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The 5 Roomiest SUVs With the Most Cargo Space in 2019

Ford Expedition Max

There’s a reason SUVs are popular today. When it comes to moving people and their stuff, SUV does it better than any other vehicle. With their versatile interiors, SUVs can go from moving a lot of people to moving a lot of cargo.

And not all SUVs are equal. Some have more interior cargo space than others.

Designed to ride higher off the ground, SUVs provide drivers with a great view of the road. SUVs can also navigate all weather conditions. And as style grows in popularity, its advanced safety features, fuel economy, and technology continue to improve.

The following are the five roomiest 2019 SUVs on the market today.

1. GMC Yukon XL

Maximum cargo space: 121.7 cubic feet

Starting price: $52,300

When it comes to moving people, what does it better than the three-row GMC Yukon XL? 

The long-wheelbase model of GMC’s Yukon offers a whopping 121.7 cubic feet with the seats down. It offers 76.7 cubic feet of space with only the third row folded. If all your seats are full, there’s still an impressive 39.3 cubic feet of space for stuff.

The GMC Yukon XL can haul up to nine people. The second and third-row seats are power-folding. The upper trim levels feature a hands-free power liftgate. With either the standard or long-wheelbase models, you can get the mainstream Yukon and Yukon Denali trims with powerful V8 engines. You want horsepower? You can get 355 to 420 horses for your Yukon.

2. Chevrolet Suburban

Maximum cargo space: 121.7 cubic feet

Starting price: $50,800

When you need to get people from one place to another, Chevrolet Suburbans get the job done. It seats up to eight people. Like Yukon, this three-row SUV gives you 121.7 cubic feet of space for your stuff with the second and third rows of seats down. With the third row down, you get 76.7 cubic feet of cargo space. With all the seats in use, you get 39.3 cubic feet of space.

Also like the Yukon, the Suburban features a hands-free liftgate and power-folding second and third-row seats. Unlike Yukon, Suburban is truck-based which makes it formidable in all forms on inclement weather. It’s also available with four-wheel drive.

There are many options you can select for the 2019 Chevrolet Suburban so you can tailor it to your individual tastes. Select from packages like Midnight, RST, Signature, and the Z71 Off-road.

3. Ford Expedition Max

Maximum Cargo Space: 121.5 cubic feet

Starting price: $54,815

Available in both standard and extended-wheelbase models, the Ford Expedition is a roomy SUV. The extended edition is the Ford Expedition Max. Depending on your configuration, it can seat seven or eight people in its three rows.

There are a generous 121.5 cubic feet of cargo space with the second and third rows down. Even with the third row down, it offers 79.6 cubic feet for stashing your stuff. Need all your seats? You still have 36 cubic feet of space there for everything you need to take with you.

With the standard-wheelbase version of Expedition, you get 20.9 cubic feet of space with all the seats in use. There are 63.6 cubic feet with the third row of seats down. With the back rows folded, this expedition has 104.6 cubic feet of available cargo space.

Like the first two entries on this list, Expedition Max features a hands-free liftgate. It also has power-folding seats for the second and third rows of seats.

And if all that isn’t enough for you, Ford Expedition Max comes with a turbocharged V6 engine and a strong reliability rating. With the right configuration, its towing capacity is up to 9,300 pounds.

4. Cadillac Escalade ESV

Maximum Cargo Space: 120.9 cubic feet

Starting price: $78,195

The Cadillac Escalade is offered in a choice of standard and extended-wheelbase, the Escalade ESV. The Cadillac Escalade ESV offers an impressive 120.9 cubic feet of space with the second and third rows folded. With the third row folded, you’ll still have 76.7 cubic feet of if you’re using the second row of seats. If you need all the seats, there are 39.3 cubic feet of ample room for everyone’s stuff.

The standard Escalade is no slouch when it comes to space. There are 15.2 cubic feet of cargo space with all seats in use. You get 51.6 cubic feet of space if you fold the third row down. Fold the second and third rows down for a generous 94.2 cubic feet of space. It’s worth mentioning too that the standard-wheelbase model costs about $3,000 less. 

A power-folding third row is standard with the Escalade. The option for a power-folding second row is available as is a hands-free power tailgate. Like the Suburban, it’s truck-based with a higher floor.

5. Lincoln Navigator L

Maximum Cargo Space: 120.2 cubic feet

Starting price: $80,755

Navigator is available as a standard and extended wheelbase. The extended Lincoln Navigator L has up to 120.2 cubic feet of cargo space with the second and third-row seats folded. With the back row down, there’s still 73.3 cubic feet of space for everyone’s stuff. If you need all the seats, you’ll still have 34.3 cubic feet in the back for cargo.

The standard-wheelbase Navigator with second and third rows folded offers 103.3 cubic feet of space with 57.5 cubic feet with the second row only in use. If the seats are taken, there are 19.3 cubic feet of space in the back.

There’s a hands-free power liftgate standard with all models of Navigator. The second and third-row seats are power-folding. The only potential drawback is the stationary second-row console offered in some models. The high load floor can make loading the Navigator a little more challenging than its peers.

Lincoln’s Navigator has a twin-turbocharged V6 under the hood with a 450-horsepower output. It has no problem moving a vehicle full of people and/or cargo with ease. With the right configuration, it can tow as much as 8,700 pounds.