2017 Honda Insight

Although new 2016 year model has not been released yet, Honda is preparing model after that for Insight. The greatest change should be – only hybrid vehicle will be offered, without model powered just from petrol engine. As it is about design, there are some likely changes, but designers have plenty of time to make it look great, since release of next model is scheduled for 2016. Next vehicle will come probably few months later as 2017 Insight, but all drivers of hybrid cars will be waiting for it eagerly.

2017 Honda Insight

2017 Honda Insight engine

So far, Insight has sold over 100.000 copies. Company will try to top that and they prepared new hybrid combination for 2017 Honda Insight. Atkinson petrol unit is kept for upcoming vehicle, with same volume of 1.5-l, but better performance. It is going to be mated to electric battery and this combination must give better mileage. However, exact numbers are not known at this moment. This is not the only option. Honda is considering adding one more hybrid powertrain, but its specifications are unknown. In the latest model, 1.3-l I-4 is excellent combination for 45 mpg rate. Do not be surprised if 2017 Insight offers over 50 miles per gallon fuel economy. A seven-speed transmission is believed to be the box that will send power to front wheels. All-wheel drive is not likely to be offered.

2017 Honda Insight side view

2017 Honda Insight redesign

All the latest technology should be offered in the cabin of 2017 Honda Insight. Since this model will come out not too long after 2016 car, it should have pretty the same exterior lines. Also, cabin won’t get radical cuts, just minor changes in design and tech updates. Also, Honda could experiment with this hybrid, and show it with some new features. Safety will be standard, with airbag curtains and many other systems that ease the drive and warn driver about potential situations.

2017 Honda Insight rear view

2017 Honda Insight price

From this stance, price of the 2017 Honda Insight is unpredictable. Comparing to the current model, and other hybrids in same class we could guess it to be around $20.000. Reasonable price is one of the advantages of the new Insight.

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