2019 Honda Insight: good-looking 50-mpg competitor for Prius hybrid

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Teased in January as a "concept" without an interior, the production version of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan has been revealed just before this week's New York auto show. EPA ratings aren't yet final, but Honda says the new Insight is projected to achieve "up to 55 mpg" on the city cycle, and a combined fuel-economy number of "50 mpg or.

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2019 Honda Insight production model to make global debut at New York International Auto Show; series hybrid with 55 mpg city

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The all-new, production version of the 2019 Insight ( earlier post ) will make its global production debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS). As a premium compact sedan, Insight is positioned and priced between Civic and Accord in Honda’s passenger car lineup.

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2019 Honda Insight prototype to debut at Detroit auto show

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A new hybrid car from one of the pioneers of hybrid-electric vehicles is notable, and that's what Honda has delivered. The company said Tuesday morning that it will show a prototype of what will be the 2019 Honda Insight. The end-of-year holiday season is just really starting, but information on Detroit auto show debuts next month is coming in. Detroit Auto Show

2019 Honda Insight video preview from Detroit auto show

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It's an interesting and handsome model that revives a familiar name for Honda. The 2019 Honda Insight is a compact premium sedan projected to get an EPA combined rating of 50 mpg or better. The new Insight is Honda's third try at a dedicated hybrid, each of. Pickup trucks took the limelight this year, but a significant green car made a quiet debut.

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Honda Insight Hybrid Production To End

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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.

Tesla Semi, 2019 Honda Insight, NEVS 9-3 (nee Saab), future of oil: Today's Car News

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Today, a surprise advance look at an important new hybrid model, bad news for global oil and gas, an old Saab as a new electric car, and Tesla gets more Semi orders. The end-of-year holiday season is just starting, but the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid that will debut at the Detroit auto show next month has been.

Introduction To Our Used 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid

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We do our best though, which is how I''ve come to be the proud owner of a 2001 Honda Insight. Cars are rather expensive objects, so dropping cash on the latest electric vehicle, plug-in hybrid, punchy

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Honda Insight Hybrid: The Least-Wanted Car In America?

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So it appears to be with the Honda Insight, the subcompact mild hybrid hatchback that the company discontinued after the 2014 model year. DON''T MISS: Honda Ends 3. Green Honda Integrated Motor Assist New car sales mild hybrid sales subcompact Automakers and their dealers know that when a vehicle is updated, redesigned, or discontinued, the last lagging examples of the old model may sit on lots for months, perhaps even years.

Buying A Used 2000-2006 Honda Insight Hybrid: The Guide

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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 major automaker. But what if you want to buy your own early Insight?

2013 Honda Insight

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Now in its fourth year on the market, the 2013 Honda Insight has never quite lived up to the legacy left by its ground-breaking 1999 predecessor--even if it's now a much more usable vehicle. Sales have been much lower than Honda expected, and the Insight remains a niche player in the market. The 2013 Insight is still the least expensive hybrid

5,000 Miles In Our Used 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid

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61 mpg is what I''ve managed so far from the 2001 Honda Insight I bought back in March, over a distance of more than 5,000 miles. 61 mpg. That''s the figure everyone will want to know, so that''s the one I''m starting with. That, for the record, is eight miles per gallon better than the figure buyers would have seen on the car''s window sticker back in

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2013 Honda Insight: The Forgotten Hybrid?

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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. That's a shame, for those who remember the original Honda Insight. Some lead, others follow. It may have looked quirky, cost a great deal and only seated two, but it was a triumph of engineering over

2011 Honda Insight

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The 2011 Honda Insight is the least expensive hybrid car on sale in the U.S. But despite this distinction, the subcompact hatchback hasn’t been a success for Honda, selling just a fraction of early projections. this year, at a base price of just $18,970 with delivery. In part, that’s because it sits on showroom floors right next to the

2019 Honda Insight, Lexus UX Hybrid, electric van test, EPA to ease emission rules: Today's Car News

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Today, we've got new hybrids at the New York auto show, more than 100 electric vans plus battery storage, and EPA plans to permit more emissions from future cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, as we do every seven days, we ran down last week's most important green-car stories. Combining battery storage with plug-in. Today in Car News

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End of the road for the Honda Insight?

Green Cars News

It was once seen as the prime competitor for the ultra-successful Toyota Prius: but now it appears that the Honda Insight has lost the hybrid car war. Honda

2012 Honda Insight

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Two years ago, Honda launched its Insight subcompact hybrid hatchback to high hopes. Regrettably, the company saw its hopes for soaring sales of its mild hybrids dashed, with the Insight selling less than half the projected number--largely because it suffered in comparison to its showroom stablemate, the Honda Fit.

