The United States of America is famous for its big, heavy vehicles. Some of them are even weighed more than 8,600 pounds or more than 3,900 Kg. And SUVs are one of those big, heavy vehicles on the road.
They are really heavy for some reason—for example, cargo rooms, passenger capacities, and so on. If you want to know, below are the heaviest SUVs in the market right now.
|Model||Weight||Dimensions ( inch )|
|GMC Yukon Denali XL||6,100 lbs||224.4 X 80.5 X 74.4|
|Cadillac Escalade ESV||6,088 lbs||224.3 X 80.5 X 74.0|
|Rolls Royce Cullinan||6,069 lbs||210.3 X 85.2 X 72.2|
|Lexus LX 570||6,000 lbs||200.0 X 78.0 X 75.2|
|Toyota Sequoia||6,000 lbs||205.1 X 79.9 X 77.0|
|Lincoln Navigator||5,922 lbs||210.0 X 80.0 X 76.0|
|Chevy Tahoe||5,845 lbs||202.0 X 79.0 X 74.6|
|Infiniti QX80||5,926 lbs||208.3 X 80.6 X 76.4|
|Rivian R1S||5,842 lbs||200.7 X 79.3 X 71.7|
|Toyota Land Cruiser||5,715 lbs||194.9 X 78.0 X 74.0|
GMC Yukon Denali XL – 6,100 Lbs
If you think that the Cadillac Escalade is the biggest, heaviest GM SUV out there, you are totally wrong. The 2020 GMC Yukon Denali XL is heavier than the Cadillac Escalade though both of them are built on the same platform. The GMC Yukon Denali XL can accommodate 7 passengers to 8 passengers, depends on the configuration. The top-end form with the biggest wheels of Yukon Denali XL weighs 6,100 pounds.
If you look for an SUV that is more than 6,000 pounds, this one is exactly for you. The good news is, the Yukon Denali XL is also more affordable compared to Cadillac Escalade. Its starting price is about $70,000.
Cadillac Escalade ESV – 6,088 Lbs
The Cadillac Escalade ESV is the second heaviest SUV in the market. It comes with a 6.2-liter V-8 engine. With the biggest wheels, the weight of this SUV is 6,088 pounds. The fuel economy of the Cadillac Escalade ESV is rated at 14 mpg city and 23 mpg highway.
Fortunately, this second-heaviest SUV features a huge 31-gallon fuel tank capacity. With a full tank, drivers can expect to go more than 600 miles when driving on a freeway. The starting price of the Cadillac Escalade ESV is $78,195. Interested in having it?
Rolls Royce Cullinan – 6,069 Lbs
For those who want to have a full-size, luxurious SUV, the Rolls Royce Cullinan can be a great option. The Cullinan is Rolls Royce’s first product in the SUV market.
This luxurious SUV features a big 6.8-liter twin-turbo V12 gas engine that makes it weighs 6,069 pounds. This is why it is included as one of the heaviest SUVs on the road. The fuel economy of the Rolls Royce Cullinan is rated at 12 mpg city and 20 mpg highway.
The engine can produce 563 horsepower that gives the vehicle an amazing 0-60 acceleration time within 4.5 seconds. Since Rolls Royce is a luxurious brand, this luxurious SUV of theirs has a starting price of $325,000. Pricey, but worth the prestige.
Lexus LX 570 – 6,000 Lbs
The next heaviest SUV in the market is Lexus LX 570. The Lexus LX 570 has changed a little bit in more than 5 years. It is a full-size, luxurious SUV that remains a giant. It offers a seating capacity that can accommodate up to 8 passengers.
The Lexus LX 570 comes with a 5.7-liter V-8 engine. The engine produces 383 horsepower. When it comes to the fuel economy, it is rated at 12 mpg city and 16 mpg highway. The biggest model of the Lexus LX 570 weighs 6,000 pounds.
Toyota Sequoia – 6,000 Lbs
Toyota Sequoia was introduced in 2000. There is not much has changed since then. For your information, Toyota Sequoia is built on the same platform as the Lexus LX 570. So, it is not surprising that both have the same weight, which is 6,000 pounds. As it is said before, there are no changes since it was first introduced. So, the Toyota Sequoia still uses an inefficient, outdated V8 engine with a 6-speed automatic. This SUV is priced starts from $58,990.
Lincoln Navigator – 5,922 Lbs
Lincoln Navigator is a full-size, luxurious SUV that has been in the market for a long time. It has been the Cadillac Escalade’s competitor for more than 2 decades.
The weight of the 2020 Lincoln Navigator is up to 5,922 pounds. The fuel efficiency has been increased for years. Now, the latest model of Lincoln Navigator utilizes a twin-turbocharged V6 engine.
At the same time, the fuel economy is rated at 16 mpg city and 22 mpg highway. If you are interested in having this heaviest SUV, the Lincoln Navigator’s price starts from $76,185.
Chevy Tahoe – 5,845 Lbs
The next one of the heaviest SUVs on the road is the Chevy Tahoe or Chevrolet Tahoe. The weight of this SUV is 5,845 pounds. Chevy Tahoe comes with a 5.3L V8 engine and an optional 6.2L V8 engine. It is capable of towing up to 8,600 pounds.
The fuel economy of the Chevy Tahoe is rated at 4 MPG in the city and 23 MPG on the highway. Related to the engine, a bigger engine means heavier weight. The seating of this heavy SUV can accommodate up to 9 passengers.
Infiniti QX80 – 5,926 Lbs
Last but not least is Infiniti QX80. The curb weight of this Full-Size SUV is 5,926 pounds. Just like most SUVs, the seating of Infiniti QX80 can accommodate up to 8 passengers. It features a 5.6L V8 engine.
The engine allows you to tow up to 8,500 pounds. When it comes to the fuel economy, the Infiniti QX80 is rated at 14 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on the highway. This SUV offers options for climate control. So, you will be able to stay cool on the road.
Rivian R1S – 5,842 Lbs
Rivian is the electric automaker of this forthcoming SUV model. Just for information, Rivian is totally supported by Ford. Its forthcoming SUV model, Rivian R1S, comes with 4 electric motors with a 400-mile range. Rivian R1S has incredible acceleration. It is claimed that this SUV has 0-60 mph acceleration within 3 seconds.
This makes Rivian R1S the quickest, heavy SUV. Its acceleration time is comparable with super SUVs, such as the Lamborghini Urus. The weight of Rivian R1S is 5,842 pounds because of its battery packs and size.
2021 Toyota Land Cruiser – 5,715 Lbs
The Toyota land cruiser has avid fans all over the world. It has a reputation as the most popular off-road-ready SUV. Its off-road capability can be seen from its sizeable dimensions, namely 194 inches long, 78.0 widths, 74.0 height, and 112.2 inches long wheelbase. The car weighs 5,715 lbs, making it one of the heaviest SUVs at the moment.
To support the SUV’s off-road-ready reputation, the 2021 Land Cruiser is powered by a 5.7-Liter DOHC 32-valve V8 engine with an output of 381 horsepower and 401 lb-ft of torque. Uses an 8-speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission with intelligence (ECT-i) and a Full-time 4WD system with Active Traction Control (A-TRAC) also confirms that this car is ready to be taken on an adventure.
Those are the heaviest SUVs in the market. Besides those vehicles mentioned above, many others, such as Mercedes-Benz Mercedes AMG G-class, Ford Expedition XLT MAX, and Chevrolet Suburban. So, which one are you interested in having?