Compare 2010 Kia Spectra vs 2010 Honda Insight

2010 Kia Spectra
2010 Honda Insight
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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
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$18,687
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
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$19,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
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$330 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
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
- 40 mpg
Highway
- 43 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 85
Second Head Room (in)
- 35.9
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
- 42.3
Passenger Capacity
- 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- 51.6
Second Leg Room (in)
- 33.5
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 48.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
- 172.3
Height, Overall (in)
- 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 58.1
Wheelbase (in)
- 100.4
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
- 58.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 15.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 31.5
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- NA
Brake Type
- Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 10.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 10.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 16.73
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 36.1
Steering Type
- Electric pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 3.29
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
- P175/65SR15
Spare Tire Size
- Compact
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P175/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
- 2723
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- Compact
Rear Wheel Material
- Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
- Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 5.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- NA
Engine
Displacement
- 1.3L/82
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 98 @ 5800
Engine Type
- Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
- MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 123 @ 1000 - 1500
Engine Order Code
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 43
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 40
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 41
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Trans Type
- 1
Drivetrain
- Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.51 - 1.69
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Trans Order Code
- NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 4.20
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Trans Description Cont.
- CVT
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.17 - 0.53
Summary
Vehicle Name
- Honda Insight
Body Style
- 5 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear
- Torsion-beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 4.6

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