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.
Those 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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.