Honda CR-Z
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9 Owner Reviews
Date Reviewed
9 January 2016
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Norina nisa
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2012)
Bought new, Owned for 3 Years
Fuel Economy: 12.0 km/litre (8.3 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 7,000 km/month
    -powerful performance
    -fuel economy
    -variety of driving mode
    -good interior lightning
    -sporty enterior design
    -great wind flow
    -doors is heavy, need to push hard to open.
    -hard to get in for a tall pple
    -no auto lock
    -the car feels 'light' when the meter reach 170kmh
    -back seat that has less function.
To Improve
-make auto lock
-both windows shud be auto instead of only on the driver side.
-tyre shud be 17"
-has reverse camera
-push start button
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
13 November 2014
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Justin
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2013)
Bought used, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 12.7 km/litre (7.9 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,000 km/month
    - Handling is sharp (in Sports mode) and does drive well over less than perfect roads and soaks up potholes pretty well for a car with such a short wheelbase.
    - Sharp styling with a rather driver orientated dashboard layout
    - Perfectly sized for city driving
    - Reasonable sized boot for the occasional ferrying of items.
    - IMA motor does a decent job to propel the car during low speed driving in the city without much hassle
    - Quarter Rear view is badly obstructed due to steep slope design for the rear quarter glass (basically the size of a slice of a pizza) as well as the sloping rear hatch.
    - Fuel consumption is slightly higher compared to it's peers, namely the Civic hybrid which coincidentally carries the same 1.5 lump.
    - CVT drone is quite loud upon full throttle
    - Soundproofing is on the poor side (probably to make do with weight saving properties)
    - Back seats are utterly useless
    - The car has a chassis with lots of potential however could do with a more powerful engine for a more engaging drive.
    - A/C turns into fan only mode during auto stop periods.
To Improve
- A more powerful engine would have been preferred for a car of this looks and chassis.
- Aircond compressor should be of the electric type as the Civic Hybrid for the price we are paying. (to eliminate cool air loss during auto stop periods)
- An updated sound system unit with bluetooth capabilities similar to the models offered overseas.
- A panoramic roof would be perfect and should be offered as a standard item.
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
31 October 2014
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Ahmad
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 12.5 km/litre (8.0 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,000 km/month
    -Huge gaping grille, hunkered stance, wide and squat rear - looks like a concept car on the road.
    -Ever wondered how it would feel to pilot the Millennium Falcon? Go behind the driver's seat and have a look at the dashboard, preferably at night.
    -Big space and comfortable semi buckets in the front that can accommodate 'big sized' adults.
    -Nice, meaty steering. Can do with more feel, but very direct.
    -Good balance of comfort and sportiness in the standard suspension set up. Not too hard, not too soft, good enough for daily use.
    -Grunty low end that works well in city traffic. Good, strong pull when accelerating.
    -Battery assist works more as a performance enhancer than fuel saver.
    -Fold the useless rear seats down and you get yourself a mini shooting brake aka wagon!
    -Full suite of safety features for peace of mind.
    -If you're looking for a sporty looking car with sporty-ish performance, this is it. If you're looking for an out and out sports car, look elsewhere.
    -Useless rear seats.
    -A bit nose heavy.
    -Rear end can go light when driving aggressively.
    -No spare tire.
    -No bluetooth connectivity.
    -Limited rear view and HUGE blindspots in the rear!
    -While the standard sound system sounds decent, the head unit, its functions and connectivity options looks like it came from the 90s.
    -Periodic maintenance interval is too close (every 3 months or 5000km) - every 6 months or 10000km would be much better.
To Improve
-Better interior packaging - take a look at the Veloster, Honda.
-Make a reverse cam as standard if the rear view is as limited as this.
-Battery performance is affected in hot weather i.e afternoons - design better cooling for the battery.
-Make the periodic maintenance interval longer - every 6 months or 10,000km or maybe even more.
-Could do with a bit more sound insulation as standard, especially for the front bonnet.
