America’s Most Expensive Honda Model Arrives in 2024

Premium Electric SUV by Honda Includes Free Charging on Multiple Networks

Honda has recently revealed the official range and cost as determined by the EPA for their latest addition to the automotive market, the 2024 Prologue. This electric SUV is the initial project of the Japanese car manufacturer on the Ultium platform, in collaboration with General Motors. It stands at the highest end of their American models, with a starting price of $47,400 for the EX 2WD with single-motor, and a maximum cost exceeding $10,000 more. Surprisingly, it even surpasses the price of the beloved Civic Type R, which totals to $44,795.

The 2024 Honda Prologue pricing (excluding $1,395 for destination) will be revealed in March when the SUV hits dealerships. Below are the details of the cost:

2024 Honda Prologue Introduction

“The all-new Honda Prologue is a significant milestone in our electrification plan, building upon our successful sales of hybrid-electric vehicles and propelling us towards our goal of achieving 100% zero-emissions vehicle sales by 2040,” stated Lance Woelfer, assistant vice president of Honda National Auto Sales.

When it comes to the officially declared distance that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined, all versions of the single-motor 2-Wheel Drive (2WD) model have the ability to travel up to 296 miles on one electric charge, while obtaining a rating of 107/91/99 miles per gallon electric equivalent (MPGe) for city/highway/combined driving. On the other hand, the dual-motor All-Wheel Drive (AWD) trims (excluding Elite) have a range of 281 miles and a 101/88/95 MPGe rating. The highest-end and fully-loaded variant, the Elite AWD, is the least efficient with a 273 mile range and a 99/84/92 MPGe rating.

Our observation suggests that a decrease in performance is often caused by using more hard-hitting wheel and tire combinations.

The initial chapter of the 2WD variant is equipped with a front-positioned singular engine, producing 212 horsepower and 236 lb-ft of torque. Its AWD counterpart boasts two electric motors, situated in the front and back, generating an impressive 288 hp and 333 lb-ft of torque.

Aside from the Honda Sensing driver assistance technology, all models in the Prologue series include a set of 19-inch aluminum alloy wheels, built-in Google features, wireless Apple CarPlay/Andriod Auto capability, a wireless phone charging station, a 10-way adjustable power driver seat with lumbar support, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, and Sirius XM satellite radio. It is also worth noting that this is the initial Honda model to feature rear cross-traffic braking, blind-zone steering assist, and rear pedestrian alert.

Honda has kept its promise from its launch by providing three charging packages for Prologue owners. Option A includes $500 credit towards installation costs through Honda Home Electrification (HHE) and their network of Level 2 home charging station installers, along with $100 in EVgo charging credit.

Option B includes a benefit of $250 in HHE credit for a portable charging kit (including Levels 1 and 2) and an additional $300 of credit for EVgo charging. On the other hand, Option C offers an even greater advantage by providing $750 worth of EVgo charging credit, focusing on maximizing public charging options. Both options also include 60 kWh of free charging from Electrify America.

The Honda Prologue line will initially feature the standard CCS adaptors, but there are plans for a shift to NACS by 2025. In addition, consumers in the United States and Canada will have access to Tesla Superchargers.

The Introduction of the Prologue is capable of utilizing DC quick charging up to 150 kW, as its 85 kWh lithium-ion battery pack has been engineered to recharge 65 miles of range within just 10 minutes.

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