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2013 Honda Insight 2013 Honda Insight

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Engineering (CVT)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1339
Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine(SAE net) + electric motor) 98 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine(SAE net) + electric motor) 123 @ 1000-1700
Redline (rpm) 6200
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 80
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating1 ULEV-2/AT-PZEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups2
1 AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. Models in non-CARB states are ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB)
2 Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Electric Motor / Generator (CVT)back to top
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (CVT)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts) 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah
Transmission (CVT)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Gear Ratios:
  • 3.172~0.529
  • Reverse: 4.511~1.693
  • Final Drive: 4.2
Body/Suspension/Chassis (CVT)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.29
Steering Ratio 16.76
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 36.1
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires 185 / 60 R15 84T
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (CVT)back to top
Wheelbase (in) 100.4
Length (in) 172.3
Height (in) 56.2
Width (in) 66.7
Track (in, front/rear) 58.3 / 58.0
Curb Weight (lbs) 2747
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 58 / 42
Interior Measurements (CVT)back to top
Headroom (in, front/rear) 38.4 / 36.4
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.3 / 33.0
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 52.7 / 50.4
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 51.6 / 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu ft, seat up/down) 15.9 / 31.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 85.0
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates3/Fuel (CVT)back to top
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 41 / 44 / 42
Fuel (gal) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
3 Based on 2013 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Active Safety (CVT)back to top
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control4
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)5
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
4 VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
5 For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Passive Safety (CVT)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat-Belt Reminder
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (CVT)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry Remote Entry only
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brake lights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Comfort & Convenience (CVT)back to top
Automatic Climate Control
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Illuminated Window Switches Driver's window only
Power Door Locks
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls MID
Beverage Holders 8
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
12-Volt Power Outlet
Rear Window Defroster
Cargo Area Light
Seating (CVT)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Beat Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio System (CVT)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 2 Speakers
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
MP3/Windows Media®6 Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
Radio Data System (RDS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
6 Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Multi-Information Display (MID) (CVT)back to top
Average Fuel Economy Indicators (2)
Average Speed Indicator
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Eco/Eco Score
Elapsed Time Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator
IMA System Power Flow Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator
Instrumentation (CVT)back to top
12-Volt Battery-Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Door- and Hatch-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlights-On Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Idle-Stop Indicator
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator
IMA System Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Low-Tire Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat-Belt Reminder Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators
Engineering (CVT LX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1339
Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 98 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 123 @ 1000-1700
Redline (rpm) 6200
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 80
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating1 ULEV-2/AT-PZEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups2
1 AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. Models in non-CARB states are ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB)
2 Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Electric Motor / Generator (CVT LX)back to top
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (CVT LX)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts) 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah
Transmission (CVT LX)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Gear Ratios:
  • 3.172~0.529
  • Reverse: 4.511~1.693
  • Final Drive: 4.2
Body/Suspension/Chassis (CVT LX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.29
Steering Ratio 16.76
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 36.1
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires 185 / 60 R15 84T
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (CVT LX)back to top
Wheelbase (in) 100.4
Length (in) 172.3
Height (in) 56.2
Width (in) 66.7
Track (in, front/rear) 58.3 / 58.0
Curb Weight (lbs) 2756
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 58 / 42
Interior Measurements (CVT LX)back to top
Headroom (in, front/rear) 38.4 / 36.4
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.3 / 33.0
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 52.7 / 50.4
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 51.6 / 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu ft, seat up/down) 15.9 / 31.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 85.0
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates3/Fuel (CVT LX)back to top
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 41 / 44 / 42
Fuel (gal) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Active Safety (CVT LX)back to top
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control4
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)5
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
4 VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
5 For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Passive Safety (CVT LX)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat-Belt Reminder
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (CVT LX)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brake lights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Comfort & Convenience (CVT LX)back to top
Automatic Climate Control
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Illuminated Window Switches Driver's window only
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise/Audio/MID
Beverage Holders 6
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Map Lights
12-Volt Power Outlet
Rear Window Defroster
Floor Mats
Cargo Area Light
Seating (CVT LX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio System (CVT LX)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 4 Speakers
Selector Knob
USB Audio Interface6
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
MP3/Windows Media®7 Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
Radio Data System (RDS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
6 The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
7 Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Multi-Information Display (MID) (CVT LX)back to top
Average Fuel Economy Indicators (2)
Average Speed Indicator
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Eco/Eco Score
