2012 Honda Insight 2012 Honda Insight Change Vehicle


Vehicle Specifications

Specs for trim:
Print Specs
Engineering (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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 Rating
ULEV-2/AT-PZEV**
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
** 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).
Electric Motor / Generator (Continuously Variable Transmission)
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm)
13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (Continuously Variable Transmission)
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts)
100.8
Rated Capacity
5.75 Ah
Transmission (Continuously Variable Transmission)
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Gear Ratios:
  • 3.172~0.529
  • Reverse: 4.511~1.693
  • Final Drive: 4.2
Body/Suspension/Chassis (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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 84H
Compact Spare Tire
T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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 Estimates*/Fuel (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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.
Safety (Continuously Variable Transmission)
3-Point Seat Belts with Front Seat Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
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
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (Continuously Variable Transmission)
Roof-Mounted Antenna
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 and Auto-Off
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brake lights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Comfort & Convenience (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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
Beverage Holders
8
Door-Pocket Storage Bins, Front
12-Volt Power Outlet
Rear Window Defroster
Cargo Area Light
Seating (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission)
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System
with 2 Speakers
Radio Data System (RDS)
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Multi-Information Display (MID) (Continuously Variable Transmission)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission)
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Door/Trunk-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlight-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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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 Rating
ULEV-2/AT-PZEV**
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
** 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).
Electric Motor / Generator (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm)
13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts)
100.8
Rated Capacity
5.75 Ah
Transmission (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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" Alloy
All-Season Tires
185 / 60 R15 84H
Compact Spare Tire
T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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 Estimates*/Fuel (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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.
Safety (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
3-Point Seat Belts with Front Seat Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
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
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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 and Auto-Off
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
Automatic Climate Control
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
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 / MID / Phone
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
Seating (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Bealt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio System (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System
with 6 Speakers
Selector Knob
Radio Data System (RDS)
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
USB Audio Interface
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Multi-Information Display (MID) (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX)
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators
Door/Trunk-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlight-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
Security System Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators
Engineering (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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 Rating
ULEV-2/AT-PZEV**
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
** 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).
Electric Motor / Generator (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm)
13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts)
100.8
Rated Capacity
5.75 Ah
Transmission (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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" Alloy
All-Season Tires
185 / 60 R15 84H
Compact Spare Tire
T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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 Estimates*/Fuel (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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.
Safety (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
3-Point Seat Belts with Front Seat Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
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
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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 and Auto-Off
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
Automatic Climate Control
Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ with Voice Recognition, FM Traffic and Rearview Camera with Guidelines
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
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 / MID / Phone / 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
Seating (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
Driver's Seat with Manual Height Adjustment
Adjustable Front Seat-Bealt Anchors
Reclining Front Seatbacks
Adjustable Head Restraints
60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
Audio System (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System
with 6 Speakers
Selector Knob
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
USB Audio Interface
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Multi-Information Display (MID) (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission EX w/Navigation)
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators
Door/Trunk-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlight-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
Security System Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators
Engineering (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 Rating
ULEV-2/AT-PZEV**
Direct Ignition System with Immobilizer
100K +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups*
* Does not apply to fluid and filter changes. Will vary with driving conditions. Please see your Honda dealer for details.
** 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).
Electric Motor / Generator (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
DC Brushless Motor (Permanent Magnet AC Synchronous)
Power (hp @ rpm)
13 @ 1500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
58 @ 1000
Electric Power Storage (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) Battery
Output (Volts)
100.8
Rated Capacity
5.75 Ah
Transmission (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Gear Ratios:
  • 3.172~0.529
  • Reverse: 4.511~1.693
  • Final Drive: 4.2
Body/Suspension/Chassis (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 84H
Compact Spare Tire
T135 / 80 D15 99M
Exterior Measurements (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 Estimates*/Fuel (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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.
Safety (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
3-Point Seat Belts with Front Seat Automatic Tensioning System
Driver's and Front Passenger's Seat Belt Reminder
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
Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) Body Structure
Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Side-Impact Door Beams
Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren (LATCH): Lower Anchors (2nd-Row Outboard), Tether Anchors (2nd-Row All)
Child-Proof Rear Door Locks
Exterior Features (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 and Auto-Off
Tinted Glass
Push-to-Release Fuel Filler Door
Body-Colored Door Handles
LED Brakelights with Blue-Tinted Chrome Bezels
Comfort & Convenience (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
160-Watt AM/FM/CD Audio System
with 4 Speakers
Selector Knob
Radio Data System (RDS)
MP3/Windows Media® Audio (WMA) Playback Capability
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
USB Audio Interface
Speed-Sensitive Volume Control (SVC)
Multi-Information Display (MID) (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
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 (Continuously Variable Transmission LX)
12-Volt Battery Charging System Indicator
ABS Indicator
Airbag System Indicator
Blue Backlit Gauges
Brake System Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Cruise Control Indicators
Door/Trunk-Open Indicator
DRL Indicator
ECON Button
ECON Mode Indicator
Electric Power Steering (EPS) Indicator
Fuel Level Indicator
Headlight-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
Security System Indicator
Tachometer
TPMS Indicator
Two-Tier Instrument Panel
VSA System and VSA Off Indicators