2018-2019 Honda company began selling in Japan a compact hybrid sedan Grace, which is positioned as the most economical in its segment. The list of advantages of new items also came in full drive. Fuel consumption “Grace” with four driving wheels is only slightly more than the front-wheel modification. Small size does not impact on the interior space. According to the manufacturer, for the rear seat passengers is almost the same as in the Accord Hybrid is . There is to say thank you a long wheelbase and competent package.
2018-2019 Honda Grace was developed under the concept of creating “innovative compact sedan.” The car has received propulsion Sport Hybrid i-DCD, a well-known model for the Fit hybrid . Working on the Atkinson cycle petrol engine volume of 1.5 liters generates 110 horsepower and 134 Nm of torque. The electric motor integrated into the 7-speed dual clutch transmission, has an output of 30 horsepower and a torque of 160 Nm.
Traction battery is located above the rear axle and fuel tank is located under the front seats. Four-wheel drive at Grace realized by the “classic” scheme with the propeller shaft, gearbox and viscous coupling. Average fuel consumption of the sedan with front-wheel drive is 2.9 liters per 100 kilometers, modifying 4WD will spend a combined cycle of 3.4 liters per hundred.
In Japan Grace Hybrid trim levels offered in DX, LX and EX. The initial level of equipment provides for the stabilization of the system, Hill-Start Assist and emergency braking warning ESS. The equipment list includes collision avoidance system with a pre-emptive braking operating at speeds up to 30 km / h, side airbags, and LED lights for versions LX and EX.
More sedan in the maximum configuration has a sound system with eight speakers, air conditioner unit for the rear seat passengers and three sockets. The trunk of the car roomy enough, the volume equals 430 liters. 2018-2019 Honda Grace with front-wheel drive has an additional recess beneath the floor. The minimum price of the hybrid sedan is 1.95 million yen, or about 883 thousand rubles.