Used 2012 Honda Insight Pricing


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(6)

2012 Highlights

The 2012 Honda Insight receives a mild refresh. Exterior changes include a new grille design, restyled front and rear bumpers, redesigned headlights and brake lights and slightly wider tires for more confident handling. Inside there is a reconfigured rear seat area (with 0.5-inch more headroom and better visibility), a redesigned gauge cluster, and reshaped cupholders that hold larger drinks. The EX and LX models also get upgraded upholstery and a more supportive front armrest.

All Insights get added noise insulation and a newly upgraded optional navigation system. A rearview camera is now available (packaged with the navigation system), and engine and transmission tweaks provide a fuel economy gain of 1 mpg in both city and highway driving.


Pros

  • Thrifty fuel economy
  • low price for a hybrid.

Cons

  • Unsophisticated ride
  • cramped backseat
  • air-conditioning shuts off with auto-off engine at traffic lights.

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Used 2012 Honda Insight for Sale

Honda Insight 2012 EX 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT) Alabaster Silver Metallic 52,272 miles
Used 2012Honda InsightEX
List:$8,999
Est.Loan: $168/mo
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Dealer Notes

Introducing the 2012 Honda Insight! Very clean and very well priced! This 4 door, 5 passenger hatchback just recently passed the 50,000 mile mark! Top features include cruise control, a tachometer, fully automatic headlights, and remote keyless entry. Smooth gearshifts are achieved thanks to the efficient 4 cylinder engine, and for added security, dynamic Stability Control supplements the drivetrain. Our sales reps are knowledgeable and professional. They'll work with you to find the right vehicle at a price you can afford. We are here to help you.

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Features & Specs

EX 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)LX 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT)
MPG424242
Seating555
Transmissioncontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automaticcontinuously variable-speed automatic
Fuelhybridhybridhybrid
Horsepower98 hp @ 5800 rpm98 hp @ 5800 rpm98 hp @ 5800 rpm

Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    DriverNot Rated
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of Rollover11.3%

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    G
    Good
  • Roof Strength Test
    G
    Good
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    G
    Good
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2012 Honda Insight

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Consumer Rating


2012 Insight EX with Navi
I recently purchased a Black Insight EX with Navi after careful comparison with the Prius. I concluded that the Insight is a much better value, ($10,000 less than top of the line Prius, although it doesn't offer quite as many options) and is much more enjoyable to drive. I purchased this as a commuter car (60 mile round trip to work) and for running errands. I consistently avg 45mpg (calculated by fuel up to miles driven). Overall I am very pleased with this vehicle and believe it would have see better sales if it was marketed better. Also, contrary to Edmunds review this car is capable of electric only operation although in very limited circumstances (flat level ground under 25 mph).
Excellent Value and Fun to Drive
This is my second review after one year. I'm averaging 48-49 mpg but routinely get 60+ during ideal conditions. To get the most out of the Insight you need to drive it correctly otherwise you will be disappointed. The Insight is a very efficient conventional automobile with hybrid assist. It is very affordable being less complicated than the Prius. As an engineer I find the Insight brillaintly simple while the Prius is more a technological feat. Note that if climate control is in auto the engine will start as necessary at stoplights to maintain the desired temperature. This has been incorrectly reported in a number of reviews. No problems and I would buy again without reservation.
2012 Honda Insight with Engine Repair
Yes, my Honda Insight had the notorious engine problem with high oil consumption. I bought a 2-year warranty and Honda also extended the engine warranty. When I started having problems, I took my car back to the dealership where I bought the car and spoke with the service manager. He was very prompt and helpful - they rebuilt my engine and even arranged a loaner car for me to use. The warranty coverage that I have did pay the entire cost of repair, labor and the loaner. I had about $6,000 worth of services, but didn't have to pay a cent. I was basically given a new engine at no charge. I definitely recommend knowing your warranty and speaking with a Honda dealer if you suspect that your Insight may be part of the group that has oil consumption problems. /// Regarding how the car rides, I will say that it is a lower end Honda and drives as such. The acceleration isn't very powerful so don't expect a quick getaway if you need to quickly pass another vehicle on a hill. It does drive smoothly at interstate speeds and has minimal engine noise. The interior is comfortable and has enough leg room for those of us with longer legs. The AC isn't as powerful as I would like. Overall, I do like my car. It works well for my day trips and my everyday driving. I don't think it would be powerful enough to really do a lot of mountainous driving. I live in a very hilly region and it does okay, but for the more rigorous driving areas, I would opt for a different car that offers more power.
Used 2012 Honda Insight Overview

The Used 2012 Honda Insight is offered in the following submodels: Hatchback. Available styles include EX 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), LX 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), EX 4dr Hatchback w/Navigation (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), EX PZEV 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), PZEV 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), LX PZEV 4dr Hatchback (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT), and EX PZEV 4dr Hatchback w/Navigation (1.3L 4cyl gas/electric hybrid CVT). Pre-owned Honda Insight models are available with a 1.3 L-liter hybrid engine, with output up to 98 hp, depending on engine type. The Used 2012 Honda Insight comes with front wheel drive. Available transmissions include: continuously variable-speed automatic.

What's a good price on a Used 2012 Honda Insight?

Price comparisons for Used 2012 Honda Insight trim styles:

  • The Used 2012 Honda Insight EX is priced between $8,999 and $8,999 with odometer readings between 52272 and 52272 miles.

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