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Compare the 2019 Honda Insight vs 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

2019 Honda Insight 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid Versus

2019 Honda Insight


2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid

1.5L 4-Cylinder


In-Line 4-Cylinder
55 city / 49 hwy*

Fuel Economy

44 city / 40 hwy (gasoline only)**
151 HP


103 HP

Serving Chantilly, VA, Washington, D.C., and Ashburn, VA

Honda has always been a leader in the development of fuel-efficient vehicles. If you’re focused on maintaining an eco-friendly lifestyle, the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid is bound to leave you impressed. It’s a stylish, midsize sedan that can comfortably accommodate a family of five. You may also be interested in the all-new 2019 Honda Insight, which is classified as a compact sedan. Let’s see how these two hybrid cars compare to each other.


  • • Insight: 151 horsepower
  • • Insight: 0-60 in 8.38 seconds
  • • Insight: 55 mpg city, 49 mpg highway*

  • • Clarity: 103 horsepower
  • • Clarity: 0-60 in 7.6 seconds
  • • Clarity: 44 mpg city / 40 mpg highway**

Both cars come equipped with an advanced hybrid engine. While the Clarity develops more power, the Insight’s compact design makes it feel nearly just as responsive on the road. You'll never experience a lack of performance. Like the Honda Clarity, the Honda Insight offers strong acceleration. Great low-end torque enables you to move out in a hurry. The best part is that you won’t have to sacrifice any efficiency. Both cars promise to deliver an efficient performance. An all-electric driving range of 48 miles** adds to the Clarity’s appeal. Of course, the compact Insight offers even greater fuel savings.

Interior and Features

  • • Display Audio infotainment
  • • Heated Front Seats
  • • Insight: available eight-speaker sound system
  • • Clarity: standard eight-speaker sound system

Honda’s all-new Display Audio infotainment system comes standard on the Clarity. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto ensure seamless smartphone integration. This impressive interface is also available on the Insight. During the winter, you’ll appreciate the enhanced warmth of the Clarity’s standard heated front seats. Although the base Insight doesn’t come equipped with heated seats, they are available on the range-topping Touring trim. Most drivers will be more than happy with the Clarity’s standard 180-watt sound system. This same system is available on the Insight. However, keep in mind that the Clarity can also be equipped with a 10-speaker premium sound system.


  • • Multi-Angle Backup Camera
  • • Automatic Emergency Braking
  • • Lane Departure Warning

Both sedans come standard with a multi-angle rearview camera. When backing up, it’ll help you to spot unseen obstacles. Maneuvering in congested parking areas will be much less of a challenge. Automatic emergency braking has become one of today’s most popular safety technologies. It helps take the stress out of driving on a crowded roadway. Fortunately, it comes standard on both the Honda Clarity and the Honda Insight. Like the Honda Clarity, the Honda Insight benefits from lane departure warning. This safety technology helps prevent you from accidentally wandering into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

If you wish to learn more about the 2019 Honda Insight and the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, be sure to contact Honda of Chantilly for updates and to schedule a tes drive!

*55 city/49 highway/52 combined mpg rating for LX and EX trims. 51 city/45 highway/48 combined mpg rating for the Touring trim. Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-pack age/condition and other factors.

**Based on 2018 EPA range rating. Use for comparison purposes only. Your range will vary based on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, powertrain condition, and other factors.