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Seems most new cars come with this feature. Am I missing something or did Honda not think of this option a worthy safety feature?
 

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I had a 2018 CRV as a loaner last summer, and since I drive to work in the early morning I got to use this feature. It worked okay for the most part but in some cases did not turn the brights off quick enough; the oncoming drivers may have thought I was purposely delaying lowering the lights, so personally I would use the feature if my Clarity had it. Love the auto lights though I just keep it there....
 

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My 2021 Touring model does not have auto high beams. I am a bit surprised by some of the tech stuff this car does not have (front and rear proximity sensors or blind spot warning light on the mirrors).
 

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Yeah, I tried the Honda activation for cars that have it (hold the high beam on for 30 seconds to set). Then I read the window sticker. I am getting used to it since the high beams on this car are not very bright. I have not had anyone flash me when I have forgotten to turn them off. My Prius Prime had high beams you could light a tennis court with.
 

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Seems most new cars come with this feature. Am I missing something or did Honda not think of this option a worthy safety feature?
Tommyboy: I had auto high beams on my 2017 Prius Prime Advanced. The lights on that car were amazing. My Clarity's lights are so dim in comparison that I installed some high-end (SAE approved) driving lights that greatly improved my field of vision (and visibility) at night.

The high beams on the Prius Prime Advanced were what I would call near weapons-grade. They put out so much additional light, and at the proper angle. If you flashed them at a driver in front of you (like when someone doesn't move when the light turns green), it would light up the whole interior of their car. I rarely used the auto high beams, however, because they wouldn't shut off quickly enough for oncoming traffic.

The high beams on the Clarity seem pretty weak to me, too. I wouldn't pay $10 to make them automatic because they just aren't that useful. The Rigid driving LED light bars I installed are far better. See the difference in the driver's view of the road with and without them in the photos I attached to a post about them. The difference is quite noticeable in the photos, but even more noticeable when driving: Added driving lights/LED light bars to my Clarity...
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