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Auto Shows Honda Clarity EV and Plug-in Hybrid Debut in New York

20:41  12 april  2017
20:41  12 april  2017 Source:   motortrend.com

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Honda grew its Clarity “series” today in New York with the debut of the new Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug - in Hybrid . They join the Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen car already on sale in California. The expected volume-seller of the series, the Clarity PHEV , replaces the hydrogen fuel cell with a 181-hp

The Clarity allows Honda to invest in a single platform carrying three different approaches to electrification and enables the company to adjust its The Clarity Plug - in Hybrid is expected to earn an EPA fuel economy ranging of 105 MPGe. Like the Clarity Electric, the Plug - in Hybrid offers three

Honda grew its Clarity "series" today in New York with the debut of the new Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug-in Hybrid. They join the Clarity Fuel Cell hydrogen car already on sale in California.

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Honda today gave a sneak preview of two new vehicles to be introduced at the New York International Auto Show in April. The Clarity Fuel Cell The Clarity Electric will arrive in California and other EV -friendly states in the coming months, with the Clarity Plug - in Hybrid following later in the year.

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The expected volume-seller of the series, the Clarity PHEV, replaces the hydrogen fuel cell with a 181-hp gasoline engine and a lithium-ion battery pack. Honda claims the PHEV will travel 42 miles under pure electric power and achieve an estimated 42 mpg when the gasoline engine is running. The gasoline engine will mostly act as a generator, but will occasionally help drive the wheels when it's more efficient to do so. Total range is predicated to be over 330 miles. Plugged in to a 240-volt Level 2 charger, the PHEV's 17-kWh battery will charge from empty in 2.5 hours.

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2017 Honda Clarity Electric front three quarter© Motor Trend Staff 2017 Honda Clarity Electric front three quarter

The Clarity Electric, meanwhile, will need three hours to charge on a Level 2 charger, but can be charged to 80 percent in just 30 minutes on a DC Fast charger. Even with a full battery, though, the Clarity Electric offers a disappointing range of just 80 miles, one of the lowest on the market. Honda points out, however, that the Clarity EV is larger, more spacious, and more luxurious than any other non-Tesla EV. Whether that will resonate with buyers remains to be seen.

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Honda confirmed it will unveil the Clarity Electric and Clarity Plug - in Hybrid models in April at the New York Auto Show. Arriving in showrooms from coast to coast either very late in 2017 or early next year, the Plug - in Hybrid is set to become the volume leader in the super-efficient Clarity family

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2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid headlight© Motor Trend Staff 2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid headlight

Both cars will come well-appointed with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and the complete Honda Sense active safety technology package standard. All Clarities use bio-fabrics and plastics extensively in their interiors to promote sustainability. Both will start in the mid-$30,000 range before tax incentives, but while the PHEV will be available in all 50 states at launch, the Electric will launch in California and Oregon first before rolling out to other states.

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<p>Will green-car shoppers get caught in such a quagmire with the Honda Clarity lineup?</p>With all three—the Honda Clarity fuel cell, the Clarity plug-in hybrid, and the Clarity electric, which was recently made available for us to drive briefly at an event at Honda’s R&D facility in Tochigi, Japan, and then again in Portland, Oregon—we couldn’t help wonder whether U.S. consumers will be stymied by choice. With each version possessing distinct strengths and weaknesses, it’s easy to get mired in decision paralysis.

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