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2021 BMW 228 Gran Coupe vs. 2021 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Review

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2021 BMW
228 Gran Coupe

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2021 Honda
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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MSRP*
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$35,700 to $37,700
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$33,400 to $36,600
Invoice* $33,700 to $35,560 $32,029 to $35,090
MPG - City 23 - 24 N/A
MPG - Hwy 33 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid in the front seats.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 228 Gran Coupe is somewhat more expensive than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the BMW 228 Gran Coupe is much slimmer than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the BMW 228 Gran Coupe, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 228 Gran Coupe does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

Handling
The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 228 Gran Coupe has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the BMW 228 Gran Coupe and the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid. The BMW 228 Gran Coupe has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the BMW 228 Gran Coupe than that of the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.