Honda unveils pricing and features for its 2014 Insight hybrid, aiming to keep this car the most affordable of its type in the United States.
Hybrids might not be the bleeding edge in green cars, but Honda hopes the 2013 Insight can generate interest with 42 mpg combined and a starting price of $18,500.
Green Car Reports offers up some advice on why five hybrid model cars are ones you may wish to think twice about before you sign on the dotted line.
Coming in at $18,200 for the base price–a drop of $1600 over last year’s model–the 2011 Honda Insight is now the most affordable hybrid on the market.
Consumer Reports, despite not being overly thrilled with the Honda Insight earlier this year while reviewing the hybrid, names the most reliable new car based upon exhaustive feedback from subscribers.
The EPA, in its most recent automobile shopper-focused Fuel Economy Guide, determines that nine of the 10 most American fuel efficient vehicles are hybrids.
Green Car Journal, a publication follow the eco-friendly car market, is out with its top five finalists for its coveted Green Car of the Year award.
Consumer Reports recently once again took the Honda Insight hybrid to task, this time knocking the car down a peg for bad fuel economy amongst drivers with a lead foot.
The Insurance Institute for Highway recently gave both the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight hybrids high safety marks, bolstering their already high appeal to consumers.
Venerable consumer publication finds much not to like about Honda’s dedicated hybrid, with the 38 mpg being one of the only real major pluses.