Overhead view of a Jeep Wrangler driving off-road

Find out What the Trail Rated Badge Represents

What Does the Trail Rated Badge on a Jeep Mean? 

For many SUVs and trucks that like going off-road, many of them boast impressive capability. However, not many of these vehicles have gone through rigorous testing to truly test their mettle. That’s why with Jeep vehicles, the manufacturer makes drivers confident in their high-performance vehicles with the Trail Rated badge. So, what does the Trail Rated badge on a Jeep mean? 

The Trail Rated badge is more than just a badge, as it represents the fantastic versatility of particular Jeep vehicles. In order to be a Trail Rated vehicle, Jeep models have to go through a series of difficult tests and tasks in five different categories. These include testing each vehicle with traction, water fording, maneuverability, articulation and ground clearance. 

Read more: How powerful is the 2019 Jeep Wrangler? 

Where is Jeep Trail Rated Testing Done? 

Jeep conducts its Trail Rated testing at the state-of-the-art facilities at FCA US headquarters, and then move tests to Northern Michigan to continue testing in the colder weather. These tests are to help push the brand to get better and stronger for the roads and trails ahead, making sure they are up to the task for anything drivers throw at them. 

Now that you know what the Trail Rated badge on a Jeep means, you can continue learning about the most exciting new Jeep vehicles by keeping up to date with our blog. Interested drivers can also contact us at Deacon’s CDJR with any questions.