Honda Insight was first brought to the market in 1999 and since then has been loved by car owners because of its cute cozy appearance as well as its performance. The third generation of Honda Insight was launched in 2016, after a two year’s break from the market since 2014. Honda claimed that they employed this gap to upgrade all the features. After its 2016 version, Honda is prepared to launch 2017 Honda Insight which will come with a pretty visual appearance and an equally commendable performance.
2017 Honda Insight Exterior and Interior
Body frame of 2017 Honda Insight will be wedge shaped, same as that of the Honda civic sedan. The front looks very different and headlamps are uniquely shaped along with better LED lighting technology. Both the front and rear bumper are to undergo changes. The body as a whole looks cozy and the designing is smooth. New wheels used for this model will equip it to take over rough terrains with ease. The whole designing of the sedan would further contribute to its aero efficiency, which would improve anyway owing to the car’s loss of weight. Therefore, buyers get to hope for better fuel economy. It’s an elegant car with a resilient performance: a combination not seen very often.
There is greater space inside the 2017 Honda Insight with adequate room for 5 passengers. The upholstery is being made of expensive leathers, the steering being leather wrapped as well. Honda has implemented changes both in terms of designing and also in terms of incorporating ultra-modern technologies. The interior has got a contemporary look now. Control panel sees elaborate use of high quality plastic, and the color schemes used are all very classy.
Infotainment features for this car include Audio system with speakers of great quality, Wi-Fi and GPS connectivity, an 8 inch display screen and others. The cabin looks nothing like its previous model and has completely evolved. Safety features of this sedan comprise of airbags, rear view camera, cruise control system, traction control system, forward collision alert, parking sensors, stability control system, automated stopping system, anti-lock breaking system and others. The manufacturers have taken care of all aspects from comfort to safety, and buyers should be impressed by this improved interior.
2017 Honda Insight Engine Options
2017 Honda Insight will come with two hybrid engine options. First one would be the combination of an Atkinson 1.5 liter petrol engine with an electric motor to further stimulate its performance. Honda has exclusively developed this tech and is hoping to bring about durability with this invention. Second engine option for Insight is another hybrid of two 1.3 liter and 1.4 liter engines. This later one shall offer a stunning average mileage of 40 mpg, and sources suggest, Insight might even offer a breath taking fuel economy of 50 mpg. Both these engines are going to come with FWD configurations, but AWD isn’t a possibility for Insight 2017.
2017 Honda Insight Price and Release Date
Starting Price for 2017 Honda Insight would be close to $20, 000. Though nothing is known about its release date till now, speculations say it might be during the second phase 2016.