Honda Clarity

Price $39,900 – $43,900
Fuel consumption 5.3 – 5.9 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 73%(view ratings)
This large, environmentally friendly sedan is equipped with a plug-in hybrid powertrain that consists of a 181-horsepower electric motor and a 1.5-litre three-cylinder engine. Driving range in fully electric mode is estimated at 76 km according to the EPA in the United States, and the car can be fully charged in 2.5 hours. The Clarity can accommodate five passengers in its cabin, which is equipped with an infotainment system featuring Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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Test Drives2018 Honda Clarity: Squeezed Between a Prime and a Volt
If you count yourself amongst the individuals who criticize electric and hybrid vehicles for looking like odd spacecraft contraptions for the road, then you might not like this car. It’s no secret that the 2018 Honda Clarity isn’t a normal-looking automobile. But while the late sixties sci-fi styling may not …
Test DrivesHonda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid: the Future is Here
You may have already heard of the Honda Clarity in years past. In fact, the vehicle was originally known as the FCX Clarity hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle that the manufacturer sold from 2008 until 2014 as a kind of test platform. Given the experimental nature of hydrogen-powered vehicles and the lack …
First Drives2018 Honda Clarity PHEV: The Greenest Honda you can Buy Today
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave for the last few years, you’re surely aware that the drive towards electrification is well underway, with most automakers announcing plans to offer new hybrid, plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles in the near future. In fact, the first company …
Spotlight onWe’re driving the 2018 Honda Clarity PHEV this week
The drive towards electrification is well underway, and Honda has announced that by 2030, two thirds of the cars it sells will have some form of electric propulsion. Moving toward that goal, Honda will offer the Clarity PHEV in Canada for 2018, and The Car Guide will be going to …


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ElectricHonda Drops Clarity Electric in the U.S.
Forget about the fully electric variant of the Honda Clarity coming to Canada: the company has announced it will not even return to the U.S. for 2020. In fact, production ended at the end of last year. If you’re keeping scores, that’s one more sedan discontinued in North America. The …
Hybrid/Plug-in HybridIs Honda cool again?
The brand that used to be loved by younger car enthusiasts has lost its cool in the last few years, but that could change again. Here’s why. Ironically, the car you’d expect to be the least cool in the lineup turns out to be the most promising one, if Honda …
MontrealHonda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid to be Sold in Canada
On the evening before the Montreal Auto Show media day, Honda Canada invited a bunch of journalists to a private event so they could admire the Honda Civic Type R Prototype in the flesh. The company’s compact hot rod will be on display throughout the Montreal show, but also at …


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2018 Honda Clarity - Test Drive
It may not be everyone's cup of tea but the the electrification of the automobile is heating up. Graeme has a look at the latest contestant from Honda. To watch all our most up to date content, check out our TV show schedule - Check out our website …