Jeep Gladiator moves to light goods carrying classification

The 2021 Jeep Gladiator range will introduce a higher payload capacity of 693kgs and a GCM of 5,601kgs on the new Night Eagle model.

Jeep Gladiator Rubicon models will expand payload to 5,656kgs.

According to Jeep, the extra capacity is a step towards the Jeep Gladiator being reclassified from an off-road passenger vehicle to a light goods carrying vehicle.

For 2021 the Jeep Gladiator range features a comprehensive range of updates as well as the new Night Eagle variant which includes a range of standard features above the Sport S model, including an upgraded rear suspension with a 4.10:1 ratio in the non-locking rear axle, remote start system, 17-inch black alloy wheels, gloss black grille, deep tint sunscreen windows, and the latest Uconnect 8.4 inchTouch Screen Display and Satellite Navigation system which complements the 7.0 inch Driver Information Display.

The nine speaker Alpine premium audio system incorporates both Apple Car Play & Android Auto.

A new security alarm is also a feature.

Other heavy duty inclusions are a new 240 Amp Alternator, rock slide rails and three skid plates to protect under carriage components.

In celebration of Jeep’s 80th anniversary Jeep Australia has launched Jeep Wave, a comprehensive program providing peace of mind for owners.

Jeep Wave is a commitment to Jeep owners, supporting them with a comprehensive Capped Price Servicing program for new vehicles including the 2021 Jeep Gladiator range, Lifetime Roadside Assistance when service is carried out through Jeep dealers and 5 Year/ 100,000km factory warranty.