The 2019 Honda CR-Z is a crossover sports car that is likely to rebound Honda’s Formula 1 prospects. Unlike its predecessor model which was created on a modified Fit platform, this car has been created on a new CR-Z’s platform. This platform repositions the fuel tank at the rear and borrows heavily from the Civic’s next-generation model. The Honda CR-Z 2019 wheelbase has four inches cleaved off to give it more execution capabilities. Its size is slightly bigger than that of its predecessor. The car’s design borrows heavily from the Civic Type R and the new NSX.
2019 Honda CR-Z – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
The 2019 Honda CR-Z is based on Civic platform and looks quite similar to the original CR-X. The car has sharper lines, modern color palette, modern light groups and more detailed outline. It has composite wheels, an encompassing rooftop, and Xenon lights. The back window is warm whereas its front window is electric. There is also the electric power guiding, and the electric entry mirrors.
The interior design of the 2019 Honda CR-Z is based on the previous CR-Z model. It has lots of switches and buttons for various functions like atmospheric control, sound framework and journey control. The steering wheel is likely to feature some aluminum details together with the sports pedals. The 2019 Honda CR-Z dash has a large digital speedometer and a distinctive analog tachometer. There is a configurable display that allows you to access useful information like fuel economy readings.
2019 Honda CR-Z – Main Power Production Unit
The 2019 CR-Z is expected to come in two engine variants. A four-cylinder 1.5-liter fuel engine is combined with an electric motor to give it a horsepower of 130 hp and a torque of 140 lb-ft. A standard six-speed manual gear transmission system is expected. A continuously variable transmission system is also possible. Just like its predecessor, the new Honda CR-Z comes with a three-mode selector for choosing between Econ, Normal and Sport drive modes. There will be more adjust ability options for parameters like steering effort, pedal sensitivity, transmission programming and air conditioning.
The weight of the new Honda CR-Z is expected to be 200 pounds less than its previous model. The car will be able to move from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.5 seconds. It’s also expected to hit top speeds of 140 mph. You can experience a better drive with its front wheel drive version. The combined fuel economy for this car is expected to be 34 mpg while that of the city is 31 mpg. Using manual gear transmission, the combined fuel economy stands at 37 mpg while that of the city stands at 39 mpg. The US and European markets are likely to get engines similar to those powering the Civic Type R
. The front wheel drive remains the standard option for this car.
2019 Honda CR-Z – Expected Date of Arrival and Price
In conclusion, the new Honda CR-Z comes with an effective redesign and is expected to hit the market in early 2019. The basic EX 2WD hatchback is expected to retail at an MSRP price of $23,625. The well equipped EX-L 2WD hatchback is expected to cost $25,925. The EPA reviewed gas economy is expected to be 31/38 miles per city/interstate gallon. The one for CVT is expected to be 36/39 miles per gallon. It’s an ideal choice for a future car.