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2023 Ford Ranger vs. 2023 Jeep Gladiator Review

Picture of the 2023 Ford Ranger

2023 Ford

MSRP*: $27,400 to $40,945
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2023 Jeep

MSRP*: $38,990 to $51,245
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MPG - City 19 - 20 MPG 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy 19 - 26 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 seats 5 seats
Cargo Space 43.3 - 51.8 ft3 35.5 ft3
  • 270-hp, 2.3-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic, Manual
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive
Horsepower 270 hp 285 hp
Towing Capacity Info not available 4,000 - 6,000 lbs
Exterior Length 210.8 in 218.0 in
Exterior Width 77.8 in 73.8 in
Leg Room Front 43.1 in
Rear 30.4 - 34.5 in
Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.3 in
Head Room Front 39.8 in
Rear 35.9 - 38.3 in
Front 42.8 in
Rear 42.8 in

*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

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 Ranger. The Jeep Gladiator offers just a little more head- and legroom than the Ford Ranger, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

The Jeep Gladiator requires less frequent visits to the gas station than the Ford Ranger, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Clearly, the Ford Ranger is a better financial choice over the Jeep Gladiator, when considering MSRP.

Since the Ford Ranger is much wider than the Jeep Gladiator, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. The Ford Ranger is slightly shorter than the Jeep Gladiator, which may make it easier to park.

The Ford Ranger has a smaller turning radius than the Jeep Gladiator, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

The Ford Ranger has a little less horsepower than the Jeep Gladiator.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Ranger transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Jeep Gladiator.

The Ford Ranger has less seating than the Jeep Gladiator, making the Jeep Gladiator the better choice if you often have passengers. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford Ranger than the Jeep Gladiator, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.