Honda CR-Z (2014)
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Honda CR-Z (2014) review: 29 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.8l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

2. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Honda CR-Z (2014)
84% have it

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.2l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

4. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
190Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

5. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.44m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

6. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
711l
Mini Clubman (2014): 1068l

7. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.6l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

8. greater cargo volume (seats down)

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
711l
Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014): 3200l

9. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Honda CR-Z (2014)
75% have it

10. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
Honda CR-Z (2014)
17% have it

11. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
40l
Kia Rio LX (2015): 73l

12. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
10.9m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m

13. shorter length

4.08m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

14. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Honda CR-Z (2014)
29% have it

15. width

1.74m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

16. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 6

17. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
937mm
Skoda Roomster S (2014): 1.01m

18. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
937mm
Mini Clubman (2014): 1.06m

19. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
57936km
Clio GT TCe 120 (2014): Unlimited km

20. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
3yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): Unlimited yrs

21. height

1.39m
Honda CR-Z (2014): 1.39m

22. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Ford Focus ST (2014): 2

23. weight

1.2t
Opel Ampera Positiv (2014): 1.69kg

24. Is a hybrid car

Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.
Honda CR-Z (2014)
9% have it

25. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 24

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