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Ford F-150 Lightning range outperforms Rivian electric pickups and lags behind GMC

Ford F-150 Lightning range outperforms Rivian electric pickups and lags behind GMC

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

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Detroit – Ford Motor The 2022 F-150 Lightning pickup truck will have an electric range of 320 miles, according to final EPA estimates released Monday by the automaker.

The top range of the all-electric truck is 20 miles higher than Ford initially estimated, making it just over the 2022 range. Rivian R1T, but still shy in 2022 GMC Hummer EV.

The Rivian R1T with the optional larger battery pack is rated for up to 314 miles. GM’s GMC Hummer Edition 1 pickup has a top speed of 329 miles. Both are the only currently available versions of the vehicles.

Both the Rivian and GM confirmed long-range pickup options will be available at later dates, including the R1T with a range of more than 400 miles and a Hummer pickup at 350 miles. These models are not currently for sale.

While the F-150 Lightning has a lower range than the Hummer, it is more efficient. The Lightning and R1T both have a combined city and highway rating of 70 mpg, which is an electric vehicle’s mileage-per-gallon equivalent range. The Hummer has a rating of 47 mpg, which is 33% lower than other pickups, Depending on the vehicle and driver.

In general, the F-150 Lightning will come with a range of 230 miles, 300 miles, or 320 miles, depending on the model and size of the vehicles’ battery packs.

Ford is expected to begin serial production of the F-150 Lightning soon, with deliveries Starting in the spring. A work-oriented version of the F-150 lightning will start around $40 thousand, while a high-end model will run around $90,000.

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a Tesla Pickup could lead the pack someday, but not yet. When CEO Elon Musk first unveiled his automaker Cybertruck in November 2019He claimed that the electric angular versions of the truck would have a range of up to 500 miles. Production of the pickup truck has been delayed several times, and is not expected until next year, Musk said in January.