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
2018 Ford Fusion Energi
|181 Horsepower||Horsepower||188 Horsepower|
|47 Miles*||All-Electric Driving Range||21 Miles|
|340 Miles*||Combined Driving Range||TBD|
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™
- 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.