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2013 Honda Insight

2013 Honda Civic

  2013 Honda Insight 2013 Honda Civic EX-L
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Invoice $17,724 $16,892
41/44 22/41
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Bottom Line The 2013 Honda Insight falls behind other hybrids in gas mileage, and has less space than other subcompacts. Read Full Review The 2013 Honda Civic takes a step back in the right direction with an impressive feature set, a sophisticated new look, and much-improved refinement. Read Full Review
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  • Handles and maneuvers well
  • Ride is smooth for such a small car
  • Clever twin-cluster dash design
  • Very good gas mileage


  • Rear seat remains tight for taller adults
  • Load bay is shallow
  • Adding options makes the price climb quickly
  • Honda's own offerings highlight Insight's weaknesses


  • Excellent new standard-feature list
  • Quiet, refined ride
  • 44-mpg Hybrid
  • Strong safety


  • Lacks backseat headroom
  • Mushy brakes
  • Dali-esque dash
  • Hybrid's low-speed drivability
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