Driven: The 2023 Toyota bZ4X Is A Quirky, But Comfortable EV With Up To 252 Miles Of Range


Toyota is nearly synonymous with electrification as the company launched the Prius decades ago and offers nearly a dozen hybrids in the United States. Despite this, the automaker has been slow to embrace all-electric vehicles as the second-generation RAV4 EV went out of production in 2014.

That’s changing as Toyota is gearing up to launch 15 electric vehicles by 2025, including seven wearing the bZ (Beyond Zero) moniker. The first is the 2023 bZ4X and well it might not be revolutionary, it’s a solid electric vehicle with some quirks.
An Edgy And Slightly Polarizing Design

Quick Facts › › ›

› Model: Toyota bZ4X

› Price: $42,000 before incentives

› Dimensions: 184.6 in (4,688 mm) L x 73.2 in (1,859 mm) W x 65 in (1,651 mm) H

› Wheelbase: 112.2 in (2,850 mm)

› Power: 201 hp and 196 lb-ft (FWD) / 214 hp and 248 lb-ft (AWD)

› Driving Range: 222-252 miles (357-406 km)

› On Sale: This spring

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