JB CarConcept presents: the bZ4X, the first all-electric SUV from Toyota

While Toyota's alternative drive concepts have so far primarily involved vehicles with hybrid drive systems, the world's largest automobile manufacturer is now taking an open-minded approach to technology. Alongside its Mirai fuel cell car (available from us), "bZ" is to become a sub-brand of its own for vehicles with no local emissions.

"bZ" stands for "beyond Zero.

The new bZ4X is the first of more than 30 planned zero-emission vehicles. And as such, it is a "pioneer of the new generation of all-electric vehicles" at Toyota. Competing against its corporate brother the RAV4, the SUV has good credentials: robust design and dynamic styling. The bZ4X achieves this thanks to its sloping rear end and low height of 1.65 meters.

Well-equipped for off-road terrain and practical for everyday use

Toyota gives specific information on ground clearance and fording depth and equips the bZ4X with a special off-road driving program. It would be an interesting feature for tests and comparative drives if its suitability for everyday use were to be tested.

The large wheelbase measuring in at 2.85 m creates plenty of space, even on the rear bench seat. The somewhat conventional design of the interior and the dashboard make it easy to get used to the controls of the Toyota bZ4X. Practical pushbuttons can be used to operate important basic functions such as air conditioning and ventilation.

Technical features

The most important specifications of Toyota's first all-electric SUV:

  • Length: 4.69 m, width: 1.86 m, height 1.65 m
  • 50 cm fording depth and close to 18 cm ground clearance
  • Trunk: 452 l
  • Power 160 kW / 218 hp and 236 Nm torque
  • All-wheel drive, one motor each on front and rear axle
  • Battery capacity 71.4 kWh for a range of up to 415 km according to WLTP
  • Charging capacities up to 150 kW (DC) and 11 kW (AC)
  • Permissible total weight: 2,465 kg
  • Fully equipped with 20" tires, JBL sound system and 2-section panoramic glass roof, among other features

Gaining ground on the competition with the "Kanzen concept"?

There are plenty of competitor vehicles for the new bZ4X on the market: VW ID.5, especially in the GTX configuration, Tesla Model Y, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6 and the hybrid SUV from Toyota's own RAV4. This is why Toyota is providing the bZ4X with a new sales concept that Toyota dubs "Kanzen" (jap. "complete/whole"): Toyota dealers not only sell the vehicle, but also provide support covering many aspects of e-mobility; such as the installation of wallboxes, applications for government funding, special insurance policies and information on the location of charging stations.

On top of that is the 10-year warranty offered on the battery of the bZ4X, something that stands out among the competition.


Do you want to book the electric Toyota bZ4X for comparison drives, tests, another event or as a vehicle for disassembly? We will provide you with the Toyota and, if you so wish, competition vehicles as a combustion engine or with electric drive. Contact us here now or give us a call: +49 (0) 2129 / 33 19 732 or +49 (0) 173 / 57 38 388.

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