While many cars with alternative means of propulsion and an eco-friendly focus are available today, the Toyota Prius was a groundbreaking model when it debuted over two decades ago. After all of these years, the iconic Prius is still going strong, with even higher fuel economy, a sporty design, an upscale interior, and a traction-enhancing available all-wheel drive system. In this 2020 Toyota Prius vs 2020 Honda Insight comparison, we show how the new Prius favorably measures up against the hybrid competition.
The biggest selling point for hybrid vehicles is their high-level efficiency, and on this front, the Prius is the better choice. It gets an estimated fuel economy of 58 city/53 hwy mpg, compared to 55 city/49 hwy mpg for the Insight. The Prius also has better eco-friendly credentials. Unlike the Insight, the Prius is an EPA-certified Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (PZEV).
Advantages of the 2020 Toyota Prius over the 2020 Honda Insight
The Prius has advantages on the performance front as well. For optimal traction on slippery and uneven terrains, the Prius offers an available all-wheel drive system. You can’t get an all-wheel drive system for the Insight. Also, with a shorter turning diameter (33.5’ vs 35.7’), the Prius is more maneuverable.
Whether you’re going on a lengthy road trip or getting some groceries, it’s nice to have a car that has a generous amount of storage space. With its versatile hatchback design, the Prius has a maximum cargo capacity of 62.7 cu-ft. The Insight is a sedan that only offers storage space in the trunk, which has a maximum cargo capacity of 15.1 cu-ft.
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