In July 2002, Honda’s FCX was affirmed by the U.S. Ecological Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB), making it the first and final power module auto in history to be affirmed for business use. CARB and the EPA have additionally affirmed the FCX as a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV), Tier-2 Bin 1 the least conceivable national outflow rating.
In December 2002, the City of Los Angeles started renting the first of five Honda FCX models, which were utilized as a part of ordinary, regular exercises by city authorities. Furthermore, as the official pace auto of the L.A. Marathon from 2001 to 2007, the FCX has gladly served in some not really regular exercises also.
While the 2005 Honda FCX was our second-era energy component vehicle (FCV), it was the first to be controlled by a Honda-outlined and produced power module stack. What’s more, it was guaranteed by both the EPA and CARB for business use. The 2005 FCX accomplished an almost 20-percent change in its EPA mileage rating and a 33-percent pick up in crest force (107 hp versus 80 hp) contrasted with the 2004 FCX.
With an EPA city/interstate rating of 62/51 mpkg (57 mpkg joined) and an EPA-appraised driving scope of 190 miles, the hydrogen-controlled 2005 FCX conveyed about a 20-percent change in fuel effectiveness and extent versus the 2004 model that had an EPA rating of 51/46 mpkg (48 mpkg consolidated) and a scope of 160 miles. As far as vitality proficiency, one mile for every kilogram (mpkg) of hydrogen is verging on equal to one mile for each gallon (mpg) of gas.
The FCX Clarity FCEV utilizes innovation without bounds that is turning out to be more predominant today. Watch out for FCX Clarity FCEV sightings-since you certainly won’t notice them coming.
|Model type||Honda fuel cell vehicle|
|Overall length (inches)||190.3|
|Overall width (inches)||72.7|
|Overall height (inches)||57.8|
|Track (front/rear, inches)||62.2/62.8|
|Vehicle weight (kg/pounds)||1,625/3,582|
|EPA-combined label value (miles)*
*Based on 2008 EPA mileage estimates, reflecting new EPA fuel economy methods beginning with 2008 models. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
|Drive method||Front-wheel drive|
|Motor||Type||AC synchronous electric motor (permanent magnet)|
|Max. output (hp)||134|
|Max. torque (lb.-ft.)||189|
|Fuel cell stack||Type||PEMFC (Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell)|
|Max. output (kW)||100|
|Lithium ion battery Voltage (V)||288|
|Fuel||Required Fuel||Compressed hydrogen gas|
|Storage||High-pressure hydrogen tank|
|Tank capacity (kilograms)||3.75|
|Max. pressure when full (psi)||5,000|
Honda FCX 2002 Design Interior Exterior