Honda lifts quality with fresh Insight

The  improved Insight boasts lower fuel emissions and enhanced design. Photo / Supplied
The improved Insight boasts lower fuel emissions and enhanced design. Photo / Supplied

The improved Insight boasts lower fuel emissions and enhanced design.

Honda will unveil a cleaner, higher quality Insight hybrid at this week's Frankfurt motor show.

The revised five-door hatchback will have lower CO2 emissions of 96gr/km, achieved through enhanced aerodynamics and powertrain efficiency, says Honda.

Reduced engine friction, changes to the CVT transmission and improved air-conditioning all contribute to lower fuel consumption.

For 2012, the Insight also receives a refresh of the exterior design, including a new front grille.

At the back, visibility is increased through the introduction of a slimmer spoiler and a modified tailgate garnish, and the use of a smaller wiper motor.

Adjustments have also been made for improved ride comfort and stability, and interior quality has been enhanced.

- NZ Herald

© Copyright 2014, APN New Zealand Limited

Assembled by: (static) on red akl_a3 at 03 Sep 2014 06:31:50 Processing Time: 1073ms