The 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is the Eco-Friendly Car of the Year

By Product Expert | Posted in Awards & Accomplishments, Honda Clarity on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019 at 1:45 pm
Driver side exterior view of a gray 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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.

*Based on 2019 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.

Driver's cockpit of the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

Steering wheel mounted controls and driver information cluster of the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

Touchscreen display of the 2019 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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.

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