Honda Insight

2012-13 Honda Insight Engine Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Mon Sep 19 00:55:50 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM The problem: The engine may consume oil at a rapid rate due to oil control rings getting clogged with carbon deposits. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2012 Honda Insight 2013 Honda Insight See More Service Bulletins Corrective action: Dealers… Read More

2012-13 Honda Insight Engine Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Mon Sep 19 00:55:50 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The engine may consume oil at a rapid rate due to oil control rings getting clogged with carbon deposits. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2012 Honda Insight 2013 Honda Insight See More Service Bulletins Corrective action: Dealers… Read More

Report: Honda Discontinues Insight

By Joe Bruzek on Tue Feb 25 23:44:00 GMT-06:00 2014

Say goodbye to the Honda Insight. Its claim to fame was its low starting price and distinction as the least-expensive hybrid among 2014 model-year hybrids. That nod will soon go to the Toyota Prius c as Bloomberg News is reporting… Read More

Best Hybrids for the Money 2013

By Joe Wiesenfelder on Tue Apr 16 00:00:00 GMT-06:00 2013

Gas prices remain volatile, but even so, no one expects prices below $3 per gallon ever again, and many parts of the country consistently see prices near or above $4. As much as ever, shoppers need to know how effectively… Read More

Our view: 2013 Honda Insight

By Joe Bruzek on Mon Oct 15 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2012

Editor's note: This review was written in October 2012 about the 2012 Honda Insight. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. To see what's new for 2013, click here, or check out a side-by-side comparison of the two… Read More

Extreme Commuting: Diesel vs. Hybrid

By Joe Bruzek on Fri Oct 05 00:00:00 GMT-06:00 2012

Diesels and hybrids have drastically different powertrains, but they both help commuters improve their fuel economy compared with a traditional gas-powered car. The 2013 Volkswagen Passat TDI with a six-speed manual and the 2012 Honda Insight hybrid achieve optimal mileage… Read More

Cars.com Reviews the 2012 Honda Insight

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed Oct 03 06:00:00 GMT-06:00 2012

A light refresh for 2012 made Honda's Insight hybrid a bit more competitive, but it's not enough to go up against the newbie, the Toyota Prius c, according to Cars.com reviewer Joe Bruzek. Although the Insight’s gas mileage improved for… Read More

Our view: 2012 Honda Insight

By Joe Bruzek on Wed Oct 03 05:00:00 GMT-06:00 2012

The Honda Insight has made its mark as the least-expensive hybrid on the market for some time now. While inexpensive, the Insight has never been an easy car to recommend. For 2012, a minor redesign with enhancements to areas where… Read More

2012 Honda Insight: Car Seat Check

By Jennifer Geiger on Thu Sep 13 00:30:00 GMT-06:00 2012

The Honda Insight is the larger of the brand's two dedicated hybrids, and though this five-passenger hatchback is on the smaller side, we were able to fit two child-safety seats comfortably in the back. Aside from a few minor annoyances,… Read More

Cupholders Take on Starbucks' Trenta Size

By Kelsey Mays on Tue Sep 11 00:00:00 GMT-06:00 2012

In 2011, after finding some two-thirds of iced-beverage customers already pony up the stomach capacity for a Venti, Starbucks introduced its Trenta size — a 31-ounce tribute to America's appetite for 1,000-watt stereos, quadruple burgers and Cowboys Stadium. More than… Read More

Honda Makes Backup Cameras Standard on Most Models

By Colin Bird on Tue Jul 17 00:30:00 GMT-06:00 2012

Starting with the 2013 model year, a backup camera will be standard on the redesigned Honda Accord along with the Crosstour, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline and CR-Z. That means Honda's 12-model lineup goes from having just two models with a standard… Read More