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Honda Insight Sales Figures

Honda Insight

Here you will find monthly and yearly Canadian, European and U.S. sales figures for the Honda Insight. The Honda Insight is a hybrid electric vehicle manufactured by Honda, known for its focus on fuel efficiency and environmentally friendly technology. The Insight has been produced over several generations, with the first introduced in 1999 and subsequent generations reflecting the evolution of hybrid technology and automotive design.

Honda Insight Overview

The Honda Insight is a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) that was first released in 2009. It is currently in its third generation, which was released in 2020. The Insight is powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an electric motor that produce a combined 151 horsepower. It is paired with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). The Insight is known for its fuel efficiency. It has a fuel economy rating of up to 55 mpg in the city and 49 mpg on the highway. The Insight is also known for its spacious interior and its comfortable ride. It has seating for five passengers and a cargo capacity of 15.1 cubic feet. The Insight is a great choice for buyers who are looking for a fuel-efficient and practical car. It is perfect for people who want a car that is comfortable and easy to drive.

Honda Insight Sales Figures

The Honda Insight has played a significant role in the popularization of hybrid vehicles, with each generation reflecting the evolving priorities and capabilities of hybrid technology.

Honda Insight U.S Sales Data & Charts

US Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2005 666
2006 722
2007 3
2009 20,572
2010 20,962
2011 15,549
2012 6,619
2013 4,802
2014 3,965
2015 1,458
2016 67
2017 3
2018 12,513
2019 23,686
2020 15,932
2021 18,685
2022 7,628
2023 1

US Annual Growth

Honda Insight Canada Sales Data & Charts

Canada Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2011 2
2012 168
2013 67
2016 1
2018 227
2019 753
2020 496
2021 251
2022 5

Canada Annual Growth

Honda Insight Europe Sales Data & Charts

Europe Annual Sales

Year Sales Units
2009 15,416
2010 11,731
2011 5,580
2012 3,282
2013 1,276
2014 536
2015 27

Europe Annual Growth

Honda Insight Generations

First Generation (1999–2006)

  • Introduction: Launched in 1999, the first-generation Insight was one of the first mass-produced hybrid vehicles, along with the Toyota Prius.
  • Design: It featured a distinctive aerodynamic design with a teardrop shape and covered rear wheel arches to reduce drag.
  • Powertrain: Powered by a 1.0-liter three-cylinder gasoline engine paired with an electric motor, the first-generation Insight emphasized fuel efficiency.
  • Fuel Economy: It was renowned for its impressive fuel economy, often achieving over 60 mpg (3.9 L/100 km) in certain driving conditions.
  • Production: Production for this generation ended in 2006.

Second Generation (2009–2014)

  • Introduction: The second-generation Insight was unveiled in 2008 and went on sale in 2009, with a design more in line with conventional hatchbacks.
  • Design: While less distinctive than the original, the design was practical and aimed at a broader audience.
  • Powertrain: It featured a 1.3-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine paired with an electric motor.
  • Positioning: The second generation was marketed as a more affordable hybrid option and competed directly with the Toyota Prius.

Third Generation (2019–2023)

  • Introduction: After a hiatus, the Insight nameplate returned for the third generation in 2019, this time as a stylish sedan.
  • Design: The exterior and interior design are more upscale and refined, moving the Insight upmarket.
  • Powertrain: Utilizing a 1.5-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine and an electric motor, the third-generation Insight offers a balanced combination of performance and efficiency.
  • Technology: It’s equipped with modern technology, including Honda’s suite of driver assistance features known as Honda Sensing, and infotainment options like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
  • Fuel Economy: The third generation continues to offer strong fuel efficiency, with EPA ratings that can exceed 50 mpg (4.7 L/100 km) in combined driving.