Rivian R1T, R1S Range and Economy Figures Revealed by EPA

When we finished our recent drive of the 2022 Rivian R1T, the EPA still hadn’t finalized its range and efficiency figures for the electric pickup truck, so the best we had to go on was the company’s internal estimate of around 300 miles on a full charge. Now the EPA has weighed in after testing the 2022 Rivian R1T pickup and its R1S SUV sibling.

For one, Rivian’s estimate seems to have panned out. The EPA rates the pickup for 314 miles of range, while the SUV comes in at 316. And this is for R1T and R1S trucks and SUVs fit with Rivian’s “smaller” battery pack.

The 135-kWh pack (133 kWh usable) is small only in regard to what the company wants to offer in the future; it’s the biggest on the market, at least until the gargantuan 200-kWh pack in the GMC Hummer EV shows up. Let the electric truck range wars commence.

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