Electric trucks: Charged-Up Workhorses Actually Taking Over the Market

How many electric trucks are available right now? Technically, only three are already on sale, but several others have open reservation books for consumers to hold their place in line. Because of these reservations, some of these EV trucks will take years to fulfill the orders. Do you have unanswered questions regarding these new electric pickups? So do we; here are some answers to your questions.

What electric trucks are available for 2023?

Tesla Cybertruck on the road, notice the lack of side view mirrors
Tesla Cybertruck |Tesla

There were three EV truck models for 2022, but 2023 is when we’ll see an incredible expansion of this market. Several new electric pickup truck models are scheduled to arrive this year. Some of these are:

  • Chevy Silverado EV
  • GMC Sierra EV
  • Ram 1500 Revolution BEV
  • Toyota Pickup EV
  • Tesla Cybertruck

These five new models will add to the market that already has the Ford F-150 Lightning, Rivian R1T, and GMC Hummer EV trucks. Of these, the Ford electric truck is the most popular, useful, and traditional.

Is Ford working on another electric truck?

While other automakers begin to bring their EV truck models to the market; Ford has plans to build another electric pickup truck. Autoblog.com quoted Ford CEO Jim Farley by saying:

“We’re already pushing dirt down in the Blue Oval City for another electric pickup truck that’s different than this one.” – Ford CEO Jim Farley

Whether this quote refers to an electric Ranger or Maverick or we’ll see the first Super Duty model powered by electricity is unknown.

Which EV truck will be the best?

Silver-colored 2024 Chevy Silverado EV
2024 Chevy Silverado EV | Chevrolet

Currently, the Ford electric truck is the top-rated by Kelley Blue Book experts. This model is followed by the Rivian R1T and GMC Hummer EV. Will the Ford F-150 Lightning retain its top position with the new Chevy electric truck on the road, or will it succumb to a new model? Could the new Tesla Cybertruck eventually take this top spot? The race is on, and the competition is growing in this new electrified pickup truck market.

Which electric truck will have the longest range?

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning with a Loaded Frunk
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning with a Loaded Frunk | Ford

The electric truck sitting on top of the pile currently offers the longest driving range. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning 4WE Extended Range model has a driving range of 320 miles, which is the longest in the EV truck market. The new Chevy Silverado EV, GMC Sierra EV, Tesla Cybertruck, and Ram 1500 Revolution BEV should quickly surpass this number. Will this cause Ford to improve the driving range of the Lightning? Maybe.

Which EV truck has the most horsepower?

A green 2023 GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck is parked outside.
The 2023 GMC Hummer EV | General Motors

The GMC Hummer EV is currently the most powerful electric pickup truck in the market. This truck comes with three motors and up to 1,000 horsepower. The drivetrain of this massive truck can rocket this 9,000-pound monster to 60 mph in only three seconds. The Tesla Cybertruck has the Hummer EV squarely in its sights. This new Tesla truck is expected to cut the sprint time to 2.9 seconds.

Have your electric truck questions been answered?

Ford F-150 Lightning Towing a Trailer
Ford F-150 Lightning Towing a Trailer | Ford

While most of these questions are answered, each one brings up more questions, which is expected in a growing market. With more EV trucks heading our way, the next few years will be interesting as we see which electric pickup trucks become the leaders in this arena.

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