Why a Jeep Gladiator diesel won’t come to Australia

The Jeep Gladiator with the 3.0-litre diesel V6 is poised to go out of production in the US by 2024, finally ruling it out completely for Australia.

Jeep Gladiator fans holding out for a diesel-powered option – instead of the V6 petrol – appear to be out of luck.

An announcement from Jeep in the United States has detailed a final limited-run of final diesel-powered Gladiators called FarOut.

Joining a limited run of diesel-powered Wranglers with the same name, the Gladiator FarOut will be limited to 1000 vehicles and will be the the last opportunity for Americans to buy a diesel powered Gladiator.

It also represents Jeep’s final examples of diesel powered vehicles, as the off-road brand looks towards petrol, hybrid and electric power for future models.

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