Best Jeep Winches: Off-Road Essentials

These powerful winches will help pull your Jeep out of any bind.

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Winches are a great accessory for off-roading. They help you pull your car out of the mud or over large obstacles in the way. There are many different kinds of winches, and they vary in price, construction, cable type, pulling power, and other features.

 Keep reading to learn more about the Best Jeep Winches. Including: Best Overall, Best Value, and Honorable Mention. We’ll go over the different Types, laying out the Pros and Cons. Answers to the most frequently asked questions with Winches and Off-Roading.

Best Overall
Best Value
WARN 103252 VR EVO 10 Electric 12V DC Winch with Steel Cable Wire Rope: 3/8" Diameter x 90' Length, 5 Ton (10,000 lb) Pulling Capacity
Smittybilt X2O GEN2 10K Waterproof Wireless Winch with Synthetic Rope - 98510
WARN 103252 VR EVO 10 Electric 12V DC Winch with Steel Cable Wire Rope: 3/8" Diameter x 90' Length, 5 Ton (10,000 lb) Pulling Capacity
Smittybilt X2O GEN2 10K Waterproof Wireless Winch with Synthetic Rope - 98510
LOAD CAPACITY
8,000 Lb. +
10,000 Lb. +
WATERPROOF
WIRELESS
SUMMARY
Powerful series-wound motor and planetary gear train deliver faster line speed under load, with lower amp draw
6.6 HP Amphibious motor, 3-Stage Planetary Gear System, Stainless Steel Hardware, Dynamic Braking System, 2 Solenoid Mounting Options
PROS
Steel Cable Wire Rope | Wireless/Wired | Very Strong Winch | Easy Install
Synthetic Rope | Both Wireless/Wired | Waterproof | Strong & Well Built
CONS
Bolts could be longer
Replacement Remote is Expensive
RATING
-
REVIEWS
1,501 Reviews
-
Best Overall
WARN 103252 VR EVO 10 Electric 12V DC Winch with Steel Cable Wire Rope: 3/8" Diameter x 90' Length, 5 Ton (10,000 lb) Pulling Capacity
WARN 103252 VR EVO 10 Electric 12V DC Winch with Steel Cable Wire Rope: 3/8" Diameter x 90' Length, 5 Ton (10,000 lb) Pulling Capacity
LOAD CAPACITY
8,000 Lb. +
WATERPROOF
WIRELESS
SUMMARY
Powerful series-wound motor and planetary gear train deliver faster line speed under load, with lower amp draw
PROS
Steel Cable Wire Rope | Wireless/Wired | Very Strong Winch | Easy Install
CONS
Bolts could be longer
DETAILS
RATING
REVIEWS
1,501 Reviews
Best Value
Smittybilt X2O GEN2 10K Waterproof Wireless Winch with Synthetic Rope - 98510
Smittybilt X2O GEN2 10K Waterproof Wireless Winch with Synthetic Rope - 98510
LOAD CAPACITY
10,000 Lb. +
WATERPROOF
WIRELESS
SUMMARY
6.6 HP Amphibious motor, 3-Stage Planetary Gear System, Stainless Steel Hardware, Dynamic Braking System, 2 Solenoid Mounting Options
PROS
Synthetic Rope | Both Wireless/Wired | Waterproof | Strong & Well Built
CONS
Replacement Remote is Expensive
DETAILS
RATING
-
REVIEWS
-
Bestseller No. 1
ZEAK 13000 lb. Premium Electric Winch 12V Waterproof Synthetic Rope, Wireless Remote, for Truck SUV
517 Reviews
ZEAK 13000 lb. Premium Electric Winch 12V Waterproof Synthetic Rope, Wireless Remote, for Truck SUV
  • Winch Load Capacity: 13,000 Pounds; 6.0 Horsepower; Gear Ratio: 236:1; With a 3-stage planetary gear system for strong pulling; The unique design is very suitable for your jeep Wrangler, SUVs, trucks and trailers, making it more attractive and cool
  • Winch Size: 21.5 x 6.3 x 9.8 inches; Mounting Bolt Pattern Size: 10 x 4.5 inches; Winch Synthetic Rope Size: 3/8 inch x 86 feet; This powerful winch is equipped with the stronger synthetic rope to quickly get rid of the predicament of vehicle getting stuck in some troubles
  • IP 68 waterproof design; 400 AMP 12V DC Series Wound; No load traction drag speed at 21.3 feet /min, the Full load 13000 lbs drag speed at 5 feet /min; comes with a upgrade version remote control, the remote control buttons are more sensitive, greatly reduced the problem which remote control can not control the rope in and out (Remote range up to 32 feet)
  • Package included a electric winch; 11.8 x 2.7 x 10.03 inches hawse fairlead; control box; mounting bolts; 3/8 inch clevis hook; 73.2 inches battery leads; circuit breaker; 137.4 inches corded remote control and a wirless remote
