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Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

I was talking to a friend of mine and casually mention that snow tires on my my truck really came in handy last weekend.

And he stared at me and said "truck?" it's not a truck it's an SUV. But using those 3 letters seems strange to me. My wife used to call her Rogue a car?

So which is it?

Is it a truck or not

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Old 01-29-2015, 01:50 PM
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

I call my Jeep a truck, even if it is an SUV.
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

I say truck all the time. Or I will just call it by model
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

If it was body-on-frame I would say truck. If monocoque I would say SUV. I thought the JGC was body-on-frame. I was quite surprised to find it is monocoque.
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

Is this question really necessary to start a thread over it?? I see absolutely no relevance. I'm sorry and some people might think I'm a dick (and others just might agree with me), but go buy a damn dictionary!
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

Says the guy with the dark color font. I hate highlighting that s***!
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

I call it a truck or my Jeep
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

Holy crap, you're right! I thought that was a default since I didn't change it. I'll have to update that. Thanks!
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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

I call it a Jeep! I've had others tell me..."I like your Truck". I figure if they're complimenting my Jeep they can call it a truck if they want.



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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

Interesting thing is the Michigan Secretary of State classifies all Jeeps, regardless of model, as station wagons on their registration.
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Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

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If it was body-on-frame I would say truck. If monocoque I would say SUV. I thought the JGC was body-on-frame. I was quite surprised to find it is monocoque.

Well it's actually a little different from a regular monocoque. It is a uniframe design. So there is a traditional ladder frame construction, these are the two large frame rails you see, on top which welded is a unibody construction. That's why our jeeps can tow as much as most traditional body on frame trucks. IMO this is a fantastic design in terms of ruggedness, NVH, and safety.


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Re: Is your Jeep a Truck or an SUV?

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Interesting thing is the Michigan Secretary of State classifies all Jeeps, regardless of model, as station wagons on their registration.
I've also seen it called a light truck.
Suspect someone just aimed a dart at the board and took the first answer... wait till the sunroof qualifies you as a convertible owner.

No offense to a totally worthless topic, (but one which is as worthwhile as most here), but mine isn't an SUV. It isn't an SAV, CUV, CAV, or other BS name. It isn't a truck. It is a !@#$!@#$ Jeep!!!!!
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