2018 Honda Clarity vs 2018 Chevy Volt Comparison

Specs at a Glance

2018 Honda Clarity

2018 Honda Clarity

Cargo Space

  14.3 cu. ft.



2018 Chevrolet Volt

2018 Chevrolet Volt

Cargo Space

  10.6 cu. ft.



2018 Honda Clarity vs 2018 Chevrolet Volt

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The 2018 Honda Clarity and the 2018 Chevy Volt are sedans that are favored among consumers who want to drive reliable vehicles that perform well. Both midsize cars are ideal for families or when you need a dependable car to drive on your commute. When you’re ready to make your next purchase, there are several features to compare between both options to decide which one is the best fit for your needs.


The 2018 Honda Clarity offers a pillowy, comfortable ride that allows you to feel at ease. An ample amount of room is available with seating available for five people. Headroom is also provided in the backseat for adults. Power-adjustable front seats make it easy to customize the comfort offered. Generous door pockets allow you to stay organized with items that are used while on the go. A large storage area is also available underneath the gear selector.

The 2018 Chevrolet Volt has a quiet, well-designed cabin but there are plenty of hard plastics available, which causes the inside of the car to feel clunky and less comfortable than the Clarity. Less cargo space is also available, which can cause the cabin to feel cramped. Fortunately, no wind or tire noise is heard while riding in the vehicle. There’s also a lack of visibility in the car, which can make it easy to feel boxed in and can also increase the risk of an accident. The front row has plenty of room, but the rear seats are more cramped and may not accommodate taller passengers. Unlike the Clarity, the seats aren’t power-adjustable.

Interior Features

The standard features that are included in the 2018 Honda Clarity are push-button start, an eight-inch touch-screen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Bluetooth, a USB port, dual-zone automatic climate control, proximity keyless entry, and voice recognition. The graphics that are included in the infotainment system are sharp and crisp. The vehicle also includes an intuitive navigation system with images provided as you make each turn or maneuver in the car on the route.

A six-speed audio system, Teen Driver, a wifi hotspot, two USB ports, push-button start, satellite radio, and an eight-inch touchscreen are included in the 2018 Chevy Volt. The car also comes standard with automatic climate control, a rearview camera, satellite radio, and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. Fewer standard features are available in the Volt compared to the Clarity, which affects its overall value for the price.


The standard safety features that are built into the 2018 Honda Clarity include forward collision warning, adaptive cruise control, a Honda LaneWatch blind spot camera, automatic high beams, a multi-angle rearview camera, lane keep assist, a lane departure warning, and adaptive cruise control. Rear parking sensors are optional. Safety tests have not been performed on the vehicle yet by NHTSA nor the IIHS, but the automaker has scored well on most of its cars, making it likely that the Clarity will score well.

The 2018 Chevy Volt scored well on tests performed by the IIHS and the NHTSA. The safety features that come standard include lane departure warning, automatic parking assist, rear parking sensors, forward automatic braking, adaptive cruise control, rear cross traffic alert, and lane keep assist.

If you want to learn more about how the 2018 Honda Clarity compares to the 2018 Chevy Volt, contact our dealership today. You can schedule a test drive and also learn about the financing options that are available when you’re ready to own a new vehicle