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I still have over a year left on my Clarity Electric lease. It is a fantastic vehicle and it would be great to keep it beyond the 3-year lease term.

Honda Fit EV owners have reported elsewhere that they were able to continue on the original lease terms for another 24 months when their original 36-month lease ended. Hopefully Clarity Electric owners will have the same option.

With the earliest owners reaching the end of their 36-month lease, has anyone talked with Honda about extending their lease? Please post about your experience and what the terms are of the offered extension, if any.
 

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You may want to look at the VW ID.4 instead. Honda appears to view the Clarity as a compliance & technology car only. Since you have a year left VW may have the ID.4 available when your lease ends.
 

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I think due to the pandemic the last 6 months, most car manufacturers have offered to extend leases because a lot people are not keen on having a test drive of a new car with a stranger sales person....
 

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I think due to the pandemic the last 6 months, most car manufacturers have offered to extend leases because a lot people are not keen on having a test drive of a new car with a stranger sales person....
If OP's lease were ending today I suspect you're right. However, OP said his lease ends in a year.
 

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Honda offered lease extensions (at a reduced price) on the Fit EV. I suspect they will do the same with the Clarity Electric. Both are (were) lease only with no option to purchase. Keeping them on the road a couple more years costs them almost nothing, but brings in revenue.

I've got about a year left as well, and will be looking at options next spring.
 

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Honda offered lease extensions (at a reduced price) on the Fit EV. I suspect they will do the same with the Clarity Electric. Both are (were) lease only with no option to purchase. Keeping them on the road a couple more years costs them almost nothing, but brings in revenue.

I've got about a year left as well, and will be looking at options next spring.
Even if they don't reduce the price it seems like the BEV lease was a pretty good deal already and probably worth extending. Even more so if they reduce it.
 

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Greetings,

My 2018 Clarity Electric lease will expire in Jan. 2022. I heard that Honda might/will allow me to extend it. If so, what happens to the 3 yr/36K mile warranty?

Thanks,

GHTech
 

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Greetings,

My 2018 Clarity Electric lease will expire in Jan. 2022. I heard that Honda might/will allow me to extend it. If so, what happens to the 3 yr/36K mile warranty?

Thanks,

GHTech
Honda will allow you to extend it at the same $199/mo. They are not providing any additional warranty.

Ours expires in October. Looking hard at the Ioniq EV as they periodically run some great lease deals (as low as $39/mo with $2K drive off that included plates, registration and all taxes/fees). Kona EV leases are also less than the Clarity (SEL is $99/mo with $2K drive off)
 

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Honda will allow you to extend it at the same $199/mo. They are not providing any additional warranty.

Ours expires in October. Looking hard at the Ioniq EV as they periodically run some great lease deals (as low as $39/mo with $2K drive off that included plates, registration and all taxes/fees). Kona EV leases are also less than the Clarity (SEL is $99/mo with $2K drive off)
Thanks DucRider for the info. Will look at one of those as I rather not have a car without a warranty for another year.
 

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My 3-yr lease ended December 2020. I had called up Honda 2 months before lease end to ask for an extension and they gave me a non-binding 1-year lease extension at $199/ month. Although the new lease ends 12-2021, I can terminate at any time.

I do plan to extend my lease as long as Honda will allow me. It's fun knowing I'm driving a rare vehicle as more people return their BEVs at lease end.
 

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I just extended my Clarity Electric for another 12 months again. According to HFS, this will be the last time I am able to extend my lease. HFS allows only two 12-month lease extensions per vehicle. My current lease terms and mileage stay the same and I can cancel my extended lease anytime without penalty since I've already fulfilled the initial 3-year contract.
 
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