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2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Subaru Legacy Review

New 2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Honda
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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New 2020 Subaru Legacy

2020 Subaru
Legacy

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MSRP*
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$33,400 to $36,600
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$22,745 to $35,895
Invoice* $32,029 to $35,090 $21,486 to $33,523
MPG - City N/A 24 - 27
MPG - Hwy N/A 32 - 35
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested *****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested *****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*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
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Subaru Legacy than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, drivers may find the Subaru Legacy a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

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 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is somewhat more expensive than the Subaru Legacy. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will cost more in transportation costs than the Subaru Legacy.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is much wider than the Subaru Legacy, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Subaru Legacy.

Drivetrain
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has much less torque than the Subaru Legacy, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has a larger turning radius than the Subaru Legacy, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is significantly less powerful than the Subaru Legacy. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and the Subaru Legacy. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid as you will in the Subaru Legacy.

Warranty
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Subaru Legacy.