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It seems like we can expect the Hummer pickup's bed size to be about 5 feet, according to GM Authority.

According to media in attendance at the event, the GMC Hummer EV will feature a five-foot bed length, which will pair to a crew cab for passenger accommodations. The five-foot bed will put the Hummer EV on par with one of its chief rivals, the Rivian R1T, which is also expected to offer a five-foot bed. Meanwhile, the more outlandish Tesla Cybertruck will offer up a 6.5-foot bed.

It’s uncertain at this time if GMC will offer additional body configurations on the new Hummer EV. However, we do know that aside from a pickup truck model, the new GMC Hummer EV will also be offered in an SUV body style. As we covered previously, the Hummer EV will also feature a removable targa top for quick access to unlimited headroom.


I'm curious to see how everyone feels about this, considering a Silverado's bed size can be over 6 feet long. Is a 5 foot bed going to be enough for everyone?
 

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@Oakwood, for me personally, I have zero issue with a 5-foot bed, for a number of reasons.

- One...this truck is not going to be used to haul plywood or other similarly-sized objects very often, if at all. Hummers were virtually never used as work vehicles or vehicles to haul with, but as toys, weekend vehicles and trucks you just liked to be seen in. A 5-foot bed should be more than most ever need to haul gear, camping equipment, yard tools and materials, etc.

- Two...the shorter this bed is, the greater the departure angle, and the better the Hummer EV SUT is off-road. If this had a six-foot bed, not only will you have more rear overhang to decrease departure angle, but you'll also have a lesser breakover angle underneath the truck resulting from the longer-than-needed wheelbase. Since we've already heard that the new Hummers have been mostly described as a thoroughly-modernized H3 (Hummer EV SUV) and H3T (Hummer EV SUT), and the H3T bed was plenty big enough for the people who bought them, with off-road capabilities in mind, I like the idea.

- Lastly...GM probabky doesn't want to have inter-corporation competition between the Hummer SUT and the soon to be released Silverado EV. The Silverado will be billed as the utilitarian EV truck, with the Hummer SUT being the off-road/lifestyle EV truck. Giving the Hummer a 5-foot bed keeps it from killing the Silverado before it has a chance to live. Well that, and of course the prices. But I think anything to differentiate the Hummer EV SUT from the Silverado EV is welcome within corporate ranks.

I don't know if anyone agrees, but I think the 5-foot bed is a good idea. If the truck gets a folding midgate like the H2 and Avalanche did...even better!
 

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I have no problem with the bed only being 5-feet. If I end up getting the pickup or SUV version I'm not going to do a lot of serious towing/hauling anyway.

Like @StillHummer said, let the Silverado be the utilitarian EV pickup. The Hummer should be more off-road focused anyway.
 
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