Model Information

2000 Honda Insight 2000 Honda Insight

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Engine (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Gasoline Engine:
  • Type: Aluminum-Alloy In-Line 3-CylinderDisplacement (cc) 995
  • Horsepower @ rpm(SAE net / with IMA™)
  • 67 @ 5700 / 73 @ 5700
  • Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm / with IMA™)
  • 66 @ 4800 / 91 @ 2000
  • Compression Ratio
  • 10.8:1
  • Valve Train: 12-Valve SOHC
  • VTEC™-E Lean-Burn
  • Fuel System: Multi-Point Fuel InjectionIgnition System: Electronic w/ ImmobilizerEmission Rating
  • ULEV*
  • Idle-Stop Feature105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
Electric Motor/ Generator:
  • Motor Type: Permanent Magnet
  • 10 @ 3000 rpm: Power Output (kW @ rpm)
  • Motor Width (inches): 2.4
Electric Power Storage:
  • Battery Type: Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
  • Output: 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
  • Rated Capacity: 6.5 AH
*California Air Resources Board ULEV-certified in California and parts of the Northeast; LEV-rated in rest of country.
Drive Train (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Type Front-Wheel Drive
Manual Transmission
5-Speed
Final Drive Ratio 3.208
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Body Type Aluminum Monocoque
Front Suspension MacPherson StrutRear Suspension
Twist Beam
Front Stabilizer Bar (mm) 17.3
Electric Power Steering (EPS)
Variable-Assist Rack-and-Pinion
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 31.4
Power-Assisted Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)Wheels
14 inch AlloyTires All-Season
P165/65 R14 78S Low Rolling Resistance
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Headroom (in.) 38.8
Legroom (in.) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in.) 50.5
Hiproom (in.) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3 †
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
†Based on in-house measurement.
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 94.5
Length (in.) 155.1
Height (in.) 53.3
Width (in.) 66.7
Track (in., front/rear) 56.5/52.2
Curb Weight (lbs.) 1847/1878**
**With available automatic air conditioning.
EPA Mileage Estimates (5 Speed Manual)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway) 61/68
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Fuel Required Regular Unleaded
†† Mileage figures shown for comparison only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior/Interior Colors (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Citrus Yellow Metallic/Black
New Formula Red/Black
Silverstone Metallic/Black
Interior Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Driver's and Front Passenger's Airbags (SRS)Automatic Air Conditioningw/ Micron Air-Filtration System***Power Windows w/Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
AM/FM Stereo Cassette with Clock
w/2 Speakers
Electronic Instrument Display
Fuel Mileage Computer
Economy Shift Indicator
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Beverage Holders
3-Point Seat Belts
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Passenger Seatback Pocket
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Door-/Hatch-Open Indicator Light
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Map Lights
Headlights-On Reminder
Rear-Center Net Pocket
Hidden Rear Storage Well
Cargo Area Light
Cargo Hooks
12-Volt Accessory Outlet
Driver's Footrest
Lockable Glove Compartment
Driver's Storage Compartment
Driver's Vanity Mirror
*** Insight is also available without air conditioning.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual)back to top
Body-Colored Dual Power Mirrors
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Aerodynamic Rear Fender Skirts
Heat-Rejecting, Green-Tinted Glass
Remote Entry System
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Radio Antenna
Alloy Wheels
Aerodynamic Design
Engine (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Gasoline Engine:
  • Type: Aluminum-Alloy In-Line 3-CylinderDisplacement (cc) 995
  • Horsepower @ rpm(SAE net / with IMA™)
  • 67 @ 5700 / 73 @ 5700
  • Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm / with IMA™)
  • 66 @ 4800 / 91 @ 2000
  • Compression Ratio
  • 10.8:1
  • Valve Train: 12-Valve SOHC
  • VTEC™-E Lean-Burn
  • Fuel System: Multi-Point Fuel InjectionIgnition System: Electronic w/ ImmobilizerEmission Rating
  • ULEV*
  • Idle-Stop Feature105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
Electric Motor/ Generator:
  • Motor Type: Permanent Magnet
  • 10 @ 3000 rpm: Power Output (kW @ rpm)
  • Motor Width (inches): 2.4
Electric Power Storage:
  • Battery Type: Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH)
  • Output: 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
  • Rated Capacity: 6.5 AH
*California Air Resources Board ULEV-certified in California and parts of the Northeast; LEV-rated in rest of country.
Drive Train (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Type Front-Wheel Drive
Manual Transmission
5-Speed
Final Drive Ratio 3.208
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Body Type Aluminum Monocoque
Front Suspension MacPherson StrutRear Suspension
Twist Beam
Front Stabilizer Bar (mm) 17.3
Electric Power Steering (EPS)
Variable-Assist Rack-and-Pinion
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 31.4
Power-Assisted Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)Wheels
14 inch AlloyTires All-Season
P165/65 R14 78S Low Rolling Resistance
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Headroom (in.) 38.8
Legroom (in.) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in.) 50.5
Hiproom (in.) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3 †
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
†Based on in-house measurement.
Exterior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 94.5
Length (in.) 155.1
Height (in.) 53.3
Width (in.) 66.7
Track (in., front/rear) 56.5/52.2
Curb Weight (lbs.) 1847/1878**
**With available automatic air conditioning.
EPA Mileage Estimates (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway) 61/68
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Fuel Required Regular Unleaded
†† Mileage figures shown for comparison only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior/Interior Colors (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Citrus Yellow Metallic/Black
New Formula Red/Black
Silverstone Metallic/Black
Interior Features (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Driver's and Front Passenger's Airbags (SRS)Automatic Air Conditioningw/ Micron Air-Filtration System***Power Windows w/Auto-Down Driver's Window
Power Door Locks
AM/FM Stereo Cassette with Clock
w/2 Speakers
Electronic Instrument Display
Fuel Mileage Computer
Economy Shift Indicator
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Beverage Holders
3-Point Seat Belts
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Passenger Seatback Pocket
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Door-/Hatch-Open Indicator Light
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Map Lights
Headlights-On Reminder
Rear-Center Net Pocket
Hidden Rear Storage Well
Cargo Area Light
Cargo Hooks
12-Volt Accessory Outlet
Driver's Footrest
Lockable Glove Compartment
Driver's Storage Compartment
Driver's Vanity Mirror
*** Insight is also available without air conditioning.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Body-Colored Dual Power Mirrors
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Aerodynamic Rear Fender Skirts
Heat-Rejecting, Green-Tinted Glass
Remote Entry System
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Radio Antenna
Alloy Wheels
Aerodynamic Design