The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will cost well under $30,000 after a federal tax credit.
Honda has announced pricing for its all-new Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is scheduled to go on sale nationwide December 1.
The 2018 Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will carry a base price of $33,400 when it lands in dealerships next month. The more lavishly equipped Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Touring model will list from $36,600. Those prices exclude an $890 destination charge and an available federal tax credit of $7,500.
"The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid takes a big step forward in bringing Honda electrified vehicles into the mainstream with no compromise to performance, range or comfort," said Ray Mikiciuk, assistant vice president of Honda Automobile Sales. "The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid leads the pack with the highest all-electric range rating of any plug-in hybrid sedan and the most comprehensive standard equipment, spacious five-passenger cabin and a roomy trunk - all at an affordable price point."
The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid pairs a 1.5L gas engine with an electric drivetrain, netting a total system output of 212 horsepower. The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is capable of traveling up to 47 miles on battery power alone. The car has a gas-only rating of 44mpg city and 40mpg highway, netting a combined average of 42mpg. When using a 240 volt power source, the Clarity's 17kWh battery pack can be recharged in as little as 2.5 hours.
The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is the third variant of the Clarity line, joining the Clarity Electric and Clarity Fuel Cell.