Jeep's new Gladiator truck shakes up SUV arena

Giant Jeep boasts unmatched ruggedness, utility and value

The Jeep Gladiator has an extraordinary wheelbase of 3,488mm, which makes for a cushy ride.
The Jeep Gladiator has an extraordinary wheelbase of 3,488mm, which makes for a cushy ride.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG
The Jeep Gladiator has an extraordinary wheelbase of 3,488mm, which makes for a cushy ride.
The Jeep Gladiator has an extraordinary wheelbase of 3,488mm, which makes for a cushy ride.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG
The Jeep Gladiator comes with an 8.4-inch infotainment system with navigation and is equipped with front and rear cameras, blindspot alerts and cruise control. The Jeep Gladiator has an extraordinary wheelbase of 3,488mm, which makes for a cushy ride
The Jeep Gladiator comes with an 8.4-inch infotainment system with navigation and is equipped with front and rear cameras, blindspot alerts and cruise control. The Jeep Gladiator has an extraordinary wheelbase of 3,488mm, which makes for a cushy ride.ST PHOTOS: CHONG JUN LIANG

Jeep could have named its latest model Goliath. At 5,591mm long, 1,894mm wide and 1,843mm tall, the new Gladiator truck is massive.

Its length makes parallel parking impossible, unless you chance upon the first or last space.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 19, 2020, with the headline 'Gladiator shakes up SUV arena'. Print Edition | Subscribe