Honda Insight Hybrid Goes on Sale in Japan on Friday

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Honda Motor Co. will begin selling the all-new Insight hybrid ( earlier post ) in Japan on Friday, 6 February, starting at ¥1,890,000 (~US$21,100). The Insight features a newly developed hybrid system including a 1.3-liter i-VTEC engine and Honda’s fifth-generation Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) technology. To further support fuel-efficient driving, the Insight features the Ecological Drive Assist System (Eco Assist) as standard equipment on all models.

2012 Honda Insight: The Overlooked Subcompact Hybrid Choice?

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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 hybrid car. As we’ve pointed out before, however, there are plenty of other great hybrid choices on the market worthy of your attention, cars like the 2012 Honda Insight

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Honda Insight Sales Outpacing Toyota Prius in UK

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The Honda Insight, launched this month, is outselling its competitors in the hybrid market. Since going on sale on 4 April, 229 Insights have been sold in the UK, ahead of its nearest rival the Toyota Prius (198 units). Together with Civic Hybrid (79 units), Honda (UK) has sold 308 hybrid family cars this month, despite April being known as one of the quietest months in the sales calendar.

Tesla Is Top Pick, Fisker Karma Restart, Honda Insight Dies: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: The Tesla Model S is named Best Overall vehicle by Consumer Reports, Wanxiang releases a rough timeline for the restart of Fisker Karma production, and the Honda Insight hybrid comes to the end of the road. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Model S electric car was named Best Overall vehicle by Consumer

Honda Insight Sales Take Plunge, Company Reconsiders Hybrid Fit

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Honda had initially set a sales goal of the newly redesigned Honda Insight at 200,000 units in 2010, its first full year of production. Last year, the company sold 130,445 total units worldwide since the Insight's introduction which began in Japan in February and spread throughout the rest of the The number is certainly a high target to aim for.

Honda Insight 2009 road test

Green Cars News

Honda is taking on the Toyota Prius with the latest version of the Insight, which is a huge advance on the original two-seater launched in 1999. The Insight is also competitively priced, starting at £15,490, which undercuts the Prius by nearly £3,000. Honda Insight lease prices.

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Honda introduces new Insight Hybrid

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Japanese carmaker Honda has announced the introduction of a refreshed Insight Hybrid model, which will be accompanied by an Insight Exclusive model with a 1.5litre engine. Both hybrid cars will go on sale at dealerships in Japan on November 11 with a combined sales target of 1,500units monthly. The Honda Insight Hybrid will start at [.].

2012 Honda Insight: New Front Styling, Better Gas Mileage

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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 company isn't giving up, and the new 2012 Honda Insight features revised front styling, a nicer interior, and improved gas mileage ratings. The subcompact 2012 Insight now gets EPA

Honda Insight Hybrid To Be Canned By 2015?

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Honda''s Insight has never enjoyed the success of the Toyota Prius or even Honda''s own Civic Hybrid, and it looks like the writing is now finally on the wall for the budget hybrid hatchback. According to Autoblog Green, sources within the company have revealed that some preparation procedures normally associated with a new model-year launch--such

Will Honda Insight, CR-Z Hybrids Be Pulled From U.S. Sale Too?

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required) reports that Honda will end European sales of the CR-Z and Insight hybrids after their numbers consistently failed to meet expectations. Honda sold 1,242 Insight hybrids in Europe last year, down 62 percent from the year before. Sometimes--to quote a famous frog--it''s not easy being green. Automotive News Europe (sub.

Will Surging Gas Prices Save The Honda Insight?

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The Toyota Prius is the best-selling hybrid vehicle of all time and recently passed three million sales globally and a million in the U.S., So then, why hasn't it for the Honda Insight? over more than a decade. And when fuel prices rise, so has demand for the Prius and other high-mileage vehicles. Ever since its introduction more than two years

3 Best-Selling Hybrids: Toyota Prius, Honda Insight, Sonata Hybrid

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For a few years now, hybrid sales have been stalled at 2 to 3 percent of the U.S. But for the first seven months of this year, the total is at the low end of the scale: Hybrids represented 2.06 The top three best-selling hybrids since January are market. percent of sales from January through August, and just 1.98 percent of sals in August alone.

