2015 Honda CR-Z


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The Honda CR-Z is one of the brand's most unique vehicles available in the United States market. The sport compact hybrid electric compact coupe, works to deliver a fun and sporty ride, along with excellent fuel economy.

 

Honda reached this unique combination by pairing a hybrid gasoline-electric powertrain with various sports car elements. The CR-Z entered the market in 2010, and is widely regarded as the successor to the Honda CR-X in its exterior design, as well as its name. The Honda CR-Z is not only efficient, but it also one of the least polluting vehicles available in the United States. 

 

The 2015 Honda CR-Z is offered in two different trim levels, the base CR-Z, or the CR-Z EX. Both models start under $22,000, and boast the impressive hybrid engine. Each one has its own unique offerings of standard features, that allow them to stand apart from one another. The 2015 Honda CR-Z not only stands apart in the Honda lineup, but it also pulls far ahead of the competition.

 

Drivers who choose a CR-Z have countless technological innovations to choose from, all with race-inspired engines. THe 2015 CR-Z is a high-performing vehicle, no matter how you slice it.

 

Two Trim Levels Make for One Tough Choice

2015 Honda CR-Z InteriorThose who decide to purchase a 2015 Honda CR-Z have only two trim level options to choose from: The base CR-Z, or the upgraded CR-Z EX. Check out below what each trim level offers, and why one might be the better choice over the other.

 

CR-Z Base

With a starting MSRP of only $20,145, this base model may be one of the most affordable hybrid vehicles on the market. Check out the standard features and amenities it includes below for that one low price:

Exterior Features

  • Fin-type roof mounted antenna
  • Security system with remote entry
  • Body-colored folding power side mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators 
  • Body-colored door handles
  • Projector beam halogen headlights
  • Tinted glass
  • LED brake lights
  • Daytime running lights

Interior Features

  • Bluetooth HandsFreeLink
  • CVT steering wheel mounted paddle shifters
  • Retractable cargo area cover
  • Speed sensitive volume 
  • Multi-information display

 

CR-Z EX

Starting at just $21,990, this trim level includes everything that the base model does, as well as some extras. Drivers can also opt to add a navigation system, which brings the list of standard features to a whole new level.

Exterior Features

  • Heated body-colored folding power side mirrors with integrated turn signal indicators
  • High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights with auto on/off
  • Fog lights

Interior Features

  • Available Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice recognition, and FM traffic
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Aluminum shift knob with leather
  • Textured aluminum pedals
  • Polished interior accents
  • Mesh sports seats
  • 360-watt AM/FM/CD Premium audio system with 7 speakers, including subwoofer
  • Pandora Compatibility with navigation
  • Bluetooth streaming audio with navigation

 

Each trim level on the 2015 Honda CR-Z offers an excellent suite of standard features, and for less than $2,000, drivers can opt for the higher-end CR-Z EX with even more standard features and amenities. 

 

Pulls Ahead, and Stays Ahead of the Competition

2015 Honda CR-Z 

There really is no other car quite like the CR-Z available in today’s automotive market. When comparing to other cars in its segment, the competition does not stand a chance. Check out just a few ways in which the Honda CR-Z crushes other vehicles in its class.

 

  • Price - With an average MSRP of only $21,615, the CR-Z is thousands of dollars less than the 2015 MINI, which comes comparably equipped at $24,300.
  • Efficiency - With its hybrid engine, the 2015 CR-Z barely needs to stop and fill up, with a combined EPA-estimated fuel economy of 37 miles per gallon. The 2015 Scion gets a combined total of 26 mpg, while the 2015 MINI only gets 33 mpg combined.
  • Safety - Compared to the 2015 Scion and the 2015 MINI, the CR-Z is the only vehicle to get an NHTSA rollover safety rating of five-stars. The competition only earned four. The CR-Z is also the only one of the three vehicles to offer a rear view camera as standard equipment.
  • Comfort and Convenience - The 2015 CR-Z offers standard climate control, floor mats, and a stereo anti-theft system. The 2015 Scion doesn’t offer any of those features.
  • Cargo Space - The 2015 CR-Z offers a maximum cargo volume of 25.1 cubic feet, while the Scion can only offer 14.7 cubic feet of cargo capacity.

 

 

Performance Technology That Will Make You Blush

2015 Honda CR-Z 

The 2015 Honda CR-Z is no stranger to performance. The list of standard and optional performance technologies is impressive, to say the least. Check out a sampling of what this unique coupe can offer, below:

 

S+ Button

Push this button on the Plus Sport System and the engine is primed for a boost of speed. This comes in handy when getting up to speed on the freeway, passing a vehicle, or even just for fun.

1.5-liter 16-valve i-VTEC Engine

This 4-cylinder engine comes with Integrated Motor Assist. This advanced technology helps the engine run more efficiently, and produce an impressive exhaust note. Not bad for a hybrid.

Sophisticated Suspension

Using a combination of MacPherson front struts with lightweight, forged aluminum lower control arms, and a torsion-beam rear suspension, the CR-Z is performance ready. Honda engineers went to great lengths to ensure that the suspension on the CR-Z is compliant, even over rough road conditions. All CR-Z models also feature Vehicle Stability Assist with traction control, for an even smoother ride.

Six-Speed Manual Transmission

The Honda CR-Z is the first hybrid car to ever offer a six-speed manual transmission. The easy to grip shift lever finished in black leather and aluminium makes shifting easier and more comfortable than ever. Drivers will appreciate the final-drive ratio gear, for added fuel efficiency and performance.