2019 Honda Insight  RealSafeCars80Safety Rating

#43 of 2019 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#94 of all 2019 vehicles


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. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2020 and Apple CarPlay since 2019. Having more than average horsepower for its class, the Insight packs some oomph. Honda offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2019 Honda Insight is average 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 2019 Honda Insight has a score of 80, implying a 0.042% chance of driver death (3.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2019 Honda Insight has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0424% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 4.8438%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0424% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 4.8438% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2019 Honda Insight is 12% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2019 Honda Insight is 18% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8854Toyota Prius cVolkswagen JettaHonda CivicToyota CorollaV. Golf SportWagenKia NiroToyota CamryHonda InsightAcura ILXToyota Prius PrimeMazda 3Toyota PriusComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2019 Honda Insight with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 54 to 88. The 2019 Honda Insight is safer than the 2019 Toyota Prius c, the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, the 2019 Honda Civic, the 2019 Toyota Corolla, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen, the 2019 Kia Niro, and the 2019 Toyota Prius. It is about as safe as the 2019 Toyota Prius Prime, the 2019 Acura ILX, and the 2019 Toyota Camry.

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