Towing Capacity Chart

towing-capacityThe chart below ranks 40+ trucks and SUVs based on maximum towing capacity, with the best, highest capacity vehicles listed first. Only vehicles with a maximum capacity of at least 5,000 lbs. are on this list:

  • Ford Super Duty Trucks – Ford’s Super Duty trucks encompass F-250, F-350, and F-450 models, with the F-450 having a maximum gooseneck towing capacity of 34,000 lbs and a max 21,000 capacity with conventional trailer towing.
  • Dodge Ram 2500 & 3500 – The specs on this are a little confusing, but the largest Dodge dually pickup seems to offer a max towing capacity of 31,210 lbs.


  • Chevy Silverado 3500 HD – This heavy duty pickup has a max towing capacity of 23,300 lbs. with 5th wheel and 20,000 with conventional trailering if you go for one of the top-of-the-line diesel dually versions.
  • GMC Sierra Heavy Duty Trucks – This group includes the Sierra 2500 and 3500 trucks, with a max towing capacity of 23,100 lbs with 5th wheel and 20,000 conventional towing.
  • Ford F-150 – Ford’s popular pickup has a max towing capacity of 13,200 lbs.
  • Chevy Silverado 1500 – Offers a maximum towing capacity of 12,500 lbs.
  • GMC Sierra 1500 – Max towing capacity of 12,500 lbs.
  • Dodge Ram 1500 – Smallest of the Ram pickup trucks has a maximum towing capacity of 10,620 lbs.
  • Toyota Tundra – Toyota pickup truck with a max rating of 10,200 lbs on certain V8 models.
  • Nissan Titan – Nissan pickup truck can tow 9740 lbs. max.
  • Ford Expedition – Ford’s largest sport utility vehicles offers max towing capacity of 9,200 lbs.
  • Lincoln Navigator – Maximum towing capacity of 9,000 lbs on this big SUV.
  • Chevy Tahoe – Standard Tahoe SUV offers a maximum 8,600 lb towing capacity.
  • GMC Yukon – The Yukon XL has a maximum towing capacity of 8,500 lbs.
  • Infiniti QX80 – Luxury SUV has a towing capacity of 8,500 lbs.
  • Nissan Armada – Big SUV with big towing capacity — up to 8,500 lbs. total.
  • Chevy Suburban – Offers a maximum towing capacity of 8,300 lbs.
  • Cadillac Escalade – Offers a maximum towing capacity of 8,300 lbs., depending on the model you choose.
  • Toyota Land Cruiser – Toyota’s biggest SUV is also its towing champ, with a max capacity of 8,100 lbs.
  • Range Rover – Also offers 7,716 lbs. max.
  • Range Rover Sport – Also offers 7,716 max towing capacity.
  • Volkswagen Touareg – Maximum towing capacity of 7,716 lbs.
  • Audi Q7 – Towing capacity of up to 7700 lbs. with towing package.
  • Mercedes GLS – Seven-passenger SUV has a maximum towing capacity of 7,500 lbs.
  • Dodge Durango – Maximum towing capacity of 7,400 lbs. on certain models.
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee – Maximum towing capacity of 7,400 lbs.
  • Toyota Sequoia – Large SUV with towing capacity of 7,400 lbs.
  • Lexus LX – The largest Lexus SUV has a maximum towing capacity of 7,000 lbs.
  • Mercedes GLE Class – Towing capacity of 6,600 lbs available on certain trims.
  • Lexus GX – Max 6,500 lbs towing capacity.
  • Nissan Frontier – Max 6,500 lbs.
  • Chevy Colorado – Maximum towing capacity of 5,500 lbs. on extended cab and crew cab models, 4,000 lbs. on regular cab.
  • Chevrolet Traverse – Good-sized SUV also has a max towing capacity of 5200 lbs.
  • Ford Explorer – Max 5,000 lbs.
  • Nissan Pathfinder – Offers 5,000-lb. towing capacity.
  • Toyota Highlander – Large SUV has a towing capacity of 5,000 lbs. on most models.