The 2024 Honda Prologue is an all-electric, 2-row midsize SUV and the automaker’s first electrical SUV of any type. It will compete with the rising group of electrical SUVs priced between $40,000 and $50,000, and certain supply a max vary of past 300 miles when it goes on sale in 2024.
How a lot will the Honda Prologue price?
We anticipate the Honda
Prologue electrical car to begin within the mid-$40,000 vary. For reference, the Ford
Mustang Mach-E at the moment begins at $46,895, and the Hyundai
Ioniq 5 kicks off at $39,950.
When does the Honda Prologue go on sale?
The Honda Prologue debuted in October 2022, and Honda says it’s going to go on sale in 2024. Because it’s additionally a 2024 mannequin, we anticipate it’s going to begin hitting dealerships early that 12 months.
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How huge is the Honda Prologue?
The 2-row, 5-passenger Prologue is notably longer and a bit taller than presumed opponents just like the Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Ford Mustang Mach-E. It’s additionally longer than Honda’s personal Passport midsize SUV, however not as tall. An extended wheelbase of virtually 122 inches guarantees distinctive passenger roominess.
- Wheelbase: 121.8 inches
- Length: 192.0 inches
- Width: 78.3 inches
- Height: 64.7 inches
- Wheel diameter: 21 inches
Honda performed it fairly secure with the Prologue’s exterior design, however we positively just like the look. It’s clear, substantial, and has a number of premium-like components, angles, and options. It additionally appears to be like prepared and prepared to enterprise down some dust roads, not simply able to doing so.
In again, the Honda badge has been changed with “Honda” spelled out. But as a substitute of utilizing all capital letters, because it’s usually accomplished, Honda’s execution encompasses a capital H adopted by lower-case letters. So Honda.
The Prologue’s passenger cabin combines acquainted Honda inside design sensibilities with two giant screens and what appears to be like to be an accommodating heart console. It appears to be like extra like a up to date Honda than a futuristic EV, which we suspect many consumers will recognize.
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Range and cost instances
While Honda has but to launch any Prologue vary, charging, or battery particulars, we will look to the forthcoming Chevy Blazer EV for clues. Why the Blazer EV? Because the Prologue is the product of a partnership with GM
and is constructed on its new electrical car platform. We anticipate the Prologue to be sized and priced equally to the Blazer EV, which gives about 250 miles of vary on the low finish, and as much as 320 miles on the high finish of the lineup.
As for charging, the Prologue’s platform-mate has an 11.5 kW onboard AC charger for plugging in at dwelling, and DC public fast-charging functionality of as much as 190 kW. Depending on the mannequin and the charger, the lithium-ion battery can take up 87 miles price of electrical energy in simply 10 minutes. We wouldn’t be shocked to see the Prologue put up comparable figures throughout.
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The Honda Prologue might be provided with a alternative of front-wheel drive or all-wheel drive.
This story initially ran on KBB.com.