MPG

Prius Prime

Electricity (MPGe)

Electric Motor

145 city/121 hwy

Gasoline

1.8 4-cyl. Hybrid

55 city/53 hwy

Insight

Gasoline

1.5 4-cyl. Hybrid

55 city/49 hwy

Touring 1.5 4-cyl. Hybrid

51 city/45 hwy

The Prius Prime’s maximum driving range in pure electric mode is 25 miles, 25 times as far as the Insight’s 1-mile range.

Suspension and Handling

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The Prius Prime has vehicle speed sensitive variable-assist power steering, for low-effort parking, better control at highway speeds and during hard cornering, and a better feel of the road. The Insight doesn’t offer variable-assist power steering.

The Prius Prime’s front to rear weight distribution is more even (55.5% to 44.5%) than the Insight’s (60.6% to 39.4%). This gives the Prius Prime more stable handling and braking.

For better maneuverability, the Prius Prime’s turning circle is 2.3 feet tighter than the Insight’s (33.4 feet vs. 35.7 feet).

Chassis

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The front grille of the Prius Prime uses electronically controlled shutters to close off airflow and reduce drag when less engine cooling is needed. This helps improve highway fuel economy. The Insight doesn’t offer active grille shutters.

Passenger Space

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The Prius Prime has .1 inches more front headroom, .9 inches more front legroom, .3 inches more rear headroom and 4.3 inches more rear hip room than the Insight.

Cargo Capacity

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The Prius Prime has a much larger cargo volume than the Insight (19.8 vs. 15.1 cubic feet).

To allow full utilization of available cargo room, the Prius Prime’s hatch uses gas strut supported hinges that don’t intrude into the cargo area. Its intrusive beam hinge reduces the Insight’s useful trunk space.

The Prius Prime’s standard folding rear seats are split to accommodate bulky cargo. The Insight’s standard single piece folding rear seat is not as flexible; long cargo and a passenger can’t share the rear seat.

Ergonomics

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The Prius Prime Limited has a standard heads-up display that projects speed and navigation instruction readouts in front of the driver’s line of sight, allowing drivers to view information without diverting their eyes from the road. The Insight doesn’t offer a heads-up display.

The Prius Prime’s front and rear power windows all open or close fully with one touch of the switches, making it more convenient at drive-up windows and toll booths, or when talking with someone outside the car. The Insight’s rear power window switches have to be held the entire time to open or close them fully.

On extremely cold winter days, the Prius Prime Limited’s standard heated steering wheel provides comfort, allowing the driver to steer safely and comfortably before the car heater warms up. The Insight doesn’t offer a heated steering wheel.

The Prius Prime Limited’s Intelligent Parking Assist can parallel park or back into a parking spot by itself, with the driver only controlling speed with the brake pedal. The Insight doesn’t offer an automated parking system.

Recommendations

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Consumer Reports? recommends both the Toyota Prius Prime and the Honda Insight, based on reliability, safety and performance.

The Toyota Prius outsold the Honda Insight by over seven to one during 2018.

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