Car Models The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles  

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List Rules Any automobile that is capable of going off-roading

The best off-roading vehicles and SUVs of all time are perfect for any rogue adventure. Off-roading is a relatively recent phenomenon, but those who have tried it know how fun it is. The thrill of manipulating a giant, metal machine up and over rough terrain is amazing, and these are the vehicles that will take you there. These vehicles are also built with safety in mind, so put your thoughts at ease as you rumble through the desert, in the mountains, or through the jungle. Your off-roading vehicle has all the latest and greatest safety features, just in case you do get in an accident. 

Choosing the right off-road SUV is very important, so take a good look a this list. Keep in mind while you're making a decision on a new off-roading SUV that there must be a balance between off-road ability and economy. The best off-road vehicles will not always get the best gas milage, but they will each have other features that will up the "cool-factor" enough for you to look past the cost of filling up your tank.

Vote up the best off-road SUV below, and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section! If the great outdoors are your sort of thing, check out the list of the best cars for the great outdoors.
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300 155
Willys Army Jeep is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles

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301 147
Jeep Wrangler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
chentally-mallenged added Chrysler, Jeep, American Motors

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145 102
Ranker Video
Pboy81 added Mercedes Unimog Mercedes-Benz - Unimog is a range of multi-purpose auto four-wheel drive medium trucks produced by Mercedes-Benz, a division of Daimler AG. In the United States and Canada, the Unimog was sold as the Freightliner Unimog. The name Unimog is ...

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118 74
Land Rover Defender is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
adam110586 added Land Rover

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155 127
Toyota Hilux is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
adam110586 added Toyota

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179 123
Humvee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
Hummer

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192 160
Toyota Land Cruiser is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
adam110586 added Toyota

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209 140
Lada Niva is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
armok added Lada - Bad to drive but goes anywhere

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174 133
Hummer H1 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
nkosa added Hummer

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139 134
Ford Raptor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
Ford Raptor

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135 130
Ford Bronco is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles

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136 141
International Harvester Scout is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
offroader added International Harvester, Scout

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128 136
Mercedes-Benz G-Class is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
lalispeter added Mercedes-Benz

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116 131
Chevrolet K10 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
Chevrolet K10

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124 168
Chevrolet K5 Blazer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
offroader added General Motors, Chevrolet - best off road vehicle ever built. bullet proof 350 small block with a removable top like a jeep. google image it.

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37 29
Toyota 4runner is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
deepblue5280 added Toyota 4runner

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121 147
Land Rover Range Rover is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
adam110586 added Land Rover

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48 55
Toyota Tacoma is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
matthew.m.duffy added Toyota

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89 111
Dodge Ram is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
MiddletownBuck added Chrysler

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45 52
Bowler Wildcat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
truckboy567 added

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84 142
Chevrolet Silverado is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
General Motors, Chevrolet

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44 65
Mitsubishi Pajero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
adam110586 added Mitsubishi

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74 132
GMC Sierra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles

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48 74
Land Rover Discovery is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
adam110586 added Land Rover

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36 45
UAZ-469 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
armok added UAZ - Even worse to drive than Lada, but goes where no other car can.

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13 7
Subaru Forester is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
Guest_e975baae-5e37-4e1d-ae66-55cfa1955f5d added Subaru

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29 56
Ford Bronco II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
bigmelton added Ford

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6 1
Jeep Cherokee (XJ) is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added Chrysler, American Motors

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5 0
Land Rover Series is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added Land Rover

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4 1
Jeep CJ is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added Jeep

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46 66
Toyota 4Runner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added Toyota

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1 1
GAZ-53 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added GAZ

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1 1
GAZ-61 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added GAZ, GAZ

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1 1
Matra Rancho is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added Matra

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1 1
Suzuki SJ is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
26pleone added Suzuki Motor Corporation, Suzuki

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20 55
International XT is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
Extreme Truck

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14 42
Isuzu VehiCROSS is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
Steve Hall added Isuzu

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14 44
2004 Chevorlet S10 Zr2 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
moretuzzo24 added 2004 Chevorlet S10 Zr2

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22 65
Chevrolet Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
General Motors, Chevrolet

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17 55
GMC Syclone is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
General Motors, GMC

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16 42
Nissan Navara is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
armok added Nissan

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47 145
Cadillac Escalade is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
General Motors, Cadillac

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16 62
GMC Typhoon is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Off-Road SUVs and Off-Roading Vehicles
General Motors, GMC, GMC