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Jeep Gladiator combines authentic styling and versatility with comfort and high-quality design

TAS News Service
February 6, 2021 12:50 pm

MUSCAT: Jeep Gladiator, the most capable mid-size truck ever for off-road driving, recently unveiled by the brand and joining its unique range of models, is aimed at meeting the aspirations of its customers, who are passionate about vehicles with strong performance. The new Jeep Gladiator comes in three variants, namely Sport, Overland and Rubicon, with each having its own set of equipment to suit all customer preferences, in addition to the limited Launch Edition.

Highlighting the features of the vehicle, Hatem El-Naggar, General Manager at Dhofar Automotive, said, “The Jeep Gladiator is available in various attractive colours and features a unique design, combined with an array of impressive equipment and precision-crafted details to accommodate large loads while preserving its spacious cabin. It hosts several driving systems and security features, to ensure a smooth driving experience and enhanced road safety on any terrain, including mountains, rocky roads and even sands and deserts.”

The new Jeep Gladiator, the most off-road capable midsize truck ever, embodies the rich heritage of tough, dependable Jeep trucks with an unmatched combination of rugged utility, authentic Jeep design, open-air freedom, clever functionality and versatility and best-in-class towing and 4×4 payload. The vehicle boasts of a 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, rated at 285 horsepower and 353 Nm of torque, combined with an eight-speed automatic transmission.

Available with three different powertrain combinations and equipped with a versatile cargo box, Gladiator is built to handle the demands of an active lifestyle while delivering an open-air driving experience in a design that is unmistakably Jeep. Combining traditional Jeep attributes with strong truck credentials, the Jeep Gladiator is a unique vehicle capable of taking passengers and cargo anywhere. A multitude of technology features, such as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and safety features, such as Blind-Spot Monitoring and Rear Cross Path Detection, Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning-Plus, further Gladiator’s appeal.

All Gladiator model variants are Trail Rated with a badge indicating that the vehicle is designed to perform in a variety of challenging off-road conditions identified by five key consumer-oriented performance categories: traction, ground clearance, manoeuvrability, articulation and water fording. Gladiator Rubicon model is equipped with signature red tow hooks, Rock-Trac® 4×4 system, featuring a two-speed transfer case with a 4:1 low-range gear ratio, front and rear heavy-duty Dana 44 axles, Tru-Lok® electric front- and rear-axle lockers, segment-exclusive electronic sway bar disconnect, cab and bed rock rails and standard 33-inch Falken Wildpeak All-Terrain off-road tyres.

“The all-new Jeep Gladiator is much more than just a Wrangler SUV. The Gladiator’s second row is completely new, with loads of smart storage options. The second-row seats are redesigned to fold down for extra storage behind, and the seat bottoms can be lifted up for storage below. All Jeep models offered by Dhofar Automotive feature incredible efficiency, strength and sporty features, both in design and performance. We are pleased to invite our valued customers to visit our Dhofar Automotive showrooms and see the models first-hand and learn about their capabilities in more detail,” Hatem added.

In the Sultanate, Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, RAM models are available at Dhofar Automotive showrooms with different equipment classes.

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