Compare 2011 Honda Insight vs 2011 Honda Civic Hybrid

2011 Honda Insight
2011 Honda Civic Hybrid
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5-Door CVT PZEV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door CVT 40 43 $17,183 $18,200
5-Door CVT PZEV 40 43 $17,183 $18,200
5-Door CVT LX 40 43 $18,781 $19,900
5-Door CVT PZEV LX 40 43 $18,781 $19,900
5-Door CVT EX 40 43 $20,276 $21,490
5-Door CVT PZEV EX 40 43 $20,276 $21,490
5-Door CVT w/Navi EX 40 43 $21,945 $23,265
5-Door CVT w/Navi PZEV EX 40 43 $21,945 $23,265
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Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe 2-Door Manual DX 26 34 $14,387 $15,605
Coupe 2-Door Automatic DX 25 36 $15,121 $16,405
Coupe 2-Door Manual LX 26 34 $16,176 $17,555
Coupe 2-Door Automatic LX 25 36 $16,910 $18,355
Coupe 2-Door Manual EX 26 34 $18,056 $19,605
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX 25 36 $18,790 $20,405
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX-L 25 36 $20,212 $21,955
Coupe 2-Door Manual Si 21 29 $20,441 $22,205
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 25 36 $20,624 $22,405
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 21 29 $20,624 $22,405
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 25 36 $22,046 $23,955
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Navi Si 21 29 $22,275 $24,205
4-Door Manual DX 26 34 $14,571 $15,805
4-Door Manual DX-VP 26 34 $15,259 $16,555
4-Door Automatic DX 25 36 $15,305 $16,605
4-Door Automatic DX-VP 25 36 $15,993 $17,355
4-Door Manual LX 26 34 $16,359 $17,755
4-Door Manual LX-S 26 34 $16,910 $18,355
4-Door Automatic LX 25 36 $17,093 $18,555
4-Door Automatic LX-S 25 36 $17,643 $19,155
4-Door Manual EX 26 34 $18,056 $19,605
4-Door Automatic EX 25 36 $18,790 $20,405
4-Door Automatic EX-L 25 36 $20,212 $21,955
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 25 36 $20,624 $22,405
4-Door Manual Si 21 29 $20,624 $22,405
4-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 21 29 $20,808 $22,605
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 25 36 $22,046 $23,955
4-Door Manual w/Navi Si 21 29 $22,459 $24,405
4-Door Automatic GX 24 36 $24,021 $25,490
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 40 43 $22,041 $23,950
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 40 43 $23,142 $25,150
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 40 43 $23,876 $25,950
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 40 43 $24,976 $27,150
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,183
$22,041
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,200
$23,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$303 / month
$399 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
7.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 Honda Insight lives in the shadow of the iconic Toyota Prius, but it's more enjoyable to drive.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
40 mpg 40 mpg
Highway
43 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 37.4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 52.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 51.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.5 34.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 39.4
Second Hip Room (in)
48.7 51.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 53.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85 90.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.3 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 69.0
Track Width, Front (in)
58.7 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.3 177.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
31.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.3 x - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 12.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 34.8
Steering Type
Electric pwr rack & pinion Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.29 2.71
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 13.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/65SR15 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P175/65SR15 P195/65SR15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2717 2877
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.3 6.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
332 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
98 @ 5800 110 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
MPFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- TBD - 123 @ 1000 - 2500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.3L/82 1.3L/82
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
40 40
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
41 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
43 43
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.51 - 1.69 4.51 - 1.88
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.20 4.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously variable ratio CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 - 0.53 2.53 - 0.42
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Insight Honda Civic Hybrid
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.71 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion-beam Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.6 4.6
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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