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Love this car! Amazing MPG & Comfort

2013 Honda Insight Kristina Plummer - Portland, OR 09/24/2015

I absolutely love seeing 40 MPG on my dash, and love that I only have to fill up maybe every 2 weeks. I love the size of the car because I can fit pretty much anything I need to in it, and my dogs fit perfectly in the back. I love the cloth seats because there are no dead animals I have to sit on. I also love the digital MPH reader.

Great car for it's original intention

2011 Honda Insight Eric - Lilburn, GA 03/30/2015

Does what it was made for: great gas mileage (40 around town-47 highway at 75mph) Bought it at 32,000, in a little over a year it has 62,000...no issues whatsoever. Not extremely fast, not a race car, just good, solid transportation at minimal cost. Have driven from Atlanta to Key West, and Atlanta to Dallas, once a month to Charlotte, comfortable, can match every highway speed...Only complaint is the bothersome noise from the CVT transmission at aceleration...oh well, it ain't perfect!

OUTSTANDING FOR COMMUTE

2010 Honda Insight jpbdds - Virginia 02/27/2011

Don't let the official EPA figures fool you, the car can routinely get more MPG - particularly if the weather cooperates. My commute is pretty much a 50/50 mix of hwy and city driving. 32 miles in all daily. I typically get slightly upwards of 45 MPG when it is below freezing. When in the 70s, I can hit close to 60 MPG. However, it should be known I drive the speed limit on the freeway - 55 mph. Drive the car 70 mph and the mileage drops into the mid 40s. The car has "interactive" features which help you learn to drive it efficiently regardless of the speed. I find the car to be very comfortable and functional as a city commuter. As long as you don't take any detours at the dragstrip you're fine. It does after all have a 1.3 L engine. Merging with traffic at highway speeds uphill can tax the motor quite a bit but with enough electrical assist it can usually do fine. The gasoline motor does generally shut off at stops as a hybrid should. Is eerily quiet at first. And, the brakes have a hybrid feel to them as well. They stop great but use a metered pressure on them. Put the family in the car and things get a little tight in the backseat - two teenagers and a younger child in a booster seat. That can make even a Grand Marquis tight. Hatch is convenient with easy access. One car magazine describes the car as alien in nature styling wise. The dashboard does look more sci-fi than hi-tech but ignore the looks and you'll find everything is right at your fingertips or direct view as it should be. It is a reach to the Navigation/audio unit sometimes but this is easily overlooked as I appreciate the direct integration for my Ipod. Bluetooth for the hands free phone on the Nav model is also a great convenience. Some folks complain about the bar in the middle of your rear window. I on the other hand appreciate it at night when it blocks glaring headlights. Just the right level. I have had no visibility issues. I have two other Hondas - Odyssey and a Civic Hybrid. This one seems to have the same desired family traits.

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