The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s drivetrain is truly a work of art! This system’s key components are its 1.5-Liter In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine, its AC Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Electric Motor, its 6.6 kW On-Board 32-Amp Charger, its 17 kWh Lithium-Ion Battery, and its Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (E-CVT). Once you have a sense of how each piece contributes to the whole, you’ll be able to experience the Clarity at its best.
The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s fuel economy is nothing short of extraordinary. Even when running only on gasoline, it sets a standard for efficiency that few other vehicles can match. The Clarity’s advantages only become more pronounced when electric power is added to the mix. Below, we’ve highlighted a number of Clarity Plug-In Hybrid features and tips that will help you make the most of this Hybrid’s impressive suite of drivetrain technologies.