Jeep Commander
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Make: Jeep
Model: Commander
Jeep Commander

Rumor has it that the Jeep Wagoneer was the Jeep Commander's initial inspiration, which may be, given that it is evident as its exterior resembles the styling. Although its design is very square-like, the Jeep Commander's basic platform is based off of the third generation Jeep Grand Cherokee. Anyhow, the Jeep Commander is a mid-sized Sport Utility Vehicle launched in 2006. It was first premiered at the 2005 New York Auto Show as a 7-passenger SUV that is just 2 inches longer than the Jeep Grand Cherokee. It has much more boxy styling, with an upright windshield and squared-off sides, which is actually quite attractive. The roof is stepped up for the second and third-row seats, which are mounted higher than the first-row seats, but is disguised much like on the GMC Envoy XL, by a roof rack. This increased interior height is quite welcomed as it gives taller passenger more comfort space, and also gives more functionality to the whole cargo area. Additionally, it also features three moon roofs much like those that can be found in the Land Rover lineup. It expertly fills Jeep's large SUV gap since the discontinuation of the Jeep Grand Wagoneer in 1992. In fact, Jeep is the third company to produce a vehicle called the Commander, after the Studebaker Commander and the Scammell Commander. The Commander's undeniable military appearance boosted its popularity with longtime Jeep fans. It is a handsome and somewhat formidable-looking rig. Safety features and off-road capability are strong points, in addition to the third-row seat. These factors make the Commander a truly viable family vehicle. Granted it is no CJ5, but is does come much closer than say the Jeep Wrangler or the Jeep Cherokee. This might be the model that puts Jeep back on the map ' perhaps then they will be inspired to rehash the CJ design once again.

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