2013 Honda Insight Specifications and Features
ENGINEERING Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1339 1339 1339
Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 98 @ 5800 98 @ 5800 98 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700 123 @ 1000-1700
Redline (rpm) 6200 6200 6200
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 80 73 x 80 73 x 80
Compression Ratio   10.8 : 1 10.8 : 1 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC® 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire™ Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV-2/AT-PZEV** ULEV-2/AT-PZEV** ULEV-2/AT-PZEV**
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details. ** AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. Models in non-CARB states are ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB)

 

ELECTRIC MOTOR / GENERATOR Insight Insight LX Insight EX
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500 13 @ 1500 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000 58 @ 1000 58 @ 1000

 

ELECTRIC POWER STORAGE Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts) 100.8 100.8 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah 5.75 Ah 5.75 Ah

 

TRANSMISSION Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Paddle Shifters
Gear Ratios: 3.172~0.529, Reverse: 4.511~1.693, Final Drive: 4.2

 

BODY/SUSPENSION/CHASSIS Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front)  18.0 18.0 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.29 3.29 3.29
Steering Ratio 16.76 16.76 16.76
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 36.1 36.1 36.1
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels   15" with Full Covers 15" with Full Covers 15" Alloy
All-Season Tires 185 / 60 R15 84H 185 / 60 R15 84H 185 / 60 R15 84H
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M T135 / 80 D15 99M

 

EXTERIOR MEASUREMENTS Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Wheelbase (in) 100.4 100.4 100.4
Length (in) 172.3 172.3 172.3
Height (in) 56.2 56.2 56.2
Width (in) 66.7 66.7 66.7
Track (in, front/rear)  58.3 / 58.0 58.3 / 58.0 58.3 / 58.0
Curb Weight (lbs)  2747 2756 2762 / 2767 (EX w/Navigation)
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 58 / 42 58 / 42 58 / 42

 

INTERIOR MEASUREMENTS   Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Headroom (in, front/rear)  38.4 / 36.4 38.4 / 36.4 38.4 / 36.4
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.3 / 33.0 42.3 / 33.0 42.3 / 33.0
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 52.7 / 50.4 52.7 / 50.4 52.7 / 50.4
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 51.6 / 48.7 51.6 / 48.7 51.6 / 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu ft, seat up/down) 15.9 / 31.5 15.9 / 31.5 15.9 / 31.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 85.0 85.0 85.0
Seating Capacity 5 5 5

 

EPA MILEAGE ESTIMATES*/FUEL Insight Insight LX Insight EX
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 41 / 44 / 42 41 / 44 / 42 41 / 44 / 42
Fuel (gal) 10.6 10.6 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2013 EPA mileage estimates.  Use for comparison purposes only.  Do not compare to models before 2008.  Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

 

SAFETY Insight Insight LX Insight EX
3-Point Seat Belts with Front Seat Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS) 
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks

 

EXTERIOR FEATURES Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry Remote Entry only
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors Heated with Integrated Turn Indicators
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers Variable
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels and Auto-Off with Auto-On/Off
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brakelights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels

 

COMFORT & CONVENIENCE Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Automatic Climate Control
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition, FM Traffic and Rearview Camera with Guidelines     Available
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®    
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Illuminated Window Switches Driver's window only Driver's window only
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control  
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters    
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Perforated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel    
Leather-Wrapped Shift Knob    
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls   Cruise / Audio / MID Cruise / Audio / MID / Phone / Navi (available)
Beverage Holders 8 6 6
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment  
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets    
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors    
Map Lights
12-Volt Power Outlet
Rear Window Defroster
Floor Mats  
Cargo Area Light

 

SEATING Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback

 

AUDIO SYSTEM Insight Insight LX Insight EX
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 2 Speakers with 4 Speakers with 6 Speakers
Selector Knob  
USB Audio Interface  
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
Radio Data System (RDS) without Navigation
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)

 

MULTI - INFORMATION DISPLAY Insight Insight LX Insight EX
Average Fuel Economy Indicators (2)
Average Speed Indicator
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®    
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Eco/Eco Score
Elapsed Time Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator
IMA System Power Flow Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator

 

INSTRUMENTATION Insight Insight LX Insight EX
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators  
Door/Trunk-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlight-On Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Idle-Stop Indicator
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator
IMA System Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Low Tire-Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat Belt Reminder Indicator
Security System Indicator  
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators

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