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Honda Insight

Price $28,090 – $31,690
Fuel consumption 4.6 – 5.3 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 73%(view ratings)
The Insight—whose aim is mainly to rival the Toyota Prius—is back this year without any fanfare. Its hybrid system comes with a 1.5-litre naturally aspirated engine and an electric motor that combine for 151 horsepower. Inside, it offers ample room for passengers and an ultra-modern dashboard that is sure to be a hit with techies.

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Test Drives2019 Honda Insight: Yes, It’s Back
As almost every automaker is talking about electrifying its future product lineup, plug-in hybrid and fully electric vehicles will flood the market within the next few years. Consumers will obviously get to recharge their vehicles at home or using public charging stations in order to get from point A to …
Detroit2019 Honda Insight Preview
Honda has been an active player in the hybrid vehicle market for quite some time now. The original Honda Insight was launched in North America back in 1999, a few months before the first Toyota Prius . The Japanese brand followed up with two generations of the Civic Hybrid, two …
Test DrivesA Little Insight Goes A Long Way: The 2010 Honda Insight
Vancouverites, like the denizens of too many other major cities, have recently fallen victim to a gang of rogue cyclists using the charade of Critical Mass events to expound the virtues of unrealistic political and environmental idealism. Initially disrupting (read: bringing to a standstill) our already maniacal Friday afternoon traffic …
Test DrivesThe 2010 Honda Insight – A second opinion
A huge success on the Japanese market since its launch at the beginning of the year, the Honda Insight will soon be available at Honda dealerships. I had the chance to drive some of the preproduction models at the launch of this vehicle last November, which took place in uncharacteristically …

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Detroit2019 Honda Insight Preview
Honda has been an active player in the hybrid vehicle market for quite some time now. The original Honda Insight was launched in North America back in 1999, a few months before the first Toyota Prius . The Japanese brand followed up with two generations of the Civic Hybrid, two …
NewsHonda will Unveil a New Insight in Detroit
It feels like we just got out of Honda’s newest hybrid, the Clarity, and Honda is already talking about yet another hybrid sedan. This one, as we found out this morning, will be unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show next month, and will carry the Insight name. Wait, didn’t Honda …
ElectricEnd of the Road for the Insight
Do you remember the Insight? The hybrid Honda launched nearly a year before the Prius? It’s easily forgotten, ever since its launch in 1999, its death in 2006, or its resurrection in 2009. While Toyota has sold 3.19 million Prius globally since launch, only 280,629 Insight found homes, and more …
NewsAttitudes, Realities Clash When Shopping For Hybrid Cars
Is there a disconnect between what people say about hybrid cars and how they actually feel about them? According to a recent Harris Poll, the answer to that question would seem to be "yes." Although 30 percent of Americans who currently own a car have stated that they would be …
Electric'Insight Into Canada' Tour Shifts Into High Gear In Canadian Tour
Auto Journalist Achieves 3.8 L/100km (74 mpg) on 218-Kilometre Drive Between Parliament Hill and Montreal's Biosphere In its last third of a cross-country tour, the "Insight Into Canada" tour left Parliament Hill Monday morning, May 11, en route to Montreal's biosphere. On April 21, during Earth Week, a 2010 Honda …

Videos

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2000
Motoring TV 2000 Episode 21
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2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 1
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2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 15
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2001
Motoring TV 2001 Episode 26
Trucks enter cyberspace 2002 Buick Rendezvous 2001 Honda Insight; alternator misuse 1962 Sabra, built in Isreal 2001 Porsche Boxster tower braces move from racetrack to your car proper steering wheel hand positioning.
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 4
Truck racing at Nuburgring Germany 2002 Mercedes-Benz SLK32 2002 Honda Insight preparing your vehicle's finish for winter Austin 90 pros & cons of diesel engines Jim Kenzie on European Truck Racing.
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 12
2002 Audi A4 2002 Nissan Altima S 2001 Honda Insight preparing for winter driving 2002 Firehawk squeaky wiper blades Jim Kenzie on continuously variable transmissions.
2002
Motoring TV 2002 Episode 15
Midas helps women learn more about cars 2002 Mercedes-Benz G500 proper brake fluid levels Dodge Razor concept 2002 Honda Insight coolant leak into engine oil = very bad is it time to reinstate mandatory testing for the elderly?