Top 9 Tough SUVs with the Highest Towing Capacity to Buy in 2020

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The vacation season is here, so it is time to hitch your trailer and hit the road. In case, this summer is also coinciding with you shopping for a perfect SUV to tow the caravan, we would like to help you out with a lineup of the most powerful models on today’s market. On a regular day they can serve as ideal people’s haulers seating up to 9 passengers, but when it comes to pulling thousands of pounds, they outshine any other vehicle in the class.

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If you’d like to learn about new models that manufacturers have prepared for us in 2019, follow the link below to watch our series on the 2019 lineups from different automakers:

#1 2019 Ford Expedition

The Ford Expedition is the flagship model within Ford’s lineup in terms of size, premium features and power of towing, plus it is the most expensive SUV in the company’s lineup. This full-size body on frame is offered in two wheelbase variants short and extended MAX.

#2 2019 Lincoln Navigator

The fourth generation of Lincoln Navigator arrived in 2018, boasting of Lincoln Continental styling ques as well as major tech and safety upgrades. The car’s towing capability matches its massive looks and is 8,700lbs when properly equipped.

#3 2019 Dodge Durango SRT

2019 Dodge Durango SRT is a performance version of the company’s 7-seater SUV that was introduced back in 2018. It brings an all-new level of driving experience to the Durango line-up but also increases the price twofold compared to the base modification. Its max towing capability is 8,700 lbs.

#4 2019 Infiniti QX80

In addition to being a pure-blood luxury SUV, 2019 Infiniti QX80 offers lots of power under the hood, boasts of apt handling, and has lots of standard safety tech, including forward collision warning, automatic emergency braking, and pedestrian detection. It can also easily tow a boatload of stuff, 8,500 lbs to be exact.

#5 2019 GMC Yukon / Yukon XL

2019 GMC Yukon gets its maximum towing value of 8,500 lbs in a base SLE trim with a 2WD. It has a starting price of $49,600.

#6 2019 Nissan Armada

The 2019 Nissan Armada may not be the best SUV in its class, but the relatively low price, high reliability, and decent towing numbers make it a quite attractive option.

#7 2019 Chevrolet Suburban

The Chevrolet Suburban is the longest lasting nameplate in the US. It offers reliability and a proven record of delivering to its promises. But without a major redesign, will remain a somewhat lacking model on the market.

#8 2019 Cadillac Escalade & Escalade ESV

The 2020 model year will definitely bring a facelift or possible a generation upgrade for this enormous Caddy, but for 2019, we have the same old Escalade. With the RWD system, the 2019 Cadillac Escalade can tow up to 8300 lbs, when properly equipped, but if you go with an AWD model, this number decreases by 200 lbs.

#9 2019 Land Rover Discovery

2019 Land Rover Discovery comes with two powertrain options, a highly efficient TD6 254 horsepower 3.0-liter turbocharged diesel and a 340 horsepower V6. The gasoline option has remarkable towing capabilities of up to 8,201 pounds, while the diesel is rated at 7,716 lbs.


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  1. I feel like the Nissan Armada is one of the most underrated SUV's ever. And my dad just got a 2015 model a few days ago. Also, the best three row SUV next to the Armada and the Navigator is the Dodge Durango SRT.

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