Introducing The 2021 Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail Edition

Introducing The 2021 Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail Edition
Jeep Gladitator Texas Trail Edition
2021 Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail Edition. Credit: Stellantis/Jeep

A new Jeep Gladiator is joining the lineup - available exclusively in Texas. Jeep says the newly introduced 2021 Gladiator Texas Trail edition pays tribute to the largest truck market in the country. It�s based on the Gladiator Sport-S trim and features special exterior decals and embossed logos in the cabin.

Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail

The Gladiator Texas Trail features unique Texas Trail hood and tailgate decals -- that include the year 1836 as a nod to the Texas Declaration of Independence. It rides on th 17-inch Mid-Gloss Black Aluminum wheels wrapped in 32-inch mud-terrain tires. Jeep says these features, combined with the Jeep Command-Trac 4x4 part-time, two-speed transfer case with a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio, enhance the Gladiator Texas Trail�s off-road capability.

"The Jeep brand recognizes that Texas and America�s southwest are the center of the truck universe," said Jim Morrison, Vice President Jeep Brand North America. "Special editions allow us to connect with our passionate customers, and the Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail further broadens the appeal of the most capable Jeep pickup yet."

The Sport S-based Gladiator Texas Trail also includes standard side steps, Trailer Tow Group, black hardtop, black leather seats embossed with the Texas Trail graphic and Technology Group with 7-inch radio and Convenience Group.

Jeep Gladitator Texas Trail Edition
Credit: Stellantis/Jeep

The Gladiator Texas Trail is 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, maneuverability, articulation and water fording.

It also celebrates the addition of two Texas trails to the Jeep Badge of Honor program. The industry-exclusive Jeep Badge of Honor mobile app allows off-road enthusiasts to conquer trails and earn unique trail badges for their Jeep vehicles. Texas is now home to two Badge of Honor trails, including Black Gap 4x4 trail in Big Bend National Park and Northwest OHV Park in Bridgeport, Texas.

Powertrains

The Jeep Gladiator Texas Trail is available with the new 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6 engine, rated at 260 horsepower and 442 lb.-ft. of torque, or the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 engine, rated at 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque. It�s also available with a versatile cargo box.

Availability

The Gladiator Texas Trail is available in 10 colors: black, white, Snazzberry, Granite Crystal, Sarge, Nacho, Hydro Blue, Firecracker Red, Billet Silver and Sting-Gray. It starts from $40,435, plus $1,495 destination, and is currently available at Texas Jeep dealers.

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