Toyota BZ4X electric crossover revealed in production form

Derryn Wong

Go back to to Page 1: Toyota’s BZ4X midsize crossover specs, charging time and more


At 4690mm x 1860mm x 1650mm (length x width height), the car is less tall than a RAV4 and comparable to the Harrier SUV in size (4,740mm x 1,855mm x 1660mm), though it has a considerably longer wheelbase: 2,850mm compared to 2,690mm, which should make for a roomy interior.

Inside, we see the modern EV playbook again with unique Toyota twists. The brand says it’s been designed with ‘comfort, spaciousness…and the ambience of a living room’, emphasising space and usability.

The photos don’t show the lower parts of the cabin but we can safely assume a flat floor for rear passenger comfort. Toyota quotes 452-litres of boot space without folding the seats down.

The front has a huge centre console – presumably for lots of useful stowage space – with a floating design seeing the rotary gear shifter and some controls on top, and a charging station below with USB-C ports.

The biggest eye-catcher here is the large central infotainment screen. Toyota doesn’t quote a measurement just yet, but it looks to be at least 12-inches. The cockpit section sees a minimalist design with a 7.0-inch TFT instrument panel. 

CarBuyer’s take? 

Those dimensions and performance also put it exactly where Toyota needs to be: In the thick of the modern EV segment, which feature similarly-sized, fully-electric SUVs such as the Kia EV6, Hyundai Ioniq, and Tesla Model Y. 

Toyota (and Honda) has been accused of dragging its feet when getting to the EV business – considering the cars mentioned above are the second-gen of full-production EVs to hit the market from those brands, but the BZ4X shows its shifted its considerable efforts into building a competitive EV in double quick time.

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About the Author

Derryn Wong

CarBuyer's chief editor brings 15 years of experience in automotive journalism. Previously, he was the editor for Top Gear Singapore, and a presenter for CNA's Cruise Control motoring segment. He's contributed to The Business Times, Today, and many other publications, and also covered technology as editor of Stuff magazine. An avid motorcyclist and photographer, he is the Chief Slave of two cats. Follow him on Instagram @werryndong

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