2020 Honda Insight Review

Honda Insight

If you’re browsing the Vista, Escondido, and Carlsbad areas for the right hybrid, but style is a huge factor, you may want to consider the 2020 Honda Insight. It’s one of the sleekest Honda hybrids on the market, but in order to know if it’s right for you, you’ll want to get a bit more…Insight.

At Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Vista, we’re here to provide you with this 2020 Honda Insight review. You’ll learn enough about this Honda hybrid sedan to tell if it’s what you’re looking for in your next efficient and eco-friendly set of wheels!

2020 Insight Engine Power & Performance

Honda InsightThe Honda Insight includes a few components under the hood that are responsible for its power and efficiency. The vehicle includes the 1.5L 4-cylinder engine that boasts 107 horsepower and 99 lb-ft of torque. This engine works alongside the AC Synchronous Permanent-Magnet Electric Motor, which can produce 129 horsepower and 197 lb-ft of torque. Their combined output is 151.5 horsepower.

The engine comes mated to the Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission with Shift-By-Wire, Sport Mode, and Deceleration Selectors. When it comes to the vehicle’s efficiency, the 2020 Honda Insight gets an EPA-estimated 55 city/49 highway/52 combined MPG.*

In-Cabin Entertainment & Technology

The Honda Insight comes equipped with the 5-inch dashboard-mounted LCD screen that you can use to select your media to play through the 6-speaker sound system. You can choose the AM/FM radio, the USB/auxiliary-connected device, your Bluetooth®-paired phone, or even one of the thousands of customizable radio stations from Pandora®.

This new Honda hybrid offers plenty of available features to make you more connected. The EX trim and higher come standard with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ to integrate your smartphone into the touchscreen while HondaLink® gives you access to your vehicle directly from your phone! You can remotely lock/unlock, start your vehicle, or even locate it in a crowded parking lot.

Driver-Assisting Technology

Honda Insight InteriorA factor that will put you at ease when behind the wheel of the Honda Insight is that it comes standard with the Honda Sensing® suite of driver-assisting technology features. Using the exterior-mounted sensors, the features will provide warnings and autonomous actions based on the speed you’re traveling and the distance from the vehicle or object ahead. These features include:

  • Forward Collision Warning
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™
  • Lane Keeping Assist System
  • Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow
  • Traffic Sign Recognition

And more!

Take a Test Drive in the 2020 Honda Insight

By reading this 2020 Insight review, you’ve gained the necessary knowledge to determine how you feel about this Honda hybrid and whether it would be right for your adventures on the road. Of course, you can learn even more by taking a closer look, or simply get behind the wheel to see what it can really do on the road!

Get a feel for the Honda Insight by scheduling your test drive with us at Norm Reeves Honda Superstore Vista! We’re happy to help drivers in Vista, Escondido, and Carlsbad for when it’s time to find their next car!


* 55 city/49 highway/52 combined mpg rating for LX and EX trims. 51 city/45 highway/48 combined mpg rating for the Touring trim. Based on 2020 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

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