Talking Cars (MP3)

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CR recently took delivery of the 2022 Rivian R1S we purchased for testing at our track. We share our first impressions of this all-electric 3-row SUV, and how it compares to the other major three-row EVs on the market, the Tesla Model X, and well as its pickup truck sibling, the Rivian R1T. We also help a viewer search for a truck that is more fuel efficient than a Toyota Highlander, but also can tow 5,000 lbs - does such a vehicle actually exist??



00:00 - Introduction

00:16 - Highlights: 2022 Rivian R1S

02:15 - Who Are The Competitors

04:44 - Unique Features

08:14 - The Power

12:47 - Regenerative Braking

17:42 - Driving Dynamics

19:49 - The Ride

20:30 - The Controls

24:17 - Question - Does a reliable and fuel efficient midsize SUV that can tow 5k pounds exist?


First Drive: Rivian R1S Proves to Be a Roomy, Quick All-Electric Three-Row SUV


2022 Rivian R1S


2022 Rivian R1T Electric Pickup Truck Wows Us as It Lives Up to the Hype


2023 Rivian R1T


How Well Can an Electric Pickup Truck Tow?


2023 Tesla Model X


Longer 2024 Toyota Grand Highlander Boasts Big Power


2023 Toyota Highlander


Guide to Car Safety


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