Bell Honda's 2016 CR-Z Review and Research
For sports car enthusiasts, Honda might not be your first thought when beginning the shopping process. But that will all change once you get behind the wheel of the Honda CR-Z. A terrific coupe model that sports not only terrific power and top-of-the-line driving agility, but also an extraordinarily efficient hybrid powertrain, the 2016 CR-Z will blow your expectations out of the water.
For its most recent model year, the 2016 Honda CR-Z near Phoenix gets even more standard amenities and options, as well as an updated front and rear, more safety features and an all-new infotainment display. All of the CR-Z's features are divvied up into three well-equipped trim levels: LX, EX and EX-L Navi.
Standard features include 16-inch alloy wheels, a rearview camera, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, full power accessories, a retractable cargo cover and automatic climate control. Drivers will also find several terrific tech features on the 2016 Honda CR-Z, including Bluetooth connectivity, a six-speaker sound system, a USB audio interface, Pandora radio and the new 7-inch touchscreen display.
Many 2016 Honda CR-Z reviews recommend choosing either the EX or EX-L with Navi if you're looking for the most premium features, such as LED and xenon lighting, leather seating and accessories, HD radio, more advanced safety features and satellite-linked navigation.
Power-wise, the 2016 Honda CR-Z in Phoenix combines a 1.5-liter four-cylinder with an electric motor. This powertrain produces 130 horses and 140 lb.-ft. of torque when paired with the coupe's standard manual transmission. A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is also available with a torque output of 127 lb.-ft.
Drivers will also be able to find a three-mode drive selector that adjusts the CR-Z's pedal sensitivity, motor assist and transmission programming, depending on the mode you choose. There is even a Plus Sport System that provides a jolt of acceleration when activated.
All of these fantastic features are just a few of the main ingredients that make the Honda CR-Z such an excellent sport coupe. Keep reading our 2016 Honda CR-Z review below to find out even more about the CR-Z and its many exceptional standard and available features.