2021 Jeep Gladiator

small pickup / Crew cab pickup


Rating overview
Moderate overlap front: original test
Roof strength

Crash avoidance & mitigation

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle
Optional system
Front crash prevention: pedestrian (day)
Not available

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights
  • Optional blind spot detection


  • G
  • A
  • M
  • P
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Moderate overlap front: original test

Rating applies to 2021-23 models

Tested vehicle: 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara 4-door 4wd

The Jeep Wrangler was redesigned for the 2018 model year. The previous design was built concurrently through much of the same model year and was renamed the Wrangler JK. Moderate overlap frontal ratings are assigned by the Institute based on a test conducted by Fiat Chrysler as part of frontal crash test verification and apply only to the redesigned model. These ratings also apply to the Jeep Gladiator.

Overall evaluation
Structure and safety cage
Driver injury measures
Leg/foot, left
Leg/foot, right
Driver restraints and dummy kinematics
Technical measurements for this test

Measures of occupant compartment intrusion on driver side

Test ID VTF1918
Footwell intrusion
Footrest (cm) 3
Left (cm) 9
Center (cm) 16
Right (cm) 17
Brake pedal (cm) 12
Instrument panel rearward movement
Left (cm) 1
Right (cm) 2
Steering column movement
Upward (cm) 2
Rearward (cm) 1
A-pillar rearward movement (cm) 0

Driver injury measures

Test ID VTF1918
HIC-15 297
Peak gs at hard contact no contact
Tension (kN) 1.0
Extension bending moment (Nm) 14
Maximum Nij 0.20
Chest maximum compression (mm) 37
Femur force - left (kN) 0.2
Femur force - right (kN) 0.2
Knee displacement - left (mm) 0
Knee displacement - right (mm) 1
Maximum tibia index - left 0.36
Maximum tibia index - right 0.58
Tibia axial force - left (kN) 3.0
Tibia axial force - right (kN) 2.5
Foot acceleration (g)
Left 117
Right 84

How the moderate overlap front test is conducted

Roof strength

Rating applies to 2021-23 models

Tested vehicle: 2019 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sport 4-door 4wd

Roof ratings do not apply to the Wrangler JK

Overall evaluation
Curb weight 4,239 lbs
Peak force 22,622 lbs
Strength-to-weight ratio 5.34

How the roof strength test is conducted

Front crash prevention: vehicle-to-vehicle

System details

  • Optional Full Speed Forward Collision Warning Plus

Package name

  • Optional Advanced Safety Group

Overall evaluation

Applies to 2021-23 models

with optional equipment
  • This system meets the requirements for forward collision warning.
  • In the 12 mph test, this vehicle avoided a collision.
  • In the 25 mph test, this vehicle avoided a collision.

How front crash prevention is evaluated

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