2011-2016
2011 Redesign Year
Billed as a cross between the Insight hybrid and the sporty CRX from the 1980s, the two-seat CR-Z hybrid uses a 1.5-liter four-cylinder gas engine paired with electric power for 122 hp overall. A Sport mode livens things up a little, but the CR-Z never feels quick.
We measured 35 mpg overall in our tests, which is not impressive for a tiny hybrid. Handling is responsive and relatively nimble, but the CR-Z falls short of being a sports car. The ride is jumpy and the cabin is noisy. Having just two seats limits its appeal. Rear visibility is severely compromised, but at least a rear-view camera is standard on all trim lines.
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2016 Honda CR-Z
$14,200 - $16,000
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2015 Honda CR-Z
$12,750 - $14,200
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2014 Honda CR-Z
$11,400 - $13,000
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2013 Honda CR-Z
$9,925 - $11,325
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2012 Honda CR-Z
$7,675 - $8,500
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2011 Honda CR-Z
$6,850 - $7,450
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