2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Pricing to Start at $33,400

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Pricing to Start at $33,400

16.11.2017: Honda's all-new plug-in hybrid is competitively priced with the most robust standard equipment among plug-in hybrid vehicles

    Honda's all-new plug-in hybrid is competitively priced with the most robust standard equipment among plug-in hybrid vehicles



    Five-passenger, low-emissions vehicle goes on sale December 1


    47-mile all-electric EPA range rating is highest of any plug-in hybrid sedan





Just in time for the holidays, the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will go on sale December 1, 2017 at dealerships nationwide. The midsize plug-in hybrid starts at a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $33,400 with highly equipped standard equipment and is offered with a Touring trim for $36,600.1



"The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid takes a big step forward in bringing Honda electrified vehicles into the mainstream with no compromise to performance, range or comfort," said Ray Mikiciuk, assistant vice president of Honda Automobile Sales. "The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid leads the pack with the highest all-electric range rating of any plug-in hybrid sedan and the most comprehensive standard equipment, spacious five-passenger cabin and a roomy trunk – all at an affordable price point."



Clarity Plug-in Hybrid owners are eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500 when they purchase, and for additional state rebates, where available, when they purchase or lease the model. Residential property owners may also take advantage of financing and incentives from their local government and utility company, where available, to install an EV charger.




Clarity Plug-in Hybrid




Features


    Smart Start and Entry
    TFT Gauge Cluster
    8-Speaker Audio
    Dual-Zone Auto A/C
    8.0" Display Audio
    Bluetooth®
    USB Audio Interface
    Pandora®
    SMS texting capability
    Sirius XM
    HD™ Radio
    Heated Front Seats
    Multi-Angle Rearview Camera
    Steering-Wheel Audio Controls
    Cruise Control
    HomeLink®

 
   

Safety & Driver Assist



    Honda Sensing®
    Honda LaneWatch™
    Vehicle Stability Assist®
    Side Curtain Airbags
    Driver and front passenger front, side and knee airbags

   

Exterior



    18" alloy wheels
    LED auto on/off headlights
    LED daytime running lights
    LED taillights
    Chrome door handles
    Rain-sensing variable Intermittent windshield wipers
    Security with Remote Keyless Access
    Heated Side Mirrors

 
   

Interior


    60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seat
    Electronic Parking Brake with Brake Hold
    Rear A/C Vents
    Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
    Soft-touch Instrument and door panels
    Floor Mats
    Sunglasses Holder
    All Windows Auto-Up/Down

 

 

Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Touring


    Navigation with Charging Infrastructure Information
    Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
    Driver's Seat with 8-Way Power Adjustment and 2-Position Memory
    Front Passenger's Seat with 4-Way Power Adjustment
    Perforated Leather- Trimmed Seats
    Ultrasuede® Interior

 

The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid earned the highest all-electric range rating among all plug-in hybrid sedans with its EPA range rating of 47 miles on a full charge.2 The model also received an EPA fuel economy rating of 110 combined MPGe, among the top of midsize plug-in hybrids, and a gasoline only 44/40/42 MPG rating (city/highway/combined).2



For longer trips, the Clarity Plug-in Hybrid can utilize its hyper-efficient 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder engine to generate electricity and, under certain conditions, to act as a direct power source. The Clarity Plug-in received an overall EPA driving range rating of 340 miles.2



The vehicle's electromotive power comes from a 181-horsepower electric motor producing 232 lb.-ft. of torque and drawing power from both the gasoline engine and a 17-kilowatt hour (kWh) battery pack with a recharge time of just 2.5 hours at 240 volts. The Clarity Plug-in features Honda's two-motor hybrid powertrain that has a total system output of 212 horsepower.3



The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid features three selectable modes – Normal, Econ and Sport – allowing drivers to customize their experience, maximizing efficiency or driving performance. A fourth mode – HV mode – is provided to maintain the battery's state of charge and can be selected in conjunction with Normal, Econ and Sport driving modes.


The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid joins the Clarity Electric, launched August 2017, and Clarity Fuel Cell, launched in December 2016, to complete the Clarity series of vehicles, offering customers an array of electrified vehicle choices in a sophisticated, spacious and comprehensively equipped five-passenger midsize sedan.



