Honda Clarity Is Eligible for Carpool Lane Stickers

Honda Clarity Carpool Lane Stickers

You probably know that there’s plenty of benefits of driving a hybrid model like the Honda Clarity on your trips throughout Vista, Escondido, and Carlsbad, CA. But did you know that there are even more benefits beyond the efficient and eco-friendly performance?

At Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Vista, our team is excited to share the news that the Honda Clarity is eligible for carpool lane stickers! You can enjoy the smooth and efficient performance without getting locked in traffic! Contact us for more information.

Honda Clarity Performance & Efficiency

Honda Clarity Performance The 2021 Honda Clarity comes outfitted with a 1.5L 4-cylinder engine that’s able to produce 103 horsepower and 99 lb-ft of torque. Of course, it comes paired with the AC Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Electric Motor, which is able to deliver 181 horsepower and 232 lb-ft of torque, which results in 212 total system horsepower.

In terms of efficiency, there are quite a few metrics to go by as this vehicle combines hybrid and electric technology. It has a maximum EV Mode driving range of 47 miles, electric-only MPGe of 110 miles, and can go 340 miles on gasoline-electric combined. As for its gas-only economy, it gets an EPA-estimated 44 city/40 highway/42 combined MPG.1

Cabin Space & Passenger Capacity

If you plan on carpooling with your Honda Clarity, it helps to know how much space you’ll have inside the cabin. It offers 101.5 cubic feet of space to accommodate up to five passengers over two rows of seating. The front row offers 39.1 inches of headroom and 42.2 inches of legroom, while the second row has 37.1 inches of headroom and 36.2 inches of legroom to offer. It even has 15.5 cubic feet of cargo space in back!

Carpool Lane Eligibility for the Honda Clarity

Carpool Lane Eligibility

California is a state that tries to promote clean driving. One way to promote this type of driving is through incentives. There are clean vehicle programs that offer benefits that can help you save on leasing or financing an electric or plug-in hybrid vehicle.

However, the Honda Clarity is eligible for HOV lane access by applying for the High Occupancy Vehicle sticker.2 You can use the carpool lane to get to your destination quicker. You don’t even have to have any other passengers, and can use this lane by yourself!

How to Apply for the HOV Sticker?

If you’re interested in getting behind the wheel of the Honda Clarity and you want to reap the benefits of using the carpool lane; first, you’ll need to finance or lease the vehicle. After the paperwork is signed and you’re the proud owner or lessee, you’ll need to contact your local DMV to apply. They’ll assist you with the HOV sticker application, and once approved, you’ll be ready to take the ride in the carpool lane to avoid congestion and get to your destination quicker!

Finance or Lease the Honda Clarity Today

Finance or Lease When the time comes to reap the benefits of driving a plug-in hybrid like the Honda Clarity, you can easily get started by contacting us or browsing the selection. When you’re ready, schedule your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Vista, and be prepared to use the special lane on the roads around Vista, Escondido, and Carlsbad, California!

 

 

 

1 110 combined miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe) electric rating; 44 city/40 highway/42 combined MPG gasoline-only rating. 47-mile maximum EV mode driving-range rating. 340-mile combined gas-electric driving-range rating. Based on 2021 EPA ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your MPGe/MPG and driving range will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

 

2 The High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) sticker can be applied for through the California Department of Motor Vehicles. Once installed, you may use designated HOV lanes, even if you’re driving alone. Stickers valid through January 1, 2024.

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