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2003 Honda Insight 2003 Honda Insight

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Engine (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 3-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum Alloy
Displacement (cc) 995
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net / with IMA) 67 @ 5700 / 73 @ 5700
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm / with IMA) 66 @ 4800 / 79 @ 1500
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 12-Valve SOHC VTEC™-E
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Lead-Burn
Idle-Stop Feature
Front-Wheel Drive
Emmisions Rating ULEV*
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
* Available in CA, MA, ME, NY and VT. LEV-rated in rest of the country.
Electric Motor/Generator (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Permanent Magnet Motor
Power Output 10 kW @ 3000 rpm
Motor Width (mm) 60
Electric Power Storage (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
Rated Capacity 6.5 Ah
Transmission (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission
Body-Suspension-Chasis (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Rigid Aluminum-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 17.3
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.32
Steering Ratio 16.4
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 31.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 9.1 / 7.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Wheels 14" Lightweight Alloy
Low-Rolling-Resistance All-Season Tires P165 / 65 R14 78S
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Headroom (in., front) 38.8
Legroom (in., front) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in., front) 50.5
Hip Room (in., front) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
Rear Hidden Storage Well (cu. ft.) 2.0
Seating Capacity 2
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 94.5
Length (in.) 155.1
Height (in.) 53.3
Width (in.) 67.7
Track (in., front/rear) 56.5 / 52.2
Curb Weight (lbs.) 1847 / (1878)*
* = Without (With) climate control.
EPA Mileage Estimates/Capacities (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)** 61 / 68
Crankcase (qt.) 3.2
Coolant System (qt.) 4.2
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
** = Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual BASE)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
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Lightweight Alloy Wheels Aerodynamic Design
Comfort and Convenience (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Automatic Climate Control with Air-Filtration System Available
Power Windows with Auto Down Driver's Window Illuminated Switch
Power Door Locks
Beverage Holders
Driver's Storage Compartment
Lockable Glove Compartment
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Rear Center Net-Pocket
Rear Hidden Storage Well
12-Volt Accessory Outlet
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Map Lights
Driver's Vanity Mirror
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's Footrest
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Cargo Area Light
Cargo Area Hooks
Seating (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Audio System (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
AM/FM/Cassette Audio System with 2 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Electronic Instrument Display
Tachometer
Idle-Stop Indicator Light
Coolant Temperature Indicator Light
Maintenance Interval Indicator
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
IMA Charge and Assist Indicators
Economy Shift Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Fuel Level Indicator
Battery Charge Indicator
Door/Hatch-Open Indicator Light
Illuminated Ignition Switch
Safety (5 Speed Manual BASE)back to top
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual Front Airbags (SRS)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Dual Side-Impact Door Beams
Engine (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 3-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum Alloy
Displacement (cc) 995
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net / with IMA) 67 @ 5700 / 73 @ 5700
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm / with IMA) 66 @ 4800 / 79 @ 1500
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 12-Valve SOHC VTEC™-E
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Lead-Burn
Idle-Stop Feature
Front-Wheel Drive
Emmisions Rating ULEV*
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
* Available in CA, MA, ME, NY and VT. LEV-rated in rest of the country.
Electric Motor/Generator (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Permanent Magnet Motor
Power Output 10 kW @ 3000 rpm
Motor Width (mm) 60
Electric Power Storage (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
Rated Capacity 6.5 Ah
Transmission (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission
Body-Suspension-Chasis (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Rigid Aluminum-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 17.3
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.32
Steering Ratio 16.4
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 31.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 9.1 / 7.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Wheels 14" Lightweight Alloy
Low-Rolling-Resistance All-Season Tires P165 / 65 R14 78S
Interior Dimensions (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Headroom (in., front) 38.8
Legroom (in., front) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in., front) 50.5
Hip Room (in., front) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
Rear Hidden Storage Well (cu. ft.) 2.0
Seating Capacity 2
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 94.5
Length (in.) 155.1
Height (in.) 53.3
Width (in.) 67.7
Track (in., front/rear) 56.5 / 52.2
Curb Weight (lbs.) 1847 / (1878)*
* = Without (With) climate control.
