Who Is the Most Popular Monster Truck?

Monster trucks have been thrilling audiences for decades. From the moment they first took to the track, fans have been drawn in by their sheer power and scale. These custom built behemoths are capable of amazing feats and have become a staple of motorsports entertainment.

The most popular monster truck is arguably Grave Digger, driven by Dennis Anderson. Anderson debuted Grave Digger in 1982 and the truck quickly became a fan favorite.

With its iconic paint scheme and amazing stunts, it has captivated audiences ever since. Anderson has become an icon in the sport and his legacy continues on with drivers such as Adam Anderson driving their own variations of the original Grave Digger.

Other popular monster trucks include Bigfoot, Maximum Destruction, El Toro Loco, and Monster Mutt. Bigfoot is credited as being the first purpose-built monster truck, and has been around since 1975.

Maximum Destruction is one of the most decorated trucks in history with multiple championships under its belt. El Toro Loco is a fan favorite for its outrageous stunts, while Monster Mutt has become a hit with kids thanks to its colorful design.


When it comes to popularity, Grave Digger is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable and beloved monster trucks of all time. With over four decades of success under its belt, it continues to draw in fans with its spectacular stunts and powerful performance. While there are many other fantastic monster trucks out there, Grave Digger stands out among them as one of the most popular.

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Karen Watkins