2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Subaru WRX STI | NewCars.com

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2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid vs. 2020 Subaru WRX STI Review

New 2020 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2020 Honda
Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

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New 2020 Subaru WRX STI

2020 Subaru
WRX STI

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MSRP*
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$33,400 to $36,600
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$36,995 to $41,695
Invoice* $32,029 to $35,090 $34,960 to $39,331
MPG - City N/A 16
MPG - Hwy N/A N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 Horizontal
Seating Capacity 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 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 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid offers a bit more room for passengers in the back seat than the Subaru WRX STI. The Subaru WRX STI will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Subaru WRX STI. 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 WRX STI.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is much wider than the Subaru WRX STI, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Subaru WRX STI.

Drivetrain
The Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid has much less torque than the Subaru WRX STI, 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 WRX STI, 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 WRX STI. 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 WRX STI. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Subaru WRX STI.

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