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2001 Honda Insight Hatchback

 
 

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Honda Insight Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 1.0 L Inline 3-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 73 hp @ 5700 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 48/60 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No
 

Review of the 2001 Honda Insight

  • Some cars make you feel like a champion. This one makes you feel like a hero.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Amazing fuel economy, astounding technology, lots of standard equipment.

  • Cons

    Batteries drain fast under continual electric motor assist, highly susceptible to crosswinds, not much point-and-shoot power on tap.

  • What's New for 2001

    A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is available for 2001, and Monte Carlo Blue Pearl replaces Citrus Yellow on the color…

 
What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews

  Average Consumer Rating (25 total reviews)


Best car i ever owned

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Vehicle: 2001 Honda Insight 2dr Hatchback (1.0L 3cyl gas/electric hybrid 5M)

Why they stopped making this car I will never understand. Running original plugs at 230000 miles. On 3rd set of tires, Getting 70000 per set. Only thing that had to be replaced was the air fuel sensor, which took me less then 10 min to do. Great in the snow.




Best car i've ever owned

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Vehicle: 2001 Honda Insight 2dr Hatchback (1.0L 3cyl gas/electric hybrid 5M)

This is the coolest and best car I have ever own. I have saved thousands of dollars on gas driving this - not to mention helping the environment. I highly recommend this car to anyone considering one!!!




2001 honda insight

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Vehicle: 2001 Honda Insight 2dr Hatchback (1.0L 3cyl gas/electric hybrid 5M)

Over my lifetime, I have bought eight new cars from a Karman Ghia to a Cadillac. This by far is the best car, new or used, I have ever had. Great conversational piece, incredible reliability, and unbelievably economical. Oh and did I mention that the all aluminum body does not rust. It still looks like new.



 
 
 
Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 48
  • cty
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  • 60
  • highway
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Full 2001 Honda Insight Review

What's New for 2001

A continuously variable transmission (CVT) is available for 2001, and Monte Carlo Blue Pearl replaces Citrus Yellow on the color chart.

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