2012 Honda Insight  RealSafeCars52Safety Rating

#98 of 2012 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#172 of all 2012 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. The Insight provides exceptional fuel efficiency for its class, saving your wallet and the environment. The Insight has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2012 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 2012 Honda Insight has a score of 52, implying a 0.079% chance of driver death (7.1% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2012 Honda Insight has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.079% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 9.0242%, meaning the average driver has a 0.079% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 9.0242% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2012 Honda Insight is 65% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2012 Honda Insight is 54% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8041Kia ForteHonda InsightHyundai VelosterToyota CorollaToyota Prius cNissan SentraChevrolet CruzeSubaru ImprezaFord FocusHonda CivicHonda FitHyundai ElantraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2012 Honda Insight with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 41 to 80. The 2012 Honda Insight is safer than the 2012 Kia Forte and less safe than the 2012 Hyundai Veloster, the 2012 Toyota Corolla, the 2012 Toyota Prius c, the 2012 Nissan Sentra, the 2012 Hyundai Elantra, the 2012 Honda Fit, the 2012 Honda Civic, the 2012 Ford Focus, the 2012 Subaru Impreza, and the 2012 Chevrolet Cruze.

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