Compare 2013 Honda Insight vs 2013 Honda Civic

2013 Honda Insight
2013 Honda Civic
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5-Door CVT PZEV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door CVT 41 44 $17,724 $18,600
5-Door CVT PZEV 41 44 $17,724 $18,600
5-Door CVT LX 41 44 $19,408 $20,375
5-Door CVT PZEV LX 41 44 $19,408 $20,375
5-Door CVT EX 41 44 $21,011 $22,065
5-Door CVT PZEV EX 41 44 $21,011 $22,065
5-Door CVT w/Navi EX 41 44 $22,648 $23,790
5-Door CVT w/Navi PZEV EX 41 44 $22,648 $23,790
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4-Door Manual LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe 2-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,707 $17,965
Coupe 2-Door Automatic LX 28 39 $17,447 $18,765
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV LX 28 39 $17,447 $18,765
Coupe 2-Door Manual EX 28 36 $18,604 $20,015
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
Coupe 2-Door Automatic EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
Coupe 2-Door Automatic PZEV EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
Coupe 2-Door Manual Si 22 31 $20,919 $22,515
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,104 $22,715
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
Coupe 2-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,308 $24,015
Coupe 2-Door Manual w/Summer Tires & Navi Si 22 31 $22,493 $24,215
4-Door Manual LX 28 36 $16,892 $18,165
4-Door Automatic LX 28 39 $17,632 $18,965
4-Door Automatic PZEV LX 28 39 $17,632 $18,965
4-Door Automatic HF 29 41 $18,373 $19,765
4-Door Automatic PZEV HF 29 41 $18,373 $19,765
4-Door Automatic EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
4-Door Automatic PZEV EX 28 39 $19,345 $20,815
4-Door Automatic EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
4-Door Automatic PZEV EX-L 28 39 $20,687 $22,265
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
4-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX 28 39 $20,734 $22,315
4-Door Manual Si 22 31 $21,104 $22,715
4-Door Manual w/Summer Tires Si 22 31 $21,289 $22,915
4-Door Automatic w/Navi EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
4-Door Automatic w/Navi PZEV EX-L 28 39 $22,076 $23,765
4-Door Manual w/Navi Si 22 31 $22,493 $24,215
4-Door Automatic CNG 27 38 $25,095 $26,465
4-Door Automatic w/Navi CNG 27 38 $26,515 $27,965
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT 44 44 $22,627 $24,360
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT PZEV 44 44 $22,627 $24,360
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather 44 44 $23,738 $25,560
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Leather PZEV 44 44 $23,738 $25,560
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi 44 44 $24,016 $25,860
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi PZEV 44 44 $24,016 $25,860
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather 44 44 $25,127 $27,060
Hybrid 4-Door Sedan L4 CVT w/Navi & Leather PZEV 44 44 $25,127 $27,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,724
$16,892
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,600
$18,165
Monthly Payment Estimate
$310 / month
$303 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 Honda Insight falls behind other hybrids in gas mileage, and has less space than other subcompacts. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
41 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
44 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.4 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
50.4 53.3
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.0
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
51.6 50.5
Second Leg Room (in)
33.0 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.4 39.0
Second Hip Room (in)
48.7 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 56.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
85.0 94.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.3 179.4
Height, Overall (in)
56.2 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.0 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
100.4 105.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 69.0
Track Width, Front (in)
58.3 59.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.9 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
31.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x - TBD - 7.9 x - TBD -
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 Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 35.4
Steering Type
Electric rack & pinion Electric Var Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.29 2.87
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.8 14.89
Tires
Front Tire Size
P185/60R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T135/80D15 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
2747 2740
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
1.3L/82 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
98 @ 5800 140 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
123 @ 1000 - 1700 128 @ 4300
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
41 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
42 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
44 36
Transmission
Trans Type
1 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.727
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.51 - 1.69 3.308
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.870
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.20 4.29
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.949
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Transmission Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 - 0.53 3.143
Clutch Size (in)
NA N/A
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.235
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Insight Honda Civic Sdn
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.71 0.75
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion-beam Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 7
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
4.4 6.0
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
--
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
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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