Sport and Hybrid Efficiency Meet in the 2014 Honda CR-Z

By Product Expert | Posted in Honda CR-Z on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 at 6:44 PM
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2014 Honda CR-Z Chicago

The words “sport” and “hybrid” don’t typically appear together for automobiles under $20,000. However, the 2014 Honda CR-Z near Chicago is no typical automobile. Introduced in 2010, Honda has quickly established the CR-Z as the eye-catching alternative to the traditional hybrid. Not only does the CR-Z benefit from exterior styling that is both agile and aggressive, but the benefits of Honda’s racing experience are promptly noticed when compared to others in the subcompact hybrid class. Altogether, Honda’s mission with the CR-Z is crack the assumption that hybrid driving involves sacrifices. Without further ado, meet the no-sacrifice-required 2014 Honda CR-Z.


The 2014 Honda CR-Z is the right mix of sport performance and efficiency for Chicago-area drivers.

While the Honda CR-Z falls into the subcompact category, there is certainly nothing small about the hybrid’s approach to road performance. Generating a respectable 130 horsepower, the 2014 Honda CR-Z near Chicago allows drivers to tailor the car’s performance through three available drive modes. In addition to base mode, drivers can switch to either a Sport or Econ mode by means of conveniently mounted steering wheel toggles.

Sport mode increases acceleration power and creates more steering response. Econ mode optimizes the vehicle’s electrical accessory output for maximum efficiency. Honda’s Plus Sport System even provides an additional boost of speed to strategically get the CR-Z through the passing lane in a hurry.

As mentioned earlier, the CR-Z’s sport-hybrid qualities are uncommon for a vehicle under $20,000. At a time when other hybrids like the Ford C-Max and Prius V come with price tags north of $25,000, the 2014 Honda CR-Z near Chicago eliminates the need to sacrifice extra cash for true hybrid performance.

Thanks to a crafty continuously variable transmission, the fuel efficiency Honda couples with the CR-Z’s high-performance output reaches an EPA-estimated 38 highway miles per gallon.* Judging by the numbers alone, it is safe to say the 2014 Honda CR-Z offers the best of sport and hybrid technology in the subcompact class.

As your local Honda source near Chicago, check back frequently with Continental Honda  for your first opportunity to experience the 2014 Honda CR-Z.

*Based on 2014 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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