Pickup trucks are some of the most popular vehicles in the United States, and electric trucks look like they’ll soon be following suit. With the increase in the number of electric pickup trucks available, you might be torn about which one is best. And while there’s not exactly a definitive number one, there’s certainly a few really great choices, as well as the perfect electric truck for you. These are the three best electric pickup trucks coming out in 2022.
The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is one of the best electric pickup trucks coming out in 2022
One of the greatest things about the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is its similarity to the regular old Ford F-150. The F-150 is the best-selling vehicle in the world, so it makes sense that when Ford started to go electric, its favorite pickup truck would be among the first to make the conversion. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning offers a lot of things that the internal combustion engine F-150 does, but with an electric engine.
The electric Ford Lightning has an engine that can put out up to 563 hp and 775 lb-ft of torque. Ford says that’s the most of any Ford F-150 ever, which will certainly be a huge selling point. It has hands-free highway driving and usability electricity onboard. The Lightning can even tow up to 10,000 pounds.
If the Ford Lightning sounds too good to be true, you might be right – at least for now. Currently, the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is overreserved. That means that even if you’ve placed a deposit for the 2022 version, it’s very likely you won’t actually be able to get one. Rumor has it that Ford will only be able to make 15,000 2022 Lightnings, yet they’ve accepted over 200,000 reservations for this electric truck. It looks like a whole lot of people will either be waiting awhile to get what they want, or getting a refund. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning price starts at $39,974.
The 2022 Rivian R1T is changing how people think of electric trucks
The 2022 Rivian R1T is one of the best electric pickup trucks. It doesn’t look like the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning. It doesn’t look like the Tesla Cybertruck. In fact, it doesn’t look like anything on the market right now. The Rivian R1T is the first official electric truck to hit the market, and it’s both rugged and cutting edge. Perhaps most compelling about the 2022 Rivian R1T’s engine is its incredibly powerful engine. The R1T can make up to 800 hp and 900 lb-ft of torque.
The 2022 Rivian R1T is fast. It’s incredibly fast. It can go from 0 to 60 in just 3 seconds, which is pretty incredible for a heavy pickup truck. In addition, its hearty engine allows the R1T to tow a pretty respectable 11,000 pounds. The Rivian electric pickup truck price is high, at $67,500.
The Tesla Cybertruck will be one of the best electric pickup trucks – if it actually gets made
The Tesla Cybertruck will undoubtedly be one of the best electric pickup trucks, but that’s only if it actually becomes a reality. The Tesla Cybertuck has faced so many setbacks and changes in its production date that no one’s sure when – or even if – the Tesla Cybertruck will come to fruition. If it does become an actual truck, the Tesla Cybertruck will be the most spacehsip-looking electric truck there is.
The Tesla Cybertruck will have an excellent range, at up to 500 miles on a single charge. It’s also supposed to be fast, able to go from 0 to 60 in just 2.9 seconds. Tesla also says that the Cybertruck will also be able to tow up to 14,000 pounds. Its price is affordable too, estimated to start at around $39,000 (though Tesla has removed pricing from its website).
2022 is going to bring some of the best electric pickup trucks, and it will be interesting to see just how well they’re embraced. With their excellent range, sleek design, and cutting edge technology, it’s likely people will start making the switch to electric pickup trucks sooner than anyone thought.