2011 Honda Insight  RealSafeCars51Safety Rating

#90 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#162 of all 2011 vehicles


Pictured: 2019 Honda Insight
The Insight, a mainstay of Honda's lineup since 2000, is a small sedan/hatchback with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. The Insight provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2011 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 2011 Honda Insight has a score of 51, implying a 0.08% chance of driver death (7.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Honda Insight has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0797% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 9.0999%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0797% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 9.0999% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Honda Insight is 66% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Honda Insight is 55% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8626Ford FocusKia ForteHonda InsightHonda CivicToyota CorollaToyota Scion tCVolkswagen GolfChevrolet CruzeHonda FitHyundai ElantraDodge CaliberNissan SentraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Honda Insight with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 26 to 86. The 2011 Honda Insight is safer than the 2011 Ford Focus and less safe than the 2011 Honda Civic, the 2011 Toyota Corolla, the 2011 Toyota Scion tC, the 2011 Nissan Sentra, the 2011 Dodge Caliber, the 2011 Hyundai Elantra, the 2011 Honda Fit, the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze, and the 2011 Volkswagen Golf.

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