The square-rigger soldiers on
The Jeep Wrangler owes its origins to warfare, but today is bought almost entirely by non-military users. Military Jeeps took a different design path in the 1960s, beginning with the M151 that featured monocoque construction and all-independent suspension.
MITSUBISHI PAJERO 3 DOOR
There are some of these nimble shorties in the used market
Mitsubishi’s re-introduced three-door wagon lasted only four years, from 2007 until 2011. The current-shape three-door was available overseas from the introduction of the NM monocoque-body-chassis model in 2000, but wasn’t brought here until the 2006 NS re-skinned model.
SUZUKI GRAND VITARA
This pocket wagon has more space than you think and is very bush capable - January 2016
You have to hand it to Suzuki: this company decides on a product line, makes it beautifully and keeps it current and competitive for many years. The Grand Vitara is a case in point.
The little beast was given an upgrade in late 2014.
The Suzuki Jimny was the replacement for the little Sierra and should have had more market appeal than its predecessor did. While being essentially as box-shaped as the Sierra the Jimny had much more style about it.
TOYOTA PRADO 3 DOOR (includes video)
Toyota must have different market research from Mitsubishi, which discontinued its reintroduced three-door Pajero in 2011. The first Toyota Prado three-door model joined the lineup in early 2010.