...The mild refresh also offers changes in the Insight's design: A sporty new grille and bumpers and blue-tinted headlight covers add some high-tech luster, but it still does look a heck of a lot like the Prius. But looking at it another way, you could say you are getting many of the features of the Prius at a lower sticker price.Inside, Honda has addressed concerns over headroom and visibility by adding 0.6 inches in the back seat and a smaller rear wiper motor; the Insight offers room for 2 adults and up to 3 kids. The front seats are comfortable, and the dashboard is big and bright. To help...
...features include: Standard automatic air conditioning Standard tilt/telescoping steering wheel Standard CD stereo with MP3 jack Standard Eco Assist driver-feedback system Available synthetic leather and premium fabric upholstery Available cruise control Available USB input Available steering-wheel-mounted audio controls Available navigation system with backup camera Available Bluetooth connectivity Under the Hood Like other Honda hybrids, the Insight uses an electric motor to assist in acceleration and to recharge the battery pack when braking or coasting. It drives like any car. Though it...
Japanese automaker Honda has been in the hybrid game from the very start, releasing the quirky, two-seat Insight back in 1999. Since then, the company has sold a variety of... read more March 24, 2014 by Antony Ingram
If you've been reading Green Car Reports over the past week, you might have seen we recently bought a 2001 Honda Insight--an example of one of the first hybrids sold by a... read more March 20, 2014 by Antony Ingram
In the world of automotive journalism, "practice what you preach" is a difficult statement to honor. It just isn't always possible. We do our best though, which is how I've... read more March 14, 2014 by Antony Ingram
The Honda Insight hybrid is no more. That's the confirmation from Honda itself, as slow sales prompt the Japanese automaker to end production of its flagship hybrid... read more February 26, 2014 by Antony Ingram
Sometimes--to quote a famous frog--it's not easy being green. Automotive News Europe (sub. required) reports that Honda will end European sales of the CR-Z and Insight... read more February 22, 2014 by Stephen Edelstein