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2021 Jeep Gladiator vs. 2021 Toyota Tacoma Review

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2021 Jeep
Gladiator

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2021 Toyota
Tacoma

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MSRP*
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$34,040 to $44,320
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$26,400 to $47,030
Invoice* $33,427 to $42,308 $24,750 to $43,569
MPG - City 16 17 - 20
MPG - Hwy 23 20 - 24
Engine(s) V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 5 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

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

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Jeep Gladiator as you will with the Toyota Tacoma, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

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 Toyota Tacoma. 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 Jeep Gladiator is much higher than that of the Toyota Tacoma.

Dimensions
The Jeep Gladiator is about the same width as the Toyota Tacoma. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Jeep Gladiator, which is slightly longer than the Toyota Tacoma.

Drivetrain
With similar torque, the engines of the Jeep Gladiator and the Toyota Tacoma are able to equally transmit their respective horsepower to the wheels.

Handling
The Jeep Gladiator has a larger turning radius than the Toyota Tacoma, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Jeep Gladiator will do just as well as the Toyota Tacoma, since they have about the same towing capacity. In terms of horsepower, it's a virtual tie between the Jeep Gladiator and the Toyota Tacoma.

Utility
The Jeep Gladiator offers a little more seating capacity than the Toyota Tacoma, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them.

Warranty
The Jeep Gladiator comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tacoma.