SUVs with the Best Towing Capacity in 2016

SUVs That Can Tow the Most, Chevy Tahoe
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Which SUV Meets Your Towing Needs?      

If you need to tow a boat, an RV, or even a heavy trailer full of horses, it is important to search for a vehicle that will literally pull its weight—and then some. While pickup trucks have the most towing capacity, they also have limited seating and interior cargo space. SUVs on the other hand, have seating for the whole family. Although they can’t tow as much as pickup trucks, they offer more well-rounded packages for daily life. Most large SUVs can tow 8,000 pounds or more, while midsize SUVs average about 3,500 pounds.

When looking for the best towing option for you, it is important to be sure that the towing capacity will exceed your needs when adding up the weight of the heaviest load you will tow (including the trailer), and to make sure you’re buying the correct powertrain configuration for your towing needs.

Read on to find an SUV with the best towing capacity for you.