The new 2010 Honda Insight draws upon a rich heritage, and by making hybrid technology available to more drivers, this vehicle is a pioneer in its own right. Visit our premier Buffalo area Honda dealers and schedule a test drive today!
A new level of affordability and practicality characterizes the 2010 Insight, offering further evidence of Honda’s longstanding environmental leadership and the constant emphasis on making life better for customers. The new Insight also benefits from hybrid advancements to Honda’s latest IMA technology, including reduced size and cost along the way.
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The 2010 Honda Insight is a four-door hatchback available in base LX and uplevel EX trims. The LX comes standard with 15-inch steel wheels, full power accessories, automatic climate control, a tilt/telescoping steering column, a height-adjustable driver seat and a four-speaker CD audio system with an auxiliary audio jack.
The EX adds alloy wheels, side-mirror-mounted turn signal indicators, stability control, cruise control, variable intermittent wipers, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters and a six-speaker audio system with a USB port and a fully integrated iPod connection. There is an optional navigation system (EX only) that includes voice-activated controls and Bluetooth connectivity.
EPA fuel economy ratings are 40 mpg city/43 highway and 41 combined. The 2010 Honda Insight’s hybrid system consists of a 1.3-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor paired with a nickel-metal hydride battery pack. The gas engine is good for 88 hp and 88 lb-ft of torque, while the electric motor chips in 13 hp and 58 lb-ft. The maximum combined output is 98 hp and 123 lb-ft of torque.
The unique Eco Assist system enables increased efficiency for improved performance through two elements, an ECOM button that controls certain functions of the car, and a feedback system that lets you monitor your driving performance. Eco Scoring at the conclusion of the drive provides drivers with even more of an incentive to drive green.
Inside, the 2010 Honda Insight is a distinctive mix of familiar Honda design elements and edgy hybrid-themed flourishes. Taller drivers will appreciate the telescoping steering column, while shorter ones will enjoy the height-adjustable driver seat. Major controls are intuitive in operation, including the standard automatic climate control.
The background color of the Civic-style digital speedometer switches from blue to green when you’re being judicious with your right foot. An “ECON” button to the left of the steering wheel makes the powertrain even more efficient.