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The Clarity is the perfect car for living in The Villages, FL. Staying inside the 40 sq mile "bubble" of The Villages, an over night charge covers most everything we need to do. MPG is running about 83 and the only downward impact is trips to MCO, the beaches and Disneyworld. I am dumbfounded when I hear that some of the local Honda dealers don't recognize my Clarity. I don't know Honda's marketing history for the car but I think they sure missed the boat in retirement areas!
 

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Yeah, my local dealer had not heard of it. Turns out Claritys were only shipped to a few states (California being the primary landing place). All dealers could get the PHEV, but most had to get them out of California after 2018. I had to get my 2021 out of California because there weren't any in Utah. I have only seen 2 here, and none with a Utah dealer plate frame. You will love the car on e you accept some of it's shortcomings like no parking sensors and such.
 

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Yeah, my local dealer had not heard of it. Turns out Claritys were only shipped to a few states (California being the primary landing place). All dealers could get the PHEV, but most had to get them out of California after 2018. I had to get my 2021 out of California because there weren't any in Utah. I have only seen 2 here, and none with a Utah dealer plate frame. You will love the car on e you accept some of it's shortcomings like no parking sensors and such.
IIRC, you can have a set of OEM parking sensors added by the dealer for something north of $1k. I had a blind-spot/cross-traffic alert system installed for about that, but it wasn't OEM. I'm seriously considering adding the parking assist, too.

My wife has been spoiled by all of the bells and whistles of our other car.
 

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I relented and bought the sensors and install kit for $415. I reviewed the installation instructions online (24 pages!). I will wait until my wife is out of town for a week before attempting it. Other than bumper and panel removal it is mostly plug and play. The inside of the bumper cover is scribed foe the drilling and mounting points for the 4 sensors. I will post on this once done. Off to Spain, France and Italy for a month. Was supposed to be my retirement trip of a lifetime in 2020, and we all know how that turned out.
 

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I relented and bought the sensors and install kit for $415. I reviewed the installation instructions online (24 pages!). I will wait until my wife is out of town for a week before attempting it. Other than bumper and panel removal it is mostly plug and play. The inside of the bumper cover is scribed foe the drilling and mounting points for the 4 sensors. I will post on this once done. Off to Spain, France and Italy for a month. Was supposed to be my retirement trip of a lifetime in 2020, and we all know how that turned out.
Ah. Cool. Looking forward to your install, with lots of photos.

The wife and I had the same happen, re travel. Fifteen days up the Danube, and another one that was fifteen days around Italy. Both in 2020. Both cancelled. The good news is that we had the forethought (in 2019, on our travel agents recommendation) to get full coverage insurance for the trips. We got everything back (including air!) except the insurance cost, which was a few hundred bucks. Saved us several tens of thousands of dollars, all told.

Making up for it next year...Hawaii for fifteen days, Spain and Portugal for fifteen days, and a cruise around South America for 21 days. Trying to get in our retirement travel while we're healthy and fit. You never know how long it'll last.
 
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