Compare 2022 Rivian R1T vs 2021 Tesla Model X

2022 Rivian R1T
2021 Tesla Model X
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Adventure Package AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
R1T Adventure Package AWD N/A N/A N/A $73,000
R1T Explore Package AWD N/A N/A N/A $67,500
R1T Launch Edition AWD N/A N/A N/A $85,000
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Long Range AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model X Long Range AWD N/A N/A N/A $104,990
Model X Long Range Plus AWD N/A N/A N/A $79,990
Model X Performance AWD N/A N/A N/A $99,990
Model X Plaid AWD N/A N/A N/A $119,990

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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$73,000
$104,990

Monthly Payment Estimate

$1217 / month
$1750 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

9.0
7.8

TCC’s Bottom Line

The 2022 Rivian R1T balances off-road capability with on-road luxury unlike any other pickup truck. If you can look past the gimmickry of the falcon doors, the 2021 Tesla Model X can render the big gas-guzzling family SUV obsolete.

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Fuel Economy

City

Coming Soon Coming Soon

Highway

Coming Soon Coming Soon

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Exterior Dimensions

Height, Overall (in)

78.2 66

Ground Clearance, Rear (in)

8.7 -

Wheelbase (in)

135.8 116.7

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

79 78.7

Ground Clearance, Front (in)

8.7 -

Length, Overall (in)

217.1 198.3

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 5.4

Track Width, Rear (in)

- 67.3

Track Width, Front (in)

- 67.1

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)

51.1 -

Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)

50.2 -

Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)

54.1 -

Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)

51.1 -

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)

- 87.8

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA NA

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System (Second Line)

4-Wheel -

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- 14

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

- 14.4

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

- NA

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

- 40.8

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

LT275/55HR21 P275/45VR20

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

LT275/55HR21 P265/45VR20

Spare Tire Size

NA NA

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

11000 5000

Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)

11000 5000

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

500 500

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

1100 500

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

5000 5000

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

21 20 X 9.5

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

NA NA

Front Wheel Size (in)

21 20 X 9

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA NA

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Aluminum

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

600 670

Engine Type

Electric Electric

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

600 -

Engine Order Code

NA NA

Engine Oil Cooler

None -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

NA -

Estimated Battery Range (mi)

260 351

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

NA -

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

NA -

Transmission

Trans Description Cont. Again

NA NA

Transfer Case Model

None -

Trans Order Code

NA NA

Trans Description Cont.

Automatic Automatic

Trans PTO Access

No -

Transfer Case Power Take Off

No -

Trans Type

1 1

Drivetrain

All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

First Gear Ratio (:1)

- 8.28

Summary

Vehicle Name

Rivian R1T Tesla Model X

Body Code

T -

Body Style

Crew Cab Sport Utility

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear

Multi-Link Multi-Link

Axle Type - Rear

Independent -

Suspension Type - Front

Multi-Link Double Wishbone

Axle Type - Front

Independent -

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

- Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

- Multi-Link

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

- TBD - - TBD -

Vehicle

EPA Classification

- Standard SUV 4WD

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

- 5185

Crash Test Ratings

Overall Rating

-

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

-

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

-

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

-

Overall Side Crash Rating

-

Side Barrier Rating

-

Side Barrier Rating Driver

-

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

-

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

-

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

-

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

-

Rollover Rating

-
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