2012 Toyota Prius C Vs 2012 Honda Insight: Sub-$20K Hybrids Compared

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If you're in the market for a brand new hybrid but want to save a few pennies on purchase price, you're really limited to two vehicles. One is the 2012 Honda Insight, familiar not just for its Prius-like profile but also having been on sale for several years now. The other is the 2012 Toyota Prius c, taking everything the Prius badge stands for

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2012 Honda Insight CO2 emissions drop below 100g/km

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Honda has confirmed that the 2012 Honda Insight will have CO2 emissions below 100g/km. Honda has achieved this by tinkering with the model’s aerodynamics, reducing engine friction and alterations to the CVT [.]. Honda Hybrid cars hybrid InsightSet to be revealed at next week’s Frankfurt Motor Show, the revised 5-door hatchback will have an official CO2 emission figure of 96g/km.

2009 Honda Insight tops Consumer Reports Most-Reliable List

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Overall, the results are stunning — five of the top eight most reliable family cars were hybrids , and topping that short list is the Consumer Reports, long respected by car buyers for its unbiased analysis of everything from vacuum cleaners to children's toys to cars, has published its list of the most reliable (and unreliable) vehicles.

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Chevy Volt Price-Gouging Pushes Buyer Into Honda Insight Hybrid

Green Car Reports

For all the media furor over the 2011 Nissan Leaf and the 2011 Chevy Volt, you'd think that tens of thousands of them were flooding onto our streets each month. Not so. As of Feb 28, the total sold between both cars was just 1,102, made up of 928 Volts and 174 Leafs. Now, it may be that those totals won't rise as fast as the makers had planned

2012 Honda Insight: Higher MPGs, New Grille, Nicer Interior

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For 2012, Honda is planning to revise the Insight hatchback to address several of the criticisms levied against its smallest four-seat hybrid. Now, it's released a few details of the revised 2012 Insight before it officially unveils the updated model at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which opens September 13. In the two years it's been on sale, the

2010 Honda Insight May Be the Best Bang for Your Hybrid Buck

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Honda gets a lot of slack for their second-generation Honda Insight. Nonetheless, at $23,000, it is still the most economical hybrid on the market today. I test drove this vehicle last week as part of my 2010 Hybrid Challenge. The other two hybrids I've It's not as fuel-efficient as its first generation model or its competitor, the Toyota Prius.

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Honda Insight Sells 569 Units in First Week of US Sales

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The Honda 2010 Insight hybrid, which made its sales debut in the US in limited quantities on 24 March, posted sales of 569 units through the end of the month. The Insight, which carries an EPA rating of 40/43/41 city/highway/combined miles per gallon, has an MSRP of $19,800, excluding tax, license, registration, destination charges and options. Last week, Honda said that it had received orders for 21,000 Insights in Japan.

New Honda Insight 10th-Best Selling Car in Japan in February, Edges Out Prius

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Honda’s Insight hybrid was Japan’s 10 th -best-selling new car in February, excluding minicars, according to figures from the Japan Automobile Dealers Association. Honda received more than 15,000 orders for the Insight, which was launched that month. Nevertheless, the Insight made No. ’s Prius hybrid. Nikkei.

Honda hybrid cars smash sales barrier

Green Cars News

It was another successful year for Honda’s range of hybrid cars – as they surpassed 800,000 cumulative sales worldwide at the end of December, 2011. It has been 12 years and two months since the first generation Honda Insight was introduced in Japan in November, 1999. More recently, Honda has introduced six new hybrid cars [.]. Green cars Honda Hybrid cars Latest news Accord Hybrid Civic Hybrid Honda hybrid cars Honda Insight

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Honda’s Insight hybrid range updated

Green Cars News

Honda has updated its Insight hybrid car to feature better suspension and a higher trim level. A new, top-of-the-range, EX model, featuring black leather upholstery and DVD satellite navigation and hands-free telephone, is another addition to the five-door hybrid line-up. Hybrid cars Honda Honda Insight Honda Insight Hybrid

Chevrolet Volt continues to be top seller for plug-in vehicles

Green Cars News

When it comes to plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles, there is one clear frontrunner when it comes to early sales. The Chevrolet Volt (pictured) is once again the top selling plug-in vehicle in the USA, according to official statistics for October.

Toyota Prius Continues To Trounce Honda's Insight In Global Hybrid Sales

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The Toyota Prius has come a long way since hitting the market over a decade ago. Back then, at the turn of the 21st century, it was no more than a fuel efficient but ultimately unappealing curio, bought only by a select few. Fast-track to 2012 and it was one of the world''s highest-selling cars, with 389,932 units hitting the streets globally