Born out of necessity, the original Jeep was ingeniously built by hand with careful attention to every detail so that it would meet government specifications for its much-needed fast and lightweight all-terrain reconnaissance vehicle. The marque, then named Willy's Overland, has successfully supplied the U.S. Armed Forces with 330,000 units during the Word War II. These vehicles were used by every division of the U.S. Military, and they have been witnesses to all of the actions on land, carrying the wounded and transporting generals, battle commanders, presidents, prime ministers, and mighty soldiers.
The heroism of these military vehicles as well as the go-anywhere, do-anything attitude of its civilian models made Jeep one of the most recognized brands in the world and helped it establish a strong foothold as the industry's undisputed leader in 4x4 technology. Backed by a rich heritage, Jeep continues to provide the industry with versatile civilian vehicles that live up to the brand's famous campaign slogan.
Cozy and off-road ready, the Jeep Cherokee will take you to your destination in comfortable style and with up to 31 highway mpg. It first appeared in the market in 1974 and is still in production up to these days. The present Cherokee takes pride in being donned with 70 standard features including a long list of Jeep parts and new technologies designed for safety and security, thus proving to the world that it is, indeed, well-equipped at every level.
On its first year, the Cherokee was already an award winner, bagging the Four Wheeler magazine's Achievement Award. It was the first ever vehicle to earn such recognition. Until now, the Cherokee doesn't stop wowing the Four Wheeler magazine that its 2015 edition is also named "Four Wheeler of the Year." The Jeep Cherokee was also Motor Week's Best Small Utility, AutoGuide's Crossover of the Year (2014), one of Autobytel's 10 Best Small SUVs and Kelly Blue Book's 10 Best SUVs Under $25,000 for 2014, and many more. Moreover, the Cherokee was also the first American vehicle to be named one of the 10 Best Cars for the 2014-2015 Japan Car of the Year Award.
The Jeep Patriot boasts affordability without compromise. This compact SUV comes with a long list of standard Jeep parts and features including an array of Jeep accessories that make it all the more fun to drive. Of course, this model does have the unsurpassed off-road capability that Jeeps are known for. Despite being capable and well-equipped, Jeep still manages to offer it at a reasonable price. In fact, for the past years, this SUV has been receiving awards and recognitions for its affordability. Kelly Blue Book ranked the 2014 Patriot number 1 in its List of the 10 Most Affordable SUVs and made it the recipient of the 2015 5-Year Cost to Own Award.
Because adventure can happen anywhere, Jeep has provided its patriots with a living testament to the brand's off-road capability that's beyond compare and on-road handling that's no less than impressive<97>the Wrangler Rubicon. Recognized as the best 4x4 of the decade, the Wrangler displays ruggedly handsome exterior yet surprisingly refined interior, so occupants can go everywhere in utmost comfort. The 2015 Wrangler was awarded the "Off-road Utility Vehicle of Texas" by the Texas Auto Writer's Association. Kelly Blue Book also recognizes it as 2015 Best Resale Value in its Class as well as Best Resale Value: Top 10.
These are just three of the most recognized Jeep civilian vehicles these days. Other award-winning Jeep models that are still in production today include the Renegade, Grand Cherokee, Compass, Grand Cherokee SRT, and Wrangler Unlimited. With Jeep's reputation and popularity across the globe, owners of Jeep models need not worry about finding their needed replacement and aftermarket Jeep parts as they are widely available in many auto-part shops. There's also a wide array of Jeep parts online for people who have learned to embrace the convenience of doing things over the web.