Honda Turkiye President Yamada said, “We can offer options for different needs with 3 different products in SUV models, which are currently a rising trend in Turkiye. We continue to increase the number of hybrid models within the scope of our electrification strategy.”
Expanding its hybrid product range, Honda will launch the completely new ZR-V model in Turkiye on September 25, simultaneously with the European market.
The press launch meeting of Honda’s new hybrid model ZR-V e:HEV was held in Izmir. According to the information given at the meeting, the new ZR-V e:HEV will be up for sale in Turkiye on September 25 with a sales price of ₺2 million 625 thousand with the Advance hardware package and red and white color options.
‘We closely follow consumer expectations and developing technologies’
Honda Turkiye President Satoru Yamada, in his speech at the meeting, said that Honda Turkiye has expanded its product range in the SUV body type.
Yamada said, ‘We can offer options for different needs with 3 different products in SUV models, which are currently a rising trend in Turkiye. We also continue to increase the number of hybrid models within the scope of our electrification strategy. Our new hybrid model, ZR-V, is the most up-to-date version of the engine technology developed by Honda engineers for many years.’
Reminding that Honda was the first brand to offer a hybrid vehicle for sale in Turkiye, Satoru Yamada said, ‘We closely follow consumer expectations and developing technologies. In this context, we aim to offer the most efficient hybrid technology. We believe that ZR-V will make a difference in its segment with its driving dynamics, pleasant journey feeling and fuel economy, after Jazz and HR-V, our products with the e:HEV logo, which represent the Honda hybrid technology that we introduced to the consumer when we believe it is the best. ‘ZR-V is positioned right in the middle of the HR-V and CR-V, which are currently in our SUV family.’
Stating that they are rapidly continuing their work within the scope of Honda’s ‘2050 zero carbon target’, Honda Turkiye President Satoru Yamada added that they will expand their product range with more environmentally friendly models that meet consumer expectations within the scope of this target, which is currently gaining momentum with e:HEV models in Turkiye.
ZR-V e:HEV, the most current representative of Honda hybrid technology
On the other hand, according to the information conveyed at the meeting, the ZR-V e:HEV has a 2.0 liter gasoline engine that feeds the 100% hybrid system. ZR-V e:HEV offers high standards in both active and passive safety with the Honda SENSING safety and driving assistance system. In terms of travel comfort, the eye-level instrument panel (Head Up Display), heated steering wheel, heated front and rear seats, as well as 12 speakers developed in cooperation with BOSE stand out, while its stylish design takes the model to a different point in its class.
Honda ZR-V e:HEV, which combines stylish design, powerful performance and driving dynamics with high comfort, will be in the D-SUV segment. The stylish and simple appearance of the body design of the ZR-V e:HEV, which has a sporty character, attracts attention. The interior design, which stands out with its material quality, and the compact dimensions of the model offer the user a spacious, practical and comfortable space.
The new Honda ZR-V stands out as one of the most comfortable models in its class with its high-quality materials and width used in the interior design.
Electric motor produces 184 PS/135 kW power and 315 Nm torque
Hybrid technology, which Honda engineers have been developing for many years, continues to increase its power and efficiency in every model. The renewed hybrid powertrain system consists of a 2.0 liter four-cylinder direct injection ‘Atkinson’ cycle gasoline engine, two compact powerful electric motors and a high power density lithium ion battery. While the electric motor produces 184 PS/135 kW power and 315 Nm torque, the new ZR-V e:HEV stands out in its class by completing the 0-100 km/h acceleration in 8 seconds. Despite its agile engine performance and short acceleration time, the ZR-V also offers superior efficiency with a carbon dioxide emission value of 132 g/km (WLTP) and a combined fuel consumption value of 5.8 lt/100km (WLTP).
Source: AA / Prepared by Irem Yildiz