The 10 Best Winches For Jeeps

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This wiki has been updated 7 times since it was first published in January of 2019. Anybody who goes mudding or spends time in the backcountry with their Jeep needs a winch, especially if they go out on the trails alone as, sometimes, self-rescuing is the only way to make sure you aren't stranded for hours, or even days. The models on this list are built tough enough to withstand extreme conditions and operate reliably when the time comes. Some can even be fully submerged. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best winch for jeeps on Amazon.

10. Badland 68143

9. Smittybilt 97495 XRC

8. X-Bull 80012000A

7. Superwinch LP8500

6. Offroad Boar 13000LBS

5. Smittybilt 98510 X2O

4. Mile Marker SEC15(es)

3. Warn Zeon Platinum 12-S

2. Superwinch Terra 45

1. Warn M8000

Editor's Notes

February 05, 2019:

Winches come in a range of sizes and pulling capacities, so we wanted to make sure every option was represented on our list. Somebody with a brand new, kitted-out, four-door wrangler will need a more powerful model than somebody who has an older, two-door jeep because of the significant difference in the weights of these two vehicles.

Brett Dvoretz
Last updated on February 10, 2019 by Brett Dvoretz

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