...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...
Over the past decade, hybrid electric cars have gone from being niche market vehicles for movie stars and green thinkers to everyday vehicles that can save you big money on... September 18, 2012 by Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield 2
Some lead, others follow. And with poor sales and Toyota's Prius C now on the market as a head-to-head rival, the Honda Insight can definitely consider itself a follower... September 12, 2012 by Antony Ingram 26
With four different Prius models and two non-prius hybrids now for sale in the U.S., it’s easy to go straight to a Toyota dealership when you’re looking for a... June 7, 2012 by Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield 4
If you're in the market for a fuel efficient vehicle your choice is better than ever. Virtually every manufacturer now offers a high-mpg vehicle, but Honda could lay claim to... January 25, 2012 by Antony Ingram 18
Although the Honda Insight was eagerly awaited before it launched as a 2010 model, the little hybrid hatchback has never come remotely close to its sales goals. But the... October 18, 2011 by John Voelcker 3