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2014 Honda Civic vs. 2014 Honda Insight Review

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Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Insight than the Honda Civic, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Honda Civic, drivers may find the Honda Insight a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Honda Civic as you will with the Honda Insight, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Whether you pick the Honda Civic or the Honda Insight, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Honda Civic and the Honda Insight have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Honda Civic is much wider than the Honda Insight, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Honda Civic, which is slightly longer than the Honda Insight.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Honda Civic does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Insight.

Handling
The Honda Civic has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Insight, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Honda Civic has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Insight. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Honda Civic and the Honda Insight. The Honda Civic has significantly less cargo room than the Honda Insight, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

Warranty
The Honda Civic comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Insight.


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2014 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $18,190 - $22,790

2014 Honda
Insight

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MSRP*: $18,725 - $22,190
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Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 0.26% As low as 3.84%
City MPG: 22 - 29 41
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
Highway MPG: 31 - 38 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Invoice*: $16,915 - $21,174 $17,843 - $21,130

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