Rivian announced Friday that the first model model of its all-electric R1T pickup truck has an official EPA vary of 314 miles, whereas its R1T SUV comes in a skosh better at 316 miles.
The official vary and fuel economy values were posted on the U.S. EPA net attach. The official numbers align with Rivian’s indulge in earlier estimates, which it has marketed as 300 miles.
Whereas EPA estimates can’t fable for assorted utilizing kinds, the check cycle is sturdy sufficient to originate an correct benchmark for purchasers procuring for an electric automobile.
On this case, Rivian has the income of being the first electric truck in the marketplace. Ford’s F-150 Lightning, which isn’t anticipated to advance in the marketplace till spring 2022, has a targeted vary of 230 miles in the widespread and up to 300 miles in the extended model. The EPA has no longer issued official ranges for the Ford Lightning.
Rivian’s “Starting up model” R1T truck and R1S SUV advance geared up with a 135-kWh battery pack that is branded as the “wide pack.” Deliveries of the Starting up Version autos are slated to open up this month.
The R1T and R1S autos shall be equipped in two trims, each of which are equipped with the an identical 135-kWh-pack dimension. The Gallop variant of the R1T, which has a top rate interior, begins at $73,000. The R1T Locate excellent begins at $67,500.
The Gallop excellent in the R1S SUV begins at $75,500, whereas the Locate kit has a tainted label of $70,000.
Rivian intends to open up deliveries of the Gallop and Locate functions in January 2022.
Rivian also plans to provide a excellent better pack, dubbed the “Max pack,” for the R1T. That better pack costs an extra $10,000 and is anticipated to push the vary of the R1T previous 400 miles. The EPA has no longer posted an official vary for the max pack or other editions, including a planned smaller battery pack possibility.