The 2021 Jeep Gladiator lineup has expanded considerably this year with a new 3.0L EcoDiesel V-6 engine option, new Desert-Rated Gladiator Mojave model, and the introduction of the first-ever Willys trim for the Gladiator.“Building on the widely popular Wrangler Willys, we’re thrilled to announce the Willys model is joining the Gladiator lineup as another way for Jeep to connect with our customers,” said Jim Morrison, Head of Jeep Brand – North America. “Gladiator Willys models harken back to the original Jeep lineup while offering an aggressive look and additional increased capability.”
2021 Jeep Gladiator Willys
The Gladiator Willys is much more than a simple appearance package addition. Built upon the legendary reputation of the Willys name, the new trim adds rugged features designed to make it even more capable off the beaten path.The Willys trim features 32-inch BFGoodrich KM2 mud-terrain tires, Rubicon cab rock rails and shocks, and a limited-slip rear differential. These features pair with the Command-Trac part-time 4×4 system and the Gladiator’s two-speed transfer case with a 2.72:1 low-range gear ratio to give the Gladiator Willys improved off-road capability.Visually, the 2021 Gladiator Willys features a Willy hood decal, heritage 4WD tailgate decal, and distinctive black 17-inch aluminum wheels. A Gloss Black grille also shines on the new version which is based on the Gladiator Sport S.
A 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine is standard with 285 horsepower and 260 lb.-ft. of torque, paired to a 6-speed manual. An 8-speed automatic is available, as is the new 3.0L EcoDiesel V-6 with 260 horsepower and an impressive 442 lb.-ft. of torque.The Gladiator Willys is now available to order in Jeep showrooms across Canada.