The Clarity series is at the forefront of Honda's initiative to bring electrified vehicle technology into the mainstream. The company has announced its intention for electrified vehicles to comprise two-thirds of its global automobile sales by 2030.




Honda Clarity Series




As the next progression of Honda's dynamic styling for electrified products, each Clarity variant has a low, wide aerodynamic body with unique design elements, including its own special hero color, and differentiated front styling, headlights, tail lamps, non-compromised trunk space, Honda Sensing standard and 18-inch alloy wheel designs.



 Combined with elegant and advanced exterior styling, each Clarity series vehicle has a spacious interior with comfortable seating for five adults, outfitted with premium, environmentally responsible materials.



Offering Honda's "fun-to-drive" DNA, each Clarity variant provides a smooth, quiet and highly refined driving experience, aided by the smooth and seamless character of electric drive torque and acceleration.



The Clarity series also features advanced technologies, including Display Audio with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ integration, and the full suite of Honda Sensing® safety and driver-assistive technologies.



With three different powertrains and luxury packaging, this shared "3-in-1" platform strategy is enabling Honda to respond to infrastructure and market developments, provide customers nationwide with an ultra-low carbon vehicle that meets their lifestyle needs, and will take Honda toward higher volume sales of advanced powertrain products that will help reduce CO2 emissions.

 



1 MSRP (Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price) excluding tax, license, registration, $890 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.


2 Based on 2018 model-year EPA ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPG/MPGe and range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, lithium-ion battery pack age/condition and other factors.



3 Total-system horsepower as measured by the peak, concurrent output of the electric motor and gasoline engine.




Honda North America - also photos

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/honda-clarity-plug-in-hybrid-pricing-2018---170277.html

