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Key specs of the base trim
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- Most trims rated 52 mpg combined
- Upscale interior
- Ride comfort
- Battery does not compromise cargo space
- Touchscreen multimedia system usability
- Apple CarPlay, Android Auto not standard
- Tire, engine noise
Five-seat Civic-based compact sedan
151-horsepower total output
Honda Sensing active safety features standard
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What Is the 2021 Honda Insight?
A hybrid compact sedan that’s aimed squarely at the Toyota Prius, the five-seat Honda Insight is based on the Honda Civic sedan but has unique styling, a more upscale interior and a gas-electric hybrid drivetrain that delivers an EPA-estimated 52 mpg combined in most trim levels. Besides the Prius, the front-wheel-drive Insight’s competitors include the Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid and Toyota Corolla Hybrid.
What’s New on the 2021 Honda Insight?
EX and Touring trim levels gain blind spot warning with rear cross-traffic alert.
What Features in the 2021 Honda Insight Are Most Important?
Standard features include:
- Hybrid drivetrain with gas engine and two electric motors
- LED headlights
- Forward collision warning
- Automatic emergency braking
- Lane-keeping assist
- Adaptive cruise control
- Automatic high-beam headlights
- Automatic air conditioning
Available features include:
- Remote start
- Power moonroof
- Dual-zone automatic air conditioning
- Leather-trimmed seats
- Heated front seats
- 8-inch touchscreen multimedia system
- Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone connectivity
- Wi-Fi hot spot (data plan required)
Should I Buy the 2021 Honda Insight?
Honda fans and other hybrid buyers looking for terrific fuel economy and an alternative to the Prius would do well to consider the Honda Insight. With a long list of standard safety features and three trim levels to choose from, the Insight offers a measure of style to go with its practicality.
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The 2021 Honda Insight currently has 1 recall
Crash and Rollover Test Ratings
New Car Program Benefits
36 months / 36,000 miles
60 months / 60,000 miles
36 months / 36,000 miles
Certified Pre-Owned Program Benefits
HondaTrue Certified: More than 1 and less than 6 years/more than 12,000 miles; HondaTrue Certified+: Less than 1 year/less than 12,000 miles
Basic Warranty Terms
HondaTrue Certified: 12 months/12,000 miles; HondaTrue Certified+: 24 months/50,000 miles
7 years/100,000 miles
Dealer Certification Required