest decision you’ll have when buying your new Gladiator will be which engine to choose. There remains just the one, Jeep’s venerable 209kW/347Nm 3.6-litre petrol V6 teamed with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

As part of its 80th birthday celebration, Jeep has introduced the ‘Jeep Wave’ program for new Jeep owners, which includes capped-price servicing, lifetime roadside assistance (if your Jeep is serviced through the Jeep dealer network), and a five-year/100,000km warranty.

The refreshed Jeep Gladiator range will be available in Dealerships from June 2021, starting from $68,450 MSRP.

2021 Jeep Gladiator Night Eagle standard features:

  • Uconnect 8.4” Touch Screen Display 
  • Satellite Navigation
  • Black Interior Accents
  • Premium Cloth Trim Seats 
  • Apple Car Play & Android Auto
  • 7.0″ Driver Information Display
  • Push-Button Start
  • 17″ Black Alloy Aluminium Wheels 
  • Gloss Black Grille 
  • Body-Colour Fender Flares
  • Black Exterior Accents
  • Deep Tint Sunscreen Windows 
  • Black Three-Piece Freedom Hard Top
  • LED Headlights/Taillights/Day-Time Running Lights/Fog Lights
  • Security Alarm
  • Remote Start System 
  • Forward Collision Warning Plus
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross Path Detection
  • 9 Speaker Alpine Premium Audio System
  • Parkview Rear Backup Camera
  • ParkSense Front/Rear Park Assist System
  • Remote Proximity Keyless Entry
  • 4.10 Rear Axle Ratio (non-locking differential) 
  • 240 Amp Alternator 
  • Selec-Trac® Active On Demand 4×4 System
  • Heavy Duty Rock Rails
  • 3 x Skidplates

2021 Jeep Gladiator Paint Options

  • Black
  • Bright White
  • Firecracker Red
  • Sting Gray
  • Sarge Green
  • Granite Crystal
  • Hydro Blue
  • Snazzberry
  • Gecko LIMITED EDITION (production from September – November)

2021 Jeep Gladiator Weight Updates

Model

GCM (kg)

GVM (kg)

Kerb Mass (kg)

Payload (kg)

Jeep Gladiator Night Eagle

5,601

2,880

2,187

693

Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

5,656

2,935

2,242

693

2021 Jeep Gladiator Pricing

Model

Engine

Trans

Drive

Fuel

BVP*

Jeep Gladiator Night Eagle

3.6L Petrol

8AT

4×4

Petrol

$68,450

Jeep Gladiator Rubicon

3.6L Petrol

8AT

4×4

Petrol

$76,950

2021 Jeep Gladiator Cost Options

Option

MSRP*

Premium Paint

$795

Lifestyle Adventure Group 

  • AUX Switches (x4) 
  • 240 Amp Alternator (on Rubicon) 
  • 700 Amp Maintenance Battery 
  • Cargo Group with Trail Rail System 
  • Lockable Rear Underseat Storage 
  • Spray In Bedliner 
  • Roll-Up Tonneau Cover 
  • Wireless Speaker – Bluetooth

$2,950

Rubicon Premium Package (Not available on Night Eagle)

  • Body Colour Fender Flares
  • Body Colour Freedom Hard Top

$2,950

Trail-Ready Package (Not available on Night Eagle)

  • Steel Front Bumper
  • 17” Black Alloy Wheels

$2,000

*Base Vehicle Price includes GST and LCT (if applicable), excludes all on-road costs and dealer delivery.

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