After helping to preserve democracy during WWII, Jeep is now helping to bring its go-anywhere capability to a mall parking lot near you. The legendary Jeep Wrangler exemplifies the company's off-road pedigree, and we think it's one of the best mid-size SUVs available today. Meanwhile, the Jeep Cherokee and the Jeep Grand Cherokee are popular nameplates that boast more accessible attributes. The Gladiator merges the Wrangler's off-roading skills with the utility of a pickup. All Jeep models offer trail-ready equipment that encourages exploration.
The Jeep Cherokee is more capable off-road and can tow more than rivals but it’s otherwise not as compelling as other compact crossovers.
Off-road readiness meets on-road refinement in the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which finalizes its transition to a more modern, next-generation architecture for 2022.
The 2022 Jeep Compass looks prettier inside and out, gains tech, and continues to offer the off-road-oriented Trailhawk model.
With some unruly driving manners and a lack of refinement, the Jeep Gladiator isn't for everyone, but it's great for Jeep fans who want truck capabilities.
With room for up to seven riders and legitimate off-road capability, the Jeep Grand Cherokee L is an adventure-seeker's dream for family transport.
The Jeep Grand Wagoneer has three-row seating, tons of tech features, and attempts to put the lifestyle brand's big wagon on par with other large luxury SUVs.
Jeep is getting into the large, three-row SUV game with the 2022 Wagoneer, which boasts V-8 power, a deluxe cabin, and a lot of tech features.
Not only is the Jeep Renegade adorable and affordable, but it's boosted by both brand recognition and legitimate off-road chops that subcompact rivals can't match.
Just hearing the name Jeep conjures images of off-road adventure, and the 2022 Wrangler is likely the vehicle most people think of in that scenario.
The Jeep Cherokee's off-road chops and towing ability are unmatched in this class, but it feels bigger outside and smaller inside compared with compact rivals.
The Jeep Compass is a good-looking compact crossover with some off-road aptitude, but its low-rent interior and lazy powertrain are hard to overlook.
With a cargo bed mounted on the back and removable body panels, the Gladiator gives Jeep fans and off-roaders a more versatile tool that's still really cool.
One of the oldest products in the mid-size-SUV segment, the Jeep Grand Cherokee remains relevant and desirable thanks to its refined nature.
Jeep is taking its Grand Cherokee to the family level for 2021 with the introduction of the three-row Grand Cherokee L, which also sports more modern tech.
The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is an exercise in overkill, but its sports-car-rivaling grip and roaring Hemi make it a performance powerhouse.
With a raucous 707-hp Hellcat motor, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is great at outrunning sports cars and expediting family road trips.
The Renegade is more capable off-road than other subcompact crossovers, but it's also more expensive and less luxurious than many similarly priced alternatives.
The 2021 Wrangler is what the Jeep brand is all about: roots that date back to the original military vehicle and off-road capability that borders on amazing.
Despite legitimate off-road capability and good on-pavement manners, the Cherokee faces stiff competition in the compact-crossover class.
The 2020 Compass promotes Jeep's adventurous lifestyle in a package that is more city-friendly than other models that wear the iconic seven-slot grille.
The Gladiator has quintessential Jeep qualities as well as an extra dose of pickup-truck utility, including a useful cargo bed and a substantial tow ratings.
With a classic SUV look, the Grand Cherokee offers real off-road capability and a version for every budget.
With an intriguing mix of performance and practicality, the Grand Cherokee SRT offers a bold exterior design and incredible acceleration.
Forget the trails, the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is built to conquer the drag strip and the open road.
The Renegade has a lovable look and a comfortable ride, but there are better choices in the subcompact SUV class
With throwback styling and heroic capability, the Wrangler is an all-conquering off-roader that can double as a daily driver.
Unlike most compact crossovers and SUVs, the 2019 Cherokee is actually capable of heading off the beaten path.
It's a good rule of thumb in business and other pursuits that you should never seek to compete with yourself.
If any single brand could perfectly represent modern American driving preferences, that would be Jeep, and the venerable off-road brand's bread and butter is the Grand Cherokee.
The Grand Cherokee SRT is an exercise in overkill, but its sports-car-rivaling grip and roaring Hemi make it a performance powerhouse.
The Grand Cherokee Trackhawk flips the Jeep thing on its head by swapping trail ratings for track raging.
The Renegade lineup represents the entry point into the Jeep lifestyle at a price most can afford, with legitimate off-road abilities and unmistakable styling.
It's off-road mastery, a classic Jeep look, and contemporary technology wrapped in an old-fashioned package.
The 2018 Jeep Cherokee distinguishes itself from the competition with an optional V-6 engine and capable off-road performance, although interior space is tight.
The 2018 Compass has authentic Jeep DNA and off-road ability, but its performance is lackluster and the powertrain is sub-par.
Reasonably refined and off-road capable, the Grand Cherokee is equally at home in the dirt or at a swanky restaurant.
The Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT and Trackhawk are hyper-horsepower SUVs that defy the laws of physics with otherworldly, track-capable acceleration and handling.
The 2018 Jeep Renegade is a feisty little crossover that offers hidden surprises plus off-road capability when equipped with the rugged Trailhawk package.
The 2018 Jeep Wrangler is all-new and improved in every way, but its looks, personality, and prodigious off-road capability hark back directly to the WWII Jeep.
The 2017 Jeep Compass is agile and has real all-terrain capability, unlike many rivals. But a lazy engine and cumbersome nine-speed automatic spoil the party.
The Cherokee combines legitimate off-road ability with a surprisingly comfortable ride, but it's not a particularly good value in its class.
The Grand Cherokee is a capable and reasonably refined SUV that can be outfitted for off-road adventure or a night on the town.
The Grand Cherokee SRT is a capable and practical alternative to high-powered muscle cars.
Those seeking an affordable off-roader should check out the Patriot.
The Renegade isn't as refined as its competitors, but it's more capable off-road and has a dose of Jeep style.
The Wrangler's classic Jeep design and superb off-road prowess make it hugely popular despite its truck-like driving manners.
If you want some serious off-road ability in a small SUV, look no further.
The biggest Jeep isn't as refined as many of its car-based competitors, but it's adept off-road, seats up to seven, and will tow a heavy load with the optional Hemi V-8.