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Car Review

Honda ZR-V review

£39,240 - £42,595
Published: 21 Jun 2023


What should I be paying?

Prices start from £39,495 in the UK, which is a hefty amount of money. The Civic hatch with exactly the same powertrain starts at just under £34k. Plus you can have a Qashqai e-POWER hybrid for £35,840 if you really want to.

On lease, you’re looking at a starting figure of £375 a month, on a four-year agreement with a £10k down payment and 10,000 yearly mileage allowance, through Honda’s own finance scheme.

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What’s the difference between trims?

That entry price gets you the Elegance trim, which comes complete with 18-inch wheels, a 9.0-inch touchscreen and a smaller 7.0-inch digital dial display. 

Above that is the slightly different looking Sport which starts from £41,095 but brings with it a more appealing grille and extra bits of bumper. It also adds sports pedals and ambient lighting inside, as well as wireless phone charging and a mix of leather and fabric trim.

Top of the range is the Advance model, which sets you back from £42,895. That gets full leather seats, diamond-cut alloys, a panoramic sunroof and a 12-speaker Bose sound system. It also gets a 6.0-inch head-up display and a 10.2-inch digital dial display. Techy. 

At launch there will be five exterior colours, and just wait until you hear the names – Diamond Dust Pearl, Ruse Black Metallic, Radiant Red Metallic, Platinum White Pearl and Still Night Blue Pearl. Yikes.

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What’s the best spec?

We reckon you want the Sport trim, which is the best looking of the bunch to our eyes. As previously mentioned you’re looking at a starting price of just over £41k, or £400 a month on the terms listed above.

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