2012 Honda CR-Z  -  $20,485


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $20,485
Base Invoice: $19,553
Destination Charge: $790
Options: $0
Trim: 3dr Man
Doors: 2
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: 34 | City: 31 | Hwy: 37
Body Style: Manual
Transmission: 6-speed manual transmission
Engine: 1.5L SOHC MPFI 16-valve i-VTEC I4 hybrid engine w/DC brushless permanent-magnet electric motor, Integrated Motor Assist (IMA)

Pros

Sporty, hot-hatch styling; hybrid powertrain; loaded with technology; affordable


Model News

The Honda CR-Z was an all-new model for 2011, so it carries into 2012 virtually unchanged.


Model Highlights

The CR-Z features a sporty look as well as a high-tech powertrain that are sure to please enthusiasts and eco-minded drivers alike.

The front-wheel-drive, 2-seat hatchback features aggressive exterior styling that makes it look fast, even at a stand-still.

The engine is the heart of the CR-Z, and power comes from a 122-hp, 1.5L inline-4 cylinder. The unit boasts 16 valves and Honda's proven i-VTEC variable timing. Mated to the gas engine through Honda's Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) is an electric motor that develops an additional 13 hp. A battery pack mounted low in the car provides an optimal center of gravity and provides the electric motor with enough fuel to make great low-end torque for spirited acceleration.

The CR-Z allows drivers to choose one of three driving modes: Normal, Sport and Econ. The different settings change the car's engine mapping and throttle response. Sport maximizes engine performance while Econ maximizes efficiency. Like the Insight, the CR-Z display provides an Eco Guide and Eco Score each time you drive, which allows you to tailor your driving to achieve the best possible fuel economy.

The CR-Z comes with either a standard 6-speed manual transmission--the first hybrid vehicle to do so, or with a constantly variable transmission (CVT).

The CR-Z is an agile, stable handler with superior ride quality, thanks not only to its low center of gravity, but also because of its wide stance, low height and its specially tuned independent front and torsion-beam rear suspension.

Two CR-Z trims are offered, and amenities set them apart. The base trim includes LED brake lights, tinted glass and power mirrors, windows and locks. Inside there's an ergonomic and highly functional interior like no other, with automatic climate control, cruise control, tilt/telescopic steering wheel, a 12V outlet, silver mesh sport seats and a 160-watt CD stereo with MP3 capability, a USB interface and speed-sensitive volume control.

The CR-Z EX includes heated side mirrors, HID headlights, fog lights, Bluetooth hands-free connectivity, a leather-clad steering wheel and shift knob and polished metal accents with aluminum pedals. The EX also comes with ambient lighting and a 360-watt, 7-speaker premium stereo.

Advanced safety features are a given in the CR-Z-- front and side airbags are standard, as are active head restraints, ABS with electronic brake distribution and brake assist, stability and traction control and a tire pressure monitoring system.


Value Writeup

The CR-Z is based on the Insight platform, and Honda bills it as the 'World's first sport hybrid'. Styling is reminiscent of the much-loved CRX of the 1990s, but updated to Honda's current design language and beyond, with an aggressive nose and sweeping angles. Power comes from a 122-hp, 1.5L engine and Integrated Motor Assist (IMA), a DC brushless motor that adds another 13 hp.


Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 (2011

EPA Classification
Two Seaters

EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
8

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
37 (Est) MPG

Cruising Range - City
328.60 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
31 (Est) MPG

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
34 (Est) MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
392.20 mi

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4

Displacement
1.5L/91

Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
122 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 1000 - 1750

Trans Type
6

Trans Description Cont.
Manual

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.14

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.87

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.05

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.11

Total Cooling System Capacity
4.9 qts

Passenger Capacity
2

Passenger Volume
49.1 ft³

Front Head Room
36.9 in

Front Leg Room
42.7 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.8 in

Front Hip Room
51.5 in

Wheelbase
95.9 in

Length, Overall
160.6 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
68.5 in

Height, Overall
54.9 in

Track Width, Front
59.6 in

Track Width, Rear
59.1 in

Trunk Volume
25.1 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2657 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size
P195/55VR16

Rear Tire Size
P195/55VR16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.8

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.48

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.4 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.3 x -TBD- in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
10.6 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Hybrid/Electric Components Note
Battery-pack limited warranty may vary. Applicable to hybrid vehicles only.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
16V061000

