A day after the Toyota bZ4X’s launch debut in Thailand on November 9, 2022, PT Toyota-Astra Motor (PT TAM) added the model’s e-TNGA-based electrical automobile to its native line-up, the place it’s priced at 1.19 billion rupiah (RM352,040) for a single specification that can be accessible through the Kinto subscription service.
For context, the bZ4X in Thailand, which additionally is available in a sole variant, retails for cheaper at 1.836 million baht (RM235,242) with authorities incentives factored in. In the meantime in Japan, the bZ4X is obtainable in a sole Z grade with costs starting from six to six.5 million yen (RM197,528 to RM213,989) relying on whether or not it’s front- or all-wheel drive variant.
Indonesia’s model of the bZ4X is kind of completely different from its Thailand counterpart, worth apart. Whereas it might characteristic the identical 71.4-kWh lithium-ion battery, energy is simply despatched to a front-mounted electrical motor rated at 204 PS (201 hp or 150 kW) and 266 Nm of torque.
By comparability, the Thailand-spec bZ4X is AWD with two electrical motors that present a complete system output of 218 PS (215 hp or 160 kW) and 338 Nm. Nonetheless, the dearth of all-paw grip does give the Indonesian-spec bZ4X a bonus when it comes to vary, with a quoted quantity of as much as 500 km following the WLTP commonplace (it’s 411 km for the AWD model offered in Thailand).
There’s no distinction in the case of charging choices, with the bZ4X supporting AC charging (Kind 2 connection) at as much as 6.6 kW in addition to DC quick charging (CCS2 connection) at as much as 150 kW, the latter permitting the battery to get from a 0-80% state of cost in simply half-hour. The battery is roofed by the identical eight-year, 160,000-km guarantee.
As for tools, the Indonesian-spec bZ4X will get 18-inch alloy wheels (Thailand will get 20-inch models), a panoramic roof, a seven-inch digital instrument cluster, a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, a wi-fi cellphone charger, LED exterior lighting, T Intouch telematics and an eight-way powered driver’s seat. Color choices are restricted to 3 two-tone themes with a black roof (Valuable Steel, Valuable Silver and Platinum White Pearl Mica), joined by a monotone Black.
Security and driver help package is on par with what’s accessible in Thailand, together with eight airbags (twin entrance, centre entrance, sides and curtains), ABS, EBD, hill begin help, traction management and. The Toyota Security Sense 3.0 suite consists of dynamic radar cruise management, a blind spot monitor, rear cross visitors alert, a panoramic view monitor, pre-collision security (autonomous emergency braking), lane departure alert, lane maintain help, and assisted parking.
Indonesia is the second ASEAN nation to obtain the bZ4X after Thailand, with Malaysia’s launch solely slated to happen subsequent yr. With the present incentives for fully-imported (CBU) EVs prolonged till the top of 2024, how a lot do you assume the bZ4X will retail for when it’s launched right here?