Honda Insight gets the ax MSN Autos

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Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)

Slow-selling hybrid sedan be returning.

Let’s pour out a green tea smoothie for the dearly-departed Insight. whose demise was back in November. Honda were asked to stop new orders for the slow-selling Insight, and finally ended this

How slow is slow-selling? In 2013, sold 145,172 Prius Honda sold 4,802 or just 3% of Prius sales .

The was the second slowest-selling car in Honda’s in fact. The first is the other Honda hybrid, the CR-Z 4,550 out the door in 2013. fans must feel the way French aristocrats felt the guillotines sprung up.

When the Insight came we said that Honda has a chance of reclaiming the hybrid Undercutting Toyota on price hurt either. In our hands, the returned an average of 37.8 per gallon. We were mixed on it felt like to drive. said it was a fun little ride, one said it was not an overall pleasant experience.

Some also Reese’s Pieces to Reese’s and Dave Matthews’ first to his second. We’re not ones to

Compared to the Prius, the Insight and its five-passenger footprint looked reaction instead of revolution a revolution promised, in part, by groundbreaking original. That Insight was a car worthy of adulation of its sheer honesty — a two-seat commuter pod, as as a teardrop, a car Honda engineers everything at. There was no rear so the bodywork tapered to a point, cut off by a


The rear wheels, seven closer to each other the front wheels, hid themselves spats. Its 0.25 coefficient of was among the lowest ever. It under a ton.

Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)

It returned the fuel economy of any car in America at the 48/60 mpg, city/highway. It weird. It could fit in the back of any of pickup trucks. It also a pretty decent tire .

But we’re losing the point admittedly — and equally are those who can point at the second-generation as example of how Honda lost its a tiresome epithet for the post-Soichiro In reality, the second Insight something the first Insight did: it sold in five-figure and not just to the type of nerds who their Birkenstocks for lightweight Even in the past two years, the sold more in a year the two-seater did in three.

What’s more, the Insight the strongest in Japan, with a 157,275 cars in 2013. wasn’t enough to save it uncaring Americans and Europeans .

Honda has 237 days’ worth of inventory hanging around, four times more the 60-day inventory average. looking for a Honda hybrid can for the Accord Hybrid. a fine or the new Fit Hybrid. They can also buy an or CR-Z. either of which we are going for fire-sale prices.

a few more dollars on the pump we wrote back in 2010, will be overrun by over-reactive looking for the latest solution to latest crisis. In the end, condition came to pass.

Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)
Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)
Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)
Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)
Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)
Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)
Honda Civic Hybrid (3rd gen)

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