2013 Insight Specifications
 
Insight
Insight LX
Insight EX
Starting MSRP
$18,600*
$20,375*
$22,065*
Engineering  
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1339 1339 1339
Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 98 @ 5800 98 @ 5800 98 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700
Redline (rpm) 6200 6200 6200
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 80 73 x 80 73 x 80
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1 10.8 : 1 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating[1]  ULEV-2/AT-PZEV ULEV-2/AT-PZEV ULEV-2/AT-PZEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups[2] 
Electric Motor / Generator  
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500 13 @ 1500 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000 58 @ 1000 58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage  
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts) 100.8 100.8 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah 5.75 Ah 5.75 Ah
Transmissions  
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Paddle Shifters
Gear Ratios: 3.172~0.529, Reverse: 4.511~1.693, Final Drive: 4.2 with Paddle Shifters
Body/Suspension/Chassis  
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 18.0 18.0 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.29 3.29 3.29
Steering Ratio 16.76 16.76 16.76
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 36.1 36.1 36.1
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" with Full Covers 15" with Full Covers 15" Alloy
All-Season Tires 185 / 60 R15 84T 185 / 60 R15 84T 185 / 60 R15 84T
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements  
Wheelbase (in) 100.4 100.4 100.4
Length (in) 172.3 172.3 172.3
Height (in) 56.2 56.2 56.2
Width (in) 66.7 66.7 66.7
Track (in, front/rear) 58.3 / 58.0 58.3 / 58.0 58.3 / 58.0
Curb Weight (lbs) 2747 2756 2762 / 2767 (EX w/Navigation)
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 58 / 42 58 / 42 58 / 42
Interior Measurements  
Headroom (in, front/rear) 38.4 / 36.4 38.4 / 36.4 38.4 / 36.4
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.3 / 33.0 42.3 / 33.0 42.3 / 33.0
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 52.7 / 50.4 52.7 / 50.4 52.7 / 50.4
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 51.6 / 48.7 51.6 / 48.7 51.6 / 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu ft, seat up/down) 15.9 / 31.5 15.9 / 31.5 15.9 / 31.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 85.0 85.0 85.0
Seating Capacity 5 5 5
EPA Mileage Ratings[3] / Fuel  
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 41/44/42 41/44/42 41/44/42
Fuel (gal) 10.6 10.6 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded
Active Safety  
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control[4] 
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)[5] 
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Passive Safety  
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat-Belt Reminder
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features  
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry Remote Entry only
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors Heated with Integrated Turn Indicators
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers Variable
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels with Auto-On/Off
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brake lights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Comfort & Convenience  
Automatic Climate Control
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition, FM Traffic and Rearview Camera with Guidelines[6]      Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[7]     
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Illuminated Window Switches Driver's window only Driver's window only
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control  
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters    
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Perforated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel    
Leather-Wrapped Shift Knob    
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls MID Cruise / Audio / MID Cruise / Audio / MID / Phone / Navi (available)
Beverage Holders 8 6 6
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment  
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets    
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors    
Map Lights  
12-Volt Power Outlet
Rear Window Defroster
Floor Mats  
Cargo Area Light
Seating  
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio Systems  
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 2 Speakers with 4 Speakers with 6 Speakers
Selector Knob  
USB Audio Interface[8]   
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability[9] 
Radio Data System (RDS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Multi-Information Display (MID)  
Average Fuel Economy Indicators (2)
Average Speed Indicator
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[7]     
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Eco/Eco Score
Elapsed Time Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator
IMA System Power Flow Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator
Instrumentation  
12-Volt Battery-Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators  
Door- and Hatch-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlights-On Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Idle-Stop Indicator
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator
IMA System Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Low-Tire Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat-Belt Reminder Indicator
Security System Indicator  
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA-Off Indicators
 
* MSRP excluding tax, license, registration, $790.00 destination charge and options. Dealer prices may vary.
[1]  AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. Models in non-CARB states are ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
[2]  Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[3]  Based on 2013 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
[4]  VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
[5]  For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[6]  The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available on EX models in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (FM Traffic service only available in the United States, except Alaska). Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[7]  The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under license.
[8]  The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
[9]  Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.