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Honda Insight (1999 - 2003)

Last updated 31 July 2019


Buying Guide


Readers report average 85mpg. 

Joint 2nd top make in 2002 'Which?' reliability survey cars 2000 - 2002.

Honda generally 8th lowest average warranty repair costs in 2003 Warranty Direct Reliability index (index 67.27 v/s lowest 31.93)

Honda 2nd top top of Reliability Index for 2004 combining low average cost of repair of £263.17 with low 19.62 failures per 100 Warranty Direct policies


Two seats only, plus luggage shelf and luggage cubby hole at rear.

High insurance premiums due to high cost of repairs.

Tendency to understeer can be cured by fitting Michelin Energy or Pilot Primacy tyres.

Any registered before March 2001 did not qualify for CO2 based VED.


All official Honda recalls:

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