2022 Rivian R1S Review


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Off-road capability, quick acceleration, and luxurious cabin surroundings are all standard.

Rivian R1S


Orange Lightning

High starting price, uncomfortable ride, and no Android Auto or Apple CarPlay.

What's New

Only a quad-motor configuration and a 128.9-kWh "Large" battery are available with the R1S.

Battery Life

Its range, according to the EPA, is 316 miles (2 miles more than its R1t equivalent).


Only 230 miles of highway driving could be accomplished by the R1S with the 128.9 kWh battery before it needed to be recharged.

Fuel Economy

According to the EPA, the R1S SUV will achieve 73 MPGe in the city, 65 MPGe on the highway, and 69 MPGe overall.

EV Motor

The 835 horsepower of the R1S makes it feel incredibly quick.


The R1S has a gorgeously designed cabin with modern styling, luxurious leather, beautiful wood trim, and two big displays.

Payload Capacity

The payload capacity of the R1S is 1800 pounds.


The R1S reached 60 mph at our test track in 3.1 seconds.