Mfg's Report Date
FEB 03, 2016

Component
AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected
2,232,187

Summary
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2011-2015 CR-Z, 2010-2014 FCX, and Insight, 2009-2013 Fit, 2013-2014 Fit EV, 2007-2014 Ridgeline, 2013-2016 Acura ILX, 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid, 2007-2016 RDX, 2005-2012 Acura RL, 2009-2014 Acura TL, and 2010-2013 Acura ZDX vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inflator, free of charge. Remedy parts are expected to be available in Summer 2016. Interim notices will be mailed to owners during March 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's numbers for this recall are JY0, JY1, and JY2.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Frontal Crash Test Note
Not Applicable

Not Applicable

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Not Rated

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
9.5%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Not rated

Side Barrier Rating Note
Not Applicable

1.5L SOHC MPFI 16-valve i-VTEC I4 hybrid engine w/DC brushless permanent-magnet electric motor, Integrated Motor Assist (IMA)

Nickel metal hydride (Ni-MH) 100-volt battery

Drive-by-wire throttle

Direct ignition system

Eco Assist system

3-mode drive system (sport, normal, ECON)

Hill start assist

6-speed manual transmission

Front wheel drive

MacPherson strut front suspension

Torsion-beam rear suspension

Front & rear stabilizer bars

Electric pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr ventilated front/solid rear disc brakes

16" x 6.0" aluminum wheels

P195/55VR16 all-season tires

Compact spare tire

Projector-beam halogen headlights w/auto-on/off

LED brake lights

Body-color folding pwr mirrors w/integrated turn signals

Tinted glass

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

Rear window wiper w/washer

Body-color door handles

Push-to-release fuel filler door

160-watt AM/FM/CD audio system -inc: MP3/WMA playback, aux input jack, USB audio interface, speed-sensitive volume, radio data system, CD text display capability, (6) speakers

Fin-type roof-mounted antenna

Silver mesh cloth sport front bucket seats -inc: driver manual height adjustment, active head restraints, reclining seatbacks

Tilt & telescopic steering column

Illuminated steering wheel-mounted audio controls, cruise control

Instrumentation -inc: blue backlit gauges, tachometer, idle-stop indicator, IMA system indicator, low oil/fuel, coolant temp, passenger-side airbag status, trunk/door-open, system message indicator

Multi-information display (MID) -inc: eco guide/eco score, average speed, average fuel economy, digital fuel-mileage, digital odometer, digital trip meter, IMA system pwr flow, outside temp

Maintenance Minder system

Pwr windows -inc: illuminated driver window switch, driver auto-up/down

Pwr door locks

Remote entry

Engine immobilizer

Security system

Automatic climate control

Rear window defroster

Upper instrument panel storage

Glove box

(3) cup holders

12-volt pwr outlet

Front door-pocket storage bins

Driver visor vanity mirror

Front map lights

Courtesy lights, cargo-area light

Rear cargo console behind front seats

Retractable cargo area cover

4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) w/electronic brake distribution (EBD)

Brake assist

Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) w/traction control

Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure

Daytime running lights

Dual-stage, multiple-threshold driver & front passenger airbags

Dual front side-impact airbags w/passenger-side occupant position detection system

Driver/passenger side curtain airbags

3-point seat belts w/front automatic tensioning system -inc: driver & front passenger seat belt reminder

Tire pressure monitoring system

 
PREMIUM WHITE PEARL
$0

 
STORM SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
$0

 
CRYSTAL BLACK PEARL
$0

 
NORTH SHORE BLUE PEARL
$0

 
MILANO RED
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
BLACK, CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
GRAY, CLOTH SEAT TRIM
$0

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$0

 
R-10 17" ALLOY WHEELS W/TIRES
$0

 
WHEEL LOCKS
$0

 
BODY SIDE MOLDING
$0

 
FRONT LIP SPOILER
$0

 
SIDE SPOILERS
$0

 
TAILGATE SPOILER
$0

 
REAR DIFFUSER
$0

 
REAR BUMPER APPLIQUE
$0

 
SPLASH GUARDS
$0

 
FOG LIGHTS
$0

 
CAR COVER
$0

 
FULL NOSE MASK
$0

 
DOOR EDGE FILM
$0

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO
$0

 
ARMREST, DRIVER
$0

 
ALL-SEASON FLOOR MATS, FRONT & REAR
$0

 
BRUSHED STAINLESS STEEL DOOR SILL TRIM
$0

 
ILLUMINATED DOOR SILL TRIM
$0

 
CIGARETTE ASHTRAY, CUP HOLDER TYPE
$0

 
AUTO DAY/NIGHT MIRROR
$0

 
CARGO MAT
$0

 
CARGO TRAY
$0


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