The Japanese automaker has just announced the 2011 Honda CR-Z price for US, and dealerships across the country will start receiving the gasoline-electric hybrid starting from August 24, 2010.
The 2011 Honda CR-Z price starts at 19,200 USD which excludes the 750 USD destination charge and under the bonnet the car comes fitted with a 1.5-litre i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine that produces 102 HP and which is linked to an electric motor that deliver an additional 20 HP.
The 2011 Honda CR-Z comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard while an optional CVT transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters will cost an extra 650 USD.
Standard features on the 2011 Honda CR-Z include an AM/FM/CD/USB audio system with six speakers, automatic climate control, power windows and door locks, remote entry and cruise control.
Honda press release :
The all-new 2011 Honda CR-Z sport hybrid coupe is set to debut at
dealers on August 24, 2010, with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price
(MSRP) starting at $19,200, plus a destination and handling charge1
of $750, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today.
Developed as a stylish, driver-focused vehicle with an emphasis on
efficient performance, the all-new 2011 Honda CR-Z introduces a sleek
two-passenger coupe design with quick, sporty handling to the
gasoline-electric hybrid segment. A 1.5-liter iâ€‘VTEC 4-cylinder engine
works with Honda’s unique, compact and lightweight Integrated Motor
Assist (IMA) system to supply both power and efficiency to the CR-Z. A
sport-focused, six-speed manual transmission is a first for any
mass-produced hybrid. An automatic Continuously Variable Transmission
(CVT) is available and includes steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters
for manual-like gear-ratio control.
A new, exclusive 3-mode drive system allows the driver to configure
the vehicle’s responsiveness for Sport, Normal or Econ (Economy) driving
modes. Driver efficiency tools include Eco Assist™ and Eco Scoring,
which together can help drivers find improvements to efficient driving
styles, while also comparing economy achievements to previous trips as
well as the life of the vehicle.
The CR-Z is available in two equipment grades – the well-equipped
CR-Z (base) and the feature-rich CR-Z EX. Standard features on the CR-Z
include an AM/FM/CD/USB audio system with six speakers, automatic
climate control, power windows and door locks, remote entry, cruise
control, and more.
The CR-Z EX adds a 360-watt AM/FM/CD high-power audio system with
seven speakers – including a subwoofer – Bluetooth®
HandsFreeLink®, leather-wrapped steering wheel and more. The CR-Z EX is
available with the Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice
The CR-Z demonstrates the Honda commitment to safety in the
vehicle’s design and construction. The Advanced Compatibility
Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure is designed to help protect vehicle
occupants in a frontal collision. Additional safety technologies include
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®); standard dual-stage,
multiple-threshold front airbags; standard front-side airbags with
passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS); side-curtain
airbags; active head restraints; an anti-lock braking system; a tire
pressure monitoring system; and a pedestrian injury mitigation design in
the front of the vehicle.
|CR-Z EX||6-Speed Manual||$20,760||31/37/34|
|CR-Z EX with Navi||6-Speed Manual||$22,560||31/37/34|
|CR-Z EX with Navi||CVT||$23,210||35/39/37|
Additional media information, including detailed pricing features
and high-resolution photography of the 2011 Honda CR-Z, is available at
www.hondanews.com. Consumer information is available at
1 MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $750.00
destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
2 The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is
available on the CR-Z EX model in the United States, except Alaska.
Please see the navigation system manual for details.
3 Based on 2011 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new
EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison
purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage
will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.