Best Jeep Winches: Off-Road Essentials

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

With years of combined experience in the industry, the Jeep Life Group and it’s members can confidently advise you on all things Jeep.

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 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
2,454 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
2,454 Reviews
Bestseller No. 1
Smittybilt X2O GEN2 10K Waterproof Wireless Winch with Synthetic Rope - 98510
2,454 Reviews
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. 2
OPENROAD 10000lbs Advanced Load Capacity Electric Winch, Waterproof IP67 Truck Winch,12V Synthetic Rope-Panther Series Winch for Jeeps, Trucks, SUV, with 2 Wireless Handheld Remotes Control
112 Reviews
OPENROAD 10000lbs Advanced Load Capacity Electric Winch, Waterproof IP67 Truck Winch,12V Synthetic Rope-Panther Series Winch for Jeeps, Trucks, SUV, with 2 Wireless Handheld Remotes Control
  • Splendid Performance:Winch Load Capacity 10000 Pounds The unique design is very suitable for your jeep Wrangler, SUVs, trucks and trailers, making it more attractive and cool
  • Surging Winch Power:With 5.5 HP motor, 3-stage planetary gear, 265:1 gear ratio, Synthetic Rope and 10000 LBS capacity, the winch fits all kinds of harsh environment. Efficiency: 24.6 feet per minute when empty, 6.4 feet per minute when fully loaded.
  • High Strength Synthetic Rope: Winch rope diameter and length is 0.4IN*85ft. Light weight but extremely tough, it is wear resistant, alkali resistant and corrosion resistant with a much longer practical life. Much safer because if it breaks, it won't rebound like steel.winch kit features dual remote-control mode, including a wireless remote control and a wired control switch.
  • Safe & Long Lasting: The IP67 waterproof construction protects the engine form rain and moisture. Our towing winch also has strong corrosion resistance and overload protection, ensuring the safety during operation.
  • All winches are provided with 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
Bestseller No. 3
Mopar P5160095AC Jeep Wrangler Winch
1 Reviews
Mopar P5160095AC Jeep Wrangler Winch
  • Genuine OEM Parts and Accessories offered by Mopar (the Original Equipment Parts Supplier for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Fiat vehicles)
  • Completely waterproof and submersible Jeep Performance winch finished in three-stage zinc phosphate, e-coat and powder coating
  • Includes 100 feet of Warn Spydura Synthetic Rope (the strongest, most feature packed synthetic rope on the market today
  • Fasteners treated with anti-corrosive Magni 565 coating
  • This winch should be paired with the Front Bumper End Caps (P/N 82215115AB) to maintain equivalent airbag performance
Bestseller No. 4
RUGCEL GRIPWAY 13500lb Waterproof Electric Black Synthetic Rope Winch with Hawse Fairlead, Wired Handle and 2 Wireless Remote
43 Reviews
RUGCEL GRIPWAY 13500lb Waterproof Electric Black Synthetic Rope Winch with Hawse Fairlead, Wired Handle and 2 Wireless Remote
  • Special designed for atv, utv, car, boat, trucks, jeeps, modified vehicles and multi purpose utility trailers
  • 7.2hp 12v series wound motor and three-stage planetary gear system with free spooling clutch.100' Length 3/8" Diameter Nlyon rope
  • Waterproof and sandproof, state-of-the-art 500AMP Solenoid.Unique clutch brake system, excellent control
  • Please confirm the fit of mounting plate before purchase: outline size :(length X width X height) 20.8"X 6.7" X 10"
  • Please contact us when you receive the goods.Our electrical components covered by the 1 year warranty,Please read the instruction carefully. The winch can cause short circuits if wiring is wrong.
Bestseller No. 5
SINOKING 12V Electric Winch 12000lb Waterproof Synthetic Rope Offroad Winch with Wireless Remote Control for 4WD Vehicle
17 Reviews
SINOKING 12V Electric Winch 12000lb Waterproof Synthetic Rope Offroad Winch with Wireless Remote Control for 4WD Vehicle
  • Powerful Electric Motor: 12000 lb pulling capacity combined with upgraded gear system provides super-fast line speed, help you recover your vehicle in no time
  • IP67 Waterproof: Crossing rivers? Your SINOKING winch is IP67 rated, it will accompany you from icy river to knee-deep mud
