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2013 Honda Insight

2013 Toyota Prius C

  2013 Honda Insight 2012 Toyota Prius C
Invoice $17,724 $18,127
41/44 53/46
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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 Toyota Prius C has all the gas-mileage virtues of larger Prius models, but it's smaller, more fun to drive, and--crucially--almost $5,000 cheaper. 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


  • 'Normal' styling for a Prius
  • 50-mpg EPA rating
  • Good front space
  • Impressive standard equipment


  • Acceleration mediocre
  • Noisy at higher speeds
  • Interior trim designed to a price
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