While many are debating the viability of hydrogen powered cars, three mainstream automakers already offer one. In the case of the 2017 Honda Clarity—the newest entry—we're getting our first look at what a practical application of the technology would look like. In the eyes of the reviewers at Autoblog, it spells out some pretty exciting things.

The Clarity technically parallels the Accord as a midsize sedan, and Autoblog was quick to point out that its look and feel seem like a peak at what that model might look like in 2022. Of course, its quite a bit more premium, with open pore wood, a space-age feel, and digital gauges. But that's just the tip of the iceberg, as it were.

The real joy comes from the driving experience. Honda has managed to make the fuel cell and hydrogen tank less intrusive, opening up more cargo and cabin space. Because the engine utilizes the electronic equivalent of a turbocharger, it's nimble and quiet at the same time. Its steering feel is also in line with models like the CR-V and Civic, which is to say "balanced."

Although it's only available in California as of yet, we hope to see this model offered around the country soon. In the meantime, you can explore our currently available lineup by contacting our Honda dealership in Midlothian, VA at your convenience.

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