Upon its introduction as a concept car in 2007, Honda CR-Z sent a new wave of excitement across all car lovers as it was predicted to the unbeatable in the automobile industry. However, this excitement turned into disappointment when the car hit the market in 2010 as buyers realized it did not have a powerful engine to match its elegant and bold look. There have been transformed models introduced to the market in 2013 and 2015 but still they left the masses unsatisfied. Good news to you the faithful lover of Honda CR-Z, the company has heard your lamentation and it is lining up the new 2017 Honda CR-Z. Let us now look at some aspects that make the model a joy to have for all car lovers.
2017 Honda CR-Z: Elegance Design
The model will be slightly bigger and also lighter compared to its predecessor. The interior will be marked by a slimmer grille decorated with chrome accents. The dynamic appearance of the auto is marked with stylish lighting with full led interior and original wheels dimension 16 or 17 inches. Noticeable headlights will be presented to make this side look much sterner and hostile. At the rear, there will be a changed bumper and also elegant taillights. Other remarkable exterior attributes include folding side panels, angular body system lines, and back wings.
Focusing on the interior, 2017 Honda CR-Z will have one seat row and will fit 2 guests. However, the cabin will be spacious enough to offer travelers adequate headspace as well as leg room. The steering wheel and also the seats will be a lot more ergonomic compared to previous models. Moreover, 2017 CR-Z will come with a 9-inch display screen that will supply efficiency, infomercial and navigation information to the driver and the traveler. The driver seat is also adjustable in terms of height.
2017 Honda CR-Z: Expected Engine Details
The engine will be coupled with a 6-speed manual transmission. It will also possess a CVT transmission system. While the U.S. version will have a 2.0-liter engine, the company is planning to revisit the model for the Japanese domestic market; which will employ a turbocharged 1.5-liter hybrid i-DCD power-train generating upwards of 130 hp and incorporating an eight-speed automatic transmission.
On matters of fuel consumption, the fuel economy of the car is at a high level, the car with a manual transmission goes 39 mpg.
2017 Honda CR-Z: Release Date and Price
It is expected to be released in the last quarter of 2016 and by 2017, the car will be available in many showrooms across the United States and Europe. The beginning price will likely be around $22,000. The car faces stiff competition from other models notably Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Prius and Lexus CT.
With all the elegance that the model promises to bring, for car lovers is just a matter of patience and hope that the 2017 Honda CR-Z will achieve what the earlier outfits have failed to achieve and put a mark in the automobile arena.