Hands On: 2018 Honda Clarity Electric


The Honda Clarity is an all new vehicle by Honda which is built to be green. First came the Plug-in Hybrid, and now comes the fully electric version.


Steering and Transmission
Steering Type Electric-assist, Rack and Pinion Power Steering
Transmission Type 1-Speed Automatic
Front Suspension Type Independent Multi-Link
Rear Suspension Type Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Features Stabilizer Bars, Air Springs, Gas Pressurised Shock Absorbers
Length (in, mm) 192.7in, 4895mm
Width (in, mm) 73.9in, 1877mm
Height (in, mm) 58.2in, 1478mm
Wheelbase (in, mm) 108.3in, 2751mm
Weight (lb, kg) 4024lb, 1974kg
Engine Specifications
Power (bhp, PS, kW) 161bhp, 163PS, 120kW
Torque (lb-ft, Nm) 221lb-ft, 300Nm
0-60 mph (0-97 kmph) 7.6 seconds
Top Speed (mph, kmph) 100 mph, 160 kmph
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Battery Capacity 25.5 kWh
Battery Type Lithium-Ion
Charge Time (120V, 240V) 19 hrs, 3.1 hrs
Average Range (mi, km) 89mi, 143km
Cargo Specifications
Cargo Space (ft3, L) 14.3ft3, 405L
Max. Cargo Space (ft3, L) 14.3ft3, 405L

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