Newly Chiseled 2016 Honda CR-Z on Sale November 3

Sportier handling and a more chiseled appearance are awaiting customers when the 2016 Honda CR-Z goes on sale November 3, 2015.

The vehicle’s sharp front end is anchored by an angular eight-point polygon grill highlighted by triangular fog light wells. Dynamic lines continue toward the rear of the hybrid coupe terminating at a robust tail end.

Hallmarks coupe design continue inside the vehicle with driver focused experience that is even more cockpit like than previous models anchored by a new center console that rises between the seats. The console is home to a new standard electronic parking brake button.

Under the hood, the coupe’s hybrid powertrain uses a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder, 16-valve, single-overhead cam engine with “intelligent” Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control that receives additional power from the Integrated Motor Assist system’s DC brushless electric motor. It gets its electricity from a 144-volt Lithium-Ion battery pack that combines with a 15 kW electric motor to assist in acceleration combining for a peak output of 130 horsepower and 140 lb.-ft. of torque (127 lb.-ft. on CVT-equipped models).

Drivers are able to select from Econ, Normal, Sport and Sport+ operating modes to customize their desired driving experience.

A 7-inch Display Audio touchscreen is standard on all CR-Z models with various safety and infotainment technologies available by trim level and package.

2016 CR-Z Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

Trim Transmission MSRP1 EPA MPG Rating3 (city/highway/combined)
LX MT $20,295 31/38/34
LX CVT $20,945 36/39/37
EX MT $22,140 31/38/34
EX CVT $22,790 36/39/37
EX-L MT $24,440 31/38/34
EX-L CVT $25,090 36/39/37

The 2016 Honda CR-Z sport hybrid goes on sale November 3.

image courtesy of Honda


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