2021 Toyota Mirai vs. Its Competition

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Bengt Halvorson Bengt Halvorson Senior Editor

The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell has a 360-mile range and, like the Toyota Mirai, feels more luxurious, mature, and refined than other Honda vehicles its size—which is just short of the Accord.

The Hyundai Nexo goes 380 miles on a tank of hydrogen and is a spacious crossover instead.

Both are offered primarily through leasing, and only in California, like the Mirai.

Options with more flexibility include the Toyota Prius, which is offered in a Prime version with 25 all-electric miles and long-distance hybrid range after that, or several Tesla models.

The Tesla Model S is close to the Mirai’s size on the outside, and with a revamped interior and improved performance now offers more than 400 miles of range in its most affordable version.

The Tesla Model 3 also feels like the future for its standout range, efficiency, and interface.

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Quick Specs
The 2021 Toyota Mirai is stylish, serene, and tech-savvy. If it could refuel in more places—like outside the state of California—we’d be very keen on it.
The 2021 Toyota Prius appeals to shoppers looking for a no-frills commuter that excels at fuel economy.
The 2021 Tesla Model 3 remains unrivaled, as an impressive automotive amalgam of sport sedan, efficiency leader, and technology icon.
The 2020 Honda Clarity offers three comfortable, well-equipped ways to go about your daily routine—probably without producing any tailpipe emissions.
MSRP From     
Gas Mileage     
67 MPG City / 71 MPG Hwy51 MPG City / 53 MPG HwyComing Soon MPG City / Coming Soon MPG HwyComing Soon MPG City / Coming Soon MPG HwyComing Soon MPG City / Coming Soon MPG HwyComing Soon MPG City / Coming Soon MPG Hwy
ElectricGas/Electric I-4ElectricElectricGas/Electric I-4Electric
EPA Class     
Compact CarsMidsize CarsLarge CarsMidsize CarsMidsize CarsSmall SUV 2WD
Style Name     
XLE SedanL Eco (GS)Long Range Plus AWD *Ltd Avail*Standard Range Plus RWDSedanBlue FWD
Rear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
Passenger Doors     
Body Style     
SedanHatchbackHatchbackSedanSedanSport Utility
AutomaticCVT w/ODAutomaticAutomaticCVT w/ODAutomatic
Detailed Spec Comparison
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