2019 Honda Insight Review
If you’re searching for a sedan that’s powerfully efficient, tech-savvy, and packed with top-of-the-line safety features, the 2019 Honda Insight could be the vehicle for you. In this review, we at Pat Peck Honda will give shoppers in Gulfport, Long Beach, and Biloxi a detailed overview of what this model has to offer.
Let’s get started by taking a look under the front hood to see what makes this model move!
Leading the way in the 2019 Honda Insight is a 1.5L 4-cylinder i-VTEC® engine that works alongside an AC Synchronous Permanent-Magnet Electric Motor. Together, this duo generates a peppy 151 horsepower and 197 lb-ft of torque.
On top of this power, you’ll get an impressive fuel economy thanks to the Insight’s many efficiency-boosting features. This model is standardly equipped with an Eco Assist™ System as well as an Electronic Continuously Variable Transmission (e-CVT). These features make it possible for the Insight to achieve an incredible EPA-estimated 55 city/49 highway MPG.1
On top of this standard powertrain, the Insight also offers an innovative Shift-By-Wire feature that gives you the ability to customize your drive with the push of a button. Switch to either ECON mode or Sport mode, or from Drive to Park just by pressing a button on the center console.
Impressive Interior Features
Inside the 2019 Honda Insight, you’ll find all kinds of advanced technology features, starting with an available 8-inch high-resolution electrostatic touchscreen infotainment system. With this system, you’ll get a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with voice recognition and real-time traffic updates courtesy of Honda HD Digital Traffic.
This system also offers a wide variety of handy connectability features, including smartphone integration via Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™, Bluetooth®, and even a mobile hotspot. Connect your devices for unlimited streaming and surfing right from the comfort of your Insight.
You’ll also be able to stay in the loop with the Insight’s available hands-free SMS text message function. Safely keep up with your incoming text messages even when you’re behind the wheel.
Advanced Safety Systems
The 2019 Honda Insight is equipped with some of the most advanced safety features currently available on the market. This model standardly sports Honda’s intuitive and comprehensive Honda Sensing® suite of safety features. With this bundle, you’ll get…
- Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™)2
- Road Departure Mitigation System (RDM)3
- Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow4
- Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)5
- Traffic Sign Recognition (TSR)6
These advanced safety features are designed to act like a second set of eyes on the road. Whether you’re carting around a car full of kids or you’re by yourself, you can count on these features to keep you steady and confident on the road.
Not sure if you want to lease or buy the new Insight? Check out our free Leasing vs. Buying a Car eBook to help you make a decision!
Test Drive the 2019 Honda Insight!
As you can see, the 2019 Honda Insight has everything that sedan shoppers in Gulfport, Long Beach, and Biloxi need and more. Now that you’ve had a taste of what this model has to offer, it’s time to get behind the wheel and experience it for yourself. Give us a call at Pat Peck Honda today to schedule your test drive!
1 Based on 2019 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.
2 CMBS cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. System designed to mitigate crash forces. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
3 Road Departure Mitigation only alerts drivers when lane drift is detected without a turn signal in use and can apply mild steering torque to assist driver in maintaining proper lane position and/or brake pressure to slow the vehicle’s departure from a detected lane. RDM may not detect all lane markings or lane departures; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
4 ACC with Low-Speed Follow cannot detect all objects ahead and may not detect a given object; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed, and other factors. ACC should not be used in heavy traffic, poor weather, or on winding roads. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
5 LKAS only assists driver in maintaining proper lane position when lane markings are identified without a turn signal in use and can only apply mild steering torque to assist. LKAS may not detect all lane markings; accuracy will vary based on weather, speed and road condition. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver remains responsible for safely operating vehicle and avoiding collisions.
6 TSR cannot detect all traffic signs and may misidentify certain signs. Accuracy will vary based on weather and other factors. System operation affected by extreme interior heat. Driver< remains responsible for complying with all traffic regulations.