The 2023 Jeep Gladiator is a mid-size pickup version of the Jeep Wrangler SUV. It retains the removable roof and doors and adds a five-foot steel truck bed. Although the Gladiator is more expensive than its competitors, it provides a gratifying experience. It is available in nine trim levels. What comes with the top trim and what features can you add? Let’s look at how much a fully loaded 2023 Jeep Gladiator costs.
2023 Jeep Gladiator Sport trim
Stellantis says the 2023 Jeep Gladiator has been “engineered from the ground up to be the most off-road capable Jeep truck ever.” This mid-sized truck seats five. It comes standard in the base Sport with a 3.6-liter V6 engine that produces 285 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. A six-speed manual transmission is standard, but an eight-speed automatic is available.
The Gladiator Sport trim comes with track-rated four-wheel drive (4WD), a two-speed transmission, solid front and rear axles and skid plates. It also has 17-inch steel wheels and all-season tires. It comes standard with a removable soft top and from the interior it has cloth upholstery along with manual front seats and door locks.
It also has push-button start, a 7-inch touchscreen, three USB ports, Bluetooth, satellite radio, and an eight-speaker stereo. It is compatible with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Halogen headlights and fog lights, a reversing camera, plastic bumpers, towbars and a Class II clutch receiver are also standard features.
However, the Gladiator isn’t as affordable (or as comfortable) as some of its competitors, says US News & World Report. It has a starting price of $38,305 for the Sport trim.
2023 Jeep Gladiator High Altitude trim
The 2023 Jeep Gladiator is available in nine trim levels: Sport, Willys Sport, Sport S, Willys, Freedom, Overland, Mojave, Rubicon and High Altitude. The Freedom special edition is new for the 2023 model year. The High Altitude trim is at the higher end of the spectrum, with a starting price of $54,475.
High Altitude trim comes with keyless entry, power windows, power door locks and a power locking tailgate. This trim features the larger 8.4-inch touchscreen with navigation, HD Radio, a nine-speaker sound system, additional USB ports, a 120-volt power outlet, a 400-watt inverter, and automatic climate control. It also has LED headlights and fog lights, a hardtop, 20-inch wheels, side steps and leather upholstery. Its additional safety features include blind spot monitoring, rear cross-traffic alert and rear parking sensors.
What can be added in High Altitude trim
The 2023 Jeep Gladiator High Altitude trim offers many options that customize the truck and increase its price. While Bright White Clear-Coat exterior paint is the standard color, Black Clear-Coat, Sting-Gray Clear-Coat or Hydro Blue Pearl-Coat add $395 each. Other exterior additions are a door-off mirror from Mopar ($195), a forward-facing TrailCam ($695), a diesel 3.0L hood graphic from Mopar ($245), lock nuts ($65), four different top options (ranging from $150 to $1 250), three tonneau cover options ($625, $625, $995) and a Mopar spray-in bed liner ($525).
Components can be added to the decor as well. It includes a wireless speaker ($345), a Mopar windshield tape ($40), a soft-top window storage bag ($75), Mopar all-weather floor mats ($170), a Mopar hardtop headliner ($555), Mopar interior assist handles ( $95), Mopar black door sill guards ($125) and a Jeep trail-rated kit ($200).
These aren’t the only upgrades; there are also seven packages available: Advanced Safety Group ($945), Auxiliary Switch Group ($395), Capability Package ($1,795), Cold Weather Group ($1,195), Smoker’s Group ($30), Trail Rail™ Management System ($895) and the Trailer-Tow Package ($695). The Capability Package is new for 2023 and provides a winch-able steel front bumper, steel rock rails and a front terrain camera.
Gladiator buyers opting for higher trims can opt for the 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 engine, which generates 260 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque, costing an additional $4,000. The High Altitude comes standard with an eight-speed automatic transmission, but a different transmission ($500) is mated to the diesel engine. Additionally, a full-time 4WD option ($795) and a Mopar cold air intake system ($525) are available but only with the standard engine.
Although there are different configurations of options on the High Altitude trim of the 2023 Jeep Gladiator, and not all options can be selected together, selecting the most expensive options results in a price of approximately $71,125.
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