The 2021 Honda Insight is a hybrid vehicle that starts out at $30,276. It’s on the higher end of vehicles without being out of reach in affordability and availability. Below, we’ve written on the emissions, performance, and interior features of the 2021 Honda Insight, three places where this vehicle excels and shows off its unique characteristics. Keep reading to learn more about the 2021 Honda Insight with Steele Honda.
It may come as no surprise that as a Honda vehicle and a hybrid vehicle, the 2021 Honda Insight comes with lower emissions than the competition. The 2021 Honda Insight is rated at 115 grams of CO2 emission per km of driving. Compared with the Compact Car Segment 2020 average as a whole, the 2021 Honda Insight is much more moderate. The segment averages 180.3 grams of CO2 emissions per km of driving. If you want to put a lot of km on your vehicle without the carbon footprint to go with it, this might be the vehicle for you.
The 2021 Honda Insight features a 1.5 L 16-valve, Atkinson cycle DOHC, 4-cylinder engine. The engine is rated at 151 horsepower and 197 pound-feet of electric motor torque. Paired with the E-CVT (Electric-Continuously Variable Transmission), the engine creates a ride that is both fun and natural to the driver. The 2021 Honda Insight gets an impressive fuel-economy rating that can be further improved by switching gears into the ECON mode, which is a drive mode designed to use less fuel and save you time with fewer trips to the gas station.
The 2021 Honda Insight features up to 428 L of cargo volume. Its hybrid drivetrain doesn’t take up as much space as you would imagine, allowing it to offer you more space for your luggage. The passenger space of the vehicle is equally spacious with a wide exterior and sporty seating that takes advantage of the extra space. The second row of seating features a 60/40 split fold-down rear seatback so that you can use either cargo space or passenger space as you see fit.