2024 Honda Prologue: The whole lot We Know


The upcoming all-electric Honda Prologue is simply across the nook, because the Japanese producer expects to begin first buyer deliveries in early 2024.

The Honda Prologue is the fruit of a partnership between Honda and Basic Motors, introduced just a few years in the past. The automobile relies on the GM’s Ultium platform and thus a few of its core battery/powertrain specs will sound acquainted to Chevrolet fashions. The identical issues the upcoming Acura electrical mannequin.

Initially, Honda set a goal to promote some 70,000 Prologue automobiles yearly, nevertheless it was later up to date to 60,000 items in 2024, which nonetheless seems to be very formidable. At a later level this decade, Honda will introduce its in-house developed EV platform—e:Structure—and a brand new household of fashions, so the Honda Prologue is only a prologue, because the identify signifies.

Up to now, Honda has supplied solely restricted data about the Prologue mannequin, saying that the automobile might be obtainable nationwide with an MSRP anticipated to begin within the higher $40,000s and supply as much as about 300 miles of vary.

Because of the partnership with GM and native manufacturing of the Prologue in North America, it’s anticipated to qualify for the $7,500 federal tax credit score (though there may be some short-term points, as the instance of GM signifies).

2024 Honda Prologue Exterior Front Quarter
2024 Honda Prologue Exterior Side Profile

The Honda Prologue is a midsize SUV. Its wheelbase of 121.8 inches (3,093 millimeters) is equivalent to the Cadillac Lyriq and Chevrolet Blazer EV, primarily based on the identical Ultium platform.

Within the case of the Honda Prologue, there might be three trims—EX, Touring, and Elite, out of which the EX and Touring might be obtainable in each front-wheel drive and all-wheel drive powertrain setups, whereas the top-of-the-line Elite is simply all-wheel drive.

All variations of the Honda Prologue are outfitted with an 85-kilowatt-hour battery pack, the identical as within the case of the bottom Chevrolet Blazer EV. An open query is whether or not we’ll see additionally a 102-kWh battery model, as we do in GM’s merchandise.

The EPA Mixed vary estimates for the Honda Prologue aren’t but obtainable, though the corporate stated that the entry-level EX trim (19-inch wheels), with front-wheel drive, is anticipated to get 300 miles of vary.

The AWD model in all probability will get barely much less vary. Within the case of the Chevrolet Blazer EV, it is 279 miles.

Mannequin Drive Battery
2024 Honda Prologue EX FWD (85 kWh) 19-inch FWD 85 300 mi*
2024 Honda Prologue EX AWD (85 kWh) 19-inch AWD 85  
2024 Honda Prologue Touring FWD (85 kWh) 19-inch FWD 85  
2024 Honda Prologue Touring AWD (85 kWh) 19-inch AWD 85  
2024 Honda Prologue Elite AWD (85 kWh) 21-inch AWD 85  

* anticipated EPA vary

2024 Honda Prologue Charging

2024 Honda Prologue Charging

When it comes to charging, the Honda Prologue in all probability might be outfitted with an 11-kilowatt on-board charger. The DC quick charging is promised to succeed in as much as 155 kW (in comparison with 150 kW within the Chevrolet Blazer EV with the identical 85-kWh battery).

Honda (and Acura) introduced that its Ultium-based EVs will include as much as $750 charging credit score to make use of at EVgo chargers and a 60-kWh introductory charging credit score at Electrify America:

Initially, the Honda Prologue might be obtainable with the CCS1 charging inlet, however in 2025, it will likely be outfitted with a NACS charging port and natively suitable with the Tesla Supercharging community. An adapter from NACS to CCS1 might be obtainable to present CCS1-compatible automobiles by that point.

That is what we all know for now however keep tuned for the ultimate pricing and vary numbers.


Supply hyperlink