Technology Features of the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

Many people already know that the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid runs on a high-tech drivetrain, but may not realize that the Clarity’s advanced features make their presence known in nearly every aspect of the driving experience. The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s connectivity, entertainment, and safety technologies leave little to be desired, and as one of Kelley Blue Book’s expert reviewers has it, its cabin is “practical yet futuristic”. Pricing for this celebrated new addition to Honda’s hybrid lineup is priced at just $33,400 MSRP* for the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid baseline trim. Read on to find out why Detroit’s drivers are lining up to take it for a test drive.

Convenience and Connectivity Features

If you’re anything like most of our friends and neighbors, you don’t want the time you spend on the road to be in an uncomfortable environment. The Clarity’s numerous convenience features help to ensure that you’ll reach your destinations more quickly, while its connectivity tech keeps you in communication with the world outside your cabin.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Hondalink

HondaLink: Every Clarity Plug-In Hybrid trim level can be connected to your smartphone using the HondaLink app, a convenient resource where you’ll be able to access detailed vehicle guides, schedule service and checkups, find your parking spot, and more. When paired with this Hybrid, HondaLink will also keep track of your battery levels and help you to find a charging station when necessary.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Navigation

Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System: Whether you’re looking for the quickest path or trying to find the scenic route, you’ll get plenty of use out of Honda’s Garmin-designed Satellite-Linked Navigation System. The latter lets you take advantage of predictive local search, HD Digital Traffic updates, and of course, turn-by-turn directions.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Smart Entry

Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto-Lock: Never waste time fishing for your keys again! Smart Entry, Walk Away Auto-Lock, and Push Button Start come standard in the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s baseline trim level. When your key fob is on your person, this hybrid’s systems will automatically register your presence and your absence to unlock and lock the door.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Cell Phone Plugged in

SMS Text Message Function: Anyone who spends much time on the road knows how inconvenient it is to be separated from your contacts. The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s SMS Text Message Function can read your text messages aloud as soon as they come in, and it can even help you respond with talk-to-text technology.

Audio and Entertainment Features

The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid may be sensible, but that doesn’t mean it has any trouble entertaining. In the Clarity, you’ll be able to play audio through a wide variety of inputs and radio programs. What’s more, thanks to Honda’s penchant for no-nonsense implementation, drivers won’t have to learn the location of dozens of buttons to make the most of their vehicle.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Display Screen

8-Inch Display Audio System: This high-resolution WVGA screen allows drivers and passengers to access almost all of the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s features and settings with eight responsive, customizable touch-screen buttons.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Apple Carplay

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto: With Apple CarPlay or Android Auto, you’ll be able to connect a compatible device directly with your Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s entertainment system. You’ll be able to navigate through your device’s playlists, podcasts, preset radio stations, and more, using nothing but the buttons in the Clarity.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Front Dashboard Speakers

8-Speaker Audio System: The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s 180 watts audio system evenly disperses sound throughout the entirety of the cabin.

Next-Generation Safety Technologies

Quite a few vehicles in Honda’s lineup are now offering advanced safety technologies on every trim level, and the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid certainly isn’t bucking the trend! The Honda Sensing technologies have been included in the Clarity’s baseline trim, and they aren’t the only safety features that distinguish this model from competitors.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Adaptive Cruise Control

Honda Sensing: The Honda Sensing safety package includes Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow, Road Departure Mitigation, a Lane Keeping Assist System, a Lane Departure Warning, a Forward Collision Warning, and a Collision Mitigation Braking System. With all of these technologies working in your favor, you’ll be prepared for whatever surprises the road throws at you.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid Honda Lanewatch

Honda LaneWatch: The LaneWatch system uses a sideview mirror-mounted camera to present the driver with a clear display of their righthand blind spot. Whenever you activate your turn signal, one of the Clarity’s easy-to-see screens will display this normally hard-to-see angle.

2018 Honda Clarity Plug In Hybrid parked in front of restaurant

Multi-Angle Rearview Camera: Every Clarity comes equipped with a Multi-Angle Rearview Camera that offers Top-Down, Normal, and Wide-Angle views. Its Dynamic Guidelines move as you do, so you’ll always end up right where you want to be.

Find Out How You Feel Behind the Wheel!

Detroit’s drivers will love what the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid’s technology features will do to improve their lives, and there’s never been a better time to take this vehicle for a test drive. You can get behind the wheel today by visiting your local Honda dealer, but before you visit, make sure to explore our current offers and opportunities. Start a conversation with one of our representatives to get started.

*MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $890.00 destination charge and options. Dealers set own prices.
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