How We Got Here: Looking at the History Behind the Jeep Brand

Would you believe us if we told you that Jeeps have been cruising the road for over 75 years? Since its start in the 1940s, the automaker has polished its mark on the automotive industry that continues to impact Tifton drivers to this day. At Griffin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram - serving Albany, GA - drivers can get the latest Jeep scoop by checking out the 2019 lineup. However, before you do, make your experience more meaningful by learning the history of how got Jeep to where it is today.

When the brand came to be in the 1940s, Jeep coined its slogan - Go Anywhere. Do Anything.® - that stemmed off the revolutionary 4x4 technology that allowed a Jeep to follow those very words. As the brand's reputation continued to grow throughout the next two decades, more models joined the Jeep family - such as the Jeep Jamboree and Jeep Wagoneer.

In the 1970s, the brand launched its very first full-time 4x4 system in the two-door-styled Jeep Cherokee SJ. This achievement helped secured all-time highs in the brand's sales records. In the following decade, the Jeep Cherokee XJ took another step by becoming the first four-door compact SUV. In the 1990s, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Wrangler both made huge steps in off-roading. At this point, Jeep had sealed its reputation of living out the core values of authenticity, freedom, adventure and passion.

Since the 2000s, Jeep has rocked the industry with the unmatched capability of the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. The brand lineup also made room for the Jeep Renegade, Patriot and Compass. With each passing year, Jeep shows off its innovative skills by redesigning and strengthening its current lineup to attract Jeep fans from near Moultrie, GA. When you come to your Valdosta-serving Jeep dealer, you'll see what we mean when you explore our 2019 SUVs. Come in today.

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