Truck shoppers who are interested in the 2021 Jeep Gladiator and the 2021 Toyota Tacoma might have a hard time determining which model is the better choice for them. Wondering what the differences are between the 2021 Jeep Gladiator vs the 2021 Toyota Tacoma? Below, we’ve put together a comparative analysis that breaks down the horsepower, torque, entertainment features and passenger space of these two trucks.
The 2021 Jeep Gladiator comes standard with a far more powerful engine than the 2021 Toyota Tacoma. The lower trim levels of the 2021 Tacoma come equipped with a four-cylinder, 2.7-liter engine which only produces 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque, which may be disappointing to some drivers. However, the 2021 Jeep Gladiator comes standard with a 3.6-liter V6 engine which produces 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Jeep Gladiator
2021 Toyota Tacoma
|285 hp||Standard Horsepower||159 hp|
|260 lb.-ft.||Standard Torque||180 lb.-ft.|
|Eight Speakers||Standard Audio System||Six Speakers|
|38.3 in.||Rear Leg Room||32.6 in.|
There are several differences in technology feature availability between these two trucks that should be highlighted. While both trucks come standard with an audio system, the 2021 Jeep Gladiator features eight speakers while the 2021 Toyota Tacoma only includes six standard speakers.
Similarly, the 2021 Jeep Gladiator is much roomier than its Toyota counterpart. Notably, the 2021 Gladiator features 38.3 inches of rear leg room, while the 2021 Tacoma only has 32.6 inches of rear leg room.
Safety and security features available for the 2021 Jeep Gladiator include: Stability control, rear door child safety locks, a post-collision safety system, dual front side-mounted airbags, emergency braking assistance, a remote anti-theft alarm system, front and rear ventilated disc brakes and more.