On the surface, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator and 2020 Toyota Tacoma seem like similar vehicles. They both give you the ability to tow your trailer, can fit five passengers inside, and are ready to take on the dirt trails.

When you look a little closer at these two trucks, though, you will find a few key differences that may help you choose between the Jeep Gladiator vs. Toyota Tacoma. To see which truck is best for your drive around the Chittenden County, South Burlington, and St. Albans area, check out our Goss Dodge Chrysler comparison below.

Which Truck Can Tow More Weight?

Both trucks have similar engines that give them both the strength to tow thousands of pounds. The 2020 Tacoma is powered by a 3.5L V6 engine that produces 278 horsepower. This helps give the Toyota Tacoma a towing capacity of 6,800 pounds.

The Jeep Gladiator has a 3.6L V6 engine sitting under its hood. This Pentastar® V6 engine delivers 285 horsepower. With its extra power, the 2020 Gladiator is also able to pull more weight. Its towing capacity reaches a maximum of 7,650 pounds. Depending on the size of your trailer or equipment you want to hitch to your truck, you may only be able to safely pull it with the Jeep Gladiator.

More Versatility in Jeep Gladiator

With the 2020 Jeep Gladiator, you will have a truck that can be reconfigured and accommodate all the various activities you do. Both trucks give you smooth driving during your day-to-day commute and can be equipped with various features to give you a vehicle that can handle all types of terrain for off-roading fun.

The 2020 Gladiator, though, comes standard with its Command-Trac® Part-Time 4WD System. This will give you more traction and confidence when traveling over various terrain and when driving on slippery roads.

Both beds let you securely tie down your dirt bikes, keep devices charged during your tailgate, and have available covers to keep your gear protected when heading out on your next adventure. The bed of the Jeep Gladiator also has more utility than the Toyota Tacoma.

The 2020 Gladiator can carry a payload of 1,700 pounds. The 2020 Tacoma has a payload capacity of only 1,440 pounds. The exterior of the Gladiator gives you even more options with removable doors and top to have a fun time cruising around!

Interior Space of the 2020 Gladiator vs 2020 Tacoma

While both trucks benefit from having seating for up to five people, it is the Jeep Gladiator that will give everyone more space to comfortably spread out. At its best, the 2020 Toyota Tacoma has 100.1 cubic feet of passenger volume in its cabin.

The 2020 Gladiator gives its passengers 103 cubic feet of passenger volume to split among the seats. Where you will notice a big difference is in the back row. The 2020 Jeep Gladiator provides 38.3 inches of legroom for your passengers in the rear seats. The second-row seats of the Toyota Tacoma only have a maximum of 32.6 inches of legroom. This means taller passengers will have a more comfortable ride when sitting in the back of the Gladiator.

Come See Our Inventory of the 2020 Jeep Gladiator

Seeing the Jeep Gladiator vs. Toyota Tacoma shows that both trucks are great options for drivers looking for a new truck.

However, with its more modern appeal, ability to carry more weight, and various ways you can reconfigure the truck, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator is the more well-rounded midsize pickup.

Drivers near Chittenden County, South Burlington, and St. Albans can stop by Goss Dodge Chrysler to learn more about the various trim levels of the 2020 Gladiator. Stop by our dealership today and get a closer look at this truck!  

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