Gladiator available in three trim levels, assembled in Toledo, OH. Rubicon trim in photo.
Storage bin atop instrument panel.
Contrast stitching on steering wheel carries over crimson color scheme.
Adaptive cruise control, on right side of steering wheel, included on test vehicle.
Deep-set gauges carry over Jeep's legacy font, appearance.
TFT digital display projects Rubicon graphics at startup.
Rubicon logo embroidered on seatbacks.
Straps woven into seatbacks help with storage.
Second row comfortable, reasonably spacious.
Unlike in Wrangler platform mate, second-row seat backs fold down. Note wireless Bluetooth speaker in charging port behind seat.
Gladiator seat bottoms also fold up, revealing available locking storage bin underneath. Molded floor mats protect carpet from Michigan rock salt.
Bluetooth speaker can be removed, can sustain 30 seconds submerged in 3 ft. of water.
Passenger-side rear door.
Second-row power ports, window controls.
Storage bin and USB port underneath center armrest.
Cupholder module also designed to cradle smartphone.
Shifter, driveline controls in easy reach for driver.
Forward-facing camera great for serious off-road rock climbing.
Climate controls backed by redundant hard buttons below.
Trapezoidal framing of controls part of Jeep design legacy.
Gladiator is off-road ready.
Digital gauges track body pitch and roll.
Display can be set to show driveline configuration.
Every version of Gladiator is convertible, either with folding soft top or (in photo) removable "Freedom Panels."
Wards editors in Michigan tested Rubicon for 10 Best Interiors in March.