Comparing the Ford Ranger to the Jeep Gladiator, Find Your Perfect Pickup in Holden, MA

When it comes to midsize pickup trucks that can handle tough terrain and driving conditions, there are a few options that you can choose from. Here at Sunnyside Ford, we often get asked about the Ford Ranger and how it compares to the Jeep Gladiator. Both are relatively new models to the market and were recently enhanced for the 2020 year! But how do they compare? Let's take a look at what sets them apart so you can find the off-road truck that works best for you.

Differences in Power

When you opt for a truck you want it to perform for both work and play, and that's just what both these trucks do.

The new Ranger comes with a 2.3-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that produces 270 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque with a 10-speed automatic transmission. Both two- and four-wheel drive models are available.

The Jeep Gladiator also only has one engine option. This engine is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque with either an eight- or six-speed transmission.

The Ford Ranger offers three trims, and the Jeep Gladiator offers with four.


The Ford Ranger comes in a few different cab and bed configurations. You can opt for a crew cab with rear doors and seating for five or an extended cab with a six-foot bed or a crew cab with a five-foot bed.

The Jeep Gladiator only offers one five-foot bed but does come with a removable roof that is unique to the Jeep brand.


Both the Ford Ranger and Jeep Gladiator come with ample safety and reliability features, making them great trucks for your long journeys. But to get the best feel for which truck is right for you come on down to Sunnyside Ford to give a new Ford Ranger a test drive and see if it feels good behind the wheel.