- MA: The first prototype Jeeps built in
designates a military model and A indicates the first model.
- MB: Standard WWII military Jeep built
from 1942 through 1945. The B
indicates it was the second series. The Ford models were called GPW.
The G stood for government, P indicated an 80 inch wheelbase and W
stood for Willys design.
- CJ-2: The first civilian model built
in1944 and 1945 using some surplus
- CJ-2A: Civilian Jeep built from 1945
into early 1949.
- CJ-3A: Civilian Jeep built from 1948 to
1953 with slight differences in
- M-38: A military version of the CJ-3A
without a tailgate built from
1950 to 1955. Willys also called this model an MC.
- CJ-3B: Similar to the CJ-3A with a
taller hood to allow the use of the
F-head engine. Built from 1953 through 1968. (some sources report
production ended in 1964.)
- M-606: A military version of the CJ-3B
built from 1954 to 1968. Most
exported to foreign militaries.
- CJ-4: A prototype built in 1950 but
never produced as a commercial
version. There was also a model called the CJ-4 built under Willys
license in India.
- CJ-V35U: A modified CJ-3A built for the
United States Navy in 1950.
- VJ: The early two wheel drive Jeepsters
built in 1949 and 1950.
- M38-A1: A military Jeep also called the
MD built between 1952 and
1957. A longer wheelbase version designated the MSA or M-170 was built
for use as an ambulance and weapons carrier. Some M-170's were built as
special orders as late as 1971.
- FC-150: An 81 inch wheelbase cab forward
pickup built between 1956 and
- FC-170: A 103 inch wheelbase cab forward
pickup built from 1957 to
- CJ-5: Civilian Jeep based on the M38-A1
built from 1954 to 1971 with an
81 inch wheelbase and from 1972 to 1984 with an 83.5 inch wheelbase.
- CJ-6: Civilian Jeep similar to the CJ-5
with a 101 inch wheelbase,
built from 1956 to 1975. Many were sold overseas and used as taxis.
- CJ-7: A modernized version of the CJ-5
built from 1976 to 1986 with a
93.5 inch wheelbase.
- CJ-8: A 103.5 inch wheelbase pick up
version of the CJ-7 built from 1982
to 1986. These models were called the Scrambler. A version with an
insulated steel hardtop and auto transmission was used by the U.S.
Postal Service in Alaska.
- CJ-10: Built only for the military and
overseas customers with a 119
inch wheelbase and pickup styling. A shorter wheelbase two wheel drive
model was built for use as an aircraft tug and called the CJ-10A.
- C-101: The Jeepster built from 1966 to
- M-151: The MUTT (Military Utility
Tactical Truck) designed by Ford but
built by Jeep. Built with independent suspension and a uni-body.
- M-715: A one and a quarter ton truck
built by Jeep between 1967 and
1969 using the same engines and transmissions as the Gladiator truck.
- DJ: Two wheel drive "Dispatcher" Jeeps
built in both right and left
hand drive models based on CJ-3A, CJ-5 and CJ-6 platforms for use in
delivery service (mainly by the U.S. Postal Service.)
- MJ: The Jeep Comanche pickup built from
1986 to 1992 modeled after the
Cherokee. The M no longer correlated to the military.
- SJ: The fullsize Wagoneer built from
1963 through 1983, the Jeep
Cherokee built from 1974 to 1983 and the Grand Wagoneer built from 1984
- J: Fullsize Jeep Gladiator pickup built
from 1963 to 1987.
- XJ: The Jeep Cherokee built from 1984 to
- YJ: The Jeep Wrangler built from 1987 to
- YJ Long: A longer wheelbase version of
the standard YJ built from 1988 to 1995 for use in South America.
Fitted with a steel hardtop.
- TJ: The 1997-current Wrangler including
the Rubicon and Unlimited
- ZJ: The Grand Cherokee built from 1993
- WJ: The Grand Cherokee built from 1999
- KJ: An SUV called the Jeep Liberty built
- WK: Redesigned Grand Cherokee introduced
as the 2005 model year with
independent front suspension