2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Golden CO

2018 honda clarity plug-in hybrid side view while driving

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid offers drivers near Denver the perfect innovative new ride! The sophisticated and high-tech Clarity Plug-In Hybrid's electrified powertrain options are new for 2018!

The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is fitted with a 1.5-liter, DOHC, i-VTEC® Atkinson-cycle inline-4 cylinder engine, an AC synchronous electric traction motor and a 17 kWh lithium-ion battery. The plug-in hybrid system offers drivers an EPA-estimated 47 miles of all-electric range* and an EPA-estimated 42 combined (gasoline) miles per gallon.* That comes out to an EPA-estimated 110 MPGe!* 

In addition to efficiency, the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid features a host of impressive and innovative technology, including the Honda Sensing® safety suite, Honda LaneWatch™, satellite-based navigation and more. 

Keep reading to learn more about the drive modes of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid at Planet Honda of Golden, CO.



2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Drive Modes

With the 2018 Honda Plug-In Hybrid, you'll have access to three driving modes:

  • EV Drive: In EV Drive mode, your Clarity will operate using only electric power. In this mode, power is drawn from the 181-hp electric traction motor and the 17 kWh lithium-ion battery.
  • Hybrid Drive: In Hybrid Drive mode, your Clarity will also receive motive power from the 181-hp electric traction motor. The two engine will work together to the send power to either the motor, or the battery, depending on the state of its charge.
  • Engine Drive: In Engine Drive mode, a lock-up clutch connects the engines together, sending power to the front wheels. The non-conventional clutch saves both weight and simplifies the engine, resulting in improved fuel efficiency.

 Schedule a test drive of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid at Planet Honda of Golden, CO.

* 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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