16.11.2017 / MaP

More News

The BMW i8 Roadster is coming: time for the next look.
14.11.2017
The ultimate progressive sports car in its final testing phase in Plant Leipzig.BMW i is looking forward to welcoming the third member of the BMW i family. In 2018 the BMW i8 Roadster will unlock the door to a whole new dimensio more >>
Secure Identity Alliance Launches Code of Conduct
14.11.2017
New Code of Conduct sets out the commitment of Secure Identity Alliance members to highest standards of ethics and excellence in the design and implementation of digital ID systems, the beating heart of Government eServic more >>
BMW M6 GT3 Evo package now available for BMW Motorsport customer teams
10.11.2017
Perfectly prepared for the 2018 seasonFollowing an intensive development period at BMW Motorsport, the Evo package for the BMW M6 GT3 is now ready for its sales launch. The update will go on sale to customer racing teams on Friday. more >>
Mercedes-Benz Cars Supplier Forum Russia 2017 -new plant in Moscow
10.11.2017
Mercedes-Benz intends to strengthen Russian supplier network for new passenger car plant in Moscow      Numerous suppliers, political authorities and business representatives attended the Mercedes-Benz Supplier Forum in Mosco more >>
The refreshed Lexus CT 200h
10.11.2017
Sportier styling, interior updates and innovative equipment    Updated exterior and interior styling for Lexus’ original hybrid luxury compact hatchback    Revised, more modern frontal design and new a more >>
SEAT and Telefónica Reach an Agreement to Promote Digitalisation in the Automotive Industry
06.11.2017
•    Both companies will collaborate on the shared use of insights to make progress in mobility solutions in cities and urban areas•    The agreement also involves testing new technologies for the 5G networks in Spain, and more >>
Put your foot to the floor in a New McLaren P1™
04.11.2017
    McLaren P1TM further downsized; embraces foot power    0-200 metres-per-hour acceleration entirely biscuit dependent    Available just in time for ChristmasMcLa more >>
Sales launch for the new Audi RS 4 Avant
02.11.2017
RS icon available in selected European markets from November 2        A new chapter in the V6 twin-turbo success story        Basic price for the Audi RS 4 Avant set at €79, more >>
HAVAL H2 gets 5-star ANCAP rating
02.11.2017
Customer safety is paramount to the continued development of Haval as a global brand and this recognised by ANCAP (Australian New Car Assessment Program) which rewarded Haval with a 5 Star for the Haval H2 with Dual Frontal, Side and Curtain airbags. more >>
Stahl starts with the realization of a Center of Excellence for Performance Coatings in Suzhou, China
01.11.2017
 Stahl has officially started the construction of its Center of Excellence for Performance Coatings in Suzhou. During a festive foundation stone ceremony, Hagen Chen, Managing Director Greater China & Asia Pacific at Stahl, laid the first stone. The building of 916m2 is more >>
Creative and Inspiring ‘Trophy City’ Campaign Showcases 10th-Generation Honda Accord
31.10.2017
...and All Who Refuse to Rest on Their Laurels    Imaginative "Trophy City" creative introduces the all-new 2018 Honda Accord, "America's Best Sedan" and recognizes those who push their limits: more >>
Production records for Automobili Lamborghini
27.10.2017
 7,000 Aventador and 9,000 Huracán produced in six and three years respectively  Just as it reaches its six year production anniversary, the Lamborghini Aventador achieves an important milestone in its history with 9,000 units pro more >>
Audi launches online sales for used cars
24.10.2017
Seamless premium solution from automobile selection through to contract conclusion      New online used-car platform jointly with and for dealers      Online-Financing and individual delivery possible  more >>
McLaren strenghtens North American Communications team
23.10.2017
.... with appointment of Roger Ormisher as new senior executive  McLaren Automotive today announces a further strengthening of its North American communications team, during a period of unprecedented growth more >>
Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur refines the most powerful Macan
20.10.2017
Macan Turbo Exclusive Performance Edition with 440 hp and customised detailsWith the Porsche Macan Turbo Exclusive Performance Edition, Porsche is introducing a particularly elegant version of the top model in the Macan model line. The Edi more >>
MPA gears up for growth with senior executive appointments to its Management Board
20.10.2017
Leading UK motorsport communication and sponsorship agency, MPA Creative (MPA) is delighted to announce the arrival of two new directors to its Management Team effective immediately. As part of these developments, MPA Creative and its commercial sponsorship business MPA Commercial will be unified under a common management structure. more >>
The Mercedes-AMG G 65 Final Edition: Powerful and refined
19.10.2017
To mark the discontinuation of the Mercedes-AMG G 65 (fuel consumption, combined: 17 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 397 g/km) AMG is offering an exclusive Final Edition, limited to just 65 examples worldwide. The particularly expressive Final Ed more >>
McLaren confirms its most track-concentrated road car yet
18.10.2017
McLaren, the British creator of luxury sports and super cars, has confirmed that the next model to be introduced under its Track22 business plan will be an addition to the Ultimate Series. Its mission is to be more >>
The new Lamborghini factory in Sant’Agata Bolognese
18.10.2017
- production site doubled, incorporating cutting-edge technologies •    Production site increased from 80,000 to 160,000 m2 •    Expansion in record time at full production capacity more >>
The development of the new Porsche 911 RSR
11.10.2017
Successful maiden race season with two titlesAt the ten-hour Petit Le Mans race contested on the tradition-steeped Road Atlanta racetrack last Saturday, the new 911 RSR scored the first two championships. There, Patrick Pilet (France) and Dirk more >>
