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Carscoop has learned that the new insight achieved a rating original ways to make money of of 4.4 liters per 100 km (53.5 mpg) in the european fuel economy test cycle for mixed city original ways to make money and highway driving. This rating is better than the 4.6 liters/100 km (51.3 mpg) of the honda civic hybrid but not as high as original ways to make money the 4.3 liters/100 km (54.7 mpg) of the toyota prius. The insight’s highway rating is 4.2 liters/100 km (56 mpg), which is more fuel efficient than the prius (the prius is less fuel efficient on the highway than original ways to make money in the city). So with the anticipated price of the insight being thousands original ways to make money of dollars less than that of the prius, it would take a long time for a prius owner original ways to make money to recoup the difference through fuel savings. The official US environmental protection agency numbers are eagerly awaited.

November 19, 2008. Honda sheds some light on the new driver assist function original ways to make money it has created to help you maximize your fuel economy: american honda motor co. Said it plans to introduce its ecological drive assist system, a new interactive fuel-economy enhancement technology, on the new honda insight this spring. Eco assist combines honda’s driver-activated "econ" mode that optimizes control of the vehicle’s transmission, engine and related powertrain components to conserve fuel, along with a feedback function that uses speedometer background color original ways to make money to provide guidance on environmentally responsible driving. Also included is a scoring function that provides feedback about original ways to make money current driving practices, as well as cumulative, long-term feedback tracking progress, honda said. "Hybrid drivers enjoy trying to get the most fuel economy original ways to make money from their vehicles," dan bonawitz, vice president of american honda, said in a statement. "The visual nature of eco assist is intended to help original ways to make money drivers improve their efficient driving skills by making the hybrid original ways to make money experience more fun and rewarding."

Two years after discontinuing production of the original insight, honda has revealed their next dedicated hybrid automobile and it original ways to make money is to be called (drum roll) the insight! This concept has now appeared at the paris auto show original ways to make money and the production version is to appear at the north original ways to make money american international auto show in detroit next january. The first deliveries in the united states are scheduled for original ways to make money april 22nd, earth day.

What is known about this car is that it will original ways to make money use a version of the 1.3 liter 4-cylinder engine from the civic but will incorporate a new original ways to make money version of honda’s integrated motor assist (IMA) hybrid system. The IMA battery pack will be located under the cargo original ways to make money area (like the original insight) so that the rear seat can be folded (unlike the civic hybrid) to increase cargo space. It’s unclear at this time if the new insight will original ways to make money carry a spare tire. The spy photos of the camoflaged insight undergoing desert testing original ways to make money show smaller wheels (I’d guess 14- or 15-inchers). The concept car’s LED headlights, knife-blade mirrors, and micro door handles won’t make it to the production model, either. Instead of being flush with the rear bumper, the tailgate will be recessed, which is a common practice to minimize the vulnerability of original ways to make money the hatch.

By changing the insight into a 5-seat, 5-door hatchback it’s clear that honda is taking aim at the toyota original ways to make money prius. The new insight is expected to offer better fuel economy original ways to make money and a significantly lower price than toyota’s market-leading hybrid. Honda plans to sell 200,000 of these insights a year worldwide, with half of that total coming to the united states. In 2001, the peak sales year in the united states for the original ways to make money insight, honda sold 4725 insights. The total for 1999 through 2006 was just over 13,600 insights sold in the U.S.

Here’s one of the most interesting tidbits hinted at on original ways to make money honda’s special web page for this car: "additionally, various technologies, including a system to assist more fuel-efficient driving, are being installed to further increase practical fuel efficiency." my insight’s fuel consumption display bargraph and digital readout are excellent original ways to make money tools for managing the vehicle’s fuel economy. It will be very interesting to see what honda has original ways to make money come up with to provide better driver assist asistance than original ways to make money these displays.

If honda’s improved hybrid technology can enable this larger and heavier original ways to make money insight nouveau (I refuse to call it insight 2) to approach the still unmatched fuel economy of the insight original ways to make money classic, this car will be a major breakthrough and I expect original ways to make money it will be in great demand. I can’t wait to see the honda insight return to the original ways to make money top of the EPA fuel economy list!

It’s 2008. The last two-seat insight was manufactured in 2006. If you’ve got an insight of that vintage that you plan original ways to make money to continue driving for a long time, you might want to try stocking up on those hard, high-mileage bridgestone potenza RE-92 165/65R14 tires designed to minimize the insight’s rolling resistance. Supplies have dried up at bridgestone dealers around the US original ways to make money and although bridgestone tells their dealers that these tires are original ways to make money "backordered," that’s what they’re still saying about their special insight snow tires that original ways to make money haven’t been seen for years. I wrote to bridgestone in 2007 before the supply evaporated original ways to make money to ask how much longer they planned to manufacture this original ways to make money tire, but have yet to receive a reply. Also, some floor mats for the 2000-2003 insights are now very difficult to find. (hey, early prius owners, don’t feel so smug. You, too, should call your local bridgestone dealer and hope for good original ways to make money news.)

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