Comparison between:
- 2021 Rivian R1T Launch Edition
- 2022 Rivian R1S Explore

Brand, model, trim, price

Information about the brand, series, model name and year, trim and price of the electric vehicle.

2021 Rivian R1T Launch Edition2022 Rivian R1S Explore
2021 Rivian R1T Launch Edition2022 Rivian R1S Explore
TrimLaunch EditionExplore
Model year20212022
MarketNorth AmericaNorth America
PriceUSD 75,000 (USA, Nov 2020)USD 70,000 (USA, Nov 2020)

Body style, dimensions, volumes, weights.

Information about the EV body style, dimensions, clearance, volumes, curb weight, GVWR.

Body stylePick-upPick-up
MaterialsSteel
Carbon-fiber
Aluminium
Steel
Carbon-fiber
Aluminium
Exterior colorsLimestone
Midnight
Forest Green
L.A. Silver
Rivian Blue
Glacier White
Compass Yellow
Red Canyon
El Cap Granite
Launch Green
Limestone
Midnight
Forest Green
L.A. Silver
Rivian Blue
Glacier White
Compass Yellow
Red Canyon
El Cap Granite
Interior colorsBlackBlack
Gray
Number of doors44
Number of seats55 / 7
Length218.0 in
5537 mm
202.0 in
5131 mm
Width with folded mirrors79.0 in
2007 mm
79.0 in
2007 mm
Height72.0 in
1829 mm
72.0 in
1829 mm
Wheelbase135.0 in
3429 mm
121.0 in
3073 mm
Front track67.3 in
1710 mm
67.3 in
1710 mm
Rear track67.3 in
1710 mm
67.3 in
1710 mm
Clearance-8.1 in
205 mm
Minimum clearance9.4 in
240 mm
9.6 in
245 mm
Maximum clearance14.4 in
366 mm
14.4 in
366 mm
Trunk volume311.5 l
11.00 ft3
0.31 m3
311.5 l
11.00 ft3
0.31 m3
Secondary trunk volume-141.5 l
5.00 ft3
0.14 m3
Curb weight5886.34 lb
2670 kg
5842.25 lb
2650 kg
Payload1763.7 lb
800 kg
1807.79 lb
820 kg
GVWR7650.04 lb
3470 kg
7650.04 lb
3470 kg
Additional informationWater fording depth (max) - 1 m
Approach angle in offroad mode - 34º
Departure angle in offroad mode - 29.3º
Ramp breakover angle in offroad mode - 25.7º
Max climbing gradient - 45 degrees
Bed length (tailgate up) - 1372 mm
Bed length (tailgate down) - 2128 mm
Bed width - 1295 mm
Rear bin volume - 200 l
Gear tunnel - 337 l
Underseat volume - 95 l
Towing capability - 5000 kg
Water fording depth (max) - 1 m
Approach angle in offroad mode - 34.3º
Departure angle in offroad mode - 33.7º
Ramp breakover angle in offroad mode - 28.9º
Max climbing gradient - 45 degrees
Towing capability - 3500 kg

Electric motor

Information about the model's electric motor and its performance

Additional informationFour motors total torque (135 kWh pack) - 1120 Nm
Four motors total power (135 kWh pack) - 562 kW
Power per wheel - 147 kW
Torque per wheel - 3500 Nm
Four motors total torque (135 kWh pack) - 1120 Nm
Four motors total power (135 kWh pack) - 562 kW
Power per wheel - 147 kW
Torque per wheel - 3500 Nm

Performance

Information about the top speed and acceleration of the model.

Top speed124.9 mph
201.0 km/h
124.9 mph
201.0 km/h
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h7.00 s-
Acceleration from 0 to 60 mph3.00 s3.00 s

Driving range

Information about the official driving range of the model according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Driving rangeReal range: 300.1 mi / 483.0 kmReal range: 300.1 mi / 483.0 km

Energy efficiency

Information about the energy efficiency of the model in various measurement units according to EPA, NEDC, WPTL.

