Toyota finally joined its competitors by producing an electric SUV: the 2023 Toyota bZ4x model. The brand offers free, fast charging for one year, but that’s not all you get. Some models will come with an interesting steering system that might seem familiar to you. What is it, and where have we seen this before?
What the 2023 Toyota bZ4X offers
The 2023 Toyota bZ4x’s price range is $42,000 for the base model. It also comes in one other trim level, the Limited, the highest version you can get. You can expect to pay about $49,000 before any additional packages.
Under the hood is an electric powertrain that generates 201 hp and 248 lb-ft of torque. Front-wheel drive is standard with the bZ4x, but you can pay $2,000 more for the AWD version, which will get you 214 hp. The electric motor setup will give you an acceleration time of 6.5 seconds on a 0 to 60 mph run with the AWD model and 7.1 seconds for the FWD. As for the driving range, you can get about 252 miles on the front-wheel-drive version, but if you choose the AWD, you will only get around 228 miles.