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OK guys, looks like towing over long distance in an EV is a no go, so much sacrifice. That trailer behind my 2020 GMC 2500HD, would hardly be felt. For those that think EV's are going to take over the world in the next 5 years... NOPE... Duramax still has a long life ahead of it for trucks that work for a living.

 

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OK guys, looks like towing over long distance in an EV is a no go, so much sacrifice. That trailer behind my 2020 GMC 2500HD, would hardly be felt. For those that think EV's are going to take over the world in the next 5 years... NOPE... Duramax still has a long life ahead of it for trucks that work for a living.

The Max pack Rivian will be able to do this test without needing to charge. I expect the Hummer might be pretty close as well if they can knock the load down to 7500 lbs.

Don't forget that they are using the AT tires on this vehicle, which aren't going to get the best range. If you actually need the range for towing, you should be getting the 21" wheels on the Rivian.
 

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Here is another ICE versus EV towing test, using the Rivian and a Tundra. This was a lighter weight trailer, but still shows a lot of range loss for the EV.

 

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They need to do a travel test; set a Travel distance outside both vehicles range, then measure time and $$ spent to get to the destination.
 
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