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Engineering
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1497 1497
Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 122 @ 6000 122 @ 6000
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 128 @ 1000 - 1750 (6MT)
123 @ 1000 - 2000 (CVT)
128 @ 1000 - 1750 (6MT)
123 @ 1000 - 2000 (CVT)
Redline (rpm) 6300 6300
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 89 73 x 89
Compression Ratio 10.4 : 1 10.4 : 1
Valve Train 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 16-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Standard Standard
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System Standard Standard
Hill Start Assist 6MT 6MT
Front-Wheel Drive Standard Standard
3-Mode Drive System (Sport/Normal/ECON) Standard Standard
Eco Assist™ System Standard Standard
CARB Emissions Rating AT-PZEV[1]  AT-PZEV[1] 
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer Standard Standard
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups[2]  Standard Standard
Electric Motor / Generator
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous) Standard Standard
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000 58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery Standard Standard
Output (Volts) 100.8 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah 5.75 Ah
Transmissions
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
6-Speed Manual Transmission Standard Standard
Gear Ratios: 1st: 3.143, 2nd: 1.870, 3rd: 1.303, 4th: 1.054, 5th: 0.854, 6th: 0.689, Reverse: 3.307, Final Drive: 4.11    
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Paddle Shifters with Paddle Shifters
Gear Ratios: 3.173~0.529, Reverse: 5.666~2.167, Final Drive: 4.20    
Body/Suspension/Chassis
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Unit-Body Construction Standard Standard
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension Standard Standard
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension Standard Standard
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 18.0 (solid) / 18.0 18.0 (solid) / 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS) Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 2.48 2.48
Steering Ratio 12.75 12.75
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 35.4 35.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 10.2 10.3 / 10.2
Wheels 16" Alloy
17" Alloy (available)
16" Alloy
17" Alloy (available)
All-Season Tires P195/55R16/16 86V P195/55R16/16 86V
Performance Tires (available) P205/45R17 84V P205/45R17 84V
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Wheelbase (in) 95.9 95.9
Length (in) 160.6 160.6
Height (in, includes roof antenna) 54.9 54.9
Width (in) 68.5 68.5
Track (in, front/rear) 59.6/59.1 59.6/59.1
Curb Weight (lbs, MT/CVT) 2657 / 2712 2674 / 2727
2681 / 2734 (EX w/Navigation)
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, MT) 58.8 / 41.2 58.8 / 41.2
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear, CVT) 59.8 / 40.2 59.7 / 40.3
Interior Measurements
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Headroom (in) 36.9 36.9
Legroom (in) 42.7 42.7
Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 53.8
Hiproom (in) 51.5 51.5
Cargo Volume (cu ft, behind console) 25.1 25.1
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 49.1 49.1
Seating Capacity 2 2
EPA Mileage Estimates[3] / Fuel
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 35/39/37 35/39/37
6-Speed Manual (City/Highway/Combined) 31/37/34 31/37/34
Fuel (gal) 10.6 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded
Safety
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
3-Point Seat Belts with Front Seat Automatic Tensioning System Standard Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder Standard Standard
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS) Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Standard Standard
Side Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints Standard Standard
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure Standard Standard
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard Standard
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) Standard Standard
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control[4]  Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)[5]  Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Standard Standard
Exterior Features
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Fin-Type Roof-Mounted Antenna Standard Standard
Security System with Remote Entry Standard Standard
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors with Integrated Turn Indicators Standard Heated
Body-Colored Door Handles Standard Standard
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights Standard  
High-Intensity Discharge (HID) Headlights with Auto-On/Off   Standard
Fog Lights   Standard
Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers Standard Standard
Rear Window Wiper/Washer Standard Standard
Tinted Glass Standard Standard
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door Standard Standard
LED Brake Lights Standard Standard
Comfort & Convenience
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Automatic Climate Control Standard Standard
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition[6]    Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[7]    Standard
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window Standard Standard
Illuminated Window Switches Driver's window only Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel   Standard
Aluminum Shift Knob with Leather   6MT
Textured Aluminum Pedals   Standard
Polished Interior Accents   Standard
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters CVT CVT
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column Standard Standard
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise/MID/Audio Cruise/MID/Audio/Phone/Navi (available)
Beverage Holders (3) Standard Standard
Upper Instrument Panel Storage Standard Standard
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front Standard Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors Driver's only Illuminated
Ambient Console Lighting   Standard
Map Lights Standard Standard
12-Volt Power Outlet Standard Standard
Glove Compartment Standard Standard
Courtesy Lights Standard Standard
Rear Cargo Console (behind front seats) Standard Standard
Rear Window Defroster Standard Standard
Retractable Cargo Area Cover Standard Standard
Floor Mats Standard Standard
Cargo Area Light Standard Standard
Seating
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Mesh Sports Seats Standard Standard
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment Standard Standard
Reclining Front Seatbacks Standard Standard
Audio System
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers Standard  
360-Watt AM/FM/CD Premium Audio System with 7 Speakers including Subwoofer   Standard
Radio Data System (RDS) Standard without Navigation
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability[8]  Standard Standard
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack Standard Standard
USB Audio Interface[9]  Standard Standard
CD Text Display Capability Standard Standard
Digital Audio-Card Reader   with Navigation
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC) Standard Standard
Instrumentation
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
3-Mode Drive System Buttons (Normal/ECON/Sport) Standard Standard
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator Standard Standard
ABS Indicator Standard Standard
Airbag System Indicator Standard Standard
Blue Backlit Gauges Standard Standard
Brake System Indicator Standard Standard
Coolant Temperature Indicators Standard Standard
Cruise Control Indicators Standard Standard
Digital Speedometer Standard Standard
Door/Hatch-Open Indicator Standard Standard
DRL Indicator Standard Standard
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator Standard Standard
Fog Light Indicator   Standard
Fuel Level Indicator Standard Standard
Headlight-On Indicator Standard Standard
High-Beam Indicator Standard Standard
Idle-Stop Indicator Standard Standard
IMA Battery State-of-Charge Indicator Standard Standard
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator Standard Standard
IMA System Indicator Standard Standard
Immobilizer System Indicator Standard Standard
Instant Fuel Economy Indicator Standard Standard
Lights-On Indicator Standard Standard
Low Tire-Pressure Indicator Standard Standard
Low-Fuel Indicator Standard Standard
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator Standard Standard
Maintenance Minder Indicator Standard Standard
Malfunction Indicator Standard Standard
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator Standard Standard
Seat Belt Reminder Indicator Standard Standard
Security System Indicator Standard Standard
Shift Up/Down Indicator 6MT 6MT
System Message Indicator Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard
TPMS Indicator Standard Standard
Turn Signal/Hazard Indicators Standard Standard
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators Standard Standard
Multi-Information Display (MID)
  CR-Z CR-Z EX
Average Fuel Economy Indicator Standard Standard
Average Speed Indicator Standard Standard
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[7]    Standard
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators Standard Standard
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2) Standard Standard
Eco/Eco Score Standard Standard
Elapsed Time Indicator Standard Standard
Exterior Temperature Indicator Standard Standard
IMA System Power Flow Indicator Standard Standard
Maintenance Minder™ System Standard Standard
Miles-to-Empty Indicator Standard Standard
 
[1]  AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations.
[2]  Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[3]  Based on 2012 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
[4]  VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
[5]  For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[6]  The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available on EX models in the United States, except Alaska. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[7]  The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under license.
[8]  Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
[9]  The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.