2021 Honda Insight – Review, Specs, Configurations, Prices, and Interior

2021 Honda Insight

MSRP: $23,130 - $29,040
4.2

Reliability

3.8/5

Interior

3.7/5

Safety

5.0/5

Performance

4.3/5

Strengths

  • Easy to use technology and many standard active safety features
  • Calm, pleasant interior
  • Good gas mileage
  • Convenient ride

Weaknesses

  • Less sporty than some competitors
  • Noisy high rpm gas engine

Review 

The 2021 Honda Insight ranks in the middle of our hybrid and electric vehicle rating. It’s got amazing gas mileage and includes plenty of easy-to-use features, but it’s not the fastest vehicle on the road. The Honda Insight is a hybrid that looks and drives like a normal compact car. It shares many components with the popular Honda Civic car and offers a similar driving experience and a spacious, practical cabin.

The crucial difference is the combination of the Insight gasoline engine and electric motors that provide power in the name of efficiency in a non-traditional way. The hybrid system is smooth during daily driving but maybe noisy when it’s hard to accelerate. But the minimum price premium of Insight above the Civic and its outstanding fuel economy makes it a smart purchase.

More details regarding the Features, Configurations, and Interior are described in the sections below. If you want to know about the 2021 Honda Ridgeline, then click our post.

Price

The MSRP of the 2021 Honda Insight is ranging between $23,130 – $29,040.

Specs and Features

EngineI-4
Seating5 Passengers
Power107 @ 6000 rpm
Transmission2-spd CVT w/OD
MPG55 City / 49 Hwy
DrivetrainFront-wheel Drive
2021 Honda Insight Specs and Features

What’s Newly Include in 2021 

The new upgrades in the 2021 Honda Insight include the following features:

  • Some features are shuffling  between trimmings

2021 Honda Insight Configurations

The different configurations of the 2021 Honda Insight are listed below:

1. LX

Price: The MSRP of the LX is $23,130. 

Specs and Features: It has features of 1.5L I-4 Engine, 2-spd CVT w/OD Transmission, 99 @ 5,000 rpm Torque, 107 @ 6,000 rpm Horsepower, Front-wheel Drive type, Front air conditioning, automatic, AM/FM stereo, seek-scan Radio, ABS and driveline Traction control, 16″ machined w/painted accents aluminum Wheels, 2 – 1st row LCD monitor, Heated mirrors, Cloth seat trim, and Keyfob (all doors) Remote keyless entry.

2. EX

Price: The MSRP of the EX is $25,010. 

Specs and Features: It has additional or replacing features on LX. It comes with SiriusXM AM/FM/HD/Satellite, seek-scan Radio.

3. Touring

Price: The MSRP of the Touring is $29,040. 

Specs and Features: It has Additional or replacing features on EX. It comes with 17″ machined w/painted accents aluminum Wheels, Front Fog/driving lights, Leather seat trim, Driver and front passenger heated-cushion, heated-seatback Heated front seats, Front air conditioning, dual-zone automatic, 1st row regular express open/close sliding, and tilting glass Sunroof, Windshield wipers – rain-sensing, and Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with voice activation navigation system.

2021 Honda Insight Configuration
2021 Honda Insight Configuration

2021 Honda Insight Interior

What is the seating capacity?

The Insight has five seats. A reasonable offer of cabin space is available, and the front seats are pleasant and supportive. The back seats are also suitable, although tall people want a little additional headroom.

How many Child Car Seats are there?

Two sets of LATCH car-seat connectors are available for the rear outboard seats of the Insight. The central seat has a higher tether anchor and can borrow lower anchors from the outboard seats. The Highway Safety Insurance Institute gave the LATCH system of Insight the highest rating in Good+, which shows that it is among the simplest and most versatile to use.

Interior Quality

This small Honda has a beautiful interior. The well-built cabin has many soft-touch materials all around and is effectively insulated from external noise.

Cargo Space

Because its battery pack is located under the back seats rather than in the trunk, Insight has a decent cargo capacity for a small hybrid. Its typical setup offers 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space and 14.7 cubic feet of Touring model. This is enough room for approximately ten shopping bags or family luggage for the weekend.

Infotainment, Bluetooth, and Navigation

You likely want an updated infotainment system from Insight, which adds useful connectivity features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and has a larger, more touch-sensitive screen. The infotainment system is user-friendly with any configuration. The simple interface makes the display of menus easy, and the system reacts to inputs quickly.

  • Standard features for infotainment: 5-inch LCD, six speakers, a USB port, and Bluetooth
  • Available features: an 8-inch touch screen, navigation, a Wi-Fi hot spot, extra USB ports, an audio system with 8 or 10 speakers, HD Radio, satellite radio, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto
  • Further standard features: Climate automatic control
  • Other features available: double zone automatic control of the climate, remote start, and a moonroof
2021 Honda Insight Interior
2021 Honda Insight Interior

Should I Buy a 2021 Honda Insight?

The 2021 Honda Insight is an attractive option between hybrid and electric vehicles. It ranks just in the center of the class, but many higher competitors (mid-size cars) cost more than tiny Insight. This means that if you can do without more space, the insight is precious, especially if you consider it is simple to drive and has better gas mileage than most rivals.

You may also Ask for

Is Honda Insight a decent vehicle in 2021?

Yes, the Honda Insight is an excellent vehicle. Its hybrid powertrain accelerates quickly and smoothly. Gas mileage is excellent, even hybrid. Furthermore, due to its strong mix of quality and value, we selected him as the finalist of our 2021 Best Hybrid and Electric Car for Money Award.

Is Honda Insight good for sale?

In the fourth quarter last year, Honda Insight sold just 4,902. Not only is it down almost 2000 units in 2018, but it also shrinks compared with the other Honda models, routinely favored by consumers in the U.S.

How does Honda Insight function in 2021?

The combination of a gas engine and an electric motor offers a combined capacity of 151 hp, which motivates insight in around 7.7 seconds from zero to 60 mph. It can operate on its electric motor alone at moderate speeds for about a mile but requires rapid acceleration, and the gasoline engine starts seamlessly.

For more information about the latest Honda Insight, kindly visit the Official page.

Bilal Ibrahim

Bilal Ibrahim is an automotive engineer, graduated from NED University of Engineering and Technology.

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