For a printed owner’s manual, click on authorized manuals or go to . Your selection of a Honda Insight was a wise investment. Honda will repair or. Afterwards, keep this owner’s manual in your vehicle so you can refer to Your selection of a Honda Insight was a wise investment. hazards associated with operating or maintaining the engine speed to 2, rpm, and hold it there. Workshop Manual. Honda Insight Workshop Manual L Hybrid; (14, Pages). (Free). Honda Insight Workshop Manual L3 L; (14, Pages).

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Honda road car timeline, North American market, s—present. The Honda Insight was specifically designed to make hybrid technology more affordable to a wide range of buyers.

In this case, a rubber pad should be positioned between the lift platform and support point. Automotive critic Jeremy Clarkson inskght, known for his disdain for hybrid vehicles, criticized the Insight for its oeners variable transmission, engine noise, and build quality.

He recognized that the price was low, but concluded that a Volkswagen Golf was a better deal. They have also specifically designed the CVT to respond in the way that drivers are accustomed to other automatic tranmissions responding.

Fuel Cut Mode Energy flow from wheels to crankshaft no fuel burned Whenever the Insight is moving with the clutch engaged and the transmission in gear, the gasoline engine is mechanically connected to the wheels, and so it must continue to turn also. Possibly the worst oowners car money can buy”. Honda engineers designed a completely new 5-speed manual transmission for the Insight.


Honda Insight – Wikipedia

As a visual aid, the background of the Insight’s digital speedometer glows green when the car is being driven in an efficient manner. Furthermore, the gauge cluster is refreshed. In the second year of production two trim levels were available: However, when the Insight’s ECON function is engaged, a longer Idle Stop time is invoked for improved fuel efficiency at the expense of rapid cabin cooling.

The sales of the Honda Insight, along with those of the Honda Civic Hybridhelped Honda achieve their best sales result in the Netherlands since Department of Energy With its aluminum body and frame, the Insight was an expensive car to produce and was never designed for high-volume sales. Special Maintenance Considerations Space blocks must be used with any plate style lift to avoid damage to the rocker panels or rear strakes.

The digital manula on the dashboard display fuel consumption instantaneously. American Honda Motor Co. Page of 93 Go. The modulator unit and ABS control unit are integrated into one component which also includes relays, wires and electrical couplers. The motor acts as a generator during braking, steady cruising, gentle deceleration and coasting in order to recharge the IMA battery.

Honda Insight

Advanced development has allowed the Insight’s IMA system to be 19 percent smaller iwners 28 percent lighter than the previous generation IMA used in the existing Civic Hybrid.

With a parallel system, the engine and motor can both be used to propel the vehicle. By observing insigbt color shift of the speedometer background, the driver receives assistance in developing driving habits that typically enhance fuel economy. For the LX model, center armrest, cruise control, USB connectivity for the audio system and floor mats are newly added.



At the time of production, it was the most aerodynamic production car, ever. The Owner’s Guide provides a quick how-to on basic functions and features. The Insight’s exterior design merges design cues from both the first generation Insight the tapered tail and triangular taillights and Honda’s production hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, the FCX Clarity the low hood, six-point front grille, and wedge-shaped profile. A brake booster pressure monitoring system monitors vacuum when the engine is shut off during Idle Stop mode.

Honda Insight Owner’s Manual

The interior of the new Insight inwight a variation of the two-tier instrument panel first introduced on the Honda Civic. The first-generation Insight was manufactured as a two-seater, launching in a single trim level with a manual transmission and optional air conditioning.

The Insight is no longer exempted from the London congestion charge. Changes in design led to excessive oil consumption that could require replacement of parts insgiht the engine. The exhaust ports are located inside the cylinder head and are surrounded by a water jacket.

This helps to reduce the weight and drag of the components significantly without a loss of strength in the components.