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While its fuel-economy figures are less astounding than those posted by the Toyota Prius, the 2013 Honda Insight is still a gas-sipping wonder. And its price of entry is not so steep that buyers have
If all you want is to save on fuel, there are actually some non-hybrid alternatives that do awfully well. Check out the 40-mpg Hyundai Elantra and Chevrolet Cruze, and the 42-mpg VW Golf TDI.
In the 2013 Insight, Honda has a fuel-efficient hybrid vehicle that will deliver real savings at the pump without costing a fortune up front. The 1.3-liter gasoline engine develops 98 horsepower and is boosted by a 13-horsepower electric motor. The electric motor seamlessly assists the gasoline engine when passing or climbing hills. If this doesn't sound like a thrilling driving experience, well, it isn't. But there is an entertaining aspect to using technology and new driving habits to save the planet. The EX model's paddle shifter
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By Josy (SC) on Monday, May 27, 2013
I don't own this caroverall rating 1 of 10rating details
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 1
"While shopping for a new vehicle and getting into the back seat if the Insight to check for leg room, seat comfort, head room, etc., I bumped my head very hard just above my right ear. After laying across the seat and holding my head for a few minutes I sat up to see how that could have happened. As I looked out the door opening I realized the top of the door frame was about my eye level. I am not a tall person. I did not drive the vehicle, so cannot rate it on anything else except for the design of the back door. It is horrible."
1 person out of 4 found this review helpful
By Thirza (MO) on Monday, May 27, 2013
I own this car - My approximate mileage is 53,000overall rating 8 of 10rating details
Pros: "great price, mpg, reliability, sleek"
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 9
"I love my Insight and I absolutely love the value of my Insight. I regularly haul 550# of stuff in my car and get 41-43 mpg depending on outside temp. Its pretty inside and out, highly functional with the fold down seats. Easy to care for with oil change every 10-11k. The only thing I have not liked is an intermittent squeak in my glove box."
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