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Top 10 High Horsepower SUVs

2016 GMC Yukon XL

2016 GMC Yukon XL

420 hp

The standard features of the GMC Yukon XL Denali include EcoTec3 6.2L V-8 420hp engine, 8-speed automatic transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), integrated navigation system, side seat mounted airbags, curtain 1st, 2nd and 3rd row overhead airbag, airbag occupancy sensor, automatic air conditioning, 20" aluminum wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control.

2015 GMC Yukon
2016 Cadillac Escalade ESV
2016 Cadillac Escalade
2016 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
2015 BMW X5
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GL
2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
2016 Land Rover Range Rover

There are generally two types of people who buy sport utility vehicles. Lots of people like sport utes because they look good on the road and have a dominating presence that tends to get a lot of attention. It’s great if the engine sounds good, and the tailgate has an impressive badge, but the actual usability of the engine’s power isn’t the primary concern. But buying an SUV isn’t always about prestige. The top 10 high horsepower sport utility vehicles might be more appealing to the other faction of SUV drivers, who shop based on the vehicle’s power and abilities. If speed is especially important, or there’s a heavy trailer that needs to be towed, it’s a good idea to narrow the list to the strongest sport utility vehicles available. These high performance SUVs are good options for a particularly active household.

Powerful SUVs are pricey, no doubt, but chances are good that potential buyers are prepared for the high sticker prices. Since the SUVs with most horsepower appeal to people who actually need that power, they’re likely accustomed to shelling out for boats, trailers, and other kinds of recreational gear. They’ll also know that when they’re shopping for the most horsepower in an SUV, those high horsepower vehicles have all kinds of other amenities. For potential high horsepower SUV buyers who are new to the segment, it’s a good idea to get familiar with the possibilities before heading out to the dealership. Powerful sport utility vehicles are also designed to have functional and appealing cabins, keeping the driver and passengers comfortable until they reach their next adventure. Zooming in on the highest horsepower SUV on the lot isn’t wise because there might be other models with more useful and appealing features. It’s recommended that buyers research the top ten high horsepower SUVs to find potential matches.