2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Performance

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is a remarkable vehicle on the road and offers New England Drives incredible and innovative efficiency and a reliable performance. Utilizing an electric motor with a hybrid engine system, the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid can operate on electric power alone before the hybrid engine kicks in and uses even a drop of fuel. And with several ways to recharge and refuel, the Clarity offers a versatility and peace of mind and is ready to take on any adventure or long stretches on the road.

  • Electric motor and hybrid engine combination is innovative and efficient.
  • Several ways to refuel and recharge.
  • Safety features boost performance and ensure a comfortable ride on the road.

Engine and Motor

The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid combines electric power with a hybrid engine, making it one of the most efficient vehicles on the road. Drivers can drive an EPA-estimated 47-mile range on electric power alone with the 17.0k-Wh lithium ion battery.* If your trip exceeds that range, the hybrid engine takes over and is ready for the long haul. Using a 1.5L inline-4 engine, the hybrid will also act as a generator to provide additional power to the motor and recharge the battery.

  • Drive an EPA-estimated and class-leading 47 miles on electric power alone.*
  • Achieves a gas-electric range of an EPA-estimated 340 miles.*
2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid driving down the highway
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Transmission

The battery and engine system work in tandem with an electronic continuously variable transmission (E-CVT) with Sport Mode and deceleration paddle selectors for an even more precise and enhanced performance and an undeniable fun factor behind the wheel. The power is directed to the front wheels and produces a total system horsepower of 212.

Fuel Efficiency

The efficiency of the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is nothing short of incredible. For most trips, the Clarity will be able to operate solely on electric power. Your daily commute could even be completely gas-free. If your trip exceeds the battery power, the the hybrid engine kicks in. The Clarity will save both time and money, with fewer trips to the gas station and less maintenance required over time.

  • The Gasoline-Electric Miles Per Gallon Equivalent, or MPGe combined, is estimated at 110 miles.*
  • The gasoline-only engine will earn an EPA-estimated 44 city / 40 highway / 42 combined mpg.*
2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid driving down the road in front of a lake and forest

 

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid plugged in outside the house

Refueling and Recharging

Drivers have several different options to recharge the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, so whether you’re at work or home or traveling, you’ll always have ways to recharge. The fastest and most cost-effective way is to plug the Clarity into a 240-volt charger for just 2.5 hours. But if a 240-volt isn’t available, the Clarity can also charge via a regular 120-volt wall outlet, and will take about 12 hours to charge fully. Convenient EV charging stations can be found across the United States, and drivers can use the HondaLink app’s StationFinder to find the nearest one when traveling, with map directions to guide you there. The HondaLink app will also help drivers monitor the battery life of the Clarity and remaining range.

To refuel the engine, simply go to any gas station and fill up the 7.0-gallon tank traditionally with regular unleaded fuel.

  • Level 2 Charging – Use a 240-volt outlet to charge the Clarity in just 2.5 hours.
  • Level 1 Charging – A standard 120-volt outlet can be used to charge the Clarity in 12 hours

Safety Features

The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid features a long list of safety features that help boost the Clarity’s performance on the road. By minimizing skidding and keeping good tractive control with the road, the Clarity delivers a reliable and steady performance, no matter what the weather or road conditions might be. And with assistance on notifying the driver when tire pressure is low, the Clarity offers drivers optimal performance every single day.

  • Vehicle Stability Assist
  • Hill Start Assist
  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • Electronic Brake Distribution
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
2018 Honda Clarity Plug In parked in the woods

Test Drive Today

Find out more information on the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid by contacting us or visiting your nearest New England Honda Dealer. Explore current offers and sit behind the wheel with a test drive today.

*110 combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 44 city/40 highway/42 combined MPG gasoline only rating. 47-mile maximum EV mode driving range rating. 340-mile combined gas-electric driving range rating. Ratings determined by EPA. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.

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