Power Battle: 2021 Jeep Gladiator vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma in BC

May 24,2022

If you are searching for a hardy truck that offers top-tier power and performance on the off-roads, then you need to take a peek at the 2021 Jeep Gladiator at O'Connor Chrysler. Going head-to-head against the popular 2021 Toyota Tacoma, it is easy to tell which model is best.   The first engine on the Gladiator is the 3.6-litre V6. Mated with the Command-Trac 4x4 system and your choice of a 6-speed manual or 8-speed automatic transmission, it pushes out 285 hp and 260 lb-ft of torque. It can also tow up to 3,469 kg (7,650 lbs) with the appropriate gear. The other option is a 3.0-litre Ecodiesel V6. Generating 260 hp and 442 lb-ft of torque, it can pull around 2,948 kg (6,500 lbs).   As for the Toyota Tacoma, it is also available with two motors. However, there is no diesel version. The SR and SR5 trims are equipped with a 2.7-litre 4-cylinder that pumps out 159 hp and 180 lb-ft of torque. That's a far cry from the Gladiator. Meanwhile, the available 3.5-litre V6 makes 278 hp and 265 lb-ft of torque. It can tow between 1587 and 3,084 kg (3,500 and 6,800 lb).   Contact us now to learn more about the Jeep Gladiator!