Top 5 Ways the Jeep Gladiator is Built for Adventure

October 22nd, 2019 by

Looking for the roadmap to a new adventure in the Alabama area? Find it at Hendrick Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Hoover! The new Jeep® Gladiator is here and it’s been engineered from the ground up to be a true pickup truck, capable of any adventure. Backed by legendary Jeep Brand 4×4 capability, the Jeep Gladiator pickup truck is ready to carry you and your gear around the corner in Birmingham or to the far corners of the earth. Learn how the Jeep Gladiator is the perfect pickup to accommodate all of your Alabama adventures now!


The brand new Jeep® Gladiator is built for adventure and durability. Its Best-in-Class available 7,650-pound towing capacity[1] and 1,700-pound payload[1] will give you the freedom and reliability to tow your boats, campers, and more with ease. Have peace of mind knowing your luggage, boards, and adventuring gear are safe while traveling with adjustable tie down loops and straps that can be stored away when not in use. Once you’ve made it to your destination, take advantage of the 115-volt/400-watt power outlet, ideal for charging small appliances like slow cookers. Then rest easy at night knowing your gear is secure, thanks to the roll-up tonneau bed cover with versatility and locking capabilities. Other great features include:

  • High-strength steel frame
  • Heavy-duty axles
  • New coil rear suspension
  • Largest brakes in its class[2]
  • ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera[3]
  • 4X trailer hitch zoom[4] with dynamic hitch guideline


The Gladiator Rubicon is the most off-road capable midsize pickup truck ever thanks to a combination of impressive equipment like front and rear Tru-Lok® locking differentials, branded FOX shocks and an available forward-facing TrailCam Off-Road Camera. Its made for adventuring through sand dunes, low-speed rock crawling, and high speed passes with Off-Road+, a feature capable of adjusting throttle, transmission shift points and traction control at the push of a button. Its exceptionally strong and built for durability with heavy-duty Dana® 44 front and rear solid axles with extra-thick tubes and forgings. Other featured capabilities include:

  • Traction[5]
  • Water Fording[6]
  • Maneuverability[5]
  • Articulation[5]
  • Ground Clearance[5]


Truck capability combined with iconic Jeep® Brand design sets the benchmark when it comes to the ultimate look of adventure. Traverse rough terrain while hauling your biggest toys, all while driving the only open-air pickup truck in the industry[7]. Gladiator Rubicon is your key to adventure thanks to impressive exterior features including a vented hood, high-clearance fender flares for standard 33-inch tires, a steel off-road rear bumper, rock rails under both the cab and bed and more. Gladiator Overland provides our Alabama customers a bold, polished exterior design including bright grille accents, body-color fender flares, side steps, 18-inch granite crystal aluminum wheels and available Signature LED exterior lighting. Visit Hendrick Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram to see it for yourself. Other details include:

  • Zipperless soft top[8]
  • Removable, lightweight aluminum doors[8]
  • Fold-down windshield[8]
  • All-steel bed


The Jeep Gladiator’s interior pays incredible attention to detail, offers intuitive technology and its authentic Jeep® Brand cues create a familiar and stylish look and feel that is sure to impress. It features quality materials and abundant flexible storage throughout. A few other impressive details available include:

  • Voice Command
  • SiriusXM Guardian™remote access [9]
  • 4C NAV with 8.4-inch touchscreen
  • Removable, weatherproof Bluetooth® speaker
  • Lockable storage in the rear seating area.


The Jeep Gladiator features up to 80 standard and available safety and security features. It’s loaded with innovative features to keep you safe on every mile of your Birmingham and Hoover adventures, so you can sit back and enjoy the experience. Some of these impressive features include:

  • Blind spot monitoring[10]
  • Adaptive cruise control with full stop
  • Forward collision warning with active braking
  • Rear cross path detection
  • ParkSense® Rear Park Assist System[11]
  • The ParkView® Rear Back Up Camera[3]

Our Jeep developers didn’t miss a detail with this top of the line new Jeep pickup truck, made for our adventure seekers all across Alabama! If you’re in the Hoover or Birmingham area, head over to Hendrick Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM to test drive a new 2020 Jeep Gladiator today!


[1] Based on the FCA US LLC Midsize 4×4 Crew Cab Segment. When properly equipped. See dealer for details.
[2]Based on the FCA US LLC Midsize 4×4 Crewcab segment. Based on front and rear disk brake diameter.
[3] Always look before proceeding. An electronic drive aid is not a substitute for conscientious driving. Always be aware of your surroundings
[4] Trailer hitch zoom is not available on all configurations.
[5] Always drive within your ability and experience level and consistent with conditions
[6]Do not attempt water fording unless depth is known to be less than 30 inches. Traversing water can cause damage that may not be covered by the new vehicle warranty. Always off road responsibly in approved areas.
[7]The Jeep® Gladiator is the only pickup truck in the industry with a fold-down windshield, removable doors, a removable soft top, and a removable hard top. 
[8]Be sure to follow all instructions in owners manual for removal of top, doors and lowering of windshield.
[9] All SiriusXM Guardian-equipped vehicles come with a 12-month complimentary trial effective on the date of purchase or lease of a new vehicle. Enrollment in the trial is required to receive service. Upon expiration of the trial period, purchase of a subscription is required to continue SiriusXM Guardian. SiriusXM Guardian is available only on equipped vehicles purchased within the United States and Puerto Rico. Services can only be used where cellular coverage is available. See Uconnect and SiriusXM Guardian Terms of Service for complete service limitations.
[10] Always check visually before changing lanes
[11] Always look before proceeding. An electronic drive aid is not a substitute for conscientious driving. Always be aware of your surroundings.
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