The winch for off-road vehicle is one of the accessories most commonly used for the recovery and towing of the vehicle in difficult situations or competition use. But not all winches are equal. The first thing to consider is the weight of our jeep, so we have to find a model that can handle about a two and a half times the weight of the vehicle in which it will be installed. There are three types of winch: hydraulicmechanicalelectrical.