2023 Toyota bZ4X EV is an all-electric SUV

The Toyota bZ4X EV is an all-new electric SUV that will be available in 2023. The bZ4X is based on the same platform as the Toyota RAV4 EV and will have a similar range of around 200 miles. The bZ4X will be available in both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive versions.

2023 Toyota bZ4X EV: release date price and specs

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toyota 2023 bz4x

Toyota helped usher in an era of eco-friendly cars with the Prius and its line of hybrid vehicles. However the Japanese automaker has been slow to pursue electric vehicles. With the bZ4X EV Toyota is entering the electric crossover SUV segment. Read more to find out 2023 Toyota bZ4X launch date price and specs.

When will the 2023 Toyota bZ4X be launched and go on sale?

Silver 2023 Toyota bZ4X crossover EV side view

The launch date for the 2023 Toyota bZ4X will be in mid-2022. It will be available at dealers nationwide. The bZ4X will likely be released first in Japan then in international markets like Europe and then in the US.

How much does the 2023 Toyota bZ4X cost?

Toyota has yet to announce pricing/cost information for the 2023 bZ4X. However the EV crossover is expected to start at an MSRP of around $37,000. Additionally customers may be eligible for the bZ4X’s $7,500 federal EV tax credit.

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What does the “bZ” in the Toyota bZ4X stand for?

The “bZ” in the Toyota bZ4X stands for “Beyond Zero”. It highlights Toyota’s commitment to producing zero-emission and higher-emission vehicles. The automaker is likely to produce a number of cars with the “bZ” acronym similar to Volkswagen’s ID series electric vehicles.

Toyota bZ4X specs: Range charge horsepower and acceleration

During the bZ4X concept’s debut earlier this year Toyota didn’t reveal much about its specs. However for the recently released production version the automaker provided more details on the specifications of the electric crossover SUV.

The bZ4X has a standard front-wheel-drive electric motor that produces 201 horsepower. It offers the option of a dual-motor all-wheel-drive version that boosts output to 215 horsepower. The all-wheel-drive bZ4X has a 0-62 mph time of 7.7 seconds. Although this is not a close match The acceleration time of the Tesla Model Y is similar to that of the Volkswagen ID.4

All bZ4X models feature a 64.0 kWh battery pack. With the bZ4X’s front-wheel-drive setup the battery pack provides 230 miles of range. With the all-wheel drive system the bZ4X’s range drops to 200 miles. DC fast charging will be standard on the bZ4X up to 80% Charge for 30 minutes. The bZ4X also offers solar roof panels that add 1000 miles of driving range per year.

Exterior and interior design of the Toyota bZ4X

Steering wheel touchscreen and front seats on the 2023 Toyota bZ4X

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The design of the production bZ4X is not much different from the concept model. It has a rather traditional design. The bZ4X shares design elements from the Toyota RAV4 and Venza and sits between the two crossover SUVs in terms of size.

The cabin inside the bZ4X is more futuristic than other Toyota models. A standout feature is the yoke-style steering wheel (instead of a round one) which is similar to the one in the Tesla Model S. For passenger and cargo space the bZ4X is on par with the RAV4 but with official trim Specifications are not yet available.

We’ll provide an update as more specs and information about the 2023 Toyota bZ4X EV including price/cost become available. Toyota will no doubt reveal more details about the bZ4X closer to the electric crossover SUV’s release date.

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