55 mpg Rated 2019 Honda Insight Reveal at the NYIAS

Discussion in 'In the News' started by xcel, Mar 27, 2018.

  1. thunderstruck

    thunderstruck Super Moderator

    When I see cars like the non hybrid Camry getting 49 MPG highway and the Cruze diesel getting 60 in Consumer Reports testing it bugs the hell out of me they don't get hit with a surcharge. They both get better mileage than this miserable Ioniq I bought.
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  2. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi Thunderstruck:

    The Cruze diesel was great on the highway but purely a 20 to 25 mpg car around town for most. It was really bad around town. :(

    The new 18/19 Camry and Camry Hybrid however are spectacular. The Camry Hybrid in both realms.

    Wayne
     
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  3. litesong

    litesong litesong

    Was the Cruze diesel in the turbo a lot while in town? If drivers could reduce in-town turbo use (probably tough), would that increase in-city MPG?
     
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  4. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi Litesong:
    I drove it at the MAMA Spring Rally 2 years ago on a 5-mile RT drive loop. It did not even finish in the middle of the pack vs a variety of hybrids and non-hybrids.

    I do not remember all the details but I posted here somewhere???

    Wayne
     
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  5. xcel

    xcel PZEV, there's nothing like it :) Staff Member

    Hi All:

    New pricing for the 2020 model was announced along with a new Platinum White Pearl exterior color. The 2020 Insight's EPA ratings remain unchanged at 55/49/52 mpgUS city/highway/combined for the LX and EX while the Touring maintains its 51/45/48 mpgUS city/highway/combined ratings.

    2020 Honda Insight

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    2020 Honda Insight Pricing

    LX - $22,930 (same price as the 2019)
    EX - $24,310 (+$150 over the 2019 MY)
    Touring - $28,340 (+$150 over the 2019 MY)

    D&H is up $10 to $930.

    Wayne
     
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