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2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 Jeep Gladiator Review

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2021 Ford
F-150

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2021 Jeep
Gladiator

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MSRP*
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$28,940 to $74,250
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$34,040 to $44,320
Invoice* $27,638 to $69,305 $33,427 to $42,308
MPG - City 16 - 20 16
MPG - Hwy 22 - 26 N/A
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 V-6
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Jeep Gladiator than in the Ford F-150. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford F-150 and the Jeep Gladiator.

Convenience
With the Ford F-150 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Gladiator, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford F-150 is somewhat more expensive than the Jeep Gladiator. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford F-150 is much higher than that of the Jeep Gladiator.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-150 is much wider than the Jeep Gladiator, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford F-150, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Jeep Gladiator.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford F-150 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the Jeep Gladiator.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a significantly larger turning radius than the Jeep Gladiator, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the Ford F-150, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Jeep Gladiator, due to its slightly better towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Ford F-150 greatly outmuscles the Jeep Gladiator.

Utility
The Ford F-150 offers a little more seating capacity than the Jeep Gladiator, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-150 than the Jeep Gladiator, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Jeep Gladiator.