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I bought my insight touring model yesterday in Ottawa, Canada. I have been researching on where to get good all season floor mats. I contacted Weathertech and they are not supporting the Insight as of now. Another company called tuxmat has some really nice looking mats supposedly as good or better than weathertech but they also don't have them for insight.

However, they contacted me after my inquiry to let me know that if I would visit their facility in Scarborough, Ontario and allow them to do a scan on my vehicle (about 2 hours), they would provide a free set of mats. It would take 4-6 weeks production time and I would have to return to have the mats test fitted in my vehicle.

I am too far away from Toronto to take advantage of this offer, but hopefully someone here from the Toronto area with a new Insight will contact them to help out and receive free mats. Plus, once they are available I can get to order them before winter.

Details are as follows:
Tuxmat Inc
Unit 7, 410 Passmore Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1V 4B2
Tel: 888-695-8336
Website: www.tuxmat.ca
Email: [email protected]
The person I was emailing with was Ayanda
 

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Great opportunity to support the community but I don't understand why that company can't just rent a Clarity or even pay a dealer to take measurements.
By not doing that they're leaving money on the table.
 

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Cool opportunity for someone! I will say though, we are actually really happy with the factory all weather mats.
 

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Does the Insight come with any mats?

I was considering getting the all-season mats.

Then, I read the installation guide and it says to remove the original mats first.

I thought there was only carpet. Does the Insight come with any mats as standard equipment?

If it does, then I'll reconsider the all-season ones.
 

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I think they're standard. Mine came with them and I don't think I got any upgrades. I suggest calling a dealership to make sure.
 

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Mine came with mats but they are hardly substantial. Given what a good Canadian winter looks like, including lots of salt, I am anxiously waiting for companies like Tuxmat or Weathertech to produce mats. I have looked at the OEM high wall all season floor mats and they don't appear to have sufficiently high edges near the accelerator. I have only seen the pictures so if somebody who has already purchased them can provide a review of them please do.
 

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Mine came with carpeted mats and I got the all weather ones as an option. They look good to me, but I won’t be using them for another month or two. I hope. You never know when winter might return in Minnesota.
 

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I just put the rubber mat on top of the carpeted one and snapped a picture. It’s hard to tell in the picture, but the gas pedal is right at the back edge where the cut out section of the all weather mat starts. There’s pretty much no mat under the pedal. Also you can see where the sides start.
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I live in northern Ontario with 2 kids in the back seat, those husky mats are the best!
Lifetime guarantee and they form fit side to side with virtually no salt/snow/slush getting into the carpet.
Had mine through 3 winters in my HR-V and they still look great
 

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The standard mats that came with mine are already wearing at 5000 miles. Torn between Husky and WeatherTech for winter mats but looks like the WeatherTech's aren't available yet... Had WeatherTechs' on my last car and they were good except the liner didn't go all the way up the dead pedal which let water/salt drip underneath so that wasn't great.
 

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After actually seeing my OE All weather mats in the car for the first time I’m pretty disappointed in the coverage near the pedals. We’ll probably still use them. If we get better aftermarket ones at some point they will hopefully cover up any damage the OE mats have allowed.
 

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Very helpful!

Glad to hear that one can put the mats over the carpet mats.

Are they hard to install? The PDF make it seem pretty easy.

Oh,and College Hills Honda, authorized Honda dealer, has great online prices for such accessories. Still, it sounds like better ones are needed in harsher, more wintry, slushy areas!
 

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Very helpful!

Glad to hear that one can put the mats over the carpet mats.

Are they hard to install? The PDF make it seem pretty easy.

Oh,and College Hills Honda, authorized Honda dealer, has great online prices for such accessories. Still, it sounds like better ones are needed in harsher, more wintry, slushy areas!
I dont think you should use them over the carpeted mats. I just laid them in there that way to check the coverage. The drivers side has a pair of fasteners that won’t go through both mats if they were stacked.
 

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Thanks for the feedback! This is a case where it would be helpful to be able to go back and update a post. I'd add, IN RED, a disclaimer to my original post, to warn people against stacking mats.



How hard is it to remove the carpets and install the all-season ones? If it's easy for a non-DIY, then one can save some money by going after market, even from an onine Honda dealer. OTOH, after spending $24,000+, what difference does an extra $50-70 make?!

I assume that the dealer would give you the original mats even if they install the "winter" ones. Is that the case?!
 

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Thanks for the feedback! This is a case where it would be helpful to be able to go back and update a post. I'd add, IN RED, a disclaimer to my original post, to warn people against stacking mats.



How hard is it to remove the carpets and install the all-season ones? If it's easy for a non-DIY, then one can save some money by going after market, even from an onine Honda dealer. OTOH, after spending $24,000+, what difference does an extra $50-70 make?!

I assume that the dealer would give you the original mats even if they install the "winter" ones. Is that the case?!
Yes, you keep the carpeted ones too. I’ll switch them out for winter.
 

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I ordered the Husky "Insight" mats, received Civic mats. They fit fine. If your waiting on Weathertech Insight mats, I suggest you just get the Civic mats.
 

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I posted some time ago about the problem finding suitable deep floor mats for the Insight. The OEM mats just don't provide enough protection from the messy winters we get in Canada. I had been reviewing Tuxmat and Weathertech but they didn't have mats for the Insight. I then had a look at Husky mats and they did advertise mats for the Insight in the U.S. but not in Canada. I emailed them to inquire about their mats and they emailed me back saying that the mats for the 2018 Honda Civic will fit the Insight. If that is the case, then the only problem I could see was the vertical wall of the back seat floor area where the vent for the battery is located. I assume that the Husky mats don't rise up that wall. Perhaps the Weathertech don't either. Not sure about that.

However, my son has tuxmat in his 2018 Nissan Murano and I was pretty keen to use that brand. Their mats completely cover that vertical wall. I decided to take a chance and ordered a set from Costco for a good price of $199.99 Canadian. I don't believe they are sold in Costco in the U.S.

They fit perfectly for the driver and front passenger. The rear fit perfectly except for covering the battery vent. I went ahead and modified the Tuxmat to go around the battery vent and used black gorilla tape to seal the edges of the Tuxmat. I am sure that eventually these mats will be available configured for the Insight but winter is coming and I couldn't wait. I emailed Tuxmat to let them know how easy it would be to modifiy their Civic mats to fit the Insight.

So, the good news is that the Husky mats (Civic version) will fit right off the shelf and perhaps the Weathertech (Civic version). Someone who has had Weathertech mats could confirm if they go up the vertical wall or not.
 

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