The CR-Z is a sport compact hybrid coupe by Honda. It is a combination of a hybrid gasoline-electric powertrain plus a traditional sports car component. It has a 2+2 seating capacity. This does not include their North America models wherein the backseat is taken out. It comes with a standard 6-speed manual transmission. The CR-Z succeeded the second-generation CR-X where its name and exterior design have been adapted from. The CR-Z is considered as one of the least polluting vehicles which is also classified as an Advanced Technology Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (AT-PZEV) as referred by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). After the Honda Insight in 2000-2006 and the Honda Civic Hybrid in 2003-2005, the CR-Z is the third gasoline-electric hybrid model by Honda. In Japan, the CR-Z sales began in February 2010 while in the US, its sales began in August 2010. Its production came to an end in 2016.