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Toyota Prius Prime vs. Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

When comparing the Toyota Prius Prime to the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, the Toyota Prius Prime has the advantage in the areas of new vehicle base pricing, fuel efficiency and interior volume. The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Toyota Prius Prime versus the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, the Toyota Prius Prime is a better car than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

Toyota Prius Prime versus Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Pricing

A one- to five-year-old used Toyota Prius Prime ranges from $24,852 to $34,479 while a used Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid from the same model year range is priced between $24,600 to $32,411. For a new model, the Toyota Prius Prime's price is between $28,106 and $35,997, with the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid priced between $33,395 and $38,000.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Toyota Prius Prime’s base engine makes 121 horsepower, and the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid base engine makes 212 horsepower. The Prius Prime is rated to deliver an average of 54 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 629 miles. The Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is rated to deliver an average of 42 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 327 miles. Both models use electricity, regular unleaded.

Passenger Space Comparison

While both models are hybrid midsize cars, the Toyota Prius Prime has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front leg room, rear head room, and trunk space. The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, rear shoulder room and rear leg room.

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2022 Toyota Prius Prime

2021 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$28,106 - $35,997

Used Asking Price:

$24,852 - $34,479

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

40.5%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$33,395 - $38,000

Used Asking Price:

$24,600 - $32,411

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

45.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

8.1 / 10

Reliability:

5.7 / 10

Retained Value:

8.5 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.9 / 10

Safety:

Not available

iSeeCars Rankings

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4 / 8
7 / 23
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13 / 23

iSeeCars Rankings

3 / 23

Summary Review

Not yet available

Summary Review

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Pros and Cons

Not yet available

Available Body Styles

Hatchback

Available Body Styles

Sedan

Available Drivetrain Options

Plug-In Hybrid

Available Drivetrain Options

Plug-In Hybrid

Trim Levels

LE, Limited, XLE

Trim Levels

Base, Touring

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

3 years / 36000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

121 hp @ 5200 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.036 hp per pound

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

212 hp @ 5500 rpm

Torque:

Not yet available

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.052 hp per pound

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.8 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT Automatic)

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

55 / 53 / 54

Range (city/hwy):

652 / 629 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Regular Unleaded

Engine Specifications

Engine Size:

1.5 liters

Engine Configuration:

Inline

Number of Cylinders:

4

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

FWD

EPA Fuel Economy (City/Highway/Combined MPG):

44 / 40 / 42

Range (city/hwy):

355 / 327 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity, Regular Unleaded

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Available

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

N/A

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Available

Navigation System:

Available

Sunroof/Moonroof:

N/A

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Available

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Available

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

N/A

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.4 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

54.2 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

33.4 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

53 inches

Cargo Space:

19.8 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

111.3 cubic feet

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

39.1 inches

Front Leg Room:

42.2 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

59.7 inches

Rear Head Room:

37.1 inches

Rear Leg Room:

36.2 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

57.3 inches

Cargo Space:

15.5 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

101.5 cubic feet

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

3365 lbs

Width:

69.3 inches

Height:

57.9 inches

Length:

182.9 inches

Wheelbase:

106.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

4.8 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4052 lbs

Width:

73.9 inches

Height:

58.2 inches

Length:

192.7 inches

Wheelbase:

108.3 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.3 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

15.0 x 6.5 inches

Wheel Type:

alloy

Tire Size:

P195/65R15

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 x 8.0 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum alloy

Tire Size:

235/45R18