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2005 Honda Insight 2005 Honda Insight

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Engineering (5 Speed Manual 3DR)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
Bore and Stroke (mm) 72 x 81.5
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Valve Train 12-Valve SOHC VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Lean-Burn
Idle-Stop Feature
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
Electric Motor / Generator (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
Permanent Magnet Motor
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 14 @ 3000
Motor Width (mm) 60
Electric Power Storage (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
Rated Capacity 6.0 Ah
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.461
  • 2nd: 1.750
  • 3rd: 1.096
  • 4th: 0.857
  • 5th: 0.710
  • Reverse: 3.231
  • Final Drive: 3.208
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual 3DR)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.) 31.5
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 9.1/7.1
Wheels 14" Lightweight Alloy
Low-Rolling-Resistance All-Season Tires P165/65 R14 78S
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
Headroom (in., front) 38.8
Legroom (in., front) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in., front) 50.5
Hiproom (in., front) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
Rear Hidden Storage Well (cu. ft.) 2
Seating Capacity 2
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 3DR)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.) 1850 / 1881†
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 59 / 41 (60 / 40)†
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway) 61/66
Crankcase (qt.) 3.2
Coolant System (qt.) 4.2
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
*Based on 2005 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Safety (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual Front Airbags (SRS)
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Dual Side-Impact Door Beams
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 3DR)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 & Convenience (5 Speed Manual 3DR)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 Power 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 Hooks
Seating (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Audio System (5 Speed Manual 3DR)back to top
AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual 3DR)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
Engineering (5 Speed Manual 3DR 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
Bore and Stroke (mm) 72 x 81.5
Compression Ratio 10.8:1
Valve Train 12-Valve SOHC VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection Lean-Burn
Idle-Stop Feature
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
Electric Motor / Generator (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
Permanent Magnet Motor
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 14 @ 3000
Motor Width (mm) 60
Electric Power Storage (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
Rated Capacity 6.0 Ah
Transmissions (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
5-Speed Manual Transmission Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.461
  • 2nd: 1.750
  • 3rd: 1.096
  • 4th: 0.857
  • 5th: 0.710
  • Reverse: 3.231
  • Final Drive: 3.208
Body/Suspension/Chassis (5 Speed Manual 3DR 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.) 31.5
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 9.1/7.1
Wheels 14" Lightweight Alloy
Low-Rolling-Resistance All-Season Tires P165/65 R14 78S
Interior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
Headroom (in., front) 38.8
Legroom (in., front) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in., front) 50.5
Hiproom (in., front) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
Rear Hidden Storage Well (cu. ft.) 2
Seating Capacity 2
Exterior Measurements (5 Speed Manual 3DR 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.) 1850 / 1881†
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 59 / 41 (60 / 40)†
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
5-Speed Manual (City/Highway) 61/66
Crankcase (qt.) 3.2
Coolant System (qt.) 4.2
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
*Based on 2005 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Safety (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual Front Airbags (SRS)
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Dual Side-Impact Door Beams
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (5 Speed Manual 3DR 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 & Convenience (5 Speed Manual 3DR 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 Power 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 Hooks
Seating (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Audio System (5 Speed Manual 3DR Auto-AC)back to top
AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (5 Speed Manual 3DR 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
Engineering (CVT 3DR)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
Bore and Stroke (mm) 72 x 81.5
Compression Ratio 10.3:1
Valve Train 12-Valve SOHC VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Idle-Stop Feature
Front-Wheel Drive
CARB Emissions Rating SULEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
105,000-Mile Tune-Up Interval
Electric Motor / Generator (CVT 3DR)back to top
Permanent Magnet Motor
Horsepower @ rpm (SAE net) 13 @ 2000
Motor Width (mm) 60
Electric Power Storage (CVT 3DR)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output 144v (120 cells @ 1.2v)
Rated Capacity 6.0 Ah
Transmissions (CVT 3DR)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (Cvt) Gear Ratios:
  • 2.441 - 0.407
  • Reverse: 4.359 - 3.214
  • Final Drive: 5.69
Body/Suspension/Chassis (CVT 3DR)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.) 31.5
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in., front/rear) 9.1/7.1
Wheels 14" Lightweight Alloy
Low-Rolling-Resistance All-Season Tires P165/65 R14 78S
Interior Measurements (CVT 3DR)back to top
Headroom (in., front) 38.8
Legroom (in., front) 42.9
Shoulder Room (in., front) 50.5
Hiproom (in., front) 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu. ft.) 16.3
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 47.4
Rear Hidden Storage Well (cu. ft.) 2
Seating Capacity 2
Exterior Measurements (CVT 3DR)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.) 1975
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 61 / 39
EPA Mileage Estimates*/Capacities (CVT 3DR)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) (City/Highway) 57 / 56
Crankcase (qt.) 3.2
Coolant System (qt.) 4.2
Fuel (gal.) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
*Based on 2005 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Actual mileage may vary.
Safety (CVT 3DR)back to top
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Dual Front Airbags (SRS)
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Dual Side-Impact Door Beams
Immobilizer Theft-Deterrent System
Exterior Features (CVT 3DR)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 & Convenience (CVT 3DR)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 Power 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 Hooks
Seating (CVT 3DR)back to top
Reclining High-Back Bucket Seats
Audio System (CVT 3DR)back to top
AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers and Clock
Instrumentation (CVT 3DR)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