Rivian R1T Crushes Safety Tests, Earns Top Safety Pick+ Rating from IIHS

Everyone knows that Rivians are tough vehicles. But as per recent tests from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the R1T is actually one of the toughest and safest vehicles in the market today. In fact, the Rivian R1T became the only pickup truck that was able to garner a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the IIHS.

According to the IIHS, a giant in the world of car safety, the R1T is the first electric pickup truck EVER to snag the coveted "Top Safety Pick+" rating. That's a huge deal!

The IIHS put the R1T through a battery of tough tests, designed to simulate real-world crashes and assess how well the truck protects everyone inside. They even have a brand new test that checks how well the truck protects passengers in the rear seats. Good news – the R1T aced it! The test dummies in the back experienced low risk of injury, and everything stayed secure during the crash.

To get that "Top Safety Pick+" badge, a car also needs to do well in other tests. The IIHS evaluates how a car holds up in crashes from the front and side, and makes sure the headlights are bright enough to light up the road clearly. The R1T passed all those tests with flying colors. 

Finally, the IIHS checks how well a car's automatic emergency braking system works to avoid pedestrians. The R1T's system got an "acceptable" rating, which means it's doing a good job keeping people safe on the road.

Basically, the IIHS is saying the Rivian R1T is a top-notch safety champ. This is awesome news for anyone considering this electric adventure machine – you can feel confident knowing you and your passengers are well-protected wherever the road takes you.

So there you have it! The Rivian R1T continues to impress, not just with its performance and looks, but also with its top-tier safety features. Stay tuned for more exciting Rivian news, and happy adventuring!

Check out some of our cool Rivian accessories for your R1T and R1S!

Hit the road with a rooftop tent! The Rivian R1T & R1S Crossbar Tent Mount is built super tough, so you can camp confidently anywhere. It attaches easily to your truck's bed crossbars and gives you a solid base to mount your favorite rooftop tent. No need to be a mechanic, installation is a breeze!


Need a license plate holder that goes on in a flash? We hear you! The Rivian R1T / R1S Front License Plate Holder "Quick Bandit" is the answer. This bad boy uses a special latching system so you can take it on and off in seconds – seriously, it's that fast! Perfect if you want to keep your Rivian looking sleek when you're out cruising.


Keeping your Rivian R1S sparkling clean just got easier! These All-Weather Floor Mats by 3D MAXPider are the real deal. They're made with a super durable material that looks great and protects your floors from all kinds of messes, rain or shine. The special grippy bottoms mean no slipping or sliding either.


Same goes for the Rivian R1T All-Weather Floor Mats by 3D MAXPider! They'll keep your truck looking sharp and protected no matter what you throw at it. 


Want to keep your Rivian's touchscreens looking brand new? This Rivian R1T / R1S Tempered Glass Screen Protector is what you need. It's super strong and scratch-resistant, so you can say goodbye to fingerprints and keep your screens crystal clear.


Got a furry copilot? This Premium Rear Seat Pet Cover from 4knines is a must-have! It's made from super tough material that's easy to clean and protects your seats from spills, muddy paws, and whatever else your furry friend tracks in. Plus, it comes in hammock or non-hammock styles, so you can pick what works best for you.