- 2020 Jeep® Gladiator named Rocky Mountain Automotive Press (RMAP) “Truck of the Year” in its first year of eligibility
- RMAP jurors considered attributes like performance, fuel economy, value and vehicle features before a winner was named
- Winner voted on by 95 expert jurors from print, television, digital outlets and radio from across the central United States
“As the voting finished up for the Rocky Mountain Automotive Press vehicle of the year, we were thrilled to have the 2020 Jeep Gladiator come out on top,” said RMAP President Craig Conover. “When it comes to an iconic name, Jeep has to be one of the top in the industry and we at RMAP definitely felt the new Gladiator was worthy of this award. We are thrilled to have it as our Truck of the Year in the Rocky Mountain region.”
For RMAP’s Truck of the Year award, the vehicle nominating committee considered a number of attributes, including performance, fuel economy, value and vehicle features, to narrow down the field to three finalists. After voting by the entire RMAP membership was tallied, the 2020 Jeep Gladiator was voted the winner.
2020 marks the 14th annual Rocky Mountain Vehicle of the Year awards. The goal is to recognize trucks that are all-new or significantly revised for the 2020 model year. In order to be eligible for the award, vehicles must be in the Rocky Mountain regional press fleet and available for RMAP members to test. RMAP is a professional association comprised of 95 automotive media members in Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, Arizona, Nebraska and Kansas. RMAP members reach millions of potential car, SUV, and truck buyers via the internet, in print, on TV, or via radio. RMAP journalists regularly receive manufacturer press fleet vehicles for review and testing. They also interact with automaker’s executives, engineers, designers, and other representatives to learn all the details about the latest vehicles. Ultimately, RMAP members serve to help the buying public make educated choices regarding purchasing or leasing vehicles.
Built on more than 75 years of legendary heritage, Jeep is the authentic SUV with class-leading capability, craftsmanship and versatility for people who seek extraordinary journeys. The Jeep brand delivers an open invitation to live life to the fullest by offering a full line of vehicles that continue to provide owners with a sense of security to handle any journey with confidence.
The Jeep vehicle lineup consists of the Cherokee, Compass, Gladiator, Grand Cherokee, Renegade and Wrangler. To meet consumer demand around the world, all Jeep models sold outside North America are available in both left- and right-hand drive configurations and with gasoline and diesel powertrain options. Jeep is part of the portfolio of brands offered by global automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For more information regarding FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), please visit www.fcagroup.com.
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