Mine is a 2000 Insight purchased in
March, 2000. It now has 116,000 miles
on the odometer and has been absolutely
trouble free. I mean, not even as much
as a single lightbulb has ever needed
In brief, it is the very best car I have
ever owned by a VERY wide margin, and
I've owned a few, including a big
Mercedes, two BMWs, two Volvos, an Alfa
Romeo, and other nice cars. It's a
spectacular long-distance cruiser -- I
once went over 800 miles actually
nonstop, and only stopped then because I
had to pee -- I still had gasoline left
in the 10.6 gal tank. It's quiet and
comfy and is the only car I've ever
owned where I don't need the seat all
the way back. I absolutely LOVE it!
Extreme gas mileage, extreme
reliability, comfort even for big folks
(I'm 6'4", 290 lbs.), Buck Rogers
styling, lidar stealth technology (!),
ergonomics, maneuverability, and the way
it still, even after 5 years, draws a
crowd in a supermarket parking lot.
Again, it;s the best car I've ever had.
They should use lithium ion batteries
with higher capacity, allowing the
electric motor to take more of the load
for longer periods of time. The
peculiar 165/65R14 tires are very hard
to find with only Bridgestone Potenza
RE92s available when I'd rather run on
quieter, better handling Pirelli P5s.
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