Energy efficiency--

Steering

Information about the type of the steering mechanism of the model and related features.

Type of steering mechanismRack and pinionRack and pinion
Type of power steeringElectronicElectronic

Transmission

Information about the transmission of the model.

Type of transmissionAutomatic single-speed reduction gearAutomatic single-speed reduction gear
DrivetrainAll-wheel drive (AWD)All-wheel drive (AWD)

Suspension

Information about the system of components that connects the wheels and axles to the chassis.

Front suspensionIndependent
Double wishbone
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Independent
Double wishbone
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Rear suspensionIndependent
Multi-link
Pneumatic (air suspension)
Independent
Multi-link
Pneumatic (air suspension)

Brakes

Information about the brake system used on this model.

Front brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs
Rear brakesVentilated discsVentilated discs

Rims

Information about the rims available for this electric car.

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Tyres

Information about the tyres available for this electric vehicle.

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Battery

Specifications and features of the rechargeable battery that powers this vehicle.

Battery capacity135 kWh135 kWh
Number of cells77767776
LocationUnder the floor, middleUnder the floor, middle
CoolingWater-based coolant circulationWater-based coolant circulation

Charging type

Information about the different types of charging of this specific electric car.

Charging typeDC fast charging, 160 kWDC fast charging, 160 kW

Onboard charger/Charging port

Information about the onboard charger(s)/charging port(s) available on this electric vehicle.

Onboard charger/Charging portOnboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kWOnboard charger, Type 1 CCS1, 11 kW

Charging time

Information about the estimated charging time for this EV depending on the various type of charging it supports.

Charging timeDC fast charging, 0:41DC fast charging, 0:41

Additional features

A list of standard and optional exterior and interior features of the model.

Additional features3 x 110-volt outlets placed in the bin (S)
Bed camera with alerts (S)
Bin-integrated compressed air (S)
2 x bin-integrated locking cables for securing gear (S)
Gear Guard (S)
Off-Road Upgrade with reinforced underbody shield, dual front bumper tow hooks and air compressor (S)
Powered tonneau cover (S)
Telescoping racks (S)
8 x airbags for occupant protection (S)
Camera, lidar, radar (S)
11 x cameras (S)
Launch Edition interior badging (S)
Level 3 autonomy for highway (S)
5 x radars (S)
Reinforcements of the skateboard platform (S)
Ultrasonic and a high precision GPS coupled with high definition maps (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (S)
12.3-inch instrument cluster (S)
15.6-inch center touch screen (S)
6.8-inch rear touch screen (S)
Rivian Elevation 360° audio (S)
Driver and passenger lumbar adjustment (S)
Heated and ventilated seats (S)
100% recycled microfiber headliner (S)
Chilewich floor mats (S)
Compass Yellow interior accents (S)
Natural-grained ash wood interior finishes (S)
Perforated vegan leather seating with patterned stitching (S)
3 x 110-volt outlets placed in the bin (S)
Bed camera with alerts (S)
Bin-integrated compressed air (S)
2 x bin-integrated locking cables for securing gear (S)
Telescoping racks (S)
8 x airbags for occupant protection (S)
11 x cameras (S)
Level 3 autonomy for highway (S)
5 x radars (S)
Reinforcements of the skateboard platform (S)
Ultrasonic and a high precision GPS coupled with high definition maps (S)
12 x ultrasonic sensors (S)
12.3-inch instrument cluster (S)
15.6-inch center touch screen (S)
6.8-inch rear touch screen (S)
Standard surround sound (S)
50/50 folding of thord row seats (S)
60/40 folding of second row seats (S)
Driver lumbar adjustment (S)
Heated seats (S)
100% recycled textile floor mats (S)
Matte black interior finishes (S)
Textile headliner (S)
Vegan leather seating with performance stitching (S)
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