Honda is updating the new Insight with a 2019 version that is boasting a higher level of standard premium features, and has a price starting at $22,830.

The 2019 Insight is powered by the third generation of Honda’s two-motor hybrid drivetrain. A 1.5-liter DOHC i-VTEC Atkinson-cycle inline-4 engine with 40.5-percent thermal efficiency is paired to an electric propulsion motor that produces 197 lb.-ft. of torque for a total system output of 151 horsepower. Thanks to its two-motor design, Insight operates without the need for a conventional automatic transmission.

Insight’s total system output of 151-horsepower provides brisk acceleration, yet it also receives an EPA rating of up to 55 mpg in the city, putting it among the best hybrids on the market. 

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Insight comes in three different trim levels: LX, EX, and Touring. All Insights come standard with multi-element LED headlights, push-button start, and the Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies. Among other features, Insight EX adds an 8-inch Display Audio with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, while Insight Touring adds leather seating surfaces, an 8-way power driver’s seat, Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System, dual-zone automatic climate control, and more.

The 2019 Insight’s battery is housed in a compact power unit (IPU) mounted under the rear seats, allowing Insight to offer a 15.1 cubic feet of trunk space (LX/EX) that rivals many midsize sedans, and a folding rear seatback for long loads (60/40 split in EX and Touring trims).

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The 2019 Honda Insight for the North American market is manufactured, using domestic and globally-sourced parts, exclusively at Honda’s Greensburg, Indiana auto plant alongside Civic and CR-V. Its hybrid powertrain, including the 1.5-liter Atkinson-cycle, two-motor system and intelligent power unit (IPU) containing the hybrid battery pack, is produced in Ohio.