The Top 10 SUVs for Towing

With the 6.2-liter V-8 engine and rear-wheel drive, the Cadillac Escalade can tow 8,200 pounds. All grades and wheelbases have this. A 10-speed automatic transmission powers this gasoline engine to 420 horsepower and 460 pound-feet.

Cadillac Escalade - 8,200 pounds

GMC Yukon tows 8,400 pounds. 8,300 lighter than Yukon XL. It's powerful, refined, and useful. The 5.3-liter V-8 engine drives the rear wheels via a 10-speed automated transmission and produces 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet.

GMC Yukon - 8,400 pounds

The Yukon, Escalade, and Tahoe are full-size SUVs. Its basic 5.3-liter V-8, like the Yukon's, produces 355 horsepower and 383 pound-feet and can tow 8,400 pounds, compared to 8,300 for the Suburban.

Chevrolet Tahoe - 8,400 pounds

With its 5.6-liter V-8 engine, the luxury full-size Infiniti QX80 can pull 8,500 pounds. A seven-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive generate 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet.

Infiniti QX80 - 8,500 pounds

The Nissan Armada and Infiniti QX80 share a 5.6-liter V-8 engine that sends 400 horsepower and 413 pound-feet to the rear wheels via a seven-speed automated transmission. Despite its terrible mileage, the old drivetrain can haul large machinery.

Nissan Armada - 8,500 pounds

If equipped with the standard 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine, the Lincoln Navigator can haul 8,700 pounds. This 10-speed automatic produces 450 horsepower and 510 pound-feet. Four-wheel drive reduces towing capability to 8,300 pounds.

Lincoln Navigator - 8,700 pounds

The midsize Dodge Durango is a sporty SUV. The base model has a 3.6-liter V-6 engine with 295 horsepower and 260 pound-feet, but the optional 5.7-liter V-8 with 360 horsepower and 390 pound-foot can pull 8,700 lbs.

Dodge Durango - 8,700 pounds

The Ford Expedition's 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine generates 380 horsepower and 470 pound-feet of torque and transmits it to the rear wheels via a 10-speed automated transmission. It can tow 9,300 pounds.

Ford Expedition - 9,300 pounds

Sequoia SR5s carry 9,520 pounds. The best SUV tows 500 pounds. Toyota's new twin-turbo 3.4-liter V-6 hybrid engine puts 437 horsepower and 401 pound-feet to the rear wheels via a 10-speed automated transmission. 9-ton 4WD.

Toyota Sequoia - 9,520 pounds

Jeep Wagoneers tow best. Its 5.7-liter V-8 and eight-speed automatic transmission can tow 10,000 pounds. Four-wheel drive doesn't modify this statistic. Grand Wagoneer's 6.4-liter V-8 engine produces 471 horsepower and 455 pound-feet, pulling 9,850 pounds.

Jeep Wagoneer - 10,000 pounds

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