2021 Honda Accord Hybrid vs 2021 Honda Insight
Compare the 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid vs Honda Insight
Our new Honda inventory at our Portland area dealership carries these two excellent hybrid models and more, though shoppers interested in a hybrid Honda may wonder what the differences are between the Accord Hybrid and Insight.
Performance and Efficiency
Perhaps the biggest question mark for those deciding between a 2021 Accord Hybrid and 2021 Insight is related to performance and efficiency.
The 2021 Accord Hybrid uses a two-motor hybrid powertrain and is paired with an e-CVT transmission, producing 212 total system horsepower. Performance is more than just the stats though, as the electric torque response makes for a stunning experience for the driver and onlookers as well.
The Accord Hybrid sits at an estimated 48 city and 48 highway EPA mpg rating, making performance and efficiency a great one-two punch each time you take the wheel.
As for the 2021 Insight, it contains a 1.5-liter, Atkinson-cycle 4-cylinder engine with an electric motor, which delivers plenty of horsepower and torque. The Insight also utilizes a two-motor hybrid system in which durable, high-voltage batteries do a lot of the heavy lifting.
The Insight has an estimated 55 city, 49 highway and 52 combined EPA mpg rating, putting a stamp on fuel efficiency and keeping gas station trips to a minimum.
Neither model gives an inch when it comes to performance and efficiency, meaning you may have to look a little closer if you’re still stuck between the two.
Other Accord Hybrid and Insight Comparisons
The Accord Hybrid comes in four different trim levels — Hybrid, Hybrid EX, Hybrid EX-L and Hybrid Touring — while the Insight comes in three: LX, EX and Touring.
Both models feature Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Honda Sensing, as well as six different exterior color options.
Since performance, efficiency and amenities are comparable between the two models, your preference might come down to a specific trim level, color option or just general design. However, it’s clear that both the Accord Hybrid and Insight are stellar hybrid vehicles, and either one would be a great long-term option.
If you’re interested in the 2021 Accord Hybrid or 2021 Insight, you can schedule a test drive with us at our Honda dealership near Portland. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at Beaverton Honda.
*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition, and other factors.