What are the best off-road shocks for a Jeep Wrangler?

I’ve never driven my Jeep off-road before, and I want to make sure my car has the best gear before I try. Do you recommend any off-road shocks for a Jeep Wrangler?

Liz Jenson · Answered on Jan 04, 2023
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
It’s always a good idea to research modifications before you have them installed! The best off-road shocks for a Jeep Wrangler include:
  • Bilstein 5100 Series Shock Absorber
  • Detroit Axle Front Rear Shocks Absorbers
  • Rancho RS5000X Gas Shocks
  • Rough Country N3 Rear Shock Absorbers
  • TeraFlex 1545100 Front Rear All 4 Shock Kit
Any of these options will work great in your Jeep Wrangler, but your final choice really comes down to your preferences. Some shocks will be much easier to install than others, and some brands will be much more expensive than others. Also, the best shocks for towing may be different from shocks that will give you more control in off-road conditions.
If you’re willing to pay someone to install shocks for you, this will increase the price further, but make it easier to choose your shocks based on quality rather than ease of installation. Otherwise, be sure to review your options carefully so you know what you’re in for in terms of labor!
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