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
5 June 2014
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KS
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 13.6 km/litre (7.4 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 800 km/month
    Nice Interior Design (love the main dashboard and the red and black contrast on the doors)
    Handling is good
    Throttle and steering response on Sports Mode is good and makes for fun driving
    Engine is quiet
    Fuel economy is decent (Great if compared with my other car, 2.6 liter)
    Rear boot space is big for a car this size
    Blind spots/Rear visibility (Makes reversing a little stressful)
    Service Intervals is too fast (5,000km or 3 months) Not feasible if used as 2nd car
    Expensive parts (Import from Japan)
    Auto stop feature is irritating when in traffic
    Looks fast, feels fast but actually not that fast. (considering this is the "heir" to the CRX mantle)
    Getting in and out of the car will be a slight problem for tall people
To Improve
Option to disable auto-stop
Increase service intervals to 10km
Bluetooth connectivity
Door Auto lock instead of manual
10-20HP increase would be nice without compromise on the handling
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
25 May 2014
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Louis
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2012)
Bought new, Owned for 2 Years
Fuel Economy: 16.5 km/litre (6.1 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 2,500 km/month
    - Sporty exterior design
    - Interior trim is sporty as well, and nice speedo meter
    - Handling is good, given its small size
    - One of the best fuel consumption for a coupe, and affordable coupe available in market brand new (during tax incentive)
    - boot space could be limited especially if getting some bulky items
    - S+ button feels good, but only last approximately 10 seconds you'll run dry the battery
    - 5000km service internal kinda fast, should have at least 10,000km interval such as Civic/City, not to mentioned its CBU from Japan
To Improve
- bigger rim size (eg. 17 which Indo is getting) should further improve stability
- an option to disable the auto start/stop function will be nice, as some other car have this option button for owner to choose
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
23 May 2014
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Roshann
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 18.0 km/litre (5.6 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 2,000 km/month
    Good handling (not to worry when throwing it at corners)
    Good throttle response on sports mode
    Paddle shift goes on manual when on sports mode and works well for improved control
    Decent fuel economy
    Futuristic interior and exterior
    More to digital instead of analog
    IMA battery adheres to the American Emission Warranty at 15 years and 240,000 km (warranty 8 years though).
    Back seats are not meant for adults who are above average in size (only suitable for short distances)
    Rear visibility is distorted
    5000km service interval should be a thing of the pastm as even the new Honda City has 10000km interval
To Improve
Subwoofer and Bluetooth should come as an option for the car which is available in other markets.
Rear seats room space could be made.
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
23 May 2014
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Wei Soong
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 15.7 km/litre (6.4 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,600 km/month
    Sport car styling
    Agile handling
    Reasonable comfort ride
    Easy to maneuver
    Reasonable ground clearance (not too low)
    Futuristic digital speedometer
    Quiet engine
    Smooth engine and transmission
    Cold auto air-cond
    Red stitches on steering wheel
    Good power, but not powerful enough for the sport car-like look
    Poor rearward visibility
    Average sound system (poor for my picky ears)
    Heavy doors, especially when open from inside
To Improve
First and most importantly, improve the power. Power is what most of the prospective buyer looking for, beside look and handling.
Improve rearward visibility. This is important for city driving.
Improve sound system.
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
22 May 2014
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CJ
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2012)
Bought new, Owned for 2 Years
Fuel Economy: 18.0 km/litre (5.6 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 1,200 km/month
    slickest two door sport car with hybrid capability
    sport mode really awesome
    air flight style meter cluster
    chick magnet
    comfort front seat
    behind seat not for adults.
    no air cord during auto stop.
    not able to save petrol compare with other Honda Hybrid car.
To Improve
service interval from 5,000 to 10,000.
auto door lock have to be as option.
service center agents may need to upgrade their communication skills as owner deserve to understand their car issue more rather than just say " it is normal, no harm to the car"
Yes, I would recommend this car
Date Reviewed
30 May 2014
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Danny
Hybrid 1.5 CVT (2013)
Bought new, Owned for 1 Year
Fuel Economy: 14.5 km/litre (6.9 L/100 km), RON95, Mileage: 4,000 km/month
    The design of the car look sporty, good handling and stable. Good fuel economy.
    The rear seat only can fit children or pets, seats comfort level low, no push start button.
To Improve
Improve the seat comfort level, door auto lock.
Yes, I would recommend this car