If you want to buy a new hybrid car but don’t want to break the bank, then you won’t be able to do much better than the Honda Insight Hybrid. However, you’ll have to act fast, as there aren’t many Insights left on dealer lots.
That’s because the Insight was discontinued after the 2014 model. Most existing stock has largely been sold off so far this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find any more. And because those dealers are likely looking to make space for new offerings, that means you can score major savings on a brand new hybrid car.
According to Green Car Reports, “dealers may be increasingly willing to offer discounts…So if you’ve ever wanted a new Honda Insight, there’s likely no better time to buy one than now.”
Although the Honda Insight was never the most popular hybrid on the road, it was once touted as one of the most cost-efficient hybrids available in the United States. Smaller than the Toyota Prius, the hybrid vehicle still offers better fuel efficiency than traditional gas guzzlers (42 combined miles per gallon EPA rating).
That means you can save additional money as the years go by, as hybrid vehicles usually allow you to save 25-35% on gasoline. If you’re looking for used hybrid vehicles, we’re also starting to see earlier models of the Insight show up on used dealership lots as well. So if you’re looking for an alternative to the Prius or the emissions-cheating Volkswagen cars, then Honda’s hybrids are a cost-efficient alternative.
If you’re worried about the battery, Honda Insight battery replacement isn’t usually necessary for at least six years, and usually eight years or longer. That means Insight models from 2013 and 2012 will be charged and ready to go for quite some time. If the thought of replacing a hybrid battery still gives you pause, then it’s not too late to pick up a brand new hybrid car by searching out the last remaining 2014 Honda Insight hybrids.
You just have to act fast! References.