Honda INSIGHT LX 1.3 Petrol VC Fuel Consumption & Efficiency

INSIGHT LX from Honda is a Compact car with a 1.3 L petrol engine.
It has four cylinders and uses Premium unleaded gasoline.
It is equipped with a continuosly variable gearbox.
Transmission: C-speed gearbox

Fuel consumption test for Honda INSIGHT LX

This car was tested both in a city and on a highway.

Fuel consumption in L / 100km

City: 4.8 liters per 100 km
Highway: 4.6 liters per 100 km

Fuel consumption in miles / gallon

City: 59 MPG
Highway: 61 MPG

Average fuel consumption for this car is 60 MPG (4.7 liters per 100 km).

Is this car economical and environmentally friendly?

This factor is measured by the value of CO2 per kilometer (car releases CO2 to the atmosphere). If the value is small than yes, car is economical. If it’s big (above 300) than it will cause high petrol costs.
In case of INSIGHT LX 1.3 CO2 emission is 113 grams per kilometer.
This car is very economical. You won’t pay much for road tax and running costs will be low as well.

Yearly fuel expenses for INSIGHT LX

If you drive 20 000 kilometers a year (that’s 12 427 miles) and spend half of that time in town while other half on open road you will end up burning 940 liters of fuel.
Multiply 940 with a fuel price and you will end up with a yearly fuel cost. It would be around 987 $ if you are in Canada and year is 2012 (that’s when and where this tests were performed).


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