Honda Canada sets the price of its entry model CR-Z $ 23,490
This two-seater that combines driving pleasure and fuel economy will be on sale at the scale of Canada on August 10.
The all-new CR-Z Sport Hybrid 2011 Honda cuts will be on sale across Canada on Tuesday, August 10 has a retail price suggested by the manufacturer (MSRP) of $ 23,490 for the model of serie a manual gearbox has six reports . The MSRP of the model CR-Z Team of the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) optional, is $ 24,290.
"The CR-Z sport hybrid cutting staff tandem destined lovers driving, was designed in a deep respect for the environment," says Jerry Chenkin, Executive Vice President of Honda Canada Inc. "The CR- Honda Z is the first hybrid-powered car has gas and the electricity designed to confer it a more eye-catching style and maximize driving pleasure, dynamic handling and fuel economy . "
The exterior of the vehicle is characterized by its size bevelled profile while fluidity, created by a cap and a wide surbaisse positioning. The silhouette of the CR-Z is marked by a belt of deeply engraved box which gives it a dynamic tension, while the short wheelbase of the vehicle and its imposing dimensions grille accentuate its athletic appearance.
On the inside, the vehicle is characterized by its appearance at the cutting edge of technology and ergonomic controls intuitively seated. Dials the dashboard illuminate a deep and vivid blue color harmony that gives a multidimensional aspect overall.
With the arrival of the new CR-Z 2011 Honda vehicle with an effective performance and stylisee whose design is focused on the driver, the hybrid car segment operating a gas and the electricity account from now on a two-seater cuts elegant to the sporty and responsive driving.
The 2011 CR-Z is powered by a lightweight 4-cylinder 1.5-liter, which combines with system assistance i-VTEC engine has integral motor (IMA) and compact Honda to confer power and fuel economy to the vehicle. Its manual six-speed gearbox that generates a sporty driving, available as standard equipment on the CR-Z is a first for a hybrid car produced on a large scale. The continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) option includes a speed selector mounted on the steering wheel allows the driver to master the position shifting in a manner akin to that of manual operation.
In addition, thanks to an exclusive new system offers three driving modes, the driver can configure nervousness Motor Sport mode, Normal or Econ (Economic). Sport mode increases the performance of many systems of the vehicle, including controls throttle, the electric steering assistance and a system of motorisee assistance. The ring inside the tachometer illuminates red when the vehicle is in Sport mode.
Normal mode corresponds to the regular pattern of driving, the engine, the engine has integrated assistance and air conditioning. As is the case when the vehicle is in Econ mode, the tachometer ring inside the range from blue to green when the vehicle is in normal mode, the green representing more ecological mode of operation. As the Insight, the CR-Z offers the Eco Guide and Eco Scoring, which allow to evaluate the progress of the driver to optimize the efficiency of their driving style.
Econ mode, which is designed to maximize fuel economy, the response of the engine is adapted to optimize fuel economy, the system of assistance motorisee is the optimum fuel efficiency and the air conditioning system generally seeks less motor. When the vehicle is in Econ mode, the tachometer ring inside changes from blue to green, the color designating a more ecological way of operation.
The CR-Z is also very well equipped, distinguished by its characteristics of first category as a powerful sound AM / FM / CD 360-watt with seven speakers and a subwoofer; an interface HandsFreeLink (TM) Bluetooth (R); steering wheel leather sheath; alloy wheels of 16 inches; has intensity discharge headlights (HID); automatic control of temperature and more.
The design and construction of the CR-Z testify to the importance that the Honda security. Structure Advanced Compatibility Engineering aims to promote the protection of the vehicle occupants in a frontal collision. Other technologies are available including security assistance system stability of the vehicle (Vehicle Stability Assist (TM)); front air bag has two stages and multiple thresholds, serial; front airbags lateral detection system has the Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) the right front seat, serial; side curtain airbags; a system of active headrest restraint before; an antilock braking; and a front body structure has shock absorption for pedestrians.
The CR-Z Team of the continuously variable automatic transmission (CVT) optional, produces a fuel efficiency of 5.6 l/100 km city and 5.0 L/100 km on the highway, according to Transport Canada. The model has a six-speed manual gearbox has produced about him a fuel efficiency of 6.5 l/100 km city and 5.3 L/100 km on the highway.
(Note: The fuel consumption ratings were established in Normal driving mode.)
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