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Old 04-29-2019, 11:05 PM
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Good read about real world towing. Did fairly well with lower 4k weight but struggled with Max load. I think most figured this would be the outcome. Struggled to hit above 35-40 mph and had sub 5 mpg fully loaded. Good thing most are buying it to carry a rtt.

https://www.jeepgladiatorforum.com/f...000-lbs.15835/

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Well, a Gladiator Rubicon loaded with options and carrying two people is what, 5,400 lbs? That's above what a F-150 weighs and is pretty much dead nuts on the weight of a Ram 1500. VERY heavy for a "mid size" truck.

That's why it doesn't tow like a champ. But, I've towed with the Pentastar and it's not a dog either. Very nice engine actually and the new transmission and new standard axle ratios help even more.
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