5,000 Miles In Our Used 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid

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61 mpg. 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. 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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Why Can't We Buy Cars That Do 60, 70, Or 80 MPG?

Green Car Reports

The first-generation Honda Insight hybrid, sold from 2000 through 2006, is renowned even today for its ultra-high gas mileage: 52 mpg combined (48 mpg city, 58 mpg highway). So why, 15 years after the Insight went on sale--considering Those ratings remain unmatched today by anything today that doesn''t include a plug and a large battery pack.

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2012 Toyota Prius C Hybrid Vs 2012 Toyota Yaris: MPG Battle

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A few days back we took a look at two similar, yet very different Hondas. The 2012 Honda Insight and 2012 Honda Fit share a platform, but different bodystyles and the use of Honda's Integrated Motor Assist hybrid technology in the Insight, makes each model unique. The same could be said of the upcoming 2012 Toyota Prius C, and the 2012 Toyota

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Hybrids More Efficient Outside U.S. Due To Different Drive Patterns: Report

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Ever since the first Honda Insight and Toyota Prius arrived on U.S. The latest Toyota Prius is rated at 50 mpg combined by the EPA, a figure that only plug-in vehicles currently top. shores, hybrid vehicles have been among the most efficient vehicles on the road. But in other countries, the Prius has even higher official economy figures. And in

2015 Honda Civic Gas Mileage: 45-MPG Hybrid, 33-MPG Regular Models Unchanged

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The Honda Civic is a renowned gas-sipper in the compact car market and the latest iteration of the hybrid model is no exception. For 2015, the Civic Hybrid continues the 2014 car''s gas mileage of 45 mpg combined (44 mpg city, 47 mpg highway), itself an improvement on the 2013 model''s 44 mpg all-round. Now that the Honda Insight is waving goodbye

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California providing incentives up to $12K to help low-income families afford the cleanest cars

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Buyers in this income level who replace a scrapped car with a conventional hybrid car (e.g.Toyota Prius) that is less than 8 years old that gets 20 mpg or greater, are eligible for $6,500 in incentives.

1.0L EcoBoost Fiesta receives EPA rating of 45 mpg highway

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EcoBoost-powered Fiesta sub-compact, arriving at dealers later this year, at 45 mpg (5.2 As an example, the 2014 Honda Insight achieves 44 mpg highway, while the 2014 Volkswagen Golf diesel with a manual transmission delivers 42 mpg highway. l/100 km) and 37 mpg (6.4

Today's Eco-Friendly Tires Offer Better MPG And Better Grip

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For drivers of fuel-economy-centric cars like the Honda Insight or Toyota Prius, this compromise was acceptable. Low rolling resistance tires have been around for a few decades now, and early versions required you to trade-off cornering and braking ability for a modest gain in fuel economy. Drivers of luxury sedans and sports cars, on the other

Making A Small French Car Do 138 MPG? Easy, In 1981

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The best example of modern times would be the first-generation Honda Insight--under 2,000 lbs at the curb, a tiny It's no surprise that some of the most economical cars that have gone on sale have also been some of the most aerodynamic--the two go hand-in-hand. Light weight helps too, and a small engine that sips as little gas as possible.

Honda boosts performance and fuel economy on 2013 CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe using new Li-ion pack

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2013 Honda CR-Z. The 2013 Honda CR-Z goes on sale 21 November with a number of powertrain, styling and feature upgrades, including a new Li-ion battery pack that replaces the NiMH pack in the MY 2012 CR-Z hybrid and delivers more power and improved fuel economy. Click to enlarge.

