The weight of a car is core to its functionality, speed, and handling. And most times car makers try to keep the weight of cars down, for certain reasons such as; ensuring ease of driving, ensuring the car is fast, amongst others. On this note, research by the U.S environmental protection agency shows that the average weight of a car is 1857 kg. In detail, the average weight of a small car is 1200 kg, while the average weight of a large car is 2000kg.
However, you might be wondering if there are cars that weigh more than this or even weigh as much as 3500 kg. Sincerely there are, but there are not so many, which is why we’ve painstakingly compiled a list that covers cars that weigh around 3500 kg and all you need to know about them.
1. Bugatti Royale
The Bugatti Royale is also known as the Bugatti type 41is a luxury car originally made for royalty exclusively from 1927- 1933. But due to the Great Depression during the 1930s Bugatti was able to sell only three out of the seven produced. As of now, six still exist, while one was destroyed in a wreck. The car weighs 3175 kg making it one of the largest cars in the world.
2. Ford Excursion
The ford excursion is a heavy-duty full-size SUV produced by the giant automaker Ford. The ford excursion is said to be an adaptation of the hummer design with few modifications. It’s the heaviest and longest Suv ever mass-produced and it weighs 3487 kg.
3. 2018 Mercedes Benz G500 4X4
When it comes down to luxury, speed, and polarizing off-road look, the Mercedes Benz G500 is a complete package. Despite a weight of 3095 kg, the car still has a reputable speed and it is powered by a 416-hp, 450-lb-ft of torque twin-turbo V-8 that delivers an EPA-rated 13/14 mpg city/highway.
4. Hummer H1
Hummer H1 is the true definition of a fearless beast. The exterior has a military reflection but it doesn’t just look military it is just as strong. It is powered by a GM Duramax LLY 6600 diesel V8 engine and it weighs slightly above 3500kg at 3680kg.
5. Hummer H2
Hummer H2 is another hummer that makes it to this list. With a weight of 3000kg, you can tell that the manufacturers shed a lot of weight from the previous model denoted as the H1. It has exquisite interior design and it maintains the same strength quality as the H1.
6. Mercedes – Benz 600
The Mercedes 600 is part of the ultra-luxury series produced by Mercedes between the years 1963 to 1981. It was built after the Mercedes 300d as the company’s flagship model. The car weighs a whopping 3280 kg.
7. 2021 Toyota Land Cruiser
The Toyota Land Cruiser is a beauty and a monster at the same time. With an exquisite exterior and interior design, the car is still strongly built with amazing off-road capabilities.
It is powered by a strong V-8 power train engine and it weighs 3349.78 kg.
8. Maybach 62 Zeppelin
Every Maybach speaks class and it’s no different from the Maybach 62 Zeppelin. It is modeled after the long-wheel design of most luxury cars. It weighs 3380 kg and it is powered by a 6.0 V12 BITURBO 5MT (640 HP) engine.
9. 1969 Dodge Dart GTS
The 1969 Dodge Dart GTS is believed by many to have come ahead of its time. It was designed for balance and finesse and this wasn’t the order of the day in the ’60s. It weighs a total of 3500 kg.
It is powered by a four-barrel, 383- cubic-inch optional V-8. In those days, it was best known for comfort and not necessarily speed.
10. Toyota Sequoia
Produced from September 2001 till the present, the Toyota Sequoia debuts as Toyota’s first full-sized SUV to enter the North American market. It comes with a bespoke interior, exceptional off-road capabilities and strong engine, making it a reasonable and suitable choice for family trips and adventures.
It weighs 3311 kg. From 2010 the engine was changed to a 4.6 L 1UR-FE engine paired to a six-speed automatic transmission.