Which is Better: 2020 Jeep Gladiator or 2020 Toyota Tacoma?

The 2020 Toyota Tacoma and 2020 Jeep Gladiator are the midsized pickups very close in competition. The former is a known rival and has the longest continuous midsize pickup that stretches back to the 80s before it was named as Tacoma. On the other hand, the Gladiator is the newest midsize pickup. Both models have broad and evolving audiences. They want a truck to haul their surfboard to the airport or to carry heavy equipment somewhere. Or sometimes simply to pick their kids up from school. The best part here is that it comes with a lot of options. And Gladiator closely wins the race with the Tacoma, according to 2020 Jeep dealer Miami.

Style and performance

Both the models thrive on heritage on inspiration, but they differ a lot from their years of origin. The new Tacoma feels like a close relative of Toyota, but there is still a familiar resemblance. It has grown since the 80s but still looks compact than the full sizers like Tundra etc. The new Tacoma is expensive, but its variants can tackle the desert and a snowstorm. The only con here is the interior, which looks like a hasty work when compared to the Gladiator. The latter derives its looks from the 50s. It is also much longer between the wheels, from the front too, it is indistinguishable.

Gladiator‘s interior is found much comfortable than Tacoma’s. Under the hood, both the models depend on V6 propulsion. The former uses a 3.6 liter V 6 that makes it 285 horsepower for 6 speed manual or 8 speed automatic. It can also tow up to 7650 pounds. A Tacoma uses a 3.5 liter V 6 that makes it 278 horsepower under the hood of most pickup trucks. It also uses 6 speed manual or 6 speed automatic like the Gladiator.

Comfort, safety and features

Tacoma has the extended and crew cab configurations. It has four full sized doors, yet it struggles to fit four adults comfortably as it has largely uncomfortable and flat seats. The roofline also touches the available headroom, and the black headliner makes the cabin feel more cramped. But the Gladiator’s soft top and removable doors mean that the headroom is limited to the upper reaches. It rides on a wheelbase stretched by 19 inches, and it has more legroom too. It just has smaller rear doors than Wrangler.

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