Detailed Gladiator shots from Canadian International Autoshow

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    Hey so I’m assuming you mean the Firecracker Red one with the ATV? Sorry my cameras pics might not have come out great. I’m assuming that one may have been a preproduction test mule as we have seen a number of non badged model Gladiators out on the streets. It looked to be a Rubicon. Had the red accents on the interior and lockers and all that.


    Yeah the Jeeps took a beating at the show but so do most of the cars there. I think they had about 360,000 people go through the Autoshow this year and having people jump in and out of it all day long for two weeks with out a care in the world I can see why they were banged up. One of the Gladiators has a decent sized dent in the passenger side, I’m sure from some inconsiderate person.


    These are the best pictures I have of that area.

    The rear seat is spacious and I’d say you should be able to fit 3 adults back there based on the size. You’d have to slightly straddle the cup holders but there was a lot of leg room. Seems like a lot more than the JL.

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    I had no idea auto shows are so dangerous
     
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    I'm still excited about the Gladiator but a little less so after seeing these pictures. Mainly the red one with the quad in the back. That is a little 250 quad. I'm pretty sure an average adult sport quad would be too wide. Same goes for 500cc and up utility 4x4 quads. The length is there, just not the width. I'll still reserve judgement until I check it out in person.
     
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    44½" between the wheel wells, so a full size quad will probably not fit
     
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    flat bed, or make a platform that sits on top of the bed, may need to reenforce the side rails.
     
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    It would work with those Decked things:

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    So just spend another grand+ on the Decked and a couple hundred more on some long-ass ramps lol
     
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    Im being lazy but is the gladiator bed basically the same as all the other midsized pickups? Might need a full size truck to fit a full size quad w/o some modifications. I like dirt bikes anyway :)
     
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    Yeah, basically
     
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    Why not just throw some ply back there for a platform?
    What about the decked box?
     
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    I asked this a while back, if the JT seats just float when in the down position. I mentioned the ridgeline 1st Gen anyway had a bar that flipped down for the seats to be supported. Somebody said all the truck manufacturers have floating seats now with no front support.....

    Well from your pictures it looks like jeep built a support out of that "half box" divider thingy.

    Can you confirm if the seats do rest on that divider, or on the lockable box in other models?
     
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    If I didn't have a lockable box back there, and the seats do float and don't need front support, I might be inclined to take that "half box" divider thingy out. You'd have more width back there for the times you wanna put, say, a dehumidifier into your vehicle to take over to your inlaws because their basement flooded again. and didn't want it banging around in the bed. Other scenarios come to mind too.
     
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    I would guess that the rear seats do not rest on the box. Simple reason is because the box is designed to be removed completely.
     
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    Anyone else wish they did a Ram box type storage in the bed? Just thinking out loud but the ability to store some tools without giving up bed or rear seat storage comes to mind. Also would be cool to throw a 30 in there to stay cold during tailgating or camping;).
     
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    The divider Half box thing they had was very flimsy. It looks more as a place to just have some gear under the seat and not really a seat support at all.

     
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    I was there also and sat in about 40 vehicles. Only the JT felt 'solid' everything else felt cheap and plastically.

    I also drive a 2013 Mitsu Outlander, which I love. 100k kms, and 0 issues, and even the new model of that was a POS to be honest.

    ... waiting for diesel gator, so maybe next year....one day, you will be mine!20190221_105753.jpg
     
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