Top Jeep Models from 1980s to 2020s

A Look at the Top Jeep Models from 1980s to 2020s


Ever since the first batch of the iconic Willy’s rolled out the assembly line, ready for battle, the brand Jeep has successfully maintained an iconic status. The only concern for wishful buyers, however, is the heavy price tags of some of their bestselling models. That explains the ever-increasing number of people searching for salvage Jeep for sale in our online auto auctions. If you are a fan of the Jeep brand and would like to know some of the top models it has produced till date, this blog post is for you. Here, we present a list of some of the top JEEP models that have graced roads from the 80s on to today. 


Introduced in the civilian market in 1987, the YJ JEEP featured a low driving stance, comfortable seating, and a plushy cabin, making it an ideal companion for off-roading enthusiasts. While the YJ was originally designed for military use, it did not take too long to make its mark in the consumer segment; thanks to exceptional off-roading capabilities and refined handling. 

JEEP Wagoneer (SJ)

The world’s first automobile to offer a blend of the capabilities of an SUV and the features of a luxury car, the JEEP Wagoneer (SJ) is regarded as  the pioneer in the luxury SUV movement. While the production of the Wagoneer (SJ) came to a halt in 1991, it continues to be placed among one of the most radical offerings to come from the brand. 

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JEEP Grand Cherokee

Introduced in 1992, the JEEP Cherokee is one of the few vehicles from the brand, built on a unibody chassis. Currently in its fifth generation, the Grand Cherokee embodies a comprehensive list of leading-edge drive assist, infotainment, and safety features, making it a perfect ride for drivers with diverse needs and expectations. 

JEEP Compass

One of the newest entrants in the lineup, the JEEP Compass is a compact SUV crossover introduced in 2007. Available in three variants; Sport, Latitude, and Limited, the Compass offers an affordable entry point for those who want to own a Jeep vehicle but are restricted by their budget. The crossover SUV can easily accommodate up to five passengers. 

The Last Word

The aforementioned models are just a few of the many iconic models produced by Jeep, over the years. If you are looking to buy a car from the legendary brand at an affordable price, the search ends at Salvagebid. Placed among the leading names in the auto auction industry, we give you access to the largest auto auction inventory in North America, featuring an array of clean and wrecked SUVs for sale, going at unbelievably low prices. If you have any questions about our auctions or any of the vehicles in our inventory, simply call  +1 (360) 347-1300, Monday through Friday, 7am to 4pm (PST), or email at

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