ALABC lead-acid UltraBattery Civic hybrid surpasses 100,000 miles of fleet duty

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Monthly fuel economy of the retrofitted Honda Civic during the first 9 months of the fleet test. A Honda Civic hybrid retrofitted with lead-carbon UltraBattery modules ( earlier post ) (provided by East Penn Manufacturing) has recorded more than 100,000 miles (161,000 km) of courier duty in the local area of Phoenix, AZ. —“Development and Testing of an UltraBattery - Equipped Honda Civic”. This drops to approximately 35 mpg (6.7

Honda to end production of the Insight hybrid, commits to the expansion of hybrid offerings in the US

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Annual sales of the second-generation Honda Insight. Data: Honda. Honda announced that while the US model Insight will be available at dealerships in the US through the end of the year, production of the hybrid will end in summer 2014.

EPA 2010 Annual Fuel Economy Guide Now Available

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For MY 2010, the Prius is the top fuel economy leader , with EPA ratings of 51/48 mpg city/highway. The Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrid sedans come in second, at 41/36, followed by the Honda Civic Hybrid; Honda Insight; Lexus HS250h; Nissan Altima Hybrid; Ford Escape, Mazda Tribute, Mercury Mariner Hybrid; smart fortwo Cabriolet and Coupe; Toyota Camry Hybrid; and Lexus RX450h hybrid.

ACEEE ranks i-MiEV as “Greenest” car in US, Civic Natural Gas ties for second with LEAF

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Mitsubishi’s i-MIEV battery electric vehicle took the top spot from the Honda Civic Natural Gas on the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy’s (ACEEE) 14 th annual environmental ranking. MPG city. MPG hwy. Honda Civic Natural Gas. Honda Insight. Honda Civic Hybrid. Honda CR-Z. The Honda Civic Natural Gas, despite its improved fuel economy this year, appears in second place, tied with the Nissan Leaf.

Hybrid SUV Future? Beyond 2011

Hybrid SUV Blog

One of the more successful hybrids of late, the Honda Insight is undergoing a massive retooling. Already holding a record for the highest fuel efficiency and lowest price of hybrids, Honda now introduces the Honda Insight Executive.

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XL1 dive and drive: Volkswagen aggressively optimizes for efficiency in its sleek diesel plug-in hybrid

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The lightweight XL1 (795 kg, 1,753 lbs) delivers NEDC fuel consumption of 261 mpg (0.9 XL1s ready to roll. Click to enlarge.

Leasing website goes green

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With a range of finance packages available, Go Green Leasing has some great deals on popular green cars including the smart fortwo, Toyota Prius, Honda Insight and more, with complete details on CO2 emissions, MPG and road tax banding available to help customers’ make the greenest choice.

Hybrid Cayenne S is Red Hot!

Hybrid SUV Blog

While that sounds like a vehicle that would be lucky to scare 15 mpg, were supposed to see overall highway and city driving averages closer to 27 miles per gallon!

Cash for Clunkers Buoys US Auto Sales; Hybrid Sales Up 31.8% for Monthly New Vehicle Share of 3.55%

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Honda. American Honda Motor Co., Nevertheless, July was Honda’s highest volume month so far this year. Total sales of the fuel-efficient Honda Civic increased 3.1% The new Honda Insight hybrid posted 2,295 units. Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids.

Toyota Prius named WhatGreenCar of the Year

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mpg and CO2 emissions of only 89 g/km – a 14% improvement over the highly successful current model, itself the winner of many awards since its UK launch in 2004.

Toyota Previews Generation III 2010 Prius Hybrid

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The Gen III Prius offers an EPA-rated combined cycle fuel economy of 50 mpg (now revealed to comprise 50 mpg city and 49 mpg highway). We also are confident that it will attract more buyers We have two main challenges: the economy, and the [Honda] Insight. ”. by Mike Millikin and Jack Rosebro. The 2010 Prius. Click to enlarge.

Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Agassi’s Davos Insights Success with V2G would be a double win for electric utilities. 2) Chevy Volt (2) China (2) ECOD3.SA (2) FDX (2) FSLR (2) FedEx (2) First Solar (2) Ford (2) Ford Escape Hybrid (2) Ford Fusion Hybrid (2) GE (2) Global Solar (2) Government (2) HEV (2) Honda FCX Clarity (2) IBM (2) ITM.l (2)