EPA Mileage Estimates/Capacities (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway)** 61 / 68
Crankcase (qt.) 3.2
Coolant System (qt.) 4.2
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
** = Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
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
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Lightweight Alloy Wheels Aerodynamic Design
Comfort and Convenience (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Automatic Climate Control with Air-Filtration System Available
Power Windows with Auto Down Driver's Window Illuminated Switch
Power Door Locks
Beverage Holders
Driver's Storage Compartment
Lockable Glove Compartment
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Rear Center Net-Pocket
Rear Hidden Storage Well
12-Volt Accessory Outlet
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Map Lights
Driver's Vanity Mirror
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's Footrest
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Cargo Area Light
Cargo Area Hooks
Seating (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Audio System (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
AM/FM/Cassette Audio System with 2 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Electronic Instrument Display
Tachometer
Idle-Stop Indicator Light
Coolant Temperature Indicator Light
Maintenance Interval Indicator
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
IMA Charge and Assist Indicators
Economy Shift Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Fuel Level Indicator
Battery Charge Indicator
Door/Hatch-Open Indicator Light
Illuminated Ignition Switch
Safety (5 Speed Manual Auto-AC)back to top
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual Front Airbags (SRS)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Dual Side-Impact Door Beams
Engine (CVT CVT)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 3-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum Alloy
Displacement (cc) 995
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net / with IMA) 65 @ 5700 / 71 @ 5700
Torque (lb.-ft. @ rpm / with IMA) 65 @ 4800 / 89 @ 2000
Compression Ratio 10.3 : 1
Valve Train 12-Valve SOHC VTEC™-E
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Idle-Stop Feature
Front-Wheel Drive
Emmisions Rating SULEV*
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
* Available in CA, MA, ME, NY and VT. LEV-rated in rest of the country.
Electric Motor/Generator (CVT CVT)back to top
Permanent Magnet Motor
Power Output 10 kW @ 3000 rpm
Motor Width (mm) 60
Electric Power Storage (CVT CVT)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
Rated Capacity 6.5 Ah
Transmission (CVT CVT)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Body-Suspension-Chasis (CVT CVT)back to top
Rigid Aluminum-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 17.3
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.32
Steering Ratio 16.4
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft.) 31.4
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 9.1 / 7.1
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Wheels 14" Lightweight Alloy
Low-Rolling-Resistance All-Season Tires P165 / 65 R14 78S
Interior Dimensions (CVT CVT)back to top
Headroom (in., front) 38.8
Legroom (in., front) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in., front) 50.5
Hip Room (in., front) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
Rear Hidden Storage Well (cu. ft.) 2.0
Seating Capacity 2
Exterior Measurements (CVT CVT)back to top
Wheelbase (in.) 94.5
Length (in.) 155.1
Height (in.) 53.3
Width (in.) 67.7
Track (in., front/rear) 56.5 / 52.2
Curb Weight (lbs.) 1967
EPA Mileage Estimates/Capacities (CVT CVT)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)(City/Highway)** 61 / 68
Crankcase (qt.) 3.2
Coolant System (qt.) 4.2
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
** = Based on 2003 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Exterior Features (CVT CVT)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
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Lightweight Alloy Wheels Aerodynamic Design
Comfort and Convenience (CVT CVT)back to top
Automatic Climate Control with Air-Filtration System
Power Windows with Auto Down Driver's Window Illuminated Switch
Power Door Locks
Beverage Holders
Driver's Storage Compartment
Lockable Glove Compartment
Passenger-Side Seatback Pocket
Rear Center Net-Pocket
Rear Hidden Storage Well
12-Volt Accessory Outlet
Remote Fuel Filler Door Release
Map Lights
Driver's Vanity Mirror
Headlights-On Reminder
Driver's Footrest
Rear Window Defroster with Timer
Cargo Area Light
Cargo Area Hooks
Seating (CVT CVT)back to top
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Audio System (CVT CVT)back to top
AM/FM/Cassette Audio System with 2 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (CVT CVT)back to top
Electronic Instrument Display
Tachometer
Idle-Stop Indicator Light
Coolant Temperature Indicator Light
Maintenance Interval Indicator
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
IMA Charge and Assist Indicators
Low-Fuel Indicator Light
Fuel Level Indicator
Battery Charge Indicator
Door/Hatch-Open Indicator Light
Illuminated Ignition Switch
Safety (CVT CVT)back to top
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual Front Airbags (SRS)
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Dual Side-Impact Door Beams