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2023 Rivian R1S

MSRP range: $78,000 - $90,000 Price range reflects Base MSRP for various trim levels, not including options or fees.

2023 Rivian R1S videos

Rivian R1S vs. Tesla Model X Plaid | Three Row EV SUV Comparison Test | Which Luxury EV SUV Is Best?

NOTE: This video is about the 2022 Rivian R1S, but since the 2023 Rivian R1S is part of the same generation, our earlier analysis still applies.

The Rivian R1S and Tesla Model X Plaid each take a very different approach to the large luxury three-row EV SUV segment — a segment in which they're essentially the only two major players. Tesla's got years of experience under its belt at this point — though it's definitely still a startup — while Rivian is the newcomer looking to fight. Both SUVs are mega-powerful and lay down performance figures that seem to defy the laws of physics, and both boast impressive electric rangers. So, which one comes out on top? Join Edmunds' Ryan ZumMallen in the video above to find out!


Is the Rivian R1S a good car?

The Edmunds experts tested the 2023 R1S both on the road and at the track, giving it a 8.1 out of 10. What about cargo capacity? When you're thinking about carrying stuff in your new car, keep in mind that the R1S has 17.7 cubic feet of trunk space. And then there's safety and reliability. Edmunds has all the latest NHTSA and IIHS crash-test scores, plus industry-leading expert and consumer reviews to help you understand what it's like to own and maintain a Rivian R1S. Learn more

What's new in the 2023 Rivian R1S?

According to Edmunds’ car experts, here’s what’s new for the 2023 Rivian R1S:

  • No major changes for 2023
  • Max battery pack will become available late in the model year
  • Part of the first R1S generation introduced for 2022
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Is the Rivian R1S reliable?

To determine whether the Rivian R1S is reliable, read Edmunds' authentic consumer reviews, which come from real owners and reveal what it's like to live with the R1S. Look for specific complaints that keep popping up in the reviews, and be sure to compare the R1S's average consumer rating to that of competing vehicles. Learn more

Is the 2023 Rivian R1S a good car?

There's a lot to consider if you're wondering whether the 2023 Rivian R1S is a good car. Edmunds' expert testing team reviewed the 2023 R1S and gave it a 8.1 out of 10. Safety scores, fuel economy, cargo capacity and feature availability should all be factors in determining whether the 2023 R1S is a good car for you. Learn more

How much should I pay for a 2023 Rivian R1S?

The least-expensive 2023 Rivian R1S is the 2023 Rivian R1S Adventure 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD). Including destination charge, it arrives with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of about $78,000.

Other versions include:

  • Adventure 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) which starts at $78,000
  • Launch Edition 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD) which starts at $90,000
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What are the different models of Rivian R1S?

If you're interested in the Rivian R1S, the next question is, which R1S model is right for you? R1S variants include Adventure 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD), and Launch Edition 4dr SUV AWD (electric DD). For a full list of R1S models, check out Edmunds’ Features & Specs page. Learn more