2023 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon FarOut: The Final Diesel Iteration

Jeep's Evolution: Embracing Electrification and Celebrating Limited Edition Farewell

by Nouman Rasool
2023 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon FarOut: The Final Diesel Iteration

Jeep enthusiasts and pickup truck aficionados, take note: the 2023 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon FarOut is making a grand exit. Limited to just 1,000 units for the 2023 model year, this special edition marks the poignant finale of the 3.0-liter V6 EcoDiesel variant in the Jeep Gladiator lineup.

Harnessing a robust power output of 260 horsepower and an impressive 442 pound-feet of torque, the Gladiator Rubicon FarOut boasts a suite of distinctive enhancements that elevate it above its diesel peers. An eye-catching "Diesel 3.0L" hood graphic pays homage to the EcoDiesel technology, while exclusive tailgate badging proudly identifies this exceptional edition.

The vehicle's striking aesthetics are further accentuated by 17-inch black polished aluminum wheels, enveloped by 33-inch mud-terrain tires, radiating both style and functionality. A robust steel front bumper ensures durability, underscoring the Rubicon FarOut's rugged nature.

Under the hood, the FarOut houses heavy-duty Dana 44 front and rear axles, in addition to a two-speed transfer case with a 4.0:1 low-range gear ratio, equipping it with formidable off-road capabilities.

Transition to Electrification: Farewell to EcoDiesel

Jim Morrison, the esteemed senior vice president and head of Jeep brand North America, shared insights into this transition, stating, "As the Jeep brand continues its drive to electrification, we are phasing out EcoDiesel technology with the final, limited-edition Gladiator Rubicon FarOut." With only 1,000 units available, the FarOut not only upholds the renowned Trail Rated capability of Jeep trucks but also exemplifies class-leading truck utility.

Starting at $71,790, which includes the $1,795 destination charge, the 2023 Jeep Gladiator Rubicon FarOut offers an array of distinctive features. A Mopar spray-in bedliner safeguards the truck bed, while the interior boasts black leather seats adorned with red accents.

The dash panels, clad in black leather, are adorned with meticulous red stitching, while all-weather floor mats ensure practicality. The exterior flaunts body-colored fender flares and black fender decals, cementing its unique identity.

Keen buyers have until the end of September to secure their order, with deliveries slated to commence in the third quarter of 2023. Following this, the sole engine option for the Jeep Gladiator will be the 3.6-liter V6 Pentastar gasoline engine, delivering 285 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.

It can be paired with either a six-speed manual transmission or an eight-speed automatic. Introduced in the 2021 model year, the Italian-crafted 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 boasts an EPA-rated combined fuel efficiency of 24 miles per gallon. Presently, it stands as a $4,150 option for the standard Gladiator trims that accommodate this advanced powertrain.