Honda has revealed extra particulars about its all-electric Prologue SUV. The EV can have a listed vary of 300 miles when the primary deliveries arrive in early 2024. The automaker says the car’s MSRP is “anticipated to start out within the higher $40,000s” earlier than subtracting any accessible incentives or tax credit.
The Prologue’s pricing places its entry level nicely above rival SUVs just like the Volkswagen ID.4, Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Mustang Mach-E — all of which begin at round $40,000. In the meantime, the vary on Honda’s EV is far shorter than the Ioniq 6’s 361 miles and even lags barely behind the Hummer EV (314 miles).
The Prologue is constructed on the GM Ultium EV structure, the identical platform as GM electrics just like the Chevy Blazer EV. Honda’s new mannequin has an 85-kWh battery pack that applies to each rear-drive and all-wheel-drive fashions. Nevertheless, notice that the 300-mile estimated vary solely applies to the 2WD variant, and we don’t but understand how far to anticipate the AWD one to final. The automaker solely lists engine efficiency stats for the AWD model, which generates an estimated 288 hp and 333 lb-ft of torque.
Elsewhere, the Honda Prologue has a 121.8-inch wheelbase, 5 inches longer than the longer Honda Pilot’s. The SUV seats 5 individuals and has 136.9 cubic ft of inside area. The car helps wi-fi Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as normal, and it consists of an 11-inch instrument show with an 11.3-inch HD infotainment display.
Honda will give patrons a number of charging packages to select from at buy. First, they’ll get an 11.5kW residence charging station with a $100 charging credit score and a $500 set up credit score. Second, they’ll go for a 7.6kW transportable charging package, a $300 public charging credit score and a $250 set up credit score. Alternatively, prospects can go together with $750 in public charging credit.