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The EV era is moving ahead at a very rapid pace. Most automakers have plans for electric vehicles. Considering the increased popularity of SUVs, the EV segment that will likely be huge is electric SUVs. Previously, we covered the best electric crossovers and compact SUVs released in 2022. Now, we focus on the best midsize and full-size electric SUVs coming out in 2022. 

What are the best EV SUVs that will released in 2022?

Blue 2022 Rivian R1S electric SUV parked at an EV charging station
2022 Rivian R1S | Rivian

For our list, you’ll notice familiar automakers like GMC and Volkswagen. However, one of the exciting things about the EV era is that many startup electric vehicle automakers are making waves, such as Rivian

Here are the best electric SUVs coming out in 2022:

5. 2022 Volkswagen ID.6
4. 2022 VinFast VFe36
3. 2022 Bollinger B1
2. 2022 GMC Hummer EV
1. 2022 Rivian R1S

5. 2022 Volkswagen ID.6: Estimated base price of $50,000

Orange and purple 2022 Volkswagen ID.6 electric SUVs parked next to a forest
2022 Volkswagen ID.6 | Volkswagen

Volkswagen has big plans for electrification with its ID family of EV SUVs. The VW ID.4 crossover SUV is already a success, for it earned the World Car of the Year award. Now, Volkswagen expands its ID lineup with the 2022 VW ID.6 three-row SUV. Slotting in size below the VW Atlas, the VW ID.6 can seat up to seven people, go from 0-60 mph in 6.6 seconds, and offers a driving range of up to 365 miles.

4. 2022 VinFast VFe36: Estimated base price of $50,000 

Driver's side angle view of gray 2022 VinFast VFe36
2022 VinFast VFe36 | VinFast

If you’ve never heard the name “VinFast” before, you’re not alone. The Vietnamese automaker is relatively unknown in the United States, but that’s about to change, for its coming to America. VinFast recently designated Los Angeles as its North American headquarters. It plans to release two stylish SUVs: the compact VFe35 and the midsize VFe36. Available in two battery packs, the 2022 VinFast VFe36 offers either a 301- or 422-mile driving range, with an output of up to 402 hp.

3. 2022 Bollinger B1: Base price of $125,000

Driver's side front angle view of white 2022 Bollinger B1 electric SUV
2022 Bollinger B1 | Bollinger

The 2022 Bollinger B1 may have the looks of a vintage off-roader, but it features a modern and powerful electric powertrain. With its dual electric motors, the B1 delivers an output of 614 hp and a 0-60 mph time of 4.5 seconds. The Bollinger is also great for wilderness adventures, with its all-wheel drive system, a 15-inch ground clearance, and a two-speed transfer case. Also, the B1 has a towing capacity of 7,500 pounds and a driving range of up to 200 miles.

2. 2022 GMC Hummer EV: Base price of $79,995

Silver 2022 Hummer EV SUV driving through a stream
2022 Hummer EV SUV | Hummer

The 2nd-best electric SUV coming out in 2022 is the 2022 Hummer EV. Considering that the original Hummer was the poster child for gas-guzzling excess, it’s ironic that it reincarnates as an eco-friendly electric vehicle. 

The Hummer EV Pickup will be released first, followed by the Hummer EV SUV. With its three electric motors, the Hummer EV SUV delivers 1,000 hp, a 0-60 mph time as low as 3.0 seconds, and a driving range of up to 350 miles. Also, the Hummer EV SUV boasts off-road capabilities with features such as Crab Walk, an adaptive air suspension, and all-terrain tires.

2022 Rivian R1S: Base price of $70,000

Rivian Blue 2022 Rivian R1S EV SUV driving off-road in the desert
2022 Rivian R1S | Rivian

There is a considerable amount of positive buzz about EV startup Rivian, with its outdoor adventure and conversation focus and many heralding it as the next Tesla. We think this positive adulation is deserved, as the 2022 Rivian R1S takes the top spot for the best electric SUVs coming out in 2022. 

The Rivian R1S handles like a sports sedan for on-road driving. It also delivers serious off-road chops with its quad motor system, all-terrain tires, and adaptive air suspension, which enables you to raise and lower the height of the vehicle. The quad motor system in the Rivian R1S generates 800 hp, with a 0-60 mph time as low as 3.0 seconds and a driving range of up to 314 miles. Also, Rivian claims that a 400+ range model will be available at a later date.

Are you excited about all of the electric SUVs coming out in 2022? With many upcoming releases, including the Rivian R1S, Hummer EV, Bollinger B1, VinFast VFe36, and Volkswagen ID.6, you’ll have no shortage of good options for EV SUVs.


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