2010 Honda Insight  RealSafeCars50Safety Rating

#87 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#156 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Honda Insight
The Insight, part of Honda's lineup since 2000, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. The Insight has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. The Insight provides superior EPA (miles per gallon) for its class, easing fuel costs and reducing pollution. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Honda Insight is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Honda Insight has a score of 50, implying a 0.081% chance of driver death (7.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Honda Insight has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0814% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 9.2937%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0814% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 9.2937% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Honda Insight is 70% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Honda Insight is 58% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8723Toyota Scion tCFord FocusToyota PriusHonda InsightChevrolet HHRPontiac VibeVolkswagen GTIVolkswagen GolfVolkswagen JettaDodge CaliberNissan AltimaToyota MatrixComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Honda Insight with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 23 to 87. The 2010 Honda Insight is safer than the 2010 Toyota Scion tC and the 2010 Ford Focus and less safe than the 2010 Pontiac Vibe, the 2010 Toyota Matrix, the 2010 Nissan Altima, the 2010 Dodge Caliber, the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2010 Volkswagen Golf, and the 2010 Volkswagen GTI. It is about as safe as the 2010 Toyota Prius and the 2010 Chevrolet HHR.

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