2020 Honda Insight Specs

Just a quick look at 2020 Honda Insight specs shows why Edmunds.com praises this forward thinking hybrid for combining “high fuel-economy figures” with “quick acceleration for a hybrid”. It adopts sleek sedan styling and behaves with vigor whether zipping through the city or changing lanes on the highway, and yet it still returns exceptional mileage ratings wherever you happen to take it.

If you’re looking for such a hybrid, read on to explore:

  • Honda Insight Horsepower and Torque
  • Honda Insight Fuel Economy
  • Honda Insight Performance Features
  • Honda Insight Active Safety Features
  • Honda Insight Packages

Honda Insight Horsepower and Torque

At the heart of every Honda Insight model sits a hybrid system that unites the following components to deliver responsive performance:

  • 107 hp, 99 lb-ft of torque 1.5L In-Line 4-Cylinder Engine
  • AC Synchronous Permanent-Magnet Electric Motor
  • Lithium-Ion Battery

They produce up to 151 hp and 197 lb-ft of torque combined, which gives the Honda Insight everything from fleet-footed performance when you’re leaving a stop sign to confident cruising power on the highway.

Honda Insight Fuel Economy

Those who take a test drive in the new Honda Insight are often surprised to find how much it can offer while consuming such a small amount of fuel. With engine power intelligently controlled via an Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (e-CVT) with Shift-By-Wire (SBW), Sport Mode, and Deceleration Selectors,


The Honda Insight makes:

  • Up to an EPA-estimated 55 mpg in the city and 49 mpg on the highway with LX and EX trim levels*.
  • Up to an EPA-estimated 51 mpg in the city and 45 mpg on the highway with the Touring trim level*.

You can also adjust performance settings for a sporty ride, efficiency-focused driving, or pure electric power using the 3-Mode Drive System:

  • ECON Mode: Optimize vehicle power and accessory load to maximum efficiency across the Honda Insight range.
  • Sport Mode: Uses the electric motor more aggressively for more responsive acceleration and throttle response.
  • EV Mode: Uses only the electric motor to keep things as eco-friendly as possible over short distances.


Honda Insight Performance Features

The Honda Insight’s ability to fuse an agile drive with strong efficiency scores comes down to more than the powertrain alone. The vehicle is also fitted with several high-end performance features to ensure a first-class ride.


Highlights include:

  • MacPherson Strut Front Suspension/Multi-Link Rear Suspension: Irons out the road for a composed ride without making your drive feel disconnected.
  • Front/Rear Stabilizer Bar: Fitted across the vehicle from left to right, stabilizer bars help control body roll and improve rigidity as you go through corners.
  • Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc Brakes: Deliver confident stopped power for total peace of mind.
  • All-Season Tires: Allow you to keep driving without compromises throughout the year.

The Insight is also equipped with a full selection of active safety features. They enhance everyday safety by fine-tuning performance to ensure the vehicle remains under your full command through every twist and turn:

  • Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
  • Brake Assist
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)


Honda Insight Packages

Drivers appreciate the Honda Insight’s decision to move away from conventional hybrid styling, and available packages provide the option to accent its impressive performance with bold exterior design cues.

The Sport Black Styling Package features:

  • Front Underbody Spoiler
  • Side Underbody Spoiler
  • Rear Underbody Spoiler
  • Black Front Grille Accent

The Sport Black Plus Styling Package combines those features with:

  • Black Front Bumper Accent
  • Black Lower Trim-Side

Experience the Future of Hybrid Performance by Test Driving the Honda Insight

The new Honda Insight is one of the most innovative hybrid models on the road, and you check it out alongside other Honda hybrids by visiting your local Detroit Honda dealer. To find out more, talk financing, or hear about our latest specials, feel free to contact us today.

*55 city/49 highway/52 combined mpg rating for LX and EX trims. 51 city/45 highway/48 combined mpg rating for the Touring trim. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.


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