The readers of the renowned German 4×4 specialist magazine OFF ROAD, chose their favorite off-road vehicles, pickups, and SUVs for the 2022 model year. There were 167 models represented in 11 different categories at the OFF ROAD awards. Three models from the Jeep® brand achieved top rankings in their categories.
With 8.7%, the participating OFF ROAD readers voted the 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrid (PHEV) first in the highly competitive “Large SUV” category. At the 2021 OFF ROAD awards, the Grand Cherokee took second place among the “newcomers” a year before its market launch.
The iconic 2022 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe, took second place in the “Off-Road Vehicle” category with 18.2% of the vote. The Wrangler lost out to the Mercedes-Benz G-Class, which obtained 21.7% of the vote.
When it came to “Pickups”, the Jeep Gladiator finished third overall with 16.9% of the vote, just 1% behind the second-place finisher, the Toyota Hilux. The Ford Ranger won the category with 21.7%.
“We are delighted to receive these awards for many models in our portfolio and thank the readers of OFF ROAD for voting for these iconic 4×4 vehicles,” said Christian Meunier, CEO of the Jeep brand. “From the capable, sophisticated, and now electrified Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe, to the Jeep Wrangler 4xe, which is now the number one PHEV in America, to the versatile and lifestyle-oriented Jeep Gladiator, these three vehicles embody the attributes and legendary” Go Anywhere Do Anything” spirit of the Jeep brand.”
Since 1982, the readership of the renowned 4×4 trade magazine “OFF ROAD” has voted annually for the OFF ROAD awards. This year, 42,821 readers cast their votes.