Honda updates 2021 Insight, adding Blind Spot and Cross-Traffic warning systems to bolster safety
Date: March 24, 2020 09:21
Honda Press Release
2021 Honda Insight Adds Blind Spot and Cross-Traffic Assists to Roomy, Refined and Efficient Hybrid Package
March 23, 2020 — TORRANCE, Calif.
- Blind spot information with Cross-Traffic Monitor standard on EX and Touring trims
- Honda Sensing® standard on all trims
- EPA city fuel economy rating up to 55 mpg, with best-in-class passenger space, upscale cabin, and responsive powertrain performance
The 2021 Honda Insight begins arriving at dealerships tomorrow featuring newly available blind spot information (BSI) with Cross Traffic Monitor along with a new exterior color—Radiant Red Metallic. With best-in-class passenger space, upscale interior appointments and a refined driving experience, the 2021 Insight is a premium compact sedan with EPA city fuel economy rating up to 55 mpg2. The 2021 Insight carries a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP1) of $22,930 (excluding $955 destination and handling).
The Honda Insight, with standard Honda Sensing® technology, is the only compact hybrid sedan to earn a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for 2020. Also, the Insight recently received a top-five green score from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), beating out multiple plug-in and battery electric vehicles.
Available in LX, EX, and Touring trims, all Insights come standard with multi-element LED headlights, push-button start, and the Honda Sensing® suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies. New this year, Insight EX adds blind spot information and Rear Cross Traffic Monitor, while the 8-inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration remains standard. Insight Touring adds leather seating surfaces, an 8-way power driver’s seat, Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more.
2021 Insight Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings
MSRP Including $955 Destination Charges
EPA Mileage Rating
The 2021 Honda Insight for the North American market is made exclusively at Honda’s Greensburg, Indiana, auto plant alongside Civic and CR-V, using domestic and globally-sourced parts. Its hybrid powertrain, including the 1.5-liter Atkinson-cycle, two-motor system and intelligent power unit (IPU) containing the hybrid battery pack, is produced in Ohio.
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Insight, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V, Passport and Pilot sport utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.
Honda has been producing automobiles in America for more than 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2018, more than 90 percent of all Honda brand vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.
For More Information
Additional media information including detailed pricing features and high-resolution photography of all 2020 Honda models is available at hondanews.com. Consumer information is available at automobiles.honda.com. To join the Honda community on Facebook, visit facebook.com/honda.
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1 MSRP plus $955 destination charge, excluding tax, license, registration and options. Dealer prices may vary.
2 Based on 2021 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery pack age/condition, driving conditions and other factors.
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March 24, 2020 12:07