2024 Rivian R1S: EPA Range, Energy Consumption & Price Revealed


The 2024 Rivian R1S lineup with different battery options and powertrain configurations has been reviewed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), revealing driving range and energy consumption figures. The SUV comes with four battery options – Standard, Standard+, Large, and Max, along with various powertrain configurations.

Why does it matter?

The Rivian R1S boasts an EPA combined range of 270-400 miles, depending on the battery and powertrain setup. Surprisingly, the model with the largest 149 kWh Max battery offers the longest range of 400 miles. Notably, the Quad-Motor version with four motors is less efficient than the Dual-Motor version, showcasing ranges from 274 to 321 miles. Energy consumption ranges between 411 and 475 watt-hours per mile, with the Max battery surprisingly being the most efficient despite being the largest.

How is it going to shape the future?

The detailed insights into the driving range and energy consumption of the 2024 Rivian R1S provide valuable information for potential buyers looking for an electric SUV. With pricing starting at $74,900 and federal tax credits available for certain models, the Rivian R1S offers a compelling option in the electric vehicle market. Additionally, Rivian’s application of substantial price cuts to new vehicles in its existing inventory signals a positive trend for prospective buyers. It’s clear that Rivian is making strides towards offering competitive electric vehicles that cater to a variety of needs and preferences.