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I read the article. They test a lot of EVs and they do it in pretty much the same way every time.

I'm not that familiar with range testing tbh, but how would it be inaccurate? They drove it fully charged at 100% and stopped when the range indicator hit 0. 318KM range is pretty disappointing. It's enough of a difference that I could legally cancel my contract if I wanted to. Obviously, Toyota has a bit of a buffer after the range indicator hits 0 though, but how much?

Toyota Norway has been made aware of the result and they should be getting back to us after taking it up with Toyota Europe. I'm going to wait for more results and for more official updates from Toyota before making any decisions.
 

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The test from the Norwegian site consisted of 25% highway, 70% country roads, and 5% urban. They tested an AWD model that is supposed to have 470 km WLTP. They tested with 18 inch winter tires. The temperature in one of the screenshots was 8 degrees celsius / 46.4F and they stated the same. Not the warmest of days obviously, but still relatively mild for this time of year in Norway. Dry roads and eco mode activated for climate controls during the second test.

I think it's generally understood that most cars do not match their WLTP rating and range drops as the temperature drops, but the difference is pretty large. Have you guys checked the website? They seem to do a lot of testing.

The test has actually been updated now to include that Toyota Norway is aware of the test and has promised to get back to them after they have taken it up with Toyota Motor Europe.
 

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Even with that 8.2 percent extra range, the total range would end up being 348 km. That's still the largest deviation from stated and actual range those testers at elbil24.no have recorded.

The testers are going to run through the range test again possibly with several bZ4X's and they will be performed together with employees from Toyota. They said to stay tuned for further updates following testing.
 

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So if you guys look up "nybiltester" on Instagram, you'll find that they drove the bZ4X until the battery was completely empty and had to be towed away. They drove it on country roads when the display said there were 0km left. They managed in this instance an extra 40km in range. After that 40km, the car would not drive faster than 30km/t. They managed another 2km until the battery was completely empty.

He then charged the battery from 0-100% for a total of 67.15kWh. It took 32 min to charge from 10%-80%. After 80%, the charging speed dropped to under 9kw. In total it took 2h 17m to charge to 100%.

He's going to post an article and maybe YouTube video before too long now. The last test he did he estimated 388km range with a 35 km buffer included and climate controls in eco mode. I'm not sure if his last test with 50% highway/50% country roads or if it was 100% country roads. I'm sure we'll find out when his article comes out.
 
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