Elapsed Time Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator
IMA System Power Flow Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator
Instrumentation (CVT LX)back to top
12-Volt Battery-Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators
Door- and Hatch-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlights-On Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Idle-Stop Indicator
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator
IMA System Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Low-Tire Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat-Belt Reminder Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators
Engineering (CVT EX)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1339
Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 98 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 123 @ 1000-1700
Redline (rpm) 6200
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 80
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating1 ULEV-2/AT-PZEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups2
1 AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. Models in non-CARB states are ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB)
2 Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Electric Motor / Generator (CVT EX)back to top
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (CVT EX)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts) 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah
Transmission (CVT EX)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Paddle Shifters
Gear Ratios:
  • 3.172~0.529
  • Reverse: 4.511~1.693
  • Final Drive: 4.2
Body/Suspension/Chassis (CVT EX)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.29
Steering Ratio 16.76
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 36.1
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires 185 / 60 R15 84T
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (CVT EX)back to top
Wheelbase (in) 100.4
Length (in) 172.3
Height (in) 56.2
Width (in) 66.7
Track (in, front/rear) 58.3 / 58.0
Curb Weight (lbs) 2762
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 58 / 42
Interior Measurements (CVT EX)back to top
Headroom (in, front/rear) 38.4 / 36.4
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.3 / 33.0
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 52.7 / 50.4
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 51.6 / 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu ft, seat up/down) 15.9 / 31.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 85.0
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates3/Fuel (CVT EX)back to top
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 41 / 44 / 42
Fuel (gal) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Active Safety (CVT EX)back to top
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control4
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)5
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
4 VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
5 For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Passive Safety (CVT EX)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat-Belt Reminder
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (CVT EX)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors Heated with Integrated Turn Indicators
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers Variable
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels with Auto-On/Off
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brake Lights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Comfort & Convenience (CVT EX)back to top
Automatic Climate Control
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®6
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Illuminated Window Switches
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Perforated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Leather-Wrapped Shift Knob
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise/Audio/Phone/MID
Beverage Holders 6
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Map Lights
12-Volt Power Outlet
Rear Window Defroster
Floor Mats
Cargo Area Light
6 The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under license.
Seating (CVT EX)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio System (CVT EX)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers
Selector Knob
USB Audio Interface7
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
MP3/Windows Media®8 Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
Radio Data System (RDS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
7 The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
8 Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Multi-Information Display (MID) (CVT EX)back to top
Average Fuel Economy Indicators (2)
Average Speed Indicator
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Eco/Eco Score
Elapsed Time Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator
IMA System Power Flow Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator
Instrumentation (CVT EX)back to top
12-Volt Battery-Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators
Door- and Hatch-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlights-On Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Idle-Stop Indicator
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator
IMA System Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Low-Tire Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat-Belt Reminder Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators
Engineering (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Engine Type In-Line 4-Cylinder
Engine Block/Cylinder Head Aluminum-Alloy
Displacement (cc) 1339
Horsepower @ rpm (Combined: engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 98 @ 5800
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm, combined engine (SAE net) + electric motor) 123 @ 1000-1700
Redline (rpm) 6200
Bore and Stroke (mm) 73 x 80
Compression Ratio 10.8 : 1
Valve Train 8-Valve SOHC i-VTEC®
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
Drive-by-Wire Throttle System
Front-Wheel Drive
Eco Assist™ System
CARB Emissions Rating1 ULEV-2/AT-PZEV
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups2
1 AT-PZEV (Advanced Technology Partial Zero-Emission Vehicle) models as certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB) are available in California and states that have adopted California Zero-Emission Vehicle regulations. Models in non-CARB states are ULEV-2 (Ultra-Low-Emission Vehicle) certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB)
2 Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Electric Motor / Generator (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm) 13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) 58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts) 100.8
Rated Capacity 5.75 Ah
Transmission (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Paddle Shifters
Gear Ratios:
  • 3.172~0.529
  • Reverse: 4.511~1.693
  • Final Drive: 4.2
Body/Suspension/Chassis (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Unit-Body Construction
MacPherson Strut Front Suspension
Torsion-Beam Rear Suspension
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front) 18.0
Electric Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Steering Wheel Turns, Lock-to-Lock 3.29
Steering Ratio 16.76
Turning Diameter, Curb-to-Curb (ft) 36.1
Power-Assisted Ventilated Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes (in, front/rear) 10.3 / 7.9
Wheels 15" with Full Covers
All-Season Tires 185 / 60 R15 84T
Compact Spare Tire T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Wheelbase (in) 100.4
Length (in) 172.3
Height (in) 56.2
Width (in) 66.7
Track (in, front/rear) 58.3 / 58.0
Curb Weight (lbs) 2767
Weight Distribution (%, front/rear) 58 / 42
Interior Measurements (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Headroom (in, front/rear) 38.4 / 36.4
Legroom (in, front/rear) 42.3 / 33.0
Shoulder Room (in, front/rear) 52.7 / 50.4
Hiproom (in, front/rear) 51.6 / 48.7
Cargo Volume (cu ft, seat up/down) 15.9 / 31.5
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 85.0
Seating Capacity 5
EPA Mileage Estimates3/Fuel (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
CVT (City/Highway/Combined) 41 / 44 / 42
Fuel (gal) 10.6
Required Fuel Regular Unleaded
* Based on 2012 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.
