73points

Honda Insight (2014)

99points

Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

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Honda Insight (2014) vs Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)
73
points
99
points

Why is Honda Insight (2014) better than Toyota Prius V Two (2014)?

  • 0.7l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    5.7l/100 kmvs6.4l/100 km
  • 239mm shorter length
    4.38mvs4615mm
  • 1.1l/100 km better fuel economy (combined)
    5.6l/100 kmvs6.7l/100 km
  • 1.7l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    5.4l/100 kmvs7.1l/100 km
  • Has fully independent suspension
  • 148mm shorter
    1.43mvs1575mm
  • 81mm narrower
    1.69mvs1775mm
  • Has height-adjustable seat belts

Why is Toyota Prius V Two (2014) better than Honda Insight (2014)?

  • Has Bluetooth
  • 229mm longer wheelbase
    2.78mvs2550mm
  • 2.16x greater cargo volume
    971lvs450l
  • Has a rear-view camera
  • Has in-car system
  • 31mm more headroom (front)
    1.01mvs975mm
  • Has smart key as standard
  • 1 more airbags
    7vs6

Top specs, facts and figures

General info

1.Has front-wheel drive
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.

2.Has fully independent suspension
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.

3. longer basic warranty (km)

50000km

57936km

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited km

4. longer basic warranty (years)

3yrs

3yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited yrs

5. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

90000km

96561km

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Unlimited km

6. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

5yrs

5yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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12yrs

Dimensions

1. shorter length

4.38m

4.62m

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2.34m

2. greater cargo volume

450l

971l

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

Best

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3448l

3. longer wheelbase

2.55m

2.78m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Best

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3.7m

4.weight

1.25t

1.49t

Best

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1.32kg

5. more headroom (front)

975mm

1.01m

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.

Best

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ (2014)

1.09m

6.height

1.43m

1.57m

Best

Volvo XC70 (2015)

917mm

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)

5.7l/100 km

6.4l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (combined)

5.6l/100 km

6.7l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

3. higher maximum torque

167Nm

142Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

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400Nm

4. better fuel economy (highway)

5.4l/100 km

7.1l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

5. larger fuel tank

40l

45l

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

Best

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132l

6. more horsepower

98hp

132hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

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1244hp

Features

1.Has Bluetooth
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

2.Has a rear-view camera
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.

3.Has in-car system
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

An in-car system (eg. Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) gives you extra functionality, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.

4.Has smart key as standard
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

5.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Honda Insight (2014)
Toyota Prius V Two (2014)

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

6. more airbags

6

7

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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14

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