New Lexus structural blue - nature's brillance captured
09.10.2017
    Lexus develops new vehicle paint technology to create an exclusive, shimmering new shade, Structural Blue    New colour introduced exclusively on the LC Structural Blue Edition    Lexus’ research team studied nature and the structure of the blue Morpho butterfly’s wings to determine how a si more >>
Arden AJ 24: Sharper Claws for the Compact Jaguar
06.10.2017
Jaguar is a quintessentially British brand with a 70-year-old reputation for its fine blend of aristocratic airs, and the power and dynamics of the predatory cat it is named after.At the turn of the 21st Century these same attributes became available on a more >>
Automechanika Johannesburg: Plenty of life left in internal combustion engines
05.10.2017
There is a measure of panic in several countries, such as Germany, the United Kingdom and France, regarding calls by politicians seeking to ban the sale of vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE) within the next couple of decades.However, this will do little to stop or slow down ongoing development of these engines, which will still be the more >>
Honda Celebrates National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day
05.10.2017
...with Continued Investment in Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and Infrastructure    More than 450 Clarity Fuel Cell vehicles on the road today    Continued investments in construction of cons more >>
Oliver Hoffmann takes over as the new Head of Technical Development at Audi Sport
04.10.2017
Responsible for the product campaign over the coming years      Stephan Winkelmann, CEO of Audi Sport GmbH: “Expansion of the Audi Sport model range to 16 series production veh more >>
AutoMobilSport.com reached his longterm goal by today
30.09.2017
AutoMobilSport.com created on October 3rd, 2001 could inform by today that our second longtime goal was achieved: 100 million hits in a year from around 4,5 million single users around the world.We thank all our people working with us on that success more >>
Mercedes-Benz Classic 2018 calendar
29.09.2017
-- A legend you can see, touch and experienceThe 2018 Classic calendar presents a whole year of event highlights from Mercedes-Benz Classic. It impressively showcases totally different vehicles of the brand. The viewer is treated to fasc more >>
Presales start for new Audi A8
29.09.2017
Luxury sedan is available to order in Germany from October 5      Premiere for new type designation at Audi      Price for A8 starts at 90,600 euros, long-wheelbase version costs from 94,100 euros more >>
The New SEAT Arona, the best option in its category
28.09.2017
•    The Autovista Group considers that the new SEAT Arona retains the best residual value among competitors in six of the most important European markets•    Exciting and timeless design, excellent dynamic behaviour, interior and boot roominess are all qualities which make the SEAT Arona stand out from its direct competitors acc more >>
New activities for Onroak Automotive
28.09.2017
Onroak Automotive is widening its scope through the acquisition of Tork Engineering activities. Since 27th September 2017 Tork Engineering’s activities have been added to those of Onroak Automotive’s: they include the design and con more >>
Mercedes-Benz shows strong growth in brand value
27.09.2017
Mercedes-Benz once again the only European brand to make the top 10 "Best Global Brands 2017"Mercedes-Benz is the most valuable European premium automotive brand according to the latest rankings more >>
Total extends its fuel cards offering with an electric charging service
26.09.2017
 .... in partnership with NewMotionTotal signed a contract with NewMotion, one of the leading distributors of electric vehicles charging solutions in Europe, to allow its pr more >>
TOTAL QUARTZ with ART, the ultimate oil to keep engines younger for longer
26.09.2017
TOTAL QUARTZ, the most successful engine oil in auto racing, winning several world titles since 1968, now comes ‘with ART’ (Age Resistance Technology), a new technology bringing engine protection to perfection. more >>
The most powerful Porsche Sport Turismo becomes a plug-in hybrid
26.09.2017
Porsche introduces new Panamera version with 680 hp and 49 kilometres of pure electric rangePorsche is expanding its hybrid range, as a powerful plug-in hybrid is being added to the Panamera Sport Turismo model line. The new Panamer more >>
Lamborghini opens its first official store in Japan
26.09.2017
Lamborghini opened its first official Collezione Automobili Lamborghini store in Ginza, Japan on 23 September 2017. The new boutique includes all the men’s fashion collections and the complete accessories line for those passionate about the Lamborghini brand. more >>
BMW X2 Digital Camouflage at Milan.
22.09.2017
The new BMW X2 sporting Digital Camouflage was spotted on the streets of Milan during Fashion Week (20-25 September).The new BMW X2 is still far from being ready for its market debut. Nevertheless, the newest Sports Activi more >>
Volkswagen Group Logistics and Scania support LNG trucks
21.09.2017
 -  Cleaner and quieter    Liquefied natural gas (LNG) trucks: lower CO2, nitrogen oxide and particulate emissions than with conventional powertrains    Volkswagen Group Logistics, Scania, forwarders more >>
Fully networked: Porsche Cayenne with new Connect functions
21.09.2017
Expanded online navigation and Porsche Connect App with Amazon Music and Smart Home functionsNew functions, new services, new apps: with the Cayenne, Porsche is raising vehicle networking to a new level. The wide range of networking options ar more >>
Toni Bové Signs On With Seat
19.09.2017
•    With a career spanning more than four decades, he was a part of the FCB medical team and a physiotherapist of the Spanish Olympic Committee•    Bové works in the SEAT Healthcare and Rehabilitation C more >>
2001-2022 copyright automobilsport.com