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2018

Honda Clarity

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Honda Clarity 2018 sedan
The new Clarity comes in three versions: a fully electric, a plug-in hybrid, and a hydrogen fuel-cell called FCV, which has a claimed driving range beyond 300 miles. It takes 3 to 5 minutes to fully fuel it with hydrogen. There is also a Clarity Electric version, which has a short EPA-rated range of 89 miles and is leased for $199 per month. The Plug-In Hybrid is the most viable of the three versions. It delivers a 40-mile all-electric range before the gas engine kicks in. It takes 2.5 hours to recharge with a 240-volt charger. The Clarity has a comfortable ride and competent handling. The cabin is roomy enough for adults. All versions come standard with forward-collision warning and automatic emergency braking, along with Honda's unintuitive push-button gear selector.

Specifications

Seating
2 front, 3 rear
Drive Wheels
Front
Warranty
  • Basic: 3 year/36,000 miles
  • Powertrain: 5 year/60,000 miles
  • Rust through: 5 year/unlimited
  • Roadside aid: 3 year/unlimited
Body Styles
sedan
Transmissions Available
  • 1-speed Direct
  • CVT
Engines Available
  • electric (174 hp)
  • electric (161 hp)
  • 1.5-liter 4 electric (212 hp)

Ratings

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Performance
Comfort / Convenience
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