Honda Insight (00-05) - Review

Review by Parkers on
Last Updated: 01 May 2013
3.5
The pioneering Insight was Honda's first petrol-electric engine 'hybrid' - a car with both a petrol engine and electric motor. It may be quirky to look at, and it only seats two, but there's strong demand among buyers for it and as a result used values remain surprisingly high.

Honda Insight (00-05)
Fuel economy, unique design, fun to drive
Limited storage space and practicality

New price range:

£17,225

Used price range:

£919 - £3,100

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Summary

Parkers Rating:

3.5 out of 5

The pioneering Insight was Honda's first petrol-electric engine 'hybrid' - a car with both a petrol engine and electric motor. It may be quirky to look at, and it only seats two, but there's strong demand among buyers for it and as a result used values remain surprisingly high. That is in part because it's so cheap to run. Cars registered after March 2001 are exempt from road tax, it has a 100 per cent discount from the London Congestion Charge and is capable of up to 83mpg, making it one of the thriftiest cars on the road.

Parkers Ratings

Overall

3.5 out of 5

Performance

3 out of 5

Handling

3.5 out of 5

Comfort

3 out of 5

Practicality

2 out of 5

Behind the wheel

3 out of 5

Safety

4 out of 5

Reliability

4.5 out of 5

Running costs

5 out of 5

Green credentials

5 out of 5

Buying used

3 out of 5

Selling

3 out of 5

Equipment

3.5 out of 5

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