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The actual usable range is not likely to change, only how they estimate range (a made-up algorithm).

Other manufacturers like to boast about their ”range”, but some of their boasts are just because they moved the zero mile point or changed their estimating algorithm.
 

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The actual usable range is not likely to change, only how they estimate range (a made-up algorithm).

Other manufacturers like to boast about their ”range”, but some of their boasts are just because they moved the zero mile point or changed their estimating algorithm.
100% agree. Toyota has large usable buffers above 100% and especially below 0% (as shown on the display). My ID.4 will essentially go into turtle mode at 0%.
 

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The actual usable range is not likely to change, only how they estimate range (a made-up algorithm).

Other manufacturers like to boast about their ”range”, but some of their boasts are just because they moved the zero mile point or changed their estimating algorithm.
Toyota seems to err on conservative side, even with their ICE vehicles. There are numerous posts on the Venza forums questioning the Distance to Empty (DTE) calculation -- if it gets 40 MPG and the gas tank is 14.5 gallons, why does the DTE show only 450 miles on a full tank when 40 * 14.5 = 580?

The irony is that Toyota's conservative calculation (to prevent people from running out of gas or battery) seems to push some people to see how far they can run it below zero knowing there's a buffer...which seems to defeat the purpose of being conservative.
 

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Range problem is not only affecting bZ4X but %50 range of the documented range? This is absurd!

I beleive they will find a way to improve it with software update in the following 2 years. I am pretty sure they will announce long rnage versions in the future.
 
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