The 2022 GMC Hummer EV may be a lifestyle pickup that will be marketed toward adventurers and outdoorsmen, rather than tradesmen and fleets like so many other pickup trucks.
That said, the truck still has a usable bed and comes standard with the mighty convenient GMC MultiPro Tailgate as well. According to General Motors, the bed length for all GMC Hummer EV models will be about five feet, or 1.5 meters. This makes the bed stubbier than the ones offered on the GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab, as its short bed measures in at five feet and eight inches, while the standard bed is six feet and six inches long.
There is one way to extend the length of the GMC Hummer EV’s bed, however. The GMC MultiPro Tailgate includes a panel that can be raised into a “load stop” position, expanding the usable bed space to about six feet and ten inches. This could make the bed long enough to accommodate larger items like bicycles, small kayaks and powersports vehicles, among more.
It’s also worth noting that the 2022 GMC Hummer EV will have a large front trunk area as well, which offers some additional cargo space. GM has not said just how many cubic feet of cargo space the frunk has, but it looks large enough to swallow up tools, tow ropes, auxiliary lights and other small-to-medium-sized items that might normally go in the bed.
So while the 2022 GMC Hummer EV will not have a competitive bed length with a full-size light duty pickup truck like the GMC Sierra 1500, it still has a respectable amount of bed space – especially for the lifestyle customers that it will be marketed toward.
The truck, which rides on GM’s BT1 dedicated electric truck platform, will be available in four trim levels and with three different powertrain configurations. The most powerful version, the Edition 1, produces 1,000 horsepower from its tri-motor drive system, helping to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in roughly three seconds. GM has already filled all reservation slots for the Edition 1, and will commence deliveries in the fall of 2021.