What is the Most Eco-Friendly Car of 2019?
On Earth Day 2019 Cars.com announced the winner of its Eco-Friendly Award and it was the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid eclipsing competition such as the Toyota Rav4 and Chevy Bolt. The runner-up for the award was the 2019 Honda Civic EX. Honda has always been known for making efficient and reliable vehicles and for Honda to be recognized by a pillar in the automotive industry like Cars.com as a leader in conservation is a true honor. Keep reading to learn more about the reasons why the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has been named the most eco-friendly car of 2019.
Performance & Efficiency Specs of the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
The main reason why Cars.com selected the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid as its Eco-Friendly car of 2019 is because of its combination of fun-to-drive performance and fuel efficiency under the hood. Its 1.5L In-Line 4-Cylinder engine produces 103 horsepower and 99 lb-ft of torque and works with an AC Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Electric Motor that delivers 181 horsepower and 232 lb-ft of torque. Together this hybrid drivetrain supplies 212 total system horsepower and 340* miles of EPA estimated combined driving range.
Inside the cabin of the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid there is spacious seating for five people and it has 101.5 cubic feet of overall passenger volume. There is also a standard 60/ 40 split-folding rear seatback so its 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space can expand into the 2nd-row seat. There are also standard heated seats and the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Touring trim level gets loaded with perforated leather-trimmed seats as well. You will interact with a standard 8” High-Resolution touchscreen display equipped with Apple CarPlay™, Android Auto™, Bluetooth®, HD Radio™, and SiriusXM® Radio.