2013 Honda Insight vs. Its Competition

2013 Honda Insight

Check equipment on different trim levels carefully: The least expensive hybrid on the market, the base-level 2013 Honda Insight, is so basic it doesn't even offer cruise control.

2013 Honda Insight2013 Honda Insight
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2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 20122013 Ford C-Max
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2013 Honda Civic EX-L2013 Honda Civic
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2013 Honda Fit2013 Honda Fit
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2013 Toyota Prius 5dr HB Three (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View2013 Toyota Prius
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2012 Toyota Prius C2013 Toyota Prius C
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Quick Specs
7.0
The 2013 Honda Insight falls behind other hybrids in gas mileage, and has less space than other subcompacts.
7.8
The 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid is the first head-to-head challenger for the Toyota Prius since that car grabbed the green mantle a decade ago--and in many ways, the Ford's a better daily driver.
8.0
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.
7.2
If you're not turned off by the utilitarian look of the 2013 Honda Fit, you'll like what you get, which is awesome practicality and space-efficiency, plus some driving verve.
7.4
The 2013 Toyota Prius is a spacious, practical mid-size hatchback that will hold five people and their gear, while remaining the highest-mileage car sold without a plug.
7.2
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.
MSRP From     
$18,600$25,200$17,965$15,425$23,215$19,080
Gas Mileage     
41 MPG City / 44 MPG Hwy42 MPG City / 37 MPG Hwy22 MPG City / 44 MPG Hwy27 MPG City / 35 MPG Hwy51 MPG City / 49 MPG Hwy53 MPG City / 46 MPG Hwy
Engine     
Gas/Electric I4Gas/Electric I4Gas I4Gas I4Gas/Electric I4Gas/Electric I4
EPA Class     
Compact CarsLarge CarCompactSmall Station WagonMidsize CarsCompact
Style Name     
5-Door CVT5-Door HB SEL2-Door Manual LX5-Door HB Manual5-Door HB Two (SE)5-Door HB One (GS)
Drivetrain     
Front Wheel DriveFront-wheel driveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel DriveFront Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity     
555555
Passenger Doors     
N/A4N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style     
HatchbackHatchback2 Door CoupeHatchbackHatchbackHatchback
Transmission     
Continuously Variable TransmissionContinuously Variable RatioManualManualContinuously Variable RatioContinuously Variable Ratio
Detailed Spec Comparison
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