Honda's 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will retail for $34,290, which is more expensive than its main competitor, the Chevrolet Volt.
The 2018 Clarity Plug-in Hybrid will retail for $33,400 with a delivery fee of $890. The 2017 Volt retailed for $33,220 without the delivery fee included.
Honda's new PHEV, will go on sale Dec. 1, will arrive in two trims, including a base model and Touring, which will retail for $37,490, including the delivery charge. The vehicle is eligible for the federal income tax credit of $7,500.
The Clarity Plug-in Hybrid has been given an EPA fuel economy rating of 47 miles of all-electric range. Its gasoline-only range has been set at 40 mpg on the highway and 44 mpg combined.
It will be powered by a 181-horsepower electric motor that makes 232 lb.-ft. of torque that draws from a 1.5-liter Atkinson four-cylinder gasoline engine and 17-killowatt-hour battery pack. Total system output is 212 hp.
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet