Honda's first all-electric car has a 300-mile range and starts in the 'high $40,000s'

Honda has open Extra particulars in regards to the all-electric Prologue SUV. The electrical car could have a listed vary of 300 miles when first deliveries arrive in early 2024. The automaker says the car’s MSRP is “anticipated to begin within the excessive $40,000s” earlier than deducting any out there incentives or tax credit.

The Prologue’s pricing places its entry level nicely above competing SUVs just like the Volkswagen ID.4, Hyundai Ioniq 5, and Mustang Mach-E — all of which begin round $40,000. In the meantime, the Honda EV’s vary is way shorter than the Ioniq 6’s vary at 361 miles, and even falls barely behind the Hummer EV (314 miles).

The Prologue is constructed on the GM Ultium EV structure, the identical GM electrical platform because the Chevy Blazer EV. Honda’s new mannequin has an 85 kWh battery that applies to each rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive fashions. Nevertheless, observe that the 300-mile estimated vary solely applies to the 2WD mannequin, and we do not but understand how lengthy we will anticipate the 4WD mannequin 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.

Honda marketing photo of the Prologue electric SUV being charged in a home garage.  Two bicycles are hung on racks mounted on the wall to the right of the car.


Elsewhere, the Honda Prologue has a wheelbase of 121.8 inches, 5 inches longer than the longer Honda Pilot. The SUV seats 5 individuals and has 136.9 cubic ft of inside house. The automobile helps Apple CarPlay and Android Auto as normal, and consists of an 11-inch show display screen with an 11.3-inch high-resolution infotainment display screen.

Honda will give consumers a number of charging packages to select from with their buy. First, they’ll get an 11.5-kilowatt house charging station with a $100 charging credit score and a $500 set up credit score. Second, they’ll select a 7.6 kW moveable charging package, a $300 public charging credit score, and a $250 set up credit score. Alternatively, prospects can get $750 generally transport credit.

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