2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Austin TX

2018 Honda Clarity front exterior view on road

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid in Austin TX enters a competitive segment. The car draws power from a system that pairs a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine with an electric motor and battery pack. The system produces a net horsepower rating of 212 horsepower. The car also features four-selectable drive modes: Normal, Econ and Sport that modify the driving experience and performance.

The 17-kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery pack offers a recharge time of 2.5 hours at 240 volts. When fully charged, the 2018 Honda Clarity offers an EPA driving range of 340 miles. Fuel economy ratings are estimated at 44 miles per gallon in the city and 40 miles per gallon on the highways for 42 miles per gallon combined.*

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Standard and Available Features

A variety of standard and available features will be offered on the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. These include:

Technology Features: keyless entry and ignition, 8-speaker audio system, Display Audio system, Bluetooth and USB connectivity, SMS texting, SiriusXM, HD radio, HomeLink, navigation system with charging infrastructure information, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Comfort Features: heated seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, rear air vents, soft-touch instrument and door panels, leather-wrapped steering wheel, leather-trimmed seats, Ultrasuede interior.

Safety and Driver Assistance Features: multi-angle rearview camera, Honda Sensing suite (Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Forward Collision Warning (FCW) integrated with CMBS, Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM), Lane Departure Warning (LDW) and Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow), Honda LaneWatch, Vehicle Stability Assist, Side Curtain Airbags, Driver and front passenger front, side and knee airbags.

Exterior Features: LED headlights, LED daytime running lights, LED taillights, chrome door handles, rain-sensing windshield wipers, heated side mirrors.

*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.

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