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Engineering
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
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) 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700
Redline 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 Standard Standard Standard
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System Standard Standard Standard
Front-Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
Eco Assist™[1]  Standard Standard Standard
CARB Emissions Rating Standard ULEV/AT-PZEV[2]  ULEV/AT-PZEV[2] 
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer Standard Standard Standard
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups[3]  Standard Standard Standard
Electric Motor / Generator
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous) Standard Standard Standard
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500 13 @ 1500 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000 58 @ 1000 58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery Standard Standard Standard
Output (Volts) 100.8 100.8 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah 5.75 Ah 5.75 Ah
Transmissions
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) Standard Standard with Paddle Shifters
Gear Ratios: 3.172~0.529, Reverse: 4.511~1.693, Final Drive: 4.20      
Body/Suspension/Chassis
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Unit-Body Construction Standard Standard Standard
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension Standard Standard Standard
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension Standard Standard Standard
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 18.0 18.0 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS) Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.29 3.29 3.29
Steering Ratio 16.8 16.8 16.8
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 175 / 65 R15 84S 175 / 65 R15 84S 175 / 65 R15 84S
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard Standard
Exterior Measurements
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
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) 58.7 / 58.3 58.7 / 58.3 58.7 / 58.3
Curb Weight (lbs) 2717 2727 2735
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 58 / 42 58 / 42 58 / 42
Interior Measurements
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Headroom (in, front/rear) 38.4 / 35.9 38.4 / 35.9 38.4 / 35.9
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.3 / 33.5 42.3 / 33.5 42.3 / 33.5
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 Estimates[4] / Fuel
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 40/43/41 40/43/41 40/43/41
Crankcase (qt) 4.0 4.0 4.0
Coolant System (qt) 5.3 5.3 5.3
Fuel (gal) 10.6 10.6 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded
Safety
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
3-Point Seat Belts with Front Seat Automatic Tensioning System Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Front Seat Belt Anchors Standard Standard Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder Standard Standard Standard
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS) Standard Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS) Standard Standard Standard
Side Curtain Airbags Standard Standard Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints Standard Standard Standard
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure Standard Standard Standard
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) Standard Standard Standard
Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control[5]  Standard Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)[6]  Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) Standard Standard Standard
Side-Impact Door Beams Standard Standard Standard
Outboard Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH) Standard Standard Standard
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System Standard Standard Standard
Exterior Features
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Roof-Mounted Antenna Standard Standard Standard
Security System with Remote Entry Remote Entry only Standard Standard
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors Standard Standard Heated with Integrated Turn Indicators
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers Standard Standard Variable
Rear Window Wiper/Washer Standard Standard Standard
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers Standard Standard Standard
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels Standard Standard Standard
Tinted Glass Standard Standard Standard
Body-Colored Door Handles Standard Standard Standard
LED Brakelights Standard Standard Standard
Comfort & Convenience
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Automatic Climate Control Standard Standard Standard
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition[7]      Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[8]      with Navigation
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated Window Switches Driver's window only Driver's window only Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control   Standard Standard
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters     Standard
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted MID Controls Standard Standard Standard
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Audio and Cruise Controls   Cruise Control only Standard
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Navigation and Phone Controls     with Navigation
Beverage Holders 8 6 6
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment   Standard Standard
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front Standard Standard Standard
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets     Standard
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors     Standard
Map Lights     Standard
12-Volt Power Outlet Standard Standard Standard
Rear Window Defroster Standard Standard Standard
Floor Mats   Standard Standard
Cargo Area Light Standard Standard Standard
Seating
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment Standard Standard Standard
Reclining Front Seatbacks Standard Standard Standard
Adjustable Head Restraints Standard Standard Standard
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback Standard Standard Standard
Audio Systems
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 2 Speakers with 4 Speakers with 6 Speakers
Radio Data System (RDS) Standard Standard without Navigation
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability[9]  Standard Standard Standard
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack Standard Standard Standard
USB Audio Interface[10]    Standard Standard
CD Text Display Capability Standard Standard Standard
Digital Audio-Card Reader     with Navigation
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC) Standard Standard Standard
Instrumentation
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
ABS Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Airbag System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Blue Backlit Gauges Standard Standard Standard
Brake System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Charging System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Coolant Temperature Indicators Standard Standard Standard
Cruise Control Indicators   Standard Standard
Door/Trunk-Open Indicator Standard Standard Standard
DRL Indicator Standard Standard Standard
ECON Button[1]  Standard Standard Standard
EPS Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Fuel Level Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Headlight-On Indicator Standard Standard Standard
High-Beam Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Idle-Stop Indicator Standard Standard Standard
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator Standard Standard Standard
IMA System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Immobilizer System Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Low Tire-Pressure Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Low-Fuel Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Maintenance Minder Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Seat Belt Reminder Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Security System Indicator   Standard Standard
Tachometer Standard Standard Standard
TPMS Indicator[6]  Standard Standard Standard
Two-Tier Instrument Panel Standard Standard Standard
VSA System and Off Indicators[5]  Standard Standard Standard
Multi-Information Display (MID)
  Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Average Fuel Economy Indicators (2) Standard Standard Standard
Average Speed Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®[8]      with Navigation
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators Standard Standard Standard
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2) Standard Standard Standard
Eco Guide/Eco Score Standard Standard Standard
Elapsed Time Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Exterior Temperature Indicator Standard Standard Standard
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator Standard Standard Standard
IMA System Power Flow Indicator Standard Standard Standard
Maintenance Minder System Standard Standard Standard
Miles-to-Empty Indicator Standard Standard Standard
 
[1]  ECON button and Eco Assist are trademarks of Honda Motor Co., Ltd., and may not be used or reproduced without prior written approval.
[2]  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).
[3]  Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. May vary with driving conditions. See your owner's manual for more details.
[4]  Based on 2011 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
[5]  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.
[6]  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.
[7]  The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available on EX models with navigation in the United States, except Alaska. See your local Honda dealer for details.
[8]  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.
[9]  Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
[10]  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.