2020 Honda Insight vs 2019 Honda Clarity

Honda Insight

  • Standard Engine1.5L Inline-4
  • Horsepower151 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *55 / 49
  • Seats5

Honda Clarity

  • Standard Engine1.5L Inline-4
  • Horsepower212 hp
  • MPG (city/hwy) *44 / 40
  • Seats5

Specs at a Glance

The 2020 Honda Insight is a midsized hybrid sedan that can comfortably seat five adults. It boasts exceptional EPA fuel ratings, quick acceleration, and a refined and roomy interior. The 2019 Honda Clarity is a midsized sedan that offers buyers a few different fuel source choices. It features a comfortable, well-designed cabin, an exceptional driving range, and a pleasant ride quality. Let's take a closer look to see how these sedans compare.

Performance Differences Under The Hood

The 2020 Honda Insight is available in the following trims: LX, EX, and Touring. All trims include a hybrid powertrain that combines a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, an electric motor, and a 1.1-kWh lithium-ion battery which produces 151 hp and 197 lb-ft of torque. It can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 8.1 seconds which is impressive for its class. The Insight has excellent braking and can stop within 123 feet when traveling at 60 mph.

The 2019 Honda Clarity is available in three unique versions: Plug-In Hybrid, Electric, and Fuel Cell. The Plug-In Hybrid is offered in the base and Touring trim while the other versions are only offered in the base trim. Both trims for the Plug-In Hybrid combine a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine, an electric motor, and a 17-kWh lithium-ion battery which generates 212 hp and 232 lb-ft of torque.

It can accelerate from 0-60 mph in 8.4 seconds and can stop from this speed within 129 feet. The Electric model includes an electric motor and a 25.5-kWh lithium-ion battery that delivers 161-hp and 221 lb-ft of torque. The Fuel Cell model couple a fuel cell and electric motor to produce 174 hp and 221 lb-ft of torque.

How Do the Insight and Clarity Compare in Appearance?

The 2020 Honda Insight features a sloping roofline, 17-inch wheels, and a perfect blend of curves and sharp lines. The front fascia includes a large slotted grille, narrow headlights, and chrome accents. The LX includes automatic LED headlights and the Touring LED foglights and a sunroof. The 2019 Honda Clarity has a unique and edgy aerodynamic shape that smartly combines angles and curves. It has a fascia that features a large Honda emblem, narrow headlights, and "L" shaped daytime running lights.

Tech Features for Increased Connectivity

The 2020 Honda Insight comes well-equipped with technology such as keyless ignition, Pandora internet radio, automatic climate control, a USB port, active noise cancellation, a six-speaker audio system, Bluetooth, a 5.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display, and a multi-angle rearview camera. Standard safety aids include adaptive cruise control, a driver attention monitor, forward collision alert and mitigation, a traffic sign reader, and lane-keeping assist.

The 2019 Honda Clarity base features keyless entry and start, Honda Sensing suite, heated front seats, an eight-speaker sound system, dual-zone automatic climate control, two USB ports, an 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment display, and smartphone integration for Apple and Android. The Touring trim adds power front seats, remote climate control, leather upholstery, and GPS navigation.

For additional information or to test drive the 2020 Insight or 2019 Clarity, contact or come visit Vandergriff Honda today where we will be happy to serve you.

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All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

* Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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