The first gas-electric hybrid vehicle to be sold in the
United States of America, the Honda Insight was introduced
in late 1999 and has continuously been improved over the
years, In addition to being more environmentally friendly
than just about any other car on the road today, the Insight
Sedan also pays off in the end with its tremendous fuel
The Honda Insight Sedan is offered this year
in one model that bears two choices in transmission - a
five-speed manual transmission and an advanced continuously
variable automatic transmission (CVT).
The comfortable and accommodating interior of
the 2002 Honda Insight is equipped with numerous standard
features such as an AM/FM stereo with cassette player, power
windows, and power door locks. On a hot day, passengers
will appreciate the luxury of automatic air conditioning.
The seating capacity is five passengers.
In addition to a contemporary and aerodynamic cab-forward
design, the four-door Honda Insight Sedan is equipped with
convenient dual power outside mirrors, and impact absorbing
front and rear bumpers.
This is the department where the Honda Insight
really shines. Under the is Honda's exclusive Integrated
Motor Assist hybrid system that merges the world's lightest
1.0-litre, three-cylinder gasoline automobile engine with
a thin and lightweight electric motor for improved efficiency
and added power when needed. The electric motor also acts
as a generator during braking or coasting downhill to recharge
the batteries, so the vehicle doesn't even have top have
a power outlet where it can be plugged in to recharge.
The five-speed manual transmission checks in with an astounding
fuel economy rating of 61/68 mpg (city/hwy), while the four-speed
automatic CVT transmission has a fuel economy rating of
57/56 mpg (city/hwy) and can drive for more than 500 miles
before you need to fill up. The CVT model boasts the most
fuel-efficient internal combustion in North America.
The CVT is completely automatic and provides an infinite
range of gear ratios for smooth and stepless shifting, combined
with maximum efficiency and performance. With these advantages,
the CVT is a perfect transmission for the high-mileage Insight
Safety and Security
Each 2002 Honda Insight Sedan is bolstered with
standard safety features such as anti-lock brakes, side
impact door beams, front and rear crumple zones, a driver
depowered air bag, a passenger depowered air bag, head restraints,
three-point seatbelts at all outboard seating positions,
child safety locks, and child seat tethers and anchors.
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