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Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
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Honda Clarity Electric (2017) review: 34 facts and highlights

1. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
62% have it

2. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
300Nm
Tesla Roadster: 10000Nm

3. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
1.87l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 1.87l/100 km

4. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
2.28l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 2.28l/100 km

5. Has smart key as standard

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
48% have it

6. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
161hp
Opel VXR8 GTS (2014): 585hp

7. Has regenerative braking

Hybrids and electric cars use regenerative braking, which captures the kinetic energy produced by braking and converts it into electricity. This then charges the battery, effectively increasing the car’s fuel efficiency.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
15% have it

8. Is an electric car

An electric car runs off a battery that can be recharged at home or at public charging points. Due to the savings costs of electricity compared to petrol (gasoline) it can greatly reduce running costs, and is also better for the environment as the car produces 0 emissions.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
10% have it

9. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
405l
Tesla Model S 70 (2016): 894l

10. Has in-car system

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
65% have it

11. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
33% have it

12. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
993.1mm
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.08m

13. further range

The maximum distance an electric or hybrid car can travel on electric only, from a full charge (EPA-estimated driving range).
143km
Tesla Roadster: 997km

14. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell (2017): 2

15. height

1.48m
Audi S4 Premium Plus (2014): 1.41m

16. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
100000km
Chevrolet SS (2014): 160934km

17. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
942.3mm
Volkswagen Jetta (2014): 1.05m

18. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
92% have it

19. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Honda Clarity Electric (2017)
90% have it

20. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
2.06l/100 km
Honda Clarity Electric (2017): 2.06l/100 km

21. shorter length

4.89m
Subaru Impreza 5-Door 2.0i (2014): 4.42m

22. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.75m
Rolls-Royce Phantom (2014): 3.57m

23. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
11.7m
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 10m

24. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
60000km
Mitsubishi Lancer GT (2014): 96561km

25. width

1.88m
Nissan Versa Sedan S (2015): 1.69m

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