Rivian R1S SUV Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+, Joining R1T Pickup

February 27, 2024

IRVINE, Calif. – Rivian Automotive, along with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), today announced the electric vehicle builder’s R1S SUV as an IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ for the 2023 model year. R1S joins the Rivian R1T pickup in receiving this designation, meaning both of the company’s flagship consumer vehicles now hold the independent nonprofit’s highest safety award for 2023. To date for the 2023 model year, the Rivian R1S is one of only X vehicles in the large SUV category to win the TOP SAFETY PICK+ award. The 2023 Rivian R1T pickup is one of just three large pickups to earn the TOP SAFETY PICK+ designation to date. “We are delighted to see R1S join the R1T in receiving the TOP SAFETY PICK+ award and will continue to make safety a key priority for our customers as they take on their next adventure.”From IIHS: The requirements are tougher for both the lower-tier TOP SAFETY PICK and higher-tier TOP SAFETY PICK+ award in 2023.