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Detroit Auto Show 2018: Honda’s new Insight challenges Prius

January 16, 2018, 02:36 PM IST by Omkar Thakur
Detroit Auto Show 2018: Honda’s new Insight challenges Prius

Introduced at the dawn of the new millennium, the Honda Insight was the first car to feature Honda’s hybrid Integrated Motor System and is still one of the most fuel efficient cars in North America. Starting as a three-door hatch, the Insight grew in size with every generation, playing the catch up game with the Toyota Prius, the green-activists’ star.

The all-new third generation of the Honda Insight has been unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show and it is nice to see that Honda has adopted the regular sedan look, unlike the Prius-like notchback shape of the previous generation. To be sold only in the US, the Insight will sit between the Civic and the Accord and will get the aggressive styling of all-new global Hondas. The thick chrome slat that runs across the fascia and the gaping grille complements the long hood and coupe-ish roofline.

While Honda hasn’t revealed the dimensions of the new Insight, we shouldn’t be surprised if it is longer and wider than its predecessor. The interiors also wear a rather classic design with a simple layout of the dash but not without the needed criss-cross cuts which add a dose of drama. Tablet touchscreen displays with smartphone integration have become a norm these days and the features list will certainly make sure the Insight is worth every dollar. The Insight is said to share its powertrains with the CR-V Hybrid which means you can choose from 2.0-litre naturally aspirated or a 1.5-litre turbocharged i-Vtec engine combined with the electric motors.

Tags:Honda,Honda Insight,Honda hybrid cars,Honda Detroit
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