Active Safety (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control4
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)5
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
4 VSA is not a substitute for safe driving. It cannot correct the vehicle's course in every situation or compensate for reckless driving. Control of the vehicle always remains with the driver.
5 For optimal tire wear and performance, tire pressure should be checked regularly with a gauge. Do not rely solely on the monitor system. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
Passive Safety (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Dual-Stage, Multiple-Threshold Front Airbags (SRS)
Front Side Airbags with Passenger-Side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS)
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's and Front Passenger's Active Head Restraints
3-Point Seat Belts at all Seating Positions
Front 3-Point Seat Belts with Automatic Tensioning System
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat-Belt Reminder
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Roof-Mounted Antenna
Security System with Remote Entry
Body-Colored Folding Power Side Mirrors Heated with Integrated Turn Indicators
2-Speed/Intermittent Windshield Wipers Variable
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Impact-Absorbing Body-Colored Bumpers
Projector-Beam Halogen Headlights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels with Auto-On/Off
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brake lights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Comfort & Convenience (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Automatic Climate Control
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition6, FM Traffic and Rearview Camera with Guidelines
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®7
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down Driver's Window
Illuminated Window Switches
Power Door Locks
Cruise Control
Steering Wheel-Mounted Paddle Shifters
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Perforated Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
Leather-Wrapped Shift Knob
Illuminated Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls Cruise/Audio/Phone/MID/Navi
Beverage Holders 6
Center Console with Armrest and Storage Compartment
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
Driver- and Passenger-Side Seatback Pockets
Driver's and Front Passenger's Vanity Mirrors
Map Lights
12-Volt Power Outlet
Rear Window Defroster
Floor Mats
Cargo Area Light
6 The Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ is available on EX models in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. (FM Traffic service only available in the United States, except Alaska). Please see your Honda dealer for details.
7 The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are owned by the Bluetooth® SIG, Inc., and any use of such marks by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., is under license.
Seating (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Belt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio System (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System with 6 Speakers
Selector Knob
USB Audio Interface8
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
MP3/Windows Media®9 Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
Radio Data System (RDS)
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
8 The USB Audio Interface is used for direct connection to and control of some current digital audio players and other USB devices that contain MP3, WMA or AAC music files. Some USB devices with security software and digital rights-protected files may not work. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
9 Windows Media® is a trademark or registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Multi-Information Display (MID) (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
Average Fuel Economy Indicators (2)
Average Speed Indicator
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
Digital Fuel-Mileage Indicators
Digital Odometer and Digital Trip Meters (2)
Eco/Eco Score
Elapsed Time Indicator
Exterior Temperature Indicator
IMA System Power Flow Indicator
Maintenance Minder™ System
Miles-to-Empty Indicator
Instrumentation (CVT EX w/Navigation)back to top
12-Volt Battery-Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators
Door- and Hatch-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlights-On Indicator
High-Beam Indicator
Idle-Stop Indicator
IMA Charge and Assist Indicator
IMA System Indicator
Immobilizer System Indicator
Low-Tire Pressure Indicator
Low-Fuel Indicator
Low-Oil Pressure Indicator
Maintenance Minder Indicator
Passenger-Side Side Airbag-Off Indicator
Seat-Belt Reminder Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators