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2022 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2022 RAM 1500 Classic Review

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2022 Jeep
Gladiator

MSRP*: $37,170 to $49,110
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2022 RAM
1500 Classic

MSRP*: $29,650 to $47,540
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MPG - City 17 MPG 15 - 17 MPG
MPG - Hwy 22 MPG 21 - 25 MPG
Seating Capacity 5 seats 2 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 35.5 ft3 50.3 - 74.7 ft3
Engine
  • 285-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 305-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 395-hp, 5.7-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission M/T 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 285 hp 305 - 395 hp
Towing Capacity 4,000 - 4,500 lbs 4,350 - 8,240 lbs
Exterior Length 218.0 in 209.0 - 237.9 in
Exterior Width 73.8 in 79.4 in
Leg Room Front 41.2 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 41.0 in
Rear 34.7 - 40.3 in
Head Room Front 40.8 - 42.8 in
Rear 40.8 - 42.8 in
Front 39.9 - 41.0 in
Rear 39.7 - 39.9 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

Comfort
Passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more with the Jeep Gladiator than the RAM 1500 Classic. The Jeep Gladiator will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the RAM 1500 Classic.

Convenience
With the RAM 1500 Classic you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Jeep Gladiator, due to its tank size and 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 Jeep Gladiator is somewhat more expensive than the RAM 1500 Classic.

Dimensions
Since the Jeep Gladiator is much slimmer than the RAM 1500 Classic, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the Jeep Gladiator, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the RAM 1500 Classic.

Handling
The Jeep Gladiator has a smaller turning radius than the RAM 1500 Classic, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the RAM 1500 Classic, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Jeep Gladiator due to its slightly better towing capacity. The Jeep Gladiator has a little less horsepower than the RAM 1500 Classic.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the Jeep Gladiator doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the RAM 1500 Classic.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the Jeep Gladiator as you will the RAM 1500 Classic. The RAM 1500 Classic has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the Jeep Gladiator.