The 2021 Honda Insight has been updated with blind spot monitoring and rear cross traffic alert in the EX and Touring.
The 2019 Honda Insight and the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Honda Civic are very clearly related. We compare them side by side to see their differences.
Production of the 2019 Honda Insight production has begun at Honda’s factory in Greensburg, Indiana. All Insights for the North American market will be made here alongside its Civic and CR-V platform mates.
The 2018 Honda Insight is built in Indiana, based on the Civic, and has a 1.5-liter I4 mated to an electric motor with a lithium-ion battery. Total output is 113kW (151hp) and 267Nm (197 lb-ft).
Production of the 2019 Honda Insight has begun at Honda’s plant at Greensburg, Indiana, alongside the Civic and CR-V. The Insight 1.5-liter hybrid powertrain is made in Anna, Ohio.
Honda Insight Prototype previews the 2019 twin motor hybrid sedan. Based on the Civic, the Insight is made in the USA, and has unique styling and interior.
The first-gen Honda Insight had an aerodynamic body, two seats, and a mild hybrid with a 50kW (67hp) 1-liter I3 and a built in 10kW (13hp) electric motor.
One of the first production hybrids, the ZE1 Honda Insight had a 2-seat hatch body, and a 67hp/50kW 1-liter 3-cylinder mated to a 13hp/10kW electric motor.
The ZE2 Honda Insight had a mild hybrid drivetrain and a low price. It couldn’t compete with Toyota Prius and went out of production in 2014 after 5 years.