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The all-new 2019 Honda Insight has earned the 2018 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) highest overall safety rating of Top Safety Pick+

https://www.wheels.ca/news/honda-insight-wins-highest-safety-award/

The award is thanks to top ratings of “Good” in all crashworthiness tests, a standard “Good” rating for the Insight’s LED headlights and a “Superior” rating for the Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) feature of the standard Honda Sensing suite of advanced driver-assitive and active safety technologies.

To qualify for the 2018 Top Safety Pick+ award, a vehicle must earn “Good” ratings in the driver-side small overlap front, moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraint tests and an “Acceptable” or “Good” rating in the passenger-side small overlap test. It also needs an available front crash prevention system that earns an “Advanced” or “Superior” rating and available good-rated headlights.

All 2019 Insights are equipped with the Honda Sensing suite of active safety and driver assistive features as standard equipment.

Insight was engineered to earn top-of-class collision safety ratings, which is proven true by the top rating from IIHS.

In addition, Honda expects Insight to earn a Five-Star Overall Vehicle Score from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP).
https://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings/TSP-List
 

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Thanks for the reminder of this. You left off quote marks, however! Those words are by the Wheels website. (Sorry for the nitpick, but we want to make sure there's no confusion and credit is given where credit is due!)

See this thread, too. https://www.gen3insight.com/forum/7...eral-discussion/228-iihs-top-safety-pick.html

The IIHS [Boverall llabeling[/B] scheme should be faulted. For sure, the Honda Insight achieves the highest ratings, but cars such as the Toyota Prius, which didn't make top grades in certain crash tests, still was labeled a "Top Safety" pick by the IIHS! The Insight was one better, a "Top Safety+" pick.

The IIHS should be change its overall rating and labeling. Toyota routinely advertises the Prius as being a "Top Safety" pick, which leads the unsuspecting to consider it as having passed in flying colors and being among an elite.

Instead, the Prius's IIHS results were, overall, quite good, but not excellent as were the Insight's!

Awaiting the NHTSA's ratings. Let's hope Honda is right. I wonder when those will come out...
 

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https://www.thecarconnection.com/bestcartobuy


"Honda Insight: Best Car To Buy 2019 nominee
The Honda Insight proves that sedans might just have a future after all. This four-door sedan is well-priced, with a spacious interior full of the latest safety and convenience tech, and it's even good looking. Oh, and did we mention that most versions of the 2019 Insight are rated at 52 mpg"

Lets see if it wins!
 

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Green car journal names finalists for 2019 green car of the year awards

https://www.auto123.com/en/news/finalists-announced-green-car-journal-vehicles-year-2019/65250/

"WINNERS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT LA AUTO SHOW
By Derek Boshouwers , 2018-10-29
American publication Green Car Journal has named its finalists for the 2019 Green Car Awards, which will be presented in late November at the Los Angeles Auto Show.


Green Car
The cars that have earned a spot on the list of finalists for the Green Car of the Year award include the Honda Insight, Lexus ES 300h, Nissan Altima, Toyota Avalon Hybrid and Volkswagen Jetta.
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Lets hope for another!
 

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Motortrend HONDA INSIGHT: 2019 MOTORTREND CAR OF THE YEAR FINALIST

https://www.motortrend.ca/en/news/honda-insight-2019-car-of-the-year-finalist/

"Finally, a hybrid that doesn't look like one
WE LIKE Smart style and packaging, excellent ride, lane centering technology

WE DON’T LIKE The roaring, thrashy powertrain


With the Insight, Honda makes the bold statement that an affordable, smartly packaged hybrid need not look dorky (ahem, Clarity). But our judges were puzzled by the decision to bring back this nameplate and not just badge this five-seat sedan—with its cleverly hidden batteries and proper-sized trunk—a Civic Hybrid. After all, the two clearly share a lot more than identical wheelbases."
 

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Honda Insight Named 2019 Green Car of the Year

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/honda-insight-named-2019-green-170000743.html
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Honda's third generation Insight hybrid sedan has been named Green Car Journal's 2019 Green Car of the Year® at the Los Angeles Auto Show's (LA Auto Show®) AutoMobility LA™. This award honors the vehicle that most significantly raises the bar in environmental performance while remaining within reach of most consumers. The expanded 2019 Green Car Awards™ also recognized two increasingly important categories this year - the 2019 Luxury Green Car of the Year™, awarded to the Jaguar I-PACE and the 2019 Green SUV of the Year™, awarded to the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.
 

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Presenting The Finalists For 2019 North American Car Of The Year
https://carbuzz.com/news/presenting-the-finalists-for-2019-north-american-car-of-the-year
2019 Honda Insight Review
Better than ever and ready to take on the Prius.

It’s a case of third time lucky for Honda, having launched the Insight for a third time now in as many different bodystyles since its inception. Of course, it’s important to remember that Honda was the first manufacturer in the US to attempt a gas-electric hybrid with the first Insight back in 1999. That fell flat though, with American citizens opting instead for the Toyota Prius, which, if you’ll believe it, was the better looking of the two eco oddballs.
 

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Consumer Guide Best Buy award goes to Honda insight

2019 Honda Insight Best Buy Review | Consumer Guide Auto

"IT’S A BEST BUY BECAUSE:
The all-new Honda Insight is a fuel-sipping hybrid sedan that doesn’t look or feel like one. It boasts attractively conventional styling inside and out, respectably peppy acceleration, and an upscale ambiance in addition to its 50-mpg-plus fuel economy."
 

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Insight makes top 5 of ACEEE 2020 Greenest Vehicle List

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy yesterday released its 2020 Greenest List. The cars are scored based on environmental impacts beyond tailpipe emissions. The Toyota Prius Prime topped the list. Our Honda Insight came in fifth. Tesla models and many other "pure" EVs are notably absent, ostensibly due to the environmental impacts associated with the manufacture of these vehicles' large batteries.

Here's a link to the list and context:

https://aceee.org/press/2020/01/2020-hybrids-surge-greenest-car-list
 
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