Which SUVs have the most cargo space? Here's the list

Some SUVs provide 21.7 cubic feet space behind backseat
An undated image of the interior of a BMW X5. — Canva
An undated image of the interior of a BMW X5. — Canva

Cargo capacity in sports utility vehicles (SUVs) is one of the principal aspects that make them in demand among households, explorers, and common folks with energetic routines. 

SUVs are designed to provide abundant room for both passengers and cargo, making them all-around vehicles for various needs. Typically, SUVs provide a spacious and well-designed luggage area, which can accommodate everything from groceries and exercise tools to baggage and camping essentials.

One of the major benefits of SUVs is their ability to provide a spacious load capacity, often with the manoeuvrability of folding down back seats to create even more space. 

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This feature proves mainly useful when transporting bulkier large-sized belongings or during long trips when surplus capacity is required.

Additionally, many SUV variants come equipped with intelligent load organisation systems, including customisable cargo floors, load separators, and lashing hooks, ensuring that items can be firmly anchored and organised. 

Whether you are going on a family trip or embarking on nature expeditions, the ample storage area in SUVs makes them reliable companions for all your hauling needs.

SUVs with the most cargo space

Here's a list of SUVs and their capacity.

Make, Model Model Year, Trim Level Tested* Space Behind Backseat (Cubic Feet)
Hyundai Tucson Hybrid 2022 Limited 21.7
Kia Sportage Hybrid 2023 EX 21.7
Hyundai Tucson 2022 Limited 21.5
Honda CR-V 2021 Touring 21.5
Honda CR-V 2023 Touring hybrid 21.4
Tesla Model Y 2021 Long Range 20.9+2.9†
Tesla Model Y 2021 Long Range 20.8+2.9†
Toyota RAV4 Hybrid 2022 Limited 20.7
Infiniti QX55 2022 Sensory 20.6
Volkswagen Tiguan 2022 SEL R-Line 20.3
Honda CR-V Hybrid 2021 Touring 19.6
Nissan Rogue 2021 Platinum 19.3
Toyota bZ4X 2023 XLE 19.2
Hyundai Ioniq 5 2022 Limited 19.1
Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe 2020 AMG GLC43 18.9
Volkswagen ID.4 2021 1st Edition 18.9
Toyota RAV4 Prime 2021 SE 18.7
Hyundai Tucson Plug-in Hybrid 2022 Limited 18.5
Acura RDX 2022 2.0T Advance Package with A-Spec 18.3
Lexus NX 2022 350 18.3
Subaru Forester 2021 Sport 18.2
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 2022 Rubicon 392 18.2
Mazda CX-50 2023 2.5 Turbo Premium Plus 18.1
Mazda CX-5 2021 Signature 17.9
Kia EV6 2022 GT-Line 17.7
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4xe plug-in hybrid 2021 4xe 17.7
Volvo XC40 Recharge 2021 Recharged P8 17.7
Lexus NX 450h Plus 2022 F Sport 17.3
Nissan Rogue 2021 SV 17.1
Volvo XC60 plug-in hybrid 2021 Recharge T8 Inscription 16.8
Mercedes-EQ EQB 2023 EQB300 16.4
Nissan Ariya 2023 e4orce Platinum+ 16.4
Kia Seltos 2021 SX 16.3
Genesis GV70 2022 Sport Prestige 16.2
Jeep Compass 2022 Limited 16.0
Ford Mustang Mach-E 2021 Premium 15.9+2.0†
Lexus NX 2021 300h Luxury 15.9
Toyota Venza 2021 XLE 15.2
Volkswagen Taos 2022 SE 15.2
Toyota Corolla Cross 2022 XLE 14.2
Buick Envision 2021 Essence 14.1
Lincoln Corsair 2021 Reserve 14.1
Ford Bronco Sport 2021 Badlands 13.9
Mazda CX-30 2020 Premium 13.7
Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 2021 GLA250 13.5
Chevrolet Trailblazer 2021 RS 13.5
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 2022 Premier 13.3
Subaru Crosstrek 2021 Limited 13.0
Alfa Romeo Tonale 2024 Ti 11.2
Hyundai Kona 2022 Limited 10.9
Lexus UX 2020 250h hybrid 9.1