2019 Honda Insight Hybrid Concept, Specs, Release Date


2019 Honda Insight Hybrid- Remember the Honda Insight? Yes, it was a funky looking hybrid that got discontinued a few years ago. But what's old is new again, because this nameplate no it's coming back for 2019, armed with more features and fuel efficiency than ever before. So here's the prototype model that's set to debut at next week's Detroit Auto Show.

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid front three quarter

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid Changes

While far from a roadworthy vehicle, this concept nonetheless gives us a good idea of how big the new 2019 Honda Insight, will be how it will look, and what sort of amenities will be offered. Positioned as a premium compact, it's expected sit above the ever popular Civic in Honda's lineup, as you might have guessed a hybrid drivetrain will power this new Honda Insight 2019.

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid Concept

The primary motivator here is an economical liter atkinson cycle engine, though it is aided by a duet of electric motors and an energy dense lithium-ion battery providing more. Interior and storage space that pack is shrewdly mounted underneath the rear seat, where it does not intrude on trunk or passenger volume. Now for added versatility the rear seat back is split 60/40 and it folds down.

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid rear three quarter

The 2019 Honda Insight will operate predominantly on electric power provided by the battery with the engine functioning as a generator. And this should yield an expected fuel economy rating of 50 miles per gallon.

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid interior

Inside, Honda's latest hybrid has room for five passengers. And keeping the driver informed is an 8-inch touchscreen on the center stack along with a 7-inch display within the instrument cluster, Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Honda sensing the brand's suite of advanced driver assistance technologies will be included in every 2019 Honda Insight. And this brings handy features like traffic sign recognition, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control with low-speed.

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid rear

2019 Honda Insight Hybrid Release Date

The 2019 Honda Insight slated to go on sale at some point this year, on June 2018. Wise pricing has not been made available just yet, but the most affordable version of Toyota Prius starts at less than $25,000. Before you go, don't forget to share 2018releasedate2017.com to get all of our latest features and vehicle reviews. 2019 Chevy Silverado Changes, Interior, Release Date