Kelly Blue Book review video is up

Discussion in 'Clarity' started by loomis2, May 28, 2018.

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  1. loomis2

    loomis2 Well-Known Member

    I think he likes it.

     
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  3. ClarityDoc

    ClarityDoc Active Member

    It's worth underscoring the legroom - I'm 6'5" and don't have the seat all the way back - a first for me. I'm so glad there's no sunroof, which had always reduced my headroom.

    He complains a lot about (lack of) lumbar support, but I'm > 50 with some back problems in my past and have no trouble with the seat in this clarity.

    This is the most comfortable drive I've ever owned.
     
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  4. Mikep00

    Mikep00 Active Member

    Weird. I am 6’4” and have the seat all the way back.

    I am happy with the legroom but in a perfect world I’d love to be able to move the seat back a little bit more.


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  5. insightman

    insightman Well-Known Member

    KBB's PHEV Comparison says the Clarity's acceleration is just "in the adequate range," but achieved 56.2 electric miles vs only 53.3 in the Volt.
     
  6. dstrauss

    dstrauss Well-Known Member

    Guess it's a question of where your legs start & end...:p
     
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  8. dstrauss

    dstrauss Well-Known Member

    I think his conclusion is the best part of the review - it's "normal." You can just get in, drive it like your everyday sedan, and enjoy great efficiency and a great ride. But Honda - PLEASE - how much would lumbar support really cost (cut the reviewer b*******)? Also, bring more Accord styling into the design to camouflage the air ducts - surely that woudn't squeeze the aerodynamics that much...

    I guess I should stop complaining about the niggles the complainers throw at the Clarity (you know, the fugly quotes when they obviously have never seen a Prius Prime) - if that is all they can complain about then we've already won!
     
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  9. Viking79

    Viking79 Well-Known Member

    Exactly, my height is in my Torso, only 6' tall but my head rubs on the ceiling in most cars. Need 39" of headroom. Why I like cars like the i3 and Bolt EV. Clarity is fine, I too am thankful no sunroof. I always dislike that Honda requires those in premium trims as those cars never have enough headroom. Why I haven't looked at Honda cars in years.
     
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  10. Domenick

    Domenick Administrator Staff Member

    Finally, got a chance to watch this today and thought it was pretty great. Looks like he was pushing it pretty hard at a couple points.
     
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