Comparing Hybrid cars, the Honda Insight versus the Toyota Prius

prius-vs-insight

Lets compare the two most popular models selling on the market right now. The Toyota Prius versus the Honda Insight:

Car Name Prius Insight
Grade L G
Length (mm) 4460 4390
Width (mm) 1745 1695
Height (mm) 1490 1425
Wheelbase (mm) 2700 2550
Front tyre width (mm) 1525 1490
Rear tyre width (mm) 1520 1475
Length inside (mm) 1905 1935
Width inside (mm) 1470 1430
Height inside (mm) 1225 1150
Weight (kg) 1310 1190
U turn radius (m) 5.2 5.0
Engine size (cc) 1797 1339
Power train Straight 4 cylinder DOHC + motor Straight 4 cylinder SOHC + motor
Engine power (kw(ps)/rpm) 73 (99)/5200 65(88)/5800
Torque ((N.m(kg-m)/rpm) 142 (14.5) 121 (12.3)/4500
Fuel tank (L) 45 40
Electric motor output (kW(ps)) 60 (82) 10 (14)/1500
Electric motor torque (N.m(kg-m)) 207 (21.1) 78 (8.0)/1000
Battery type Nickel-Metal Hydride Nickel-Metal Hydride
Battery number 28 7
Battery output (after 3 hours of use Ah) 6.5 5.75
10.15 mode kilometers per liter 38 30
JC08 mode kilometers per liter 32.6 26
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion
Suspension (front) Strut Strut
Suspension (rear) Torsion beam Torsion beam
Brakes (front) Ventilated disk Disk
Brake (rear) Disk Drum
Tyre size 185/65 R15 175/65 R15
Wheel 15X6J AW steel wheel
Airbags Driver and passenger and driver side and curtain Driver and passenger
ABS EBD ABS and brake assist EBD ABS and brake assist
Slip control system S-VSC optional
Headlights Projector Halogen Projector Halogen
Door mirror Side indicator lamps not even an option
Navigation Option Option
Smart key system Drivers side only Option
Price 2,050,000yen 1,890,000yen

 

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