Honda has debuted its 2018 Clarity PHEV, a combination car offering 47 miles all electric, with 340 miles of total range. The PHEV employs a 181hp electric motor and a 17kWh lithium-ion battery and can operate as either a series or parallel hybrid, depending on the mode the driver selects. The model is offered with five modes in total.
Tim Healey with TTAC took the 2018 Clarity for a test drive and gave the Clarity’s driving “nice” as its descriptor. He notes, “The overall package is impressive…clearly, the Clarity is nice, but at a price, at least compared to the competition.” Read more.