Rivian beats Tesla when it arrives to warranties

As it gears up to start off deliveries of its R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV this summer time, electrical-vehicle startup Rivian has presented facts on the warranties customers can be expecting.

For the full motor vehicle, there’s a 5-yr/60,000-mile in depth guarantee.

Then there are 8-calendar year/175,000-mile warranties for each the battery and drivetrain. Rivian also ensures the battery will retain at the very least 70% of its ability for 8 decades.

On best of this, Rivian gives an eight-calendar year warranty with unrestricted miles for corrosion of body panels.

Rivian R1S

Rivian R1S

People warranties are remarkable, specifically when you take into consideration that Tesla, the current standard in the EV arena, delivers a optimum eight-calendar year/150,000-mile warranty on its batteries, and this is minimal to the Design S and Model X. The Product 3 Common Array guarantee only covers 100,000 miles, though the warranty for all other Product 3 variants and the Product Y covers 120,000 miles.

Rivian’s in depth guarantee is also much better than the standard one particular provided by Tesla which is a four-calendar year/50,000-mile guarantee.

Rivian, which is contemplating going general public by means of an IPO, at first unveiled the R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV at the 2018 Los Angeles Car Exhibit. The vehicles arrive in exclusive Launch Version guise giving 300 miles of array and costs starting from $75,000 for the pickup and $77,500 for the SUV.

Normal versions will arrive in 2022, with pricing commencing from $67,500 for the pickup and $70,000 for the SUV.