Compare 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV vs 2018 Honda Clarity

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2018 Honda Clarity
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5-Door HB LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Bolt EV 5-Door HB LT N/A N/A $35,155 $36,620
Bolt EV 5-Door HB Premier N/A N/A $39,268 $40,905
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Sedan
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Clarity Electric Sedan N/A N/A N/A N/A
Clarity Fuel Cell Sedan N/A N/A N/A N/A
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Sedan N/A N/A $32,028 $33,400
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Touring Sedan N/A N/A $35,090 $36,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,155
$32,028
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$36,620
$33,400
Monthly Payment Estimate
$610 / month
N/A
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV remains the only affordable, available electric car that offers more than 200 miles of range. The 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, the only version distributed nationally, is spacious, comfortable, competitively priced, and offers excellent electric range.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- TBD - Mid-Size Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 55.8
Second Leg Room (in)
36.5 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
50.8 55.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 59.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 101.5
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 57.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.1 62.5
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.5 73.9
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
164.0 192.7
Height, Overall (in)
62.8 58.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
16.9 14.3
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.2
Brake Type
Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 38.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/50R17 P235/45VR18
Rear Tire Order Code
QBM NA
Front Tire Size
P215/50R17 P235/45VR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
QBM NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3563 4024
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Electric
Fuel System
Electric -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
266 @ - TBD - 221 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
EN0 NA
Displacement
NA -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ - TBD - 161 @ 4000
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
110 103
Battery Range (mi)
238 89
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
128 126
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
119 114
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA -
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
NA 2.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.05 3.83
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont.
NA Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.43
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front wheel drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Bolt EV Honda Clarity Electric
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA -
Suspension Type - Rear
Semi-independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Compound Crank Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-

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