Honda Insight vs. Volkswagen e-Golf

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Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book
$22,930
$31,895

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.54 / 5
13 Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
151 hp
134 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Engine Type

Engine Type
1.5L 16V 4
100KW 134HP ZEV Electric

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Power Steering

Power Steering

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 in.
38.4 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.4 in.
35.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
38.1 in.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

MP3 Player

MP3 Player

AUX Input

AUX Input

Climate Control

Climate Control

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Standard Seat

Standard Seat
Cloth
Cloth

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler
Optional

Tire Width

Tire Width
P215/50VR17 - P215/55VR16
P205/55HR16

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
103.5 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
35.7 ft.
35.8 ft.

Length

Length
183.6 in.
168.1 in.

Width

Width
71.6 in.
70.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2987 lbs.
3455 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
151 hp
134 hp

Torque

Torque
99 ft. lbs.
214 ft. lbs.

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
Electric Motor

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
10.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
52 mpg
119 mpg

City

City
55 mpg
126 mpg

Highway

Highway
49 mpg
111 mpg

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Child Safety Locks

Child Safety Locks

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Front Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Rear Head Airbag

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Passenger Airbag Sensor

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Honda Insight
Volkswagen e-Golf

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
97.6 ft³.
93.5 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2987 lbs.
3455 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Gas/Electric I-4
Electric

Trans Type

Trans Type
1
1

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42
3.61

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P215/50VR17 - P215/55VR16
P205/55HR16

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P215/50VR17 - P215/55VR16
P205/55HR16

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
16 X 7 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
16 X 7 - 17 X 7 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
35.7 ft.
35.8 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.1 in.
11.3 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.2 in.
10.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.3 in.
38.4 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
42.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
56.9 in.
55.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
36.9 in.
38.1 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
37.4 in.
35.6 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
55 in.
53.9 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
106.3 in.
103.5 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
183.6 in.
168.1 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.6 in.
70.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
55.6 in.
57.2 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
60.9 in.
60.8 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
61.6 in.
59.5 in.

Model Group

Model Group
Insight
Golf

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback