"A jack of all trades is a master of none", but is it truly better than "a master of one"? In these ever-evolving times, one can never truly know what life has in store. Because of this dynamic atmosphere, many consumers to have resorted to buying appliances and machines that can fill many niches at once. SUVs, or Sport Utility Vehicles, are perhaps the most versatile type of cars on the market. Whether it's family trips, off-roading, or transporting heavy loads, SUVs solve most problems that drivers face today. This is exactly why many potential buyers may be looking to better understand the unconventional specs that seem to avert many conversations around SUVs and their performance.

Though these versatile vehicles can do everything well, they often pale in comparison to the vehicles that are specialized in the areas that they dabble in. Depending on the needs of the driver, certain aspects may outweigh others in the process of selection. These 2022 SUVs are some of the best towers on the market, but none of them compare to a truly capable pickup.

10 Cadillac Escalade: 8,200 LBS

Cadillac Escalade
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Looking more like a vehicle one would see in a presidential procession, the classy Cadillac has an impressive towing capacity. Obviously made for the enjoyers of the finer things in life, the Escalade is perfect for anyone wanting to go "Glamping."

2022 Escalade
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Able to pull an impressive 8,200 pounds, it has more than enough towing capacity for all the caviar and champagne glasses. To get this kind of towing capacity, however, the buyer should opt for the Heavy-Duty Trailering package in combination with a 2WD 3.0-liter turbo diesel trim.

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9 Land Rover Discovery: 8,200 LBS

The front of a gray Discovery off-roading
Land Rover

Equipped with enough gadgets and gizmos to distract even the most restless children, the Land Rover Discovery is perfect for any parent.

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Its roomy seven-seat interior assures that the whole family can happily tag along to the many adventures ahead. Additionally, its towing capacity ensures the owners won't have to leave any of the pets behind, including the horses. That's all thanks to its 3.0-liter turbocharged six-cylinder engine developing 355 horsepower and 365 lb-ft of torque.

8 Chevrolet Tahoe: 8,400 LBS

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The quintessential family car, this hefty heaver is the perfect vehicle for long distances and transporting heavy payloads. As both rows of back seats are fully collapsible, this Chevy can carry a lot of loot within and without its elegant and imposing frame.

Chevrolet Tahoe rear 3/4 view
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The base model comes with a 277-horsepower turbocharged 3.0-liter diesel inline-six-cylinder engine capable of pulling some serious weight, making the Tahoe the ideal work/family SUV for the average American.

7 GMC Yukon: 8,400 LBS


Though many bash the GMC Yukon for its "lackluster interior", no one can argue with its seamless handling and performance. The impressive air ride suspension system on this larger-than-life SUV allows for a comfortable ride over any type of rough or uneven terrain.

Front 3/4 view of the Yukon Denali near a snowy mountain

Though it can tow a large trailer or boat behind it, its suspension, unfortunately, cannot ensure the same safety for its cargo. To get the highest towing capacity out of your Yukon, make sure you opt for the Max Trailering Package.

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6 Infiniti QX80: 8,500 LBS

Grey Infiniti QX80 front
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With its comfortable leather seats and quiet interior, this SUV ensures that the hard work happening outside the vehicle never encroaches on the comfort of the passengers inside.

White 2022 Infiniti QX80
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The impressive V8 engine inside the Infiniti QX80 develops a huge 400 hp and 413 lb-ft of torque and gets its load where it's going, and gets it there fast.

5 Nissan Armada: 8,500 pounds

Nissan Armada
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Though equal in towing capacity to the QX80, the Nissan Armada beats out its competition in cutting-edge technology and innovation.


With features like its touch-activated folding back seats, this elegant ride alleviates a bit more of the workload for the driver. Aspects like this can often be crucial time-savers in packing and preparing for long trips. Courtesy of a 5.6-liter V8, you'll get 400 horsepower and 413 lb-ft of torque—the same as the QX80.

4 Lincoln Navigator: 8,700 LBS

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Manufactured by one of the most elegant manufacturers, a Navigator could even give an Escalade a run for its money.

Lincoln Navigator
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Outfitted with an extremely graceful exterior, the vehicle has a surprisingly high towing capacity. It is impressively tied for second place with the Dodge Durango, whose manufacturer is much more closely associated with heavy lifting vehicles. And don't underestimate this luxurious SUV when it comes to work capabilities either. Its 3.5-liter V6 is twin-turbocharged to produce 450 horsepower and 510 lb-ft of torque, allowing the SUV to tow up to 8700 lbs.

3 Dodge Durango SRT: 8,700 LBS

2022 Dodge Durango
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Rated one of the fastest American 4X4s ever, the Dodge Durango SRT is the closest that Sport Utility Vehicles get to the Sport.

Durango SRT Hellcat performance
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Available in the iconic and intimidating hellcat version, this heavy lifter could even leave many muscle cars in the dust...that is if it isn't towing a few on its back already. The Hellcat V8 under its hood produces a massive 707 horsepower, meaning it can not only tow some serious weight, but unconstrained, it will reach 60 mph faster than most sports cars (in just 3.4 seconds).

Related: Here's What We Expect From The 2022 Dodge Durango SRT

2 Ford Expedition: 9,300 LBS

22 Expedition
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The crown jewel of SUVs, the Ford Expedition seems to top any list it is included in. Rated by many as the best SUV on the market, this mobile camp-site beats out the competition in towing capacity as well and does it by a lot.

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If at any time customers have doubts about what SUV would best suit their needs, a quick Google search proves that the Ford Expedition has all the bases covered.

Related: The 2022 Ford Expedition Timberline Seriously Ups The SUV’s Off-Roading Game

1 2022 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty: 37,090 LBS

3500 Heavy Duty
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Though a seemingly unfair comparison at first, this entry proves that nothing can ever beat a truck at its own game. While SUVs offer a well-rounded package that may include the ability to pull light to medium loads, they pale in comparison to the monster strength of the Ram 3500.

Ram 3500 HD
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Built and specialized for this task specifically, it could take all the previous entries for quite the ride, and their cargo behind them. The most powerful trim features the 6.7-liter Cummins turbo-diesel inline-six engine developing a respectable 420 horsepower and a ridiculous 1075 lb-ft of torque, which explains its 37,090-lb towing capacity.

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