Honda Automobiles: 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid Achieves Class-Leading All-Electric Range

  • Honda’s all-new, spacious, five-passenger, low-emissions automobile warranted an EPA operation rating of 47 all-electric miles

Honda announced a 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid warranted a tip all-electric operation rating among all midsize plug-in variety with a EPA operation rating of 47 miles on a full charge1. Launching during dealerships national after this year, a Clarity Plug-in Hybrid also perceived an EPA fuel economy rating of 110 total MPGe1, among a tip of a class, and a gasoline usually 44/40/42 MPG rating (city/highway/combined)1.

“We consider a mixed of a class-leading 47 miles of all-electric pushing operation rating and a large, lush 5-pasenger package will give us an advantage in a plug-in hybrid game,” pronounced Ray Mikiciuk, partner clamp boss of Honda Auto Sales during American Honda Motor Co. “The Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid represents a emergence of a new era, environment a trail to a new era of Honda products that will move electrified record into a mainstream.”

For longer trips, a Clarity Plug-in Hybrid can implement a hyper-efficient 1.5-liter Atkinson cycle 4-cylinder engine to beget electricity and, underneath certain conditions, to act as a approach energy source, ensuing in an altogether EPA pushing operation rating of 340 miles1.

The vehicle’s electromotive energy comes from a 181-horsepower electric engine producing 232 lb.-ft. of torque and sketch energy from both a gasoline engine and a 17-kilowatt hour (kWh) battery container with a recharge time of usually 2.5 hours during 240 volts. The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid comforts 3 selectable modes – Normal, Econ and Sport – permitting drivers to customize their experience, maximizing potency or pushing performance. A fourth mode – HV mode – is supposing to say a battery’s state of assign and can be comparison in and with Normal, Econ and Sport pushing modes.

Expected to be a volume sales personality in a Clarity array lineup, a Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will be charity in dual premium-contented trims, customary and Touring.

Honda Clarity Series
The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid is partial of Honda’s Clarity series, that includes a Clarity Fuel Cell, launched in Dec 2016, and a Clarity Electric, launched in Aug 2017. Clarity is a automobile array charity business an array of electrified powertrain choices in one sophisticated, atmospheric and comprehensively versed five-passenger sedan, given with premium, environmentally obliged materials.

Offering Honda’s “fun-to-drive” DNA, any Clarity various provides a smooth, still and rarely polished pushing experience, aided by a seamless impression of electric expostulate torque and acceleration. The Clarity array also comforts modernized technologies, including Display Audio with Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ integration, and a full apartment of Honda Sensing® reserve and driver-assistive technologies.

The Clarity array is during a heading corner of a Honda Electrification Initiative, that includes a formerly announced goal to have two-thirds of Honda’s tellurian car sales come from electrified vehicles by 2030.  This beginning includes a new dedicated hybrid automobile rising subsequent year, an all-new Accord Hybrid, a Clarity series, and a stretched focus of Honda’s two-motor hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains to mixed automobile and light lorry models in a future.

1. Based on 2018 model-year EPA ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your MPG/MPGe and operation will change depending on pushing conditions, how we expostulate and say your vehicle, lithium-ion battery container age/condition and other factors.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by some-more than 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan. Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 34 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2016, some-more than 95 percent of all Honda vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

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