2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs 2018 Ford Fusion Energi

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs 2018 Ford Fusion Energi

Have you heard of the Honda Clarity models? These are alternative-fuel/alternative-energy solutions developed by Honda. They consist of the Honda Clarity Electric, the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, and the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. Both the Electric and Fuel Cell can be leased, but only the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid can be purchased.

As a plug-in variant, the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is far more efficient than standard hybrids that only assist in a complementary capacity. Therefore, we shouldn’t be comparing it against a standard hybrid model. Instead, we’ve chosen the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi as a competitor. It’s the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi!



2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

vs

2018 Ford Fusion Energi

181 Horsepower Horsepower 188 Horsepower
47 Miles* All-Electric Driving Range 21 Miles
340 Miles* Combined Driving Range TBD
$33,400** Starting MSRP $31,400

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Vineland, NJ

So, let’s be fair, the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi does have a lower starting price and a bit more horsepower. However, let’s take a look at the driving range of both models, which equates to the efficiency of the plug-in hybrid models’ fuel economy equivalent. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has an all-electric range that is over double that of the 2018 Ford Fusion Energi. Additionally, although not listed by Ford, the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid very likely also has a significant lead in terms of a combined driving range.

Need more reasons to prefer the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid? Check out these useful features:

  • 2.5 Hour Fully Charge with 240-Volt Charger
  • 12 Hour Fully Charge with 120-Volt Outlet
  • Bluetooth® Audio and Phone
  • Front and Rear LED Lighting
  • VTEC® Engine and Electric Motors produce 232 lb-ft of Torque
  • Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock®
  • ACE™ Body Structure
  • Honda LaneWatch™
  • HondaLink®
  • Dynamic Drive Modes
  • Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™
  • And More!

Depending on your location, it might be hard to find Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid models available for purchase. However, those in the area of Cumberland County are in luck. We currently have a few 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid models in stock. Give us a call to ask further questions or to schedule a test drive. The Rossi Honda dealership is located in Vineland, New Jersey.

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

**MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $895.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.


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