Matchbox Jeeps of the 21st Century

Annual reviews of new diecast toys from Matchbox


Matchbox 1998 Jeeps: Variations on Old Castings

Military flatfenders for Desert Storm and MASH. Also CJ-5 Jeep 4x4 playsets.

Matchbox 1999 Jeeps: The New One

The Wrangler joins the flatfender, CJ-5 and Cherokee.

Matchbox 2000 Jeeps: Camp Jeep

Flatfender missing from the Camp Jeep set. But lots of TJ's this year.

Matchbox 2001 Jeeps: Limited Edition Liberty

The big news was the Elvis Surrey.

Matchbox 2002 Jeeps: 50 States for 50th Anniversary

Aloha Hawaii Wrangler, police Liberty, fire chief Cherokee.

Matchbox 2003 Jeeps: Glow in the Dark Wrangler

Flatfender goes Osbourne, KJ and WJ go better with Coke.

Matchbox 2004 Jeeps: Concepts and Cherokees

Superfast 35th anniversary turns flatfender into street racer.

Matchbox 2005 Jeeps: Hitch 'n Haul Playsets

A good year also included Hurricane and Rescue concept vehicles.

Matchbobx 2010: '43 Jeep Willys

Including some more recent versions of the new flatfender.

Matchbox 2012-2014: Superlift Wrangler

New built-up JK Wrangler replaces the TJ.

Matchbox Does Jeeps in 2015

The Willys 4x4 pickup, Cherokee Trailhawk and a Jeep series.

Matchbox 2016 Jeeps

Big 75th Anniversary series, and a little bit of competition.

Matchbox 2017 Jeeps

New Gladiator concept and the return of the Compass.

Matchbox 2018 Jeeps

Breaking Bad and Jurassic World.

Matchbox Jeeps 2019-2021

New Willys Jeepster, Wagon, Wrangler JL, Renegade and more.

Matchbox Jeeps for 2022

Forward Control debut, plus new Jurassic castings.

See also more Matchbox Jeeps in the Toy Jeeps Pages.

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