The Heaviest Credit Cards List (2022.11 Update: US Bank Shopper: 14g)

2022.11 Update: The new card US Bank Shopper is 14g in weight.

2022.7 Update: The new card Wells Fargo Autograph is 11g in weight.

2022.4 Update: The new card Bilt Mastercard (0 annual fee) is also a metal card! Its weight is 16g.

Most credit cards are made of plastic of approximately 5 grams (g) of plastic, but some are made of metal. Not all metal cards have the same weight, which begs the question… which card is heaviest?

JP Morgan Reserve: 27g

Annual fee: $450. You need to be a client of JP Morgan Private Bank in order to be eligible for this card (requires $10M investable assets).

Luxury Card MasterCard Gold Card: 22g

Annual fee: $995

Citi Prestige: 18g

Annual fee: $495. HT: reader Ray.

Citi AAdvantage Executive: 18g

Annual fee: $450

AmEx Centurion: 17g

Annual fee: $5,000. You have to be invited to apply for this card, there is no public application link. HT: reader erikfeifei.

AmEx Platinum: 17g

Annual fee: $550

HSBC Premier World Elite: 17g

Annual fee: $395. You need to have a HSBC Premier account in order to be eligible for this card. HT: reader Michael.

Capital One Venture X: 17g

Annual fee: $395

Capital One Savor: 17g

Annual fee: $95

Synchrony Verizon: 17g

Annual fee: $0

CNB Crystal: 17g

Annual fee: $400

Bilt Mastercard: 16g

Annual fee: $0.

US Bank Altitude Reserve: 16g

Annual fee: $400

Capital One Venture: 16g

Annuel fee: $95

Apple Card: 15g

Annual fee: $0

AmEx Gold: 15g

Annual fee: $250

AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant: 15g

Annual fee: $450

AmEx Delta SkyMiles Platinum: 15g

Annual fee: $250

US Bank Shopper: 14g

Annual fee: $95

AmEx Amazon Business Prime: 14g

Annual fee: $0

Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR): 13g

Annual fee: $450


Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP): 13g

Annual fee: $95


Chase Amazon Prime: 13g

Annual fee: $0

AmEx Delta Reserve: 12g

Annual fee: $550

Chase UA Club: 12g

Annual fee: $450

US Bank Altitude Go: 12g

Annual fee: $0

BoA Premium Rewards: 11g

Annual fee: $95. HT: Erik.

Wells Fargo Autograph: 11g

Annual fee: $0

Usual Plastic cards: 5g

Appendix: Discontinued Cards

Chase Ritz-Carlton: 28g! Annual fee: $450

Note: After Chase Ritz-Carlton stopped taking new applications in 2018.7 (you can still product change to this card), the material seems to have been replaced with less heavy metal.

New card (12g):

Old card (28g):


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