Compare 2010 Toyota Prius vs 2010 Honda Insight

2010 Toyota Prius
2010 Honda Insight
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5-Door HB I
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB I 51 48 $20,330 $21,400
5-Door HB II 51 48 $21,432 $22,800
5-Door HB III 51 48 $22,156 $23,800
5-Door HB IV 51 48 $24,762 $26,600
5-Door HB V 51 48 $26,129 $28,070
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5-Door CVT LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door CVT LX 40 43 $18,687 $19,800
5-Door CVT PZEV LX 40 43 $18,687 $19,800
5-Door CVT EX 40 43 $20,098 $21,300
5-Door CVT PZEV EX 40 43 $20,098 $21,300
5-Door CVT w/Navi EX 40 43 $21,790 $23,100
5-Door CVT w/Navi PZEV EX 40 43 $21,790 $23,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,330
$18,687
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,400
$19,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$357 / month
$330 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Toyota Prius ups the ante in the hybrid world with 51-mpg city fuel economy and a finer style. For those who want to be seen in a smart, high-mileage hybrid but prefer to pinch pennies at the dealership, the 2010 Honda Insight is the way to go.
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Fuel Economy
City
51 mpg 40 mpg
Highway
48 mpg 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-size Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
36.0 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
38.6 38.4
Second Hip Room (in)
51.2 48.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.7 85
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.7 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.0 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
175.6 172.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.7 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 100.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - 31.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
21.6 15.9
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.0 x - TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Regenerative Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 10.6
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.29
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.73
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.1
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Assisted Rack & Pinion Electric pwr rack & pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P175/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
T135/80D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3042 2723
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.0 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - NA
Engine
Fuel System
- TBD - MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
105 @ 4000/153 @ - TBD - 123 @ 1000 - 1500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.8L/110 1.3L/82
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
98 @ 5200/80 @ - TBD - 98 @ 5800
Engine Type
Gas/Electric I4 Gas/Electric I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
50 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
48 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
51 40
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.20
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
CVT CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 3.17 - 0.53
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automatic NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 4.51 - 1.69
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
5 Door Liftback 5 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Toyota Prius Honda Insight
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer bar NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion-beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
3.8 4.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
10 - TBD -

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