TOP 5 Heavyweights

NISSAN PATROL Ti-L

2832kg The Nissan 4WDís notoriously hefty thirst st iis s partly attributable to its big 5.6-litre petrol V8 but ly a utable its big 5 tre p trol V bu also an obese kerb weight that tops 2.8 tonnes.

2 INFINITI QX80

2783kg Infinitiís luxury sibling to the Patrol is almost 50kg trimmer, yet sharing the same platform and V8 ensure the QX80ís plush ride comes at a weighty price.

3 TOYOTA LANDCRUISER SAHARA TD

2750kg Arguably the most Aussie Japanese vehicle on sale, the 200-series íCruiser wagon is also one of the most durable. But invincibility comes at a cost, and that cost is 2.7 tonnes.

4 LEXUS LX570

2740kg More expensive than the LandCruiser on which its based, dumping diesel in favour of a 5.7-litre petrol V8 has done little to lighten the LX570ís colossal mass. Or thirst.

BENTLEY MULSANNE

2685kg Luxury doesnít come lightly and Bentleyís Mulsanne is a case in point. A whopping 3300mm wheelbase and massive 6.8-litre V8 all add to the, er, portly bottom line..