A Military-Grade Bargain
How to Buy a Military-Grade Humvee For Less Than $5,000
Finding a deal on a capable off-roader — one with incredible ground clearance and extreme approach and departure angles, plus bulletproof construction — that you don’t mind trashing is actually quite a feat. Afterall, a brand-new bone-stock Jeep Wrangler is going for a little over $20,000. Head to GovPlanet.com though, and you’ll be stumbling across military-grade Humvees for around $5,000 or less, all day long.
A few auctions are asking five figures but there are more than enough going for relative pocket change. You could guiltlessly pick up a diesel HMMWV pickup just for some light to heavy weekend off-roading. The coolest ones, of course, still have the USMC stenciling on them.
You could get a Jeep, but a Jeep won’t drift through wet grassy fields, catch five feet of air and land comfortably, repeatedly. Read the Story