  • Detachable Control Box: Mount your control box in different locations as you need (winch top mounting plate available in SINOKING store)
  • Independent Brake Design: Fully automatic and independent brake design ensures the safety of you and your vehicle
  • 3/8 inch * 85 ft Synthetic Rope: Rope made of ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene, providing maximum breaking strength
Bestseller No. 6
Barricade Extreme HD Front Bumper with 9,500 lb. Winch Compatible with 18-23 Jeep Wrangler JL
149 Reviews
Barricade Extreme HD Front Bumper with 9,500 lb. Winch Compatible with 18-23 Jeep Wrangler JL
  • Extreme Hd Front Bumper
  • Heavy Duty 3/16" Steel Construction
  • High Strength D-Ring Mounts W/D-Rings Included
  • Barricade 9,500 Lb. Winch With Steel Cable
  • 5.5 Hp 12-Volt Series Wound Electric Motor
Bestseller No. 7
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)
132 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.
Bestseller No. 8
Nilight Front Bumper w/Winch Plate Compatible for 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Jeep Wrangler JL with 72W LED light bar 2 x 18W LED Work Light Pod License plate bracket ,2 Years Warranty
1,069 Reviews
Nilight Front Bumper w/Winch Plate Compatible for 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 Jeep Wrangler JL with 72W LED light bar 2 x 18W LED Work Light Pod License plate bracket ,2 Years Warranty
  • ADVENTURE STYLING -  Inflight Front Bumper will add exciting off-road styling to your 2018-2022 JL Wrangler. Designed with the adventurous off-roader in mind, this Bumper features a built-in winch plate that is capable of supporting a 12, 000 lb. winch. Additional features 1X 72W Inflight LED light bar + 2 x 18W Inflight Spot Cube LED Work Light Pod. Loaded with all these great features, this Inflight Front Bumper is ideal for both on and off road use.
  • LIGHT UP THE NIGHT -  The Inflight Front Bumper is the perfect solution for night-time trail runners, as it features 1X 72W Inflight LED light bar + 2 x 18W Inflight Spot Cube LED Work Light Pod to ensure complete confidence in any night time adventure.
  • HEAVY DUTY CONSTRUCTION - Our front bumper is manufactured from heavy duty 5/32" steel sheet and 2"X0. 120" steel tubing for superior strength and durability, Give your car a tougher look &360° Protection.
  • NEVER RUST - Two-stage textured black powder coating finish and laser welding procedure, better prevent rust.
  • BEST SERVICE - Buy At Inflight, You Earn What You Buy! We offer 2 Years Inflight and Lifetime Best Customer Service. If you have any questions or problems, please contact us.
Bestseller No. 9
Hooke Road Wrangler TJ Front Winch Bumper + Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier Combo Compatible with Jeep Wrangler TJ 1997-2006 (Steel Black)
2 Reviews
Hooke Road Wrangler TJ Front Winch Bumper + Rear Bumper with Tire Carrier Combo Compatible with Jeep Wrangler TJ 1997-2006 (Steel Black)
  • FITMENT: Hooke Road front & rear bumper combo Compatible with Jeep Wrangler TJ 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006. Simple bolt-on installation, no cutting or drilling required.
  • DESIGN: Aggressive style and off road design bumpers. (Front bumper) built-in winch plate for up to 12,000 lb. (Rear bumper w/swing out tire carrier) built-in 2" standard hitch receiver for up to 9500 lb. Can accommodate up to 37" tire. New type lock w/a double latch system for a secure hold.
  • CONSTRUCTION: Heavy-duty, high tensile 10-gauge(9/64 Inch) steel for front and back bumper main body; 8-gauge(11/64 Inch) for mounting bracket plates.
  • CORROSION RESISTANCE: Textured black powder coat finish & Premium E-coating process for 5-year corrosion protection under normal use.
  • Order will be shipped in 3 packages, including all mounting hardware and clear intall instruction. Package 1: Front bumper; 2 D-rings; 2×18W LED spotlights.(Bumper weight: about 58 lbs). Package 2&3: Rear bumper and tire carrier; 2 D-rings; 2x 18W LED Floodlights.(Bumper and tire rack total weight: about 136.6 lbs).
Bestseller No. 10
ZEAK 10000lb. Electric Truck Winch Synthetic Rope 12V, for SUV Trailers Offroad, Waterproof, Wireless Remote
142 Reviews
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

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