  • To install the winch and fairlead, getting a mounting bracket set up which not includes in this product; Please read the instructions carefully before operating the winch; Using the snatch block to help your work more easily; Another safety tip: throw a blanket onto the cables to reduce whiplash if something breaks loose
Bestseller No. 2
STEGODON New 9500 lb. Load Capacity Electric Winch S3,12V Waterproof IP67 Electric Winch with Hawse Fairlead, Synthetic Rope Winch with Wireless Handheld Remote and Wired Handle(Green-Rope)
88 Reviews
STEGODON New 9500 lb. Load Capacity Electric Winch S3,12V Waterproof IP67 Electric Winch with Hawse Fairlead, Synthetic Rope Winch with Wireless Handheld Remote and Wired Handle(Green-Rope)
  • [THE NEW VERSION]Overall Dimensions:(L×W×H)20.3"×6.32"×10.2".Mounting Bolt Pattern:10.00±0.015" × 4.50±0.010".The black frosted spray paint will not rust.And it improves the model's thermal insulation and model's durability.The all-steel shell can protect the winch well.The new design is more conducive to the heat dissipation of the gearbox to ensure the long operation of the winch.
  • [THE NEW SYSTEM]The 9500 lb. Winch powered by a 4.1kw/5.5hp output permanent magnet DC 12V motor.The new solenoid truly achieves the principle of heat insulation, durability, high stability, avoid the problem of capstan damage or motor burning caused by insufficient solenoid power.The new clutch system strengthens the connection between the clutch and the gear, it is not easy to cause damage to the clutch.
  • [THE NEW PLANETARY]The new 3-stage Planetary was of high strength, more solid, cold extrusion integrated structure, and did not deform or crack under large torsion.And realized the differential speed, deceleration (growth rate), reversal and other functions.Combined use of multiple planetary gear trains can achieve maximum speed ratio and small volume, and can realize coaxial deceleration (increase rate).
  • [THE NEW CONTROL SYSTEM]Powerful wireless remote control is also configured to our 9500lb. Winch.The new wireless remote control enlarges the range of the signal transmitted.The transmission range is up to 325ft without obstacles.The wireless remote's reception range is twice as good as the old version.Above all,when you are using it at the same frequency as other people, signal interference will not prevent it from working.
  • [Warranty]All winches come backed by a lifetime technical support and one-year limited warranty.If there is any problem during the purchase period, please contact us at any time, and we will provide the most professional and timely service.
SaleBestseller No. 3
WARN 103252 VR EVO 10 Electric 12V DC Winch with Steel Cable Wire Rope: 3/8' Diameter x 90' Length, 5 Ton (10,000 lb) Pulling Capacity
1,501 Reviews
WARN 103252 VR EVO 10 Electric 12V DC Winch with Steel Cable Wire Rope: 3/8" Diameter x 90' Length, 5 Ton (10,000 lb) Pulling Capacity
  • Standard duty winch with a steel cable and an 10, 000 lb. capacity; Ideal for 1/2-ton pickup trucks, jeeps, and larger SUVs
  • Powerful series-wound motor and planetary gear train deliver faster line speed under load, with lower amp draw
  • High-performance Albright contactor delivers maximum reliability; Control packs can be relocated for low-profile installations
  • Features IP68-rated waterproof construction, two-in-one remote with wired and wireless options, and one-piece cast-aluminum tie-plate
  • Designed, engineered, and tested in the USA; Limited lifetime for mechanical parts and 7 years on electrical
Bestseller No. 4
ZEAK 12000 lb Electric Truck Winch DC Synthetic Rope, Waterproof Off Road, for Truck SUV, with Wireless Remote
  • Featuring an IP 68 waterproof 12V DC winch, with high quality construction; loads up 12000 pounds to ensure the whole process operate, it has ultimate pulling power and is quite suitable for jeep Wrangler, SUVs, trucks and trailers
  • The premium product is made of a durable 3/8 inch x 86 feet synthetic rope; 236:1 gear system with free spooling clutch to help the wire rope run quickly; The automatic brake system has been professionally tested and is designed to automatically engage immediately upon any loss of power
  • Included an incredibly smooth three-staged planetary gear train and an automatic direct drive brake system, with the ability to hold 4.9 feet full load and 21.3 feet no load, providing total control when powering in and powering out
  • Complete winches accessories: a electric winch; 26-32 feet range wireless remote; 137.4 inches corded remote control ; 3/8 inch clevis hook; 10 x 4.5 inches mounting bolt pattern; 73.2 inches battery leads
  • To install the winch and fairlead, getting a mounting bracket set up which not includes in this product; Please read the instructions carefully before operating the winch; Using the snatch block to help your work more easily; Another safety tip: throw a blanket onto the cables to reduce whiplash if something breaks loose
Bestseller No. 5
TYT T1 Series Winch 9500 lb. Load Capacity Electric Winch, 12V Winch with Synthetic Rope, Waterproof IP67 Truck Winch with Hawse Fairlead, with 2 Wireless Handheld Remote and Wired Handle Recovery
  • T1 Winch for 9500 lb Winch: Brand new design for TYT T1 Winch, new control box, the reception speed is 20% - 30% faster than the Conventional control box.The unique exterior design is very suitable for your off-road vehicle, making it more beautiful and cool.Fully matte material, synthetic rope(Dyneema) - stronger than steel cable.
  • 9500 lb Winch Overall Dimensions: Winch Size: (L x W x H) 21.06"x6.3"x7.87"; Mounting Bolt Pattern Size: 10.00±0.015" × 4.50±0.010" ; Synthetic Rope Size: 3/8" x 92ft. Please confirm whether the winch is suitable before purchase. And have dual remote control and Overload Protection.
  • Efficent Precision for T1 Series Winch: High-performance pure copper motor, high-efficiency 5.5HP/4.0 Kw series electric motor, can provides stronger pulling power. The precision 3-stage planetary gear enables the winch to run stably for a long time, and with free spooling clutch gear system.
  • Advantage Design: Waterproof and sandproof design, the new upgrade 500AMP Solenoid, with high-performance sealing ring, makes you no longer afraid of muddy and rainy weather, let you worry-free. No load traction drag speed is 24.6 ft/min, all load The 9500 lbs drag speed is 6.4 ft/min.
  • Special Design & Warranty Service: For car, boat, trucks, jeeps, modified vehicles and multi purpose utility trailers. TYT All winch provides 2 years of warranty services and lifetime product technical support. Also, if you encounter any problems, please feel free to contact us, we guarantee that will reply you within 12 hours and solve all the confused.
Bestseller No. 6
ZEAK 10000lb. Electric Truck Winch Synthetic Rope 12V, for SUV Trailers Offroad, Waterproof, Wireless Remote
  • With 6 horsepower, 3-stage planetary gear, 236:1 gear ratio, synthetic rope and 10000 pounds capacity, the winch could stand kinds of extremely environment; Efficiency: 21.3 feet per minute for No-loaded, 4.9 feet per minute for Full-loaded
  • Waterproof IP68 rating and advanced 360 AMP solenoid; Equipped with the latest generation of wireless remote for your jeep Wrangler, SUVs, trucks and trailers
  • Synthetic rope: 3/8 inch x 86 feet; slight weight but extremely tough, It offers a good corrosion resistance; Much safer because if it breaks, it won't rebound; winch kits also features a wireless remote control and a corded remote control
  • Winch dimensions: 21.5 x 6.3 x 9.7 ( L x W x H ) inches; product weight: 61.7 pounds; battery lead: 73.2 inches; mounting bolt pattern: 10 x 4.5 inches; clevis hook: 3/8 inch; fairlead dimensions: 11.8 x 2.7 x 10 inches
  • To install the winch and fairlead, getting a mounting bracket set up which not includes in this product; Please read the instructions carefully before operating the winch; Using the snatch block to help your work more easily; Another safety tip: throw a blanket onto the cables to reduce whiplash if something breaks loose
Bestseller No. 7
VEVOR Truck Winch 13000lbs Electric Winch 26m/85ft Cable Steel 12V Power Winch Jeep Winch with Wireless Remote Control and Powerful Motor for UTV ATV & Jeep Truck and Wrangler in Car Lift
  • Splendid Performance: Winch Load Capacity: 13,000 lbs (5,897 kg); Power: 4.8 KW; Gear Ratio: 265:1. The powerful motor is connected to a 3-stage planetary gear system for stronger pulling power and faster speed. Suitable for cars, boats, trucks, jeeps, modified vehicles, and multi-purpose utility trailers.
  • Advanced Steel Cable: Cable length: 85 ft / 26 m; cable diameter: 3/8 in / 9.5 mm; The electric winch is equipped with the stronger steel cable rope. It allows you to quickly get rid of the predicament of cars getting stuck in the mud, broken down, and stranded on the beach.
  • Convenient Wireless Remotes: The truck winch comes with a high-precision wireless remote control to better monitor and controls the winch operating. It will not be restricted by terrain and weather. To better achieve wireless remote control, we will provide wireless remote control and a one-handed controller for easy use.
  • More Accessories Provided: Complete Winches Accessories: 1 x Electric winch, 4-Way Roller Fairlead, 1 x Wireless Remote Controller, 1 x Hand Remote Controller, 1 x Mounting Plate, 1 x Hook, 1x Set of Bolts. The electric winch is made of heavy-duty steel to ensure strength & durability. Waterproof control box, the electric winch is suitable for harsh environment.
  • Enjoy Any Adventure: With plenty of power to assist in ATV recovery, traversing rough terrain, or loading a boat, this ATV winch is a reliable and secure addition to any off-roading adventure. It is a necessary tool for Off-road enthusiasts. Also, it is suitable for heavy lifting, fishing, roadside assistance, etc.
Bestseller No. 8
OEDRO Front Bumper, Compatible for 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK & Unlimited, Rock Crawler Bumper with Winch Plate Mounting & 4 x LED Lights & 2 x D-Rings Off Road
  • PERFECT FITMENT -Fits for 07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK, Unlimited, Sahara & Rubicon. High accuracy laser measuring and cutting makes sure that the bumper has a correct 360° fit. Bolts directly on to factory holes, no additional drilling or cutting required.
  • NEVER RUSTS- The bumper has a high quality textured black powder coat and along with our advanced laser welding technology, prevents rust from occurring.
  • EXTREMELY BRIGHT- Built-in high power 36W (2pcs) & 40W (2pcs) flood beam fog lights. They brighten up the road, perfect for any night time adventure.
  • DURABLE MATERIALS-This front bumper is made with durable 5/32" steel sheets and 2"X0.120" steel tubing. It not only makes your car look tougher but it also protects your car in collisions.
  • WHAT YOU GET- Front Bumper, 4 x Led Lights, 2 x D-rings, 1 set of screws, & 1 x instruction manual. The packaging is specially designed with 7-layers of cardboard to avoid your package being damaged during transportation. If you have any questions or problems, please contact us.
Bestseller No. 9
Smittybilt X2O GEN2 10K Waterproof Wireless Winch with Synthetic Rope - 98510
  • Your purchase includes: Smittybilt X20 Comp Synthetic Rope Winch, hawse fairlead with forged hook, All required power cables to hook up to your vehicle, Rope Sleeve and Wireless Remote
  • Winch can be operated with the remote or manually
  • Technical Specification: 6.6 HP Amphibious motor, 3-Stage Planetary Gear System, Stainless Steel Hardware, Dynamic Braking System, 2 Solenoid Mounting Options
  • Overall Dimensions: 22.3"L x 5.4"W x 9.4" H. Mounting Bolt Pattern: 10” x 4.5”. Net weight: 67lbs.
  • Completely Waterproof, state-of-the-art 500AMP Solenoid
Bestseller No. 10
OCPTY Replace For 2007-2018 for Jeep Wrangler JK Front Bumper With Winch Plate Fog Hole
6 Reviews
OCPTY Replace For 2007-2018 for Jeep Wrangler JK Front Bumper With Winch Plate Fog Hole
  • [Fit for]:2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 for Jeep Wrangler JK
  • [Winch Plate & D-Ring Shackles]:Built-in winch plate for up to 12,000 lbs. winches. High strength D-ring mounts are welded on. Two 4.75 ton D-ring shackles and black isolators included.
  • [Never Rusts]:The rear bumper has a high quality,Powder coated Black Finish and along with our advanced laser welding technology, prevents rust from occurring.
  • [Bolt-On Installation]:The OCPTY bumper is engineered to be a direct bolt-on installation for your . As a direct fit replacement, this bumper requires no additional cutting, welding, or fabrication for installation.
  • [Package Included]:1Xfor Jeep JK Front Bumper ,2XD-ring shackles + Isolators + Washers All Mounting Hardwares

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