Honda Insight

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

83
Priced From $18,500
MPG 42.0
Styles Reviewed
HatchbackHatchback

Vehix.com

07/13/09
2009-07-13
92
100

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Nathan D. Adlen Nathan D. Adlen 6.8 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The new Honda Insight is coming to our market touted as the cheapest hybrid in America. Add to that a real attempt at driving pizazz, comfortable accommodations and a nice list of standard features (including an iPod, MP3, USB port).

Road & Track

03/09/09
2009-03-09
90
100

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Dennis Simanaitis Dennis Simanaitis 5.3 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The 2010 Honda Insight’s target customers may be Gen Y and, secondarily, active empty nesters. But I’d say this new Insight is a rational approach for anyone desiring hybrid motoring.

DriverSide.com

04/11/09
2009-04-11
90
100

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Jon Alain Guzik Jon Alain Guzik 6.0 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

Can the Insight topple their rival’s king of green? Oh, yes. Honda needed to make the Insight less expensive, more comfortable and more powerful than the Prius, and it seems they have succeeded.

Motive Magazine

01/30/09
2009-01-30
89
100

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Eddie Alterman Eddie Alterman 7.3 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The low cost, the flexibility, the mileage, and the fun combines to make the Insight especially appealing to buyers for whom hybrids have been out of reach.

Automobile.com

03/23/09
2009-03-23
87
100

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Staff Review Automobile.com 6.5 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The Honda Insight deserves maximum attention from hybrid buyers – or anyone interested in saving resources – because it offers so much automobile in addition to its remarkable fuel economy.

San Francisco Chronicle

05/29/09
2009-05-29
87
100

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Michael Taylor Michael Taylor 7.2 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

Insight or Prius? I err on the side of Honda’s hybrid, mostly as a personal thing — I just liked the way the car felt and drove, and I thought its design was better looking.

Detroit News

06/25/09
2009-06-25
87
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Scott Burgess Scott Burgess 8.5 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The 2010 Honda Insight is the most affordable hybrid around, and that’s a difference that will catch a lot of people’s attention who once aspired for that other hybrid.

Jalopnik.com

01/12/09
2009-01-12
86
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Wes Siler Wes Siler 6.6 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The 2010 Honda Insight Hybrid looks like a cynical attempt to copy the Toyota Prius, but its really a cynical and clever attempt to give Americans exactly what they want.

Automobile Magazine

01/12/09
2009-01-12
86
100

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Joe DeMatio Joe DeMatio Score Pending 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The new 2010 Honda Insight is a bargain hybrid. It’s not as roomy or sumptuous as the Civic Hybrid, the Toyota Prius, or the new Ford Fusion Hybrid, but it costs less.

Car Magazine

01/19/09
2009-01-19
86
100

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Chris Chilton Chris Chilton Score Pending 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The Insight feels more mainstream than the curio Prius, it will be affordable and it will help get green virgins into an eco car. That’s why the Insight is one of this year’s most crucial cars.

Cars.com

08/23/11
2011-08-23
86
100

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Joe Wiesenfelder Joe Wiesenfelder 8.2 out of 10 2011 Honda Insight Hatchback

If and when gas prices go back up, the Insight’s combination of a low sticker price and good, if not exceptional, mileage could make it the right investment.

About.com

02/20/09
2009-02-20
85
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Aaron Gold Aaron Gold 7.1 out of 10 2010 Honda Insight Hatchback

The Honda Insight is way more entertaining to drive than the Toyota Prius, but it’s not as practical nor as fuel-efficient.

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