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Published date: April 5, 2024

What you need to know about Chevy’s Silverado EV First-Edition RST

What you need to know about Chevy’s Silverado EV First-Edition RST

Chevy unveiled the specs for its first electric pick-up truck: the Silverado EV First-Edition RST. It now joins an array of electric trucks available in the U.S. such as the Ford F-150 Lightning, Rivian R1T, GMC Hummer Truck and Tesla Cybertruck. How does the Silverado EV compare? Let’s dive in.

Chevrolet Silverado EV truck driving on highway with snowy mountains in background
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Chevy Silverado EV price

The Silverado EV First-Edition RST is the first trim of many that Chevrolet plans to roll out. The MSRP is expected to start at $94,500 plus $1,995 DFC, and first deliveries are expected to begin by mid-2024. Relative to other EV trucks, this price is on the more expensive side, although still cheaper than GMC’s Hummer truck:

  • F-150 Lightning XLT: $54,995
  • Rivian R1T: $69,900
  • Tesla Cybertruck: $81,895
  • Chevrolet Silverado EV RST: $94,400
  • GMC Hummer Truck: $96,550

Chevy Silverado EV Range, Battery Size & Charging

While on the pricier side, the Silverado EV comes with range and battery perks. With a range of 440 miles, the Silverado EV First-Edition RST stands out from its competitors, which in comparison have closer to around 300-350 miles of range. It also has a 200-kWh battery pack.

The Silverado EV First-Edition RST is compatible with 350-kWh DC charging stations and drivers of the EV truck will have access to over 100,000 charging stations across North America thanks to GM’s Ultium Charge 360 plan. The First-Edition RST also has the ability to get 100 miles of range in around 10 minutes through DC fast charging. The EV truck will also come with a complimentary Level 2 GM Energy Powershift home charger with 19.2kW of power. If you need assistance installing a charger at home, we can help.

Additionally, 7.2kW of power is available to power whatever is needed when working at a job site, camping or even needing to charge another electric vehicle.

Chevy Silverado EV Features

The Silverado EV First-Edition RST will have a black or white exterior and a black interior. With the power of a true pick-up, it boasts a 754 horsepower and 785 lb-ft torque, and is capable of towing 10,000 pounds, with a payload capacity of 1,300 pounds. It also goes from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.5 seconds.

Some additional features include four-wheel steering, a 17-inch infotainment display screen, Super Cruise with trailering assistance technology, and more. The Silverado EV will also come with Chevrolet’s Multi-Flex Tailgate and 24-inch wheels. It has 10 power outlets on board with a total output of 10.2kW, a proprietary accessory cord, and has the ability to charge other electric vehicles.

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Our team of experts are also ready to help you choose the right electric vehicle charger for your car and home. You can also read our blogpost on selecting the best home EV charger based on your EV make and model for more insights.

When deciding on a home charger, make sure it is compatible with your electric car and meets your charging needs. Lectrium is here to make sure your EV charging experience is efficient and fits your unique requirements.

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