Best Jeep Storage Box in 2023

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Looking for the best Jeep storage box for your off-roading or Overlanding Jeep expeditions? Check out our list of some of the best Jeep storage boxes we use daily on our Jeeps.

There are so many Jeep storage options in the market today, and finding the right storage box for your Jeep storage needs is a hustle, just because every storage box is advertised to be the best, but having tried some Jeep storage boxes, we can attest that some of the Jeep storage are better than others, and we will explain why.

A Jeep storage box is one of the most essential Jeep accessories, that you will need to store and manage your Jeep gears when traveling, and off-roading. Jeep storage boxes are a necessity and help secure your gears neatly, when you can buy a Jeep storage box just because it fits in your Jeep, managing your Jeep gears and accessories is a skill that you don’t take chances.

Jeep storage box mounted on a Jeep Wrangler Tailgate

We have prepared this post as a guide, that will help you narrow down your research on some of the best Jeep storage boxes you can buy today, we have also mentioned the pros and cons of each box, and why they are an ideal storage box for your Jeep.

Top 5 Jeep Storage Boxes.

Jeep gears and accessories are one of the most expensive vehicle parts and accessories, and Jeepers spend thousands of dollars to customize their Jeeps and equip them with the best-personalized equipment.

Hoping the Jeep storage box will line up with your needs is a big risk, it’s helpful to understand what Jeep gears you will need to store and how sensitive they are to vibration when traveling. It’s always a good idea to plan and protect your gear when camping, off-roading, or traveling in your Jeep.

Our top five best Jeep storage boxes are highlighted below in random order.

Pelican Cargo Cases

Pelican is one of the top brands that manufacture Jeep accessories, and they have some of the best Jeep storage boxes available in the market today. Pelican Cargo cases are used mostly by Jeep campers and off-roaders who need quality and durable Jeep storage boxes.

Pelican cargo cases are available in different sizes, meaning that you will find a storage box to fit everything from Jeep repair tools to Jeep recovery tools. They are hardy and indestructible.

Pelican Jeep storage boxes are worth every penny, the hinges and latch are sturdy, and will give you good service for your money. The Jeep boxes can be used to store sensitive gadgets such as iPads and Kitchen equipment because they are padded in the interior walls to protect sensitive gears you will need camping, traveling, or off-roading.

Pelican Jeep storage boxes are also waterproof, a feature we have found to be very useful to protect gears and accessories from water when it rains, and also when left outside during camping.

These Jeep cargo boxes are not cheap, they cost an arm and a leg, but their long-term use and durability, are worth their asking price. Pelican cargo boxes are our number one Jeep storage boxes, and we recommend them for every Jeeper who is into off-roading and Overlanding.

What we don’t like about Pelican cargo boxes!

  • Pelican storage boxes are ideal for the storage of heavy gears and small parts.
  • The company offers a lifetime warranty and would replace the cargo boxes in case of damage.
  • The company is known for its high-quality outdoor products.
  • The storage boxes are available in various sizes.
  • The storage boxes are made with metal attachments on parts that can break off easily such as hinges and latches.

What we like about Pelican cargo boxes!

  • The storage boxes are expensive.
  • They are made of heavy materials.

Rubbermaid ActionPackers

We recommend Rubbermaid ActionPackers for the average Jeeper, who frequents offroad trails now and then and would like a Jeep storage box to store some of the gears and accessories they will use when on their Jeep expedition.

Jeepers who frequent the trails with their families would also love the fact that these Jeep storage boxes are stackable, and you can buy several of them and stack them up in your Jeep roof rack to save storage.

There are four convenient sizes, that you can buy depending on the parts and accessories you want to store in the storage boxes.

If you need to store delicate items such as iPads and food for amping, the Rubbermaid ActionPackers are waterproof and will prevent water from reaching your stored items. If you need to you can add a rubber seal to fully waterproof your storage box, and store up to 100 pounds of gear and accessories.

Jeeps are made to be abused, and Rubbermaid ActionPackers are sturdy enough to withstand heavy use when off-road and on the trails.

What we don’t like about Rubbermaid ActionPackers cargo boxes!

  • Rubbermaid ActionPackers are durable and made of high-quality plastic.
  • They are affordable compared to other Jeep storage boxes on this list
  • They are easy to stack and mount on a Jeep.
  • They are available in different sizes, to fit your mounting and storage requirements.

What we like about Rubbermaid ActionPackers cargo boxes!

  • Rubbermaid ActionPackers have little to no shock absorption protection for delicate items.
  • They are easily destroyed when abused.

Plano Sportsman’s Trunks

If you are looking for a cheap Jeep storage box, the Plano Sportsman’s Trunks is a great pick, however, they are more expensive than Rubbermans Jeep storage boxes because of the added security features.

The Plano Sportsman’s Trunks are not ideal for storage of heavy Jeep gears and parts; however, they are great for hunting and fishing trips.

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The Plano Sportsman’s Trunks storage box is big and will require two or more people to carry when filled with gears and accessories. It’s important to note that they are equipped with wheels to help you move them from one place to another, but they are not of great help because of the size of the storage box, and you will likely use them off-road.

What puts them on our list is the size, waterproof added features, and the brand, Plano Sportsman’s Trunks is known to manufacture some of the best outdoor gear and accessories, and their Jeep boxes are among the top recommended and bought products today.

What we don’t like about Plano Sportsman’s Trunks cargo boxes!

  • The Plano Sportsman’s Trunks storage boxes are big and require you to store them either in the roof rack or cabin.
  • It’s easy to wheel on flat surfaces and would make a great storage box for use in the garage.
  • The storage boxes are made of high-quality plastic.
  • They have added security features (locks)
  • The storage boxes are waterproof and ideal for winter storage.

What we like about Plano Sportsman’s Trunks cargo boxes!

  • The Plano Sportsman’s Trunks lock holes don’t fit all locks.
  • They are heavy and require two or more people to carry them.

Front Runner Wolf Packs

The Front Runner Wolf Jeep storage box is one of our favorite Jeep storage boxes available in the market today, the manufacturers understand off-roaders’ requirements and have manufactured Front Runner Wolf Packs boxes just the way off-roaders would want them.

One of our best features of the Front Runner Wolf Packs is the grooves that will secure the cargo box when placed on any flat surface, you can also use the grooves to secure the cargo box with a strap.

The Front Runner Wolf cargo boxes, have holes in them that you can run a rope through to secure the cargo box, we recommend these Jeep cargo boxes just because of the security features in them, we also recommend these storage boxes because they are stackable and you can purchase several and stack them in your Jeep for additional storage.

An additional feature you will like, and hate at the same time are the holes under the cargo box, they are good for draining water from the cargo box, but we have found that they allow water to pass through them, so they are no ideal during the winter or for storing gears and accessories that need dry storage.

What we don’t like about Front Runner Wolf Packs cargo boxes!

  • The Front Runner Wolf Packs cargo boxes are budget-friendly.
  • They are great for summer Jeep camping.
  • They are stackable for additional storage in your Jeep.
  • The cargo boxes are UV resistant.
  • They are compatible with lots of mounting accessories.

What we don’t like about Front Runner Wolf Packs cargo boxes!

  • The cargo boxes are not secure and lack a lock.
  • The drip holes allow water to enter the storage box.

Zarges Standard Cargo boxes

Our last Jeep cargo box recommendation is the Zarges Standard Cargo boxes, available in 10 different sizes, the cargo boxes are ideal for Jeep offroaders and Overlanders.

These are premium Jeep storage boxes and are expensive to buy, they are good for storage of high-priced Jeep accessories and gears, and would recommend them for storage of valuable items.

The Jeep storage boxes are waterproof and light compared to other Jeep storage boxes we have mentioned in this list, we do recommend Zarges Standard Cargo boxes because you stack them and they look good on the exterior of your Jeep.

The storage boxes are fire-resistant and can withstand a high temperature of up to 1800F.

What we don’t like about Zarges Standard cargo boxes!

  • Made with high-quality materials that make them durable and strong.
  • They are lightweight
  • You can stack several storage boxes for additional storage on your Jeep.
  • They have riveted joints for added protection.

What we don’t like about Zarges Standard cargo boxes!

  • They are expensive compared to other Jeep storage boxes on our list.
  • They have no rubber ends to protect them from scratches.

Conclusions.

Jeep storage boxes are an essential Jeep accessory to help you manage and store your Jeep gear and accessories. We have reviewed our top five Jeep storage boxes, that we use on a day-to-day basis, however, it’s important to understand your storage requirements and storage box placement in your Jeep to help you purchase the right size of a storage box.

Pricier Jeep storage boxes are more durable than cheaper storage boxes, we have noted that the more features a storage box has the more expensive they become, buying a storage box is a one-time purchase, and would recommend going for a storage box that has security features and is more durable.

That’s our list of the top Jeep storage boxes available in the market. Want more? Check out our post on the Best Jeep Gas Cans for off-roading and Overlanding and our Ultimate Guide to Jeep Water Storage.

Last update on 2024-03-01 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

James Ndungu - Jeep Runner Writer

Author: James Ndungu

James is an Automotive Service Writer, I4WDA certified trainer, Jeep enthusiast, and shop owner specializing in Jeep parts, accessories, and Electric Vehicles Charging Station Installation services. His interest and first-hand experience in electric vehicle charging technology motivated him to achieve certification through the Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Training Program (EVITP).

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