Product Comparison: Top Winches for Trucks, Jeeps and SUVs milemarker
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Product Comparison: Top Winches for Trucks, Jeeps and SUVs

by Mile Marker on November 28, 2023 Categories: Mile Marker Blog

Things to Consider When You Purchase

Choosing the best winch for your truck, Jeep or SUV depends on how you want to use your vehicle and what terrain you want to master. For starters, you need to determine how much pulling capacity you want. Do you need full water protection? What is your target gear ratio? 

Once you know your budget and must-haves, you can focus on the winch features that will help you achieve the off-roading lifestyle you want. To go anywhere you want with confidence, you need a winch with durability and performance you can count on. We compared some of the leading products in this category to help you make that decision.

Mile Marker: Mission Series 12 Winch

Mile Marker: Mission Series 12 Winch

 Product Specs

  • Rated Line Pull: 12000 lbs
  • Motor: 12v DC
  • Gear Reduction Ratio: 294:1
  • Drive Gear Type: 3-stage planetary
  • Remote: Wireless/Corded Remote

Product Summary

These waterproof, mudproof, snow proof submersible electric winches are available in 8,10 and 12K capacities for off-roading trucks, Jeeps, Broncos and SUVs. The feature-rich Mission Series is customizable with 10 OEM colors and 4 designs. The U.S. Military has trusted Mile Marker winches for three decades.

-Source: Mile Marker product catalog


WARN: EVO 12-S WINCH

WARN: EVO 12-S WINCH

Product Specs

  • Rated Line Pull: 12000 lbs
  • Motor: 12v DC
  • Gear Reduction Ratio: 234:1
  • Drive Gear Type: 3-stage planetary
  • Remote: 11.5’ lead

Product Summary

Ideal for 3/4 and 1-ton pickups and all types of large frame rigs that require longer and heavier pulls. The VR EVO 12-S features IP68-rated waterproof construction, an ultra-reliable Albright® contactor inside a relocatable control pack, and a corded remote with 11.5' (3.5m) lead.

- Source: WARN website


WARN: ZEON 12-S WINCH

WARN: ZEON 12-S WINCH

Product Spec

  • Rated Line Pull: 12000 lbs
  • Motor: 12v DC
  • Gear Reduction Ratio: 216:1
  • Drive Gear Type: 3-stage planetary
  • Remote: 11.5’ lead

Product Summary

The ZEON 12-S is a 12-volt electric winch. It has a pull capacity of 12,000 pounds and comes with a hawse fairlead and 80 feet Spydura synthetic rope.

- Source: WARN website


WARN: ZEON 12 PLATINUM WINCH

WARN: ZEON 12 PLATINUM WINCH

Product Specs

  • Rated Line Pull: 12000 lbs
  • Motor: 12v DC
  • Gear Reduction Ratio: 216:1
  • Drive Gear Type: 3-stage planetary
  • Remote: Wireless

Product Summary

The ZEON 12-S Platinum 12-volt electric winch is vehicle mounted and has a pull capacity of 12,000 pounds. It has a 80 feet Spydura Pro synthetic rope.

- Source: WARN website

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Conclusion

The Mile Marker Mission Series Winch is the most versatile and top-performing of this group. Waterproof, with wireless/corded remote options, the longest lead of synthetic rope (92’), the highest gear-reduction ratio (294:1), and customizable colors, design and accessories, this product offers the power and flexibility off-roaders can benefit from. 

If you would like to have Automatic Fee Spooling In/Out capability, we recommend the WARN Zeon 12 Platinum Winch. It also features a wireless remote control option.

Disclaimer

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