Honda Clarity vs. Volkswagen Arteon

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$33,400
$35,845 - $37,645

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
212 hp
268 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5T I
2.0L TSI DOHC 16V Turbocharged 4

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
37.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
36.2 in.
40.2 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
37 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio

Smart Device Integration

Smart Device Integration

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Dual Zone

Dual Zone

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Premium Synthetic

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/45VR18
P245/45HR18

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
111.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
38.4 ft.
39 ft.

Length

Length
192.7 in.
191.4 in.

Width

Width
73.9 in.
73.7 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
4052 lbs.
3655 - 3854 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
212 hp
268 hp

Torque

Torque
99 ft. lbs.
258 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
4 Cylinder

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
7 gal.
17.4 gal.

Combined

Combined
42 mpg
24 - 27 mpg

City

City
42 mpg
20 - 22 mpg

Highway

Highway
42 mpg
27 - 31 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Knee Airbag

Knee Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid
Volkswagen Arteon

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
4MOTION Sedan - Sedan

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive - Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
101.5 ft³.
96.2 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
4052 lbs.
3655 - 3854 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
42 mpg.
23 - 25 mpg.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
1.5 L/91
2.0 L/121

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
8

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.45 - 0.81
5.59

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42
3.53

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/45VR18
P245/45HR18

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P235/45VR18
P245/45HR18

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 in.
18 X 8 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 8 in.
18 X 8 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
38.4 ft.
39 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.3 in.
13.4 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.2 in.
12.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
7 gal.
17.4 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
37.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.2 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
59.7 in.
56.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
37.1 in.
37 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
36.2 in.
40.2 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
57.3 in.
54.7 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
108.3 in.
111.9 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
192.7 in.
191.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
73.9 in.
73.7 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
58.2 in.
56.5 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
62.2 in.
62.5 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
62.5 in.
62.1 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Clarity
Arteon

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Intermediate
Intermediate

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Sedan

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
1.5
2.0

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4