What Does a Monster Truck Cost to Build?

Monster trucks have been around for a few decades and have become a popular form of entertainment in the world today. With their huge tires and powerful engines, these trucks can drive over almost anything, providing people with an exciting show.

But what does it cost to build a monster truck?

For starters, one of the most important components of a monster truck is its engine. These engines are typically either V8 or V10 versions that can generate between 750 and 1000 horsepower, depending on the model.

Engines like these can cost anywhere from $25,000 to $50,000 depending on the model and performance level desired. In addition to the engine, monster trucks need powerful hydrolic suspension systems to keep them stable while they jump over obstacles. These suspensions can cost upwards of $20,000.

The tires are also an important part of a monster truck’s design and performance. Monster truck tires are specially designed for off-road use and can withstand extreme pressure when jumping off ramps or driving over rocky terrain. A set of four tires can cost anywhere from $3,000 to $7,000.

In addition to these components, there are many other parts that go into building a monster truck such as axles, transmissions, brakes and even body panels. All together these parts can add up to be quite expensive with some estimates putting the total cost of building a monster truck at around $100,000 or more.


Building a monster truck is no small feat and requires a significant investment in terms of both time and money.

The engine alone can easily cost upwards of $50,000 while all other components combined can add up to an additional $50,000 or more. All told it’s not unheard of for some people to spend as much as $100,000 or more on building their own monster truck!

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James Gardner