The forthcoming model 2020 Honda Insight is the stylish sedan with the Civic-shaped body. It comes with an attractive look and it gets many new technologies inside. The facelifted interior now features beautiful 5 inches touchscreen infotainment, spacious accommodations front and rear, and a plenty of cargo space. Also, the upcoming sedan will be powered with the hybridized powertrain.
The electric motor provides smooth and easy power at low speeds and also gives great fuel consumption of 55 mpg in city driving.
2020 Honda Insight redesign
The exterior design is updated and the upcoming 2020 Honda Insight is a very handsome sedan. This model will share the same platform with the Civic model. Furthermore, this sedan will keep the same roof and rear-quarter panels from the Civic model. However, everything else is unique and make Insight model very sporty.
The base model and EX trim will be offered with 16-inch stylish wheels with bigger sidewalls. The higher Touring versions will be the only one trim that will get bigger 17-inch wheels. Standard on all models are LED headlight and taillight. Also, we must add that the new Insight model will get a MacPherson front suspension setup and multi-link rear suspension like the Civic model.
2020 Honda Insight interior is more luxurious
Like the exterior, the interior will also get some facelift. The cabin is now more luxurious and the standard trim will get many new features. Furthermore, there is enough space for the five passengers and the new model include very comfortable seats. The standard LX trim will include as we already wrote the infotainment system of 5 inches and also comes with the automatic climate control, rearview camera, power windows.
The higher trim like EX will add 60/40-split rear seatbacks, remote engine start, blind-spot camera and a bigger 8-inch touch screen with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone integration. For the invested money, the EX offers a lot. The last and most expensive top-level Touring trim will add to this sedan heated leather seats, embedded navigation, same nifty 8-inch infotainment screen, a powerful audio system with a 10-speaker premium and a moonroof.
The advanced Honda Sensing suite of active safety features comes standard on all trims and it will bring features like dynamic cruise control, lane-keeping assist, and forward-collision warning with automatic braking.
2020 Honda Insight under the hood
Under the hood of the 2020 Honda Insight is lying the hybrid engine. The model comes with the Atkinson-cycle 1.5-liter inline-four that is able to deliver 107 horsepower and 99 lb-ft of torque. Also, the hybrid system will use the battery with a capacity of 1.1 kWh versus 1.3 that use the Accord hybrid model.
With the electric motor, the model will give a total output of 151 horsepower. However, just for the comparations, the model Accord hybrid gives more than 212 HP. As for the fuel consumption, this model is very efficient and it gives EPA city/highway fuel economy of the 55/49 mpg for the models LX/EX and 51/45 mpg for the Touring trim.
2020 Honda Insight price and release date
The price of the 2020 Honda Insight is still a mystery. However, as per speculations over some websites, the base model LX will start with the price of $24,000. This is around $500 more than the current model. Just for the comparison, the Toyota Prius C that also comes with a hybrid system and it starts at $21,000. However, the Honda Insight gives better look and is more fuel efficient.