In a day and age where technology is steadily and rapidly taking over everything, it is no surprise that electric trucks are a thing and even more, they are here to stay. Whether you have a keen interest in electric trucks or you are looking to acquire one, this article would walk you through 7 of the best electric trucks of 2023 and those coming up.
- Rivian R1T
- Ford F-150 Lightning
- GMC Hummer EV SUT
- Chevrolet Silverado EV
- Lordstown Endurance
- GMC Sierra EV
- Tesla Cybertruck
This mid-size truck packs an impressive punch with 4 electric motors that allow for quick acceleration and one-pedal driving as well. The Rivian R1T features an 11,000-pound towing capacity and over 300 miles of electric range. The interior of the truck is just as aesthetically pleasing as it is functional, the truck comes with a 4.5-foot cargo bed, a large front truck, and a gear tunnel for storing items. Even more, the truck’s adjustable air suspension can either raise or lower the truck for your convenience. It also features a touchscreen interface as well.
Price: $67,500 – $73,000
Ford F-150 lightning:
The 5-seater lightning truck features a towing capacity of 10,000 pounds, this falls short when compared to the Rivian R1T but it is still very impressive. The F-150 has two available battery options; the standard battery has an EPA- estimated range of 240 miles and the extended range battery has an estimated range of 320 miles. For more functionality, the ford features 4 different drive modes which include; off-road, sport, towing, and normal mode. This might look and to a little extent feel like a regular Ford F- 150 but the lightning lives up to its name as it can accelerate over 60mph in just 4 seconds.
Price: Starting from $40,000
GMC Hummer EV SUT (2023)
With its 1000 hp electric power train, this truck can reach up to 60mph in 3.3 seconds, it also boasts approximately 329 miles of driving per charge which is made even better with its 800V electrical architecture with 350KW fast charging capacity. The truck features a towing capacity of 7500 pounds and it speaks convenience in volumes with its hands-free driving mode. The removable roof allows users to enjoy the sun while cruising in the truck. It also features ample storage space and a large 13.4-inch display screen. The most appealing thing about the GMC Hummer EV SUT is its massive EV power which we find is pretty easy to maneuver.
Price: Starting from $87,000
Chevrolet Silverado EV (2024)
The Silverado is a mid-size truck that provides a range of approximately 400 miles per charge and it gets even better with the DC fast charging technique that charges the battery with 100 miles in 10 minutes. It has a 10,000-pound towing capacity and 1300-payload capacity. The adaptive air suspension allows it to reduce and increase in height. For the Silverado, we expect a Horsepower of at least 664. The interior promises ample storage space and a simple but very stylish two-tone leather upholstery. It is expected that all models will have an 11.0-inch infotainment display screen and an 8.0-inch digital gauge, with both systems easily configurable to the user’s tastes.
Price: Starting from $42,000
Lordstown Endurance (2023)
This four-motor powertrain produces 440hp and has a range of 200 miles on a single charge of the 109.0 kWh battery. As regards towing capacity, the Endurance truck has a towing capacity of 8000 pounds. It is already estimated that the Lordstown Endurance truck will clear 60mph in 6.3 seconds. The four-wheel drive setup will make for easy maintenance of the truck and it will also be quite easy to maneuver. The interior of the truck is very simplistic and it comes with a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
Price: Starting from $65,000
GMC Sierra EV (2024)
This electric truck is expected to come with a plethora of features that will make it stand out even in the very competitive market. The battery capacity is 754hp and it is said to be able to reach 400 miles on a single charge. Even better, the Sierra EV will support fast charging and this would enable the truck to charge 350kw and add approximately 100 miles of range in only 10 minutes. The maximum towing capacity is 9500 pounds and it can reach up to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The air suspension feature will allow it to increase or decrease in height. An exciting feature of this truck is its crab walk feature that allows the rear wheels and the front wheels to turn in the same direction, it also has a one-pedal driving option
Price: Starting from $108,000
With its sharp-edged exterior made from scratch and dent-resistant stainless steel, the Tesla Cybertruck looks like a quick glimpse into the future. This four-wheel drive has all the makings to become one of the best electric trucks in a very competitive market. It is expected to come in three variants
- The single motor truck will reach 60mph in 6.5 seconds and will have a towing capacity of 7500
- The dual motor truck will reach 60mph in 4.5 seconds and have a towing capacity of 10,000 pounds
- The three-motor truck is expected to go from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.9 seconds and it will have a towing capacity of 14000 pounds.
All cyber trucks Will have the air suspension feature, they will also have a 250 kW charging cable and a supercharge feature. The truck will be able to fit six people and it also comes with a wide 17-inch touchscreen infotainment system.
Price: Starting from $39,900
Picking an electric truck is no easy task particularly because the market is already filled with a lot of options but we recommend drafting out a budget as well as things you require in your ideal electric truck, this would help